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 ReStyle: New Photoshop/Lightroom Plug-in

Topaz ReStyle

Topaz Labs has released a new application, ReStyle, which features a vast array of styles and looks to apply to images. It includes over 1000 styles/presets that provide one-click results; however, all of the settings are customizable, which allows you to use the presets as a starting point or develop your own custom presets from scratch. [Read more…]

Free Topaz Clarity Webinars This Week

Topaz Labs has several free webinars this week for its new Clarity plug-in. Check one out at the following dates and times.

Wed, May 29 at Noon ET – Register here

Wed, May 29 at 4PM ET – Register here

Friday, May 31 at Noon ET – Register here

Topaz Clarity is still available for an introductory price of $29.99 through May 31, 2013 when you use the promo code: claritynew. Check it out here on Topaz Lab’s website.