Photo Editing with the iPad

A Guest Post by Chris Folsom from Studio Tempura. Because of its small size and long battery life, the iPad represents a very compelling option for mobile photo editing. But how does it work? Well, ... See full article

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Lightroom Toolbar: What you Need to Know

If youve seen items come and go in your Lightroom interface and if youre confused about what exactly is happening chances are you hit a keyboard shortcut that displays or hides one of the inter... See full article

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More Flexible Lightroom to Photoshop Editing

If you work in Lightroom, at some stage youll probably want to take an image to Photoshop for some additional processing. How you send it to Photoshop will have an impact on the options available ... See full article

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Be Aware Of The Light Source Hitting Your Screen

Pop Quiz: What is the color temperature of the light hitting your monitor right now? Followup Question: Do you know why it matters? Many people do not give much thought to the light hitting their moni... See full article

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5 Top Tips for Lightroom Develop Presets

Develop Presets are powerful Lightroom tools. You can use them to quick start your editing in Lightroom and to apply creative fixes to your images. You can create your own presets and you can downloa... See full article

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Lightroom: Add your IPTC metadata on Import

Most of us have heard of IPTC metadata but not everyone knows what it is, whether it is important to them or how to add it to their photos. In this post I’ll cover some of the basics of adding ... See full article

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Where are my Lightroom Files?

If you work in Lightroom a lot at some stage youll want to know where your Lightroom files are stored. Lightroom has plenty of pointers to help you find its files but these arent always as obvio... See full article

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Lightroom Quick Develop Panel

In Lightroom you can fix a series of images all at once using the Quick Develop Panel in the Library Module. While this tool lacks the precise adjustments you can make to an image in the Develop Modu... See full article

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Get $150 off OnOnes Perfect Photo Suite Today

Word is just in from our friends at OnOne Software that they’re running a 2 week special on their popular Perfect Photo Suite. Until 15 May – you can get it with a discount of $150 USD. Pe... See full article

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Tips for Texturing Photographs

A Guest post by Mary Andrade from Pam Photography. Recently while I was processing an image, my husband, Peter, asked Why take a perfectly good photograph and add texture? I paused, fair questio... See full article

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How to Create a Realistic HDR Image: A Simple and Fun Method to Create a HDR Image, without Photomatix

A Guest post by Jacob Shultz HDR photography – It has become a term synonymous with overly-saturated, cartoony looking photographs with large halos. This tutorial will explain the benefits of HD... See full article

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Photoshop: Red Eye Fix for Difficult Cases in People and Pets

Recent versions of Photoshop have an automatic Red Eye Removal tool. But what do you do when that tool fails as it does all too often with people, and always with pets? Here’s one technique tha... See full article

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How to Make Your Own Digital Photo Book

A Guest Post by Photo Book Girl. Since jumping into the world of digital photography – like most folks, I rarely ever printed out my photos anymore. Slipping photos into plastic sleeves had lon... See full article

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Color Correction with the Curves Eyedropper in Photoshop

A Guest post by Phil Steele from SteeleTraining.com The Curves Eyedropper technique provides a fast way to simultaneously correct color and fix exposure problems in your photo all at once. That’... See full article

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Recover Images from a Damaged SD card

A friend turned up today with a curly question. Shed been using a SD card in her point and shoot camera for some time and now the card had stopped functioning. If she put it in her computer she was... See full article

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Have you Lo-Fid a photo?

a Guest Post by Mary Andrade from Pam Photography. After discovering the fast, easy and creative effects available via iphone camera apps, I have been searching for similar software to creatively modi... See full article

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Unified Color HDR Express First Look

HDR (high dynamic range) processing can be a beast of a hill to climb. Especially with all the complicated programs out there for generating HDR images from multiple exposures. After all, what are you... See full article

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Nik Color Efex Pro vs. onOne Photo Tools: A (not so) Brief Comparison

A Guest Post by Rob Dweck. When planning this series of articles on plug-ins and actions, one of my considerations was what sequence to present them. Do I cover all of the plug-ins from one develope... See full article

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8 Important Things to know about Lightroom Collections

Collections in Lightroom are a key tool for organizing images. There are some benefits to working with collections and some things that it helps to know about working with them. 1. Collections: Smart... See full article

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How to Enhance Texture with the Tonal Contrast Filter in Nik Color Efex Pro

A Guest Post by Rob Dweck. See previous posts in this series at: Using Nik Efex Pro to Draw the Viewer into Your image and Enhancing Your Images with Nik Color Efex Pro. For this last post on NIk̵... See full article

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5 Essential Things to know about the Lightroom Import Dialog

In Lightroom 3 the Import dialog was updated and there are heaps of cool tools here to speed up and make the import process more efficient. Here are five things that you should know about the import ... See full article

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Correcting Perspective Lens Distortion In Photoshop

Lens distortion is a potential problem for any photographer without access to a tilt shift lens, and not all of us have the ability or desire to dump a couple grand on one. There’s a lot of thin... See full article

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How to Calibrate Your Monitor

A Guest Post by Andrew Mills from Andrew Mills Photography. Many of us spend a small fortune on our camera equipment trying to get the best quality we can, yet so many of us miss out on an important ... See full article

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How I Shot And Edited It Stars, Storm and Basecamp, Nepal

I typically don’t edit my shots heavily, yet one that I brought back from Nepal demanded some help and was eye catching enough by itself to warrant an attempt. My hope is in walking through t... See full article

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4 Concepts for Collages, Diptychs, Album Pages, etc.

When you assemble a book template, diptych, triptych or collage in Photoshop (or other editing software), do you arrange them so they work together or do you just pop them in? In this post, I want to... See full article

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