Which monitor to buy

This page last updated: June 2015 There’s no need to spend more than you can afford The top-of-the-range professional monitors are amazing quality, with a price tag to match. I’d love to own a huge Eizo ColorEdge monitor, but it’s hard to justify all...

Which monitor calibrator to buy

This page last updated: August 2015 On this page I will discuss calibration devices which are presently available in the marketplace. I will keep it as up-to-date as I can. I’m slightly embarrassed to say that I actually own almost every device mentioned on this...

Which graphics tablet to buy

This page last updated: June 2015 A graphics tablet is almost compulsory for anyone who edits images, in my opinion. You might think you’re coping perfectly well with your mouse, but once you’ve experienced the beautiful ease and precision of a pen in your...

Which editing software to buy

  For most I’m going to keep this pretty simple. Whenever somebody asks “What software should I get?”, my answer is almost always the same: Adobe Photoshop Elements Elements is the perfect program for people starting out in imaging. It is really...

ColorMunki Create – thumbs down

A recent addition to the monitor calibration market is the Pantone ColorMunki Create. In reality it’s an X-Rite device, like all the other ColorMunkis, but it’s badged by Pantone and sold as part of a “professional color creation solution”...