SSD vs HDD

A quick test to show the huge difference in performance in running SSD in comparison to HDD.

TEST: Capture One 6.4.5 vs 7.1.4 Processing Speed

I have decided to test out Capture One processing speeds and make a comparison between using C1 6.4.5 vs 7.1.4 Testing Machine: Machine Specs 100 RAW (5D MK II) Files - 28-30mb Process Recipe: 8 Bit TIFF - 100% Size (3744 x 5616 px) - No Compression Capture 6.4.5 - 07:15 Capture 7.1.4 (Hardware Acceleration - OpenCL - OFF) - 06:25 Capture 7.1.4 (Hardware Acceleration - OpenCL ...

NEW GEAR: PocketWizard PLUS III now available to Hire

I always try to be ahead of the curve and offer latest equipment. PocketWizard have introduced their latest triggers - Plus III - which offers several benefits over the early models. One of the key new features is HSR Mode - High Speed Receive. Once activated it allows to sync the camera and flash at incredible 14.5 Frames Per Second - ...

Flying with Gear [Budget Airlines] Pelican Storm IM2500 & Calumet RC1188

Over the last month I had two jobs overseas, and on both had to fly by Ryan Air and EasyJet budget airlines. Luckily no lighting equipment was needed so only the camera gear had to come as a Carry-On Luggage. Prior to the jobs I ordered a rather nice Pelican Storm IM2500 case which on their website is described as "carry-on ...

GeekBench 3 BenchMarks

Primate Labs has recently released GeekBench 3 software which is great to test your system and see how well it holds up against other machines (and operating systems). I have tested my shoot computer and here goes the results! Single Score: 3360 Multi-Core Score: 13180 Full results on GeekBench LINK I'd be interested to see how it compares to your computer, feel free to ...

Location Pelican Laptop Case

Welcome to the new site! I have finally got round to completely redesigning the website (in a record 2 hours) to allow blog features on Tech, News and other geeky things. The first post one goes out to my Custom Built Pelican Laptop Case, which although took over 2 months to source and put together - has been incredibly popular and ...