Curtis covers some pretty cool landscape editing approaches. The tutorial clocks in at 27 minutes but is worth the watch if you have not explored the relationship of Smart Objects in Photoshop and Lightroom.
Also, Premiere Elements 13 is available for $59.99 (reg. $89.99) in limited quantity. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
You can also get the combo pack of Premiere and Photoshop Elements on sale for $104.99 (reg. $134.99) here at B&H Photo.
Dodgers’ Pitcher Brandon McCarthy recently left the Yankees to sign a new four year, $48M contract with the LA ball club. Clearly though, he hasn’t been spending that money on a subscription to Lynda.com so he can sharpen his Photoshop skills. [Read more…]
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.
The full list of newly supported cameras for RAW files is as follows: [Read more…]