Do you see photos and wonder how they get that ‘look’ in their post processing work flow? The above video will show you how to evaluate a photo and match its look to your own using a series of curves adjustment laters in Photoshop. [Read more...]
Smart objects and smart filters are powerful non-destructive editing tools in Photoshop CC. In the above video, Photoshop Principal Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes explains how to use smart objects and smart filters in a few different ways.
In this video, Photoshop Principal Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes explains how to add and remove lens flare from an image.
Removing lens flare from an image is accomplished by using Content Aware tools in Photoshop CC. Hughes also shows how to non-destructively add lens flare to an image using layer blend modes with the lens flare filter.
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.
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...]
Exposure compensation is a setting available on most cameras today. Generally, only the simpler point and shoot cameras fail to offer exposure compensation adjustments.
It is an adjustment that a lot of folks fail to ever understand or use. For those of you in this category, I’m going to try to help you understand what it does and when you should use it. [Read more...]
Whether you are out on a dedicated mission or on a family outing celebrating a holiday, getting a great shot of a fireworks show is a nice feeling. While there are many different ways to capture fireworks, there are a few basic starting points for those who have never nailed that fireworks shot.
Check out these quick tips below. [Read more...]
My Vivitar camera backpack has way outlived its shelf life, with ripped dividers and nowhere near enough protection for my gear, and it was time for a replacement. Initial research showed that nearly any of the name brand offerings were out of reach, ranging from $130 for the Think Tank Retrospective Bags, to $300-400 for their rolling cases. While these products are worth every penny typically, my lean budget wasn’t going to accomodate it.
A Cheesycam article perked my interest in creating my own solution out of a padded divider from Calumet, along with a cheap rolling suitcase from a big box store, but those dividers are currently backordered. With the possibility of this sort of solution in mind, I set out to find something similar. [Read more...]