Check out this informative video from photographer Karl Taylor as he compares various light modifiers with a single subject in his studio. [Read more...]
GIFs rule the world of Internet memes. Perhaps they have a few uses beyond memes, but we all know you are going to use them for memes.
If you don’t know now to create a GIF file from still images, check out this short video on how to create them in Photoshop. Even if your files don’t align properly, you can use Photoshop’s auto-align feature to line up hand-held shots.
In this short video, Photoshop Sr. Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes shows how to remove red-eye and whiten teeth using Photoshop.
If you have been using Adobe Lightroom for very long, you might be in the situation where your image catalog has outlasted your current computer. Accordingly, when you upgrade your computer to something newer and faster, you will want to take advantage of that improved speed and begin using it for your image processing workflow. Of course, you also don’t want to lose access to all of the images you processed on your old computer.
Lightroom works by using catalogs that contain processing info related to the images in your Lightroom library. As such, the Lightroom catalog does not contain the actual photo files, but rather data concerning organizational and processing actions you’ve made while working with your photos inside Lightroom.
And simply plugging in a hard drive that contains all of your photos from your Lightroom library won’t carry over your final edits. As a result, you will want to take your Lightroom catalog along with you to the new computer. But how do you do that?
It’s a fairly straightforward process actually. Follow these steps and you will be able to pick up right where you left off with your old machine. [Read more...]
The crop tool is the single most-used tool in Photoshop. In this video, Photoshop Senior Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes explains the art of cropping and straightening in Photoshop.
Check out this video that shows how to use Camera Raw as a Smart Filter in Photoshop CC.
In this video, Julieanne Kost demonstrates how to take multiple exposures and combine them into a single 32-bit HDR file that can then be edited nondestructively using Adobe Camera Raw as a Smart Filter in Photoshop. In addition, you’ll discover how powerful using Camera Raw as a Smart Filter can be when working with layered files.
Here’s a quick video from Photoshop Sr. Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes, who shows us how to make fine hair selections in Photoshop using the built-in Quick Select tool and Refine Edge.
Here’s a quick video from Photoshop Sr. Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes, who explains how to blur a background and make a subject stand out with the blur gallery in Photoshop.
creativeLIVE is hosting a full week of photography instruction this week. It is 100% free to watch the instruction live and if you want to view some of the classes later, that’s where creativeLIVE asks you to pay for the classes.
Here are the highlights of Photo Week from creativeLIVE:
- September 16th -21st, from 9 AM – 4 PM (PT)
- Live free streaming available at: http://www.creativelive.com/
- The opportunity to interact in real-time with the expert photographers and ask essential questions about techniques, industry best practices and secret tips and tricks through chat, Facebook and Twitter capabilities
- Learn game-changing skills by interacting with creative visionaries in commercial, outdoor, and wedding photography
- Real-time engagement and feedback from fellow photographers and students from around the world to influence the content and overall flow of the courses
planetMitch has teamed up with cinematographer Barry Anderson for a 30-city tour for their DSLR Dynamics workshop, which will cover a variety of filmmaking and post-production topics.
Check out the overview video below. [Read more...]