In this video, Julieanne Kost shows us how to add textures to images using layers in Photoshop. We learn how to use different blend modes to create different effects with textures, as well as how to limit the texture in certain areas of images without using layer masks.
Amazon currently has the Olympus OM-D E-M5 available for $614.95 (reg. $999). Check it out while it lasts here on Amazon.com.
Metabones has announced a 4th-gen Canon EF lens to Sony E-Mount camera adapter with improved performance and internal structure. If you are looking for more lenses for your Sony A7, A7R or A7S, this is one way to expand your options. [Read more...]
This short video of Gregory Heisler packs so much wisdom and advice for photographers into a little more than 5 minutes. You can’t watch this video and fail to take something away from it.
If you want to hear more from the man, Heisler also has a recent book called Gregory Heisler: 50 Portraits, in which he breaks down 50 of his portraits and reveals his creative and technical processes for each shot.
After several months of beta versions being available, Nikon has released a final version of Capture NX-D with support for RAW files from Nikon cameras, including the new D810.
The new version of Capture NX-D is a totally new version and does not rely on the underlying code of previous versions of Capture NX. As such, it no longer offers the Control Point adjustments that were prominent in older versions of Capture NX. Instead, it appears that Capture NX-D is a custom version of Silkypix.
Capture NX-D is available as a free download here on Nikon’s website.
Aperture Exporter is a new plugin that is currently in beta and delivers what is probably the simplest export process thus far. [Read more...]