It’s time for our weekly break from the gear for a few minutes so we can enjoy another round of reader photos from the Photography Bay Flickr Group.
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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…]
In the above video from Phlearn, Aaron Nace walks us through adding a pattern or texture to clothing in Photoshop. This process requires heavy use of the warp tool, which Aaron gives us some good tips on using the right way in order make the fabric wrinkles, along with the highlights and shadows, believable. Check out the full video above.
In this video from Phlearn, Aaron Nace walks us through how to change the color of walls in Photoshop. It’s a pretty simple process because of the straight lines on walls that allow us to easily use the Pen tool for selecting the edges and corners of walls. He also shows us some neat tricks for quickly deselecting objects that may be in the middle of our wall selections. Check it out above.
In the video above, a guy passing by a photographer on a photo shoot freaks out over their presence on what he refers to as his driveway. For his part, the photographer kept his cool and tried to diffuse the confrontation but the guy keeps freaking out and nearly strikes the photographer and crew with his truck.
Be safe out there folks.
Canon has issued a firmware update for the 1D X Mark II that addresses the recently-published image corruption problem with certain SanDisk CFast 2.0 cards. The firmware update specifically provides the following improvements:
If you are using the affected CFast cards, after having updated the Camera Firmware to Firmware Version 1.0.2, please make sure to use the camera to format the CFast card.
You can download the new firmware update here on Canon’s website.
In this new video from Plearn, Aaron Nace walks us through how to color tone images using a gradient map inside Photoshop. It’s kind of like an Instagram filter but with much more control that the pre-baked options you get from a smartphone app. It’s a pretty cool effect. Check out the video above.
Fuji officially revealed the X-T2 this week, alongside a new EF-X500 flash. The new X-T2 serves as a replacement to the popular X-T1 and upgrades from a 16MP X-Trans II sensor to a 24MP X-Trans III sensor. Additionally, the X-T2 gets internal 4K video recording with a new F-Log Gamma option. [Read more…]