Stratford Photo Group | Mono Interest Group Presentation

Mono Interest Group Presentation

October 29, 2016  •  1 Comment

The Mono Interest Group showed a variety of projected images at the Club meeting on Tuesday 25th. October 2016.  Of particular interest to the audience were the range of conversion processes used and the different images resulting from four members converting each other’s RAW files.

From three bracketed landscape images, the following interpretations were presented along with a description of the processes employed:


Lightroom 6 Corel PaintShop Pro X9 ON1 Photo 10

Capture 1 Pro

Silver Efex Pro


Here is a list of the software used on the images shown during the session:


Photoshop Elements 11

Latest version is Elements 15

Costs £64.81  Free Trial

Photoshop CC

Costs £102.30/year  Free Trial

Bundled with Lightroom 6

Lightroom 6

Costs £102.30/year  Free Trial

Bundled with Photoshop CC

Silver Efex Pro

Nik Collection is Free

Corel PaintShop Pro X9

Costs £47.99  Free Trial

Capture 1 Pro 9

Costs Euro 279 + VAT

ON1 Photo 10

Latest version is ON1 RAW

Costs $119.99  Free Trial

HDR Projects 2

Costs $69.00  Free Trial

Free download available

Photomatix 5.1.3  (HDR)

Costs £72.00  Free Trial


If you are interested in exploring any of these software programmes, let me know at the next meeting and I will put you in touch with a user.

Michael Robertson-Smith


Interesting evening and good article on the effects you can get with different software packages. Well done Michael and to the others who contributed.
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