Here’s another great video from Phlearn that shows you how to use the lens flare filter in Photoshop. As you’ll see, the key is to using an appropriate backlit image and making sure that you align your flare source with the actual light source. But check out the video for some crucial tips on making the lens flare more natural.
Adobe has announced the availability of Camera Raw 8.7.1 for Photoshop CC and Photoshop CS6, which adds RAW file support for the new Sony A7 II and updated support for the Samsung NX1. Several new lens profiles are also part of the update.
A corresponding update for Lightroom 5 (to version 5.7.1) is expected to be released within the next week. I’ll have the latest on that update as soon as it is released.
B&H has Photoshop Elements 13 and Premiere Elements 13 combo pack for $77.99 (reg. $137.99) as one of its Cyber Monday deals. This deal ends on December 1. Check it out while it lasts here at B&H Photo.
Totally Rad has unveiled its Black Friday deal and is offering 35% off all of its products (including including Replichrome, Radlab and Pro Retouch 2.0.) for Black Friday when you use the coupon code BLACKFRIDAY2014 at checkout.
The deal kicks off on Black Friday, November 28, 2014 at 12AM PT. Check it out here on Totally Rad’s website.
The full list of newly supported cameras for RAW files is as follows: [Read more…]