Quick Portrait Breakdown: From Beach Snapshot to Framed Canvas

Portrait-Breakdown-Beach-Pic

Anyone who has gone to the beach with the family understands the pressure on the photographer in the family to capture the perfect portrait on the beach.

It’s not like there aren’t enough things to worry about between hitting the lighting at the right time, to timing your shot in between random beach walkers to keeping sand out of your camera bag. On top of normal photographer thoughts, there is the challenge of working with your own kids, grandkids, nieces or nephews who don’t see you as a photographer but as dad/mom/grandpa/grandma/uncle/aunt with a dorky habit of carrying a camera. [Read more…]

Topaz Clarity Deal Ends This Week

Topaz Clarity

The 25% off deal on Topaz Clarity ends this week on October 31. You can get the 25% off deal when you use the coupon code octclarity at checkout. The plugin usually runs $49.99 but it will be $39.99 after using the coupon code through the 31st.

Topaz Clarity is compatible with Adobe Photoshop CS4 and up, Photoshop Elements 9 and up, Lightroom, or standalone using photoFXlab.

Again, use the coupon code octclarity at checkout to get the sale price. Check it out here on Topaz Labs’ website.

Topaz ReMask 20% Off Coupon Code

Hair Masking Notecard

Topaz Labs currently has a coupon code available for ReMask that gives you 20% off. The coupon code surfaced with a great tutorial blog post on using ReMask for masking hair.

The blog post is actually a great source of info on how ReMask works and a solid workflow for using ReMask on your images. To get the 20% off deal, use the coupon code HAIRMASK20 at checkout here on Topaz Labs’ website.

I’m not sure how long this coupon code will last, so you might be out of luck if you wait too long.