Want genuine 21MP of resolution from your iPHONE 7 without upsizing? Here's how.

Want genuine 21MP of resolution from your iPHONE 7 without upsizing? Here's how.
'Above are two images shot with my iPhone 7 Plus. The top image was taken using the standard camera app. and is 12MP - 34MB. The bottom image was also taken using the standard camera app. but is 21MP - 60MP. That image has not been upsized or interpolated and has come off the camera with no editing. So how is this possible?
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Thinking of upgrading your gear? Don't Bother - buy Iridient Developer instead.

Thinking of upgrading your gear? Don't Bother - buy Iridient Developer instead.
'To put it in context what I get from it, as opposed to using Photoshop ACR, is like the difference between using an average kit lens (Photoshop) and a top of the range prime (Iridient).'
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STOCK DIARIES - Does the Sigma Foveon Sensor work for Stock Photography?

STOCK DIARIES - Does the Sigma Foveon Sensor work for Stock Photography?
'The Foveon sensor with it's high-resolution ultra-sharp images would seem to be a likely candidate for shooting low ISO stock landscape / location / nature / travel material. And while that is certainly true, there are a few issues that make it less than ideal to use.'
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Micro four thirds super resolution

Micro four thirds super resolution
'The above image is why I'm not bothered about the lack of pixels in m4/3 (compared to some other systems) It consists of 76 (yes that is 76) images shot in three rows with an Olympus OM-D E-M5 II plus Panasonic 100-300 zoom and stitched together in Photoshop CC using the Photomerge function. As you might image the resolution and level of detail are jaw dropping. '
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Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX8 - First Impressions

Panasonic LUMIX DMC-GX8 - First Impressions
'When the GX8 was first announced, I was very interested to get my hands on one since the specs. ticked more boxes for me than any camera I currently own or is on the market.........But would I like the feel of it? Would it work well? Would I 'bond' with it? And could it possibly be 'The One', the holy grail of cameras that I've been looking for for years?'
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Fuji X Trans Sensor and Adobe Camera Raw - The real deal at last?

Fuji X Trans Sensor and Adobe Camera Raw - The real deal at last?
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The latest version of Adobe Camera Raw, 9.1 has this from Adobe:-

'Reduced “color blur” artifacts when processing Fujifilm X-Trans raw images. In collaboration with Fujifilm, we are still investigating methods to improve fine detail rendering and overall edge definition.'

Now as Fuji X users we might be entitled to ask 'WHY HAS THIS TAKEN SO LONG!!!!!!!'

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Fuji X Roundup - Iridient Developer 3 official release - Classic Chrome - 16-55mm 'starburst' sun.

Fuji X Roundup - Iridient Developer 3 official release - Classic Chrome - 16-55mm 'starburst' sun.
'OK I give in, I like Classic Chrome. I've had it set for all the images I've shot with the Fuji XF 16-55mm F2.8 R LM WR Fujinon zoom lens and it's snuck up on me. As I've written several times before, it's not Classic and it's not Chrome, but I have warmed to it's cool colours. (See what I did there!!) '
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Sensor snobbery - 1", 4/3. APS-C, FF sensors compared. Just how much of a difference is there?

Sensor snobbery - 1", 4/3. APS-C, FF sensors compared. Just how much of a difference is there?
'As ever, the specs. of a camera, a sensor or a lens don't tell the whole story and there are all sorts of ways to get more from our gear than we might initially assume. Particularly if we listen to some of the know-it-alls on the photographic internet, which is always a bad idea. Since in actual fact, they usually 'know' much less than they think they do.'
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Iridient Developer 3.0 beta 4 - The 'real deal' for Fuji X

Iridient Developer 3.0 beta 4 - The 'real deal' for Fuji X
'And 'nanny' Fuji and 'nanny' Adobe can no more exercise their noise paranoia on the files from my Fuji cameras and my raw X files will appreciate being liberated from the processing straight jacket that those two companies have imposed on them. And if you have Fuji X cameras and lenses (and a Mac of course) then you can judge for yourself if want to free your files as well.'
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