In this Photoshop tutorial from Phlearn, Aaron Nace walks us through how to create shadows in composited images. Because of the complexity of shadows, it is importable to use multiple layers with your gradients to give them a more realistic appearance. Check out the full video above.
Nikon has announced the new AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED lens for $2199. The lens is FX mount with internal focusing with manual override and a rounded 9-blade diaphragm.
As you would expect from a lens of this caliber, it has three extra-low dispersion elements to reduce chromatic aberrations and Nikon’s Nano Crystal Coat to minimize flare. It has a minimum focus distance of 3.3′. This should be a killer portrait lens for full frame Nikon cameras.
The Nikon AF-S 105mm f/1.4E ED lens should be available in August. You can pre-order it now here at B&H Photo.
Check out the above video from Photoshop Cafe, which shows us how to use the latest version of Photoshop CC to select and mask hair (or any other tough-to-select object). The updated Select and Mask workspace offers some new features highlighted in this video. Have you tried out the new features yet?
The 5D Mark IV has been in the rumor mill shortly after the launch of the 5D Mark III. The final spec list is still unknown but several key specs have been rumored in recent months. Here are the rumored specs thus far: [Read more…]
Adobe has released Camera Raw 9.6.1, which adds RAW file support for the new Fuji X-T2.
The new release also brings a couple bug fixes:
- Uncompressed DNGs files converted from Fuji X-E2 RAF source images were are unable to be read
- Errors that preventing customers from creating a panorama from two HDR DNG source images.
You can download the update through the Adobe Creative Cloud app or through the update dialog in Photoshop CC.
In this video, Aaron Nace of Phlearn walks us through how to use artboards in Photoshop. Artboards are essential and powerful tools to give us a look into what our website and UI designs look like without having to leave Photoshop. Check out the video above.
Adobe has updated its mobile versions of Lightroom for both iOS and Android. The new updates provide iOS users the ability to import raw photos and Android photographers can now use a new Pro mode for a completely manual shooting experience. Check out the specifics below. [Read more…]