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Selectively sharpen your photos non-destructively with a high pass filter mask

Sharpening is one of those parts of digital photography on which everybody has their own opinion. How much, when in the process to do it, using what …

Is England's Black Swan pub really the world's best restaurant?

Photoshop Photomerge Made Easy

If you’ve never stitched a panorama in Photoshop because you thought it was too complex or you were reluctant to try, follow these easy steps to see …

Getting Started With Capture One For Sony

Capture One is one of many applications on the market that specializes in taking the RAW file* from your camera, and using a variety of adjustment …

Google just made its $149 professional photo editing software free

<i>This post has been updated.</i><p>What was once a $500 package of pro photo editing software is now completely free. The high-end Nik Collection of photo editing tools, which was priced down to $149 after being acquired by Google in 2012, is now available for download by everyone.<p>“As we continue to focus …

Photo Editing

This Old iMac: Speeding Up The Photos App

The time has come my friends. I’ve talked about it. I’ve lamented that it is an ever-growing tumor on my hard drive. I’ve come to accept that there’s little I can do to stop its progress. Yes, today is the day I do something about Photos.<p>Now the most logical advice anyone can be given about Photos …

El Transcantábrico, Spain - and the budget alternative

<b>The experience</b><p>“El Transcantábrico is billed as a five-star 'cruise on rails’. There was indeed a pleasant whiff of exclusivity each time we passed through a separate gate on to the platform where the train was waiting. Staff in uniform stood in line to see us off on our excursions and were there …

Canon reveals the zoom-centric PowerShot G3 X

The PowerShot G3 X is all about its lens, it covers a whopping 24-600-mm equivalent which means it has massive zoom potential. However, a variable …

Cameras

Canon G3 X: A Premium Compact with a 20MP 1-inch Sensor and a DSLR-style UI

Canon has just announced its new PowerShot G3 X premium compact camera, which packs DSLR-style features into a smaller, fixed-lens package. This is …

Cameras

Nikon J5 May Be the First Nikon Camera to Offer 4K, Expected with the D7200 Soon

Canon just had a torrent of new product announcements earlier this month, and now it looks like Nikon will follow suit with some big announcements of …

Cameras

Panasonic GH4 vs 5D Mk III vs Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera « NEW CAMERA

Camera Zone compared all three – Panasonic GH4 vs 5D Mk III vs Blackmagic Pocket Cinema Camera video quality side by side, the Panasonic GH4 showing …

Gimp, The Free Alternative to Photoshop, Looks Impressive in Version 2.8

There is a perception amongst many of us that free software is often clunky with poorly designed user interfaces that hinder productivity rather than …

Top 48 Photographers To Follow On 500px

Even the best photographers need inspiration. 500px is a beautiful playground for some of the best photographers in the industry, and also one of the …

Sigma Shocks Us with New 50mm f/1.4 Priced Far Below Expectations

If you had to guess, you probably would have guessed $1200 for the upcoming and highly anticipated Sigma 50mm f/1.4. It's the most common guess I've …

How To Replicate The Color Palette From Any Photo Or Famous Painting In Seconds In Photoshop

That title may seem a little strange or brash, and by no means am I condoning theft. The point I’m arriving at, is that we can use readily available …

How to Avoid Blurry Photos by Choosing the Right Autofocus Mode

Photoshop Tutorial: How To Add Sun Beams To Your Photo

Our friend Glyn Dewis has been sharing his straightforward and very helpful post-production tutorials with us for a long time. This time he shares …

How to Use Luminosity Masks in Photoshop to Transform Your Images

From exposure blending to fine contrast adjustments, luminosity masks are one of the most powerful set of tools available to photographers in …

How to Create an HDR Image From a Single Raw File in Photoshop

For quite a few years now, high dynamic range photography, or simply HDR, has been an important trend in photography as it allows the photographer to …

Tutorial: How to ‘Make Eyes Look Amazing’ In Photoshop

One of our favorite Photoshop tutorial websites, Phlearn, yesterday put out a tutorial that is both incredibly useful and a bit scary. Useful because …

Tutorial Shows You Three Ways to Colorize a Black and White Image in Photoshop

Colorized historical images are very popular in the photo community, but how exactly does one start colorizing photos? Getting to the skill level …

5 No-Nonsense Ways to Keep Your Photos Sharp

Modern DSLR cameras can produce very sharp images with plenty of detail. However, the chief limiting factor to the sharpness of an image is the …

10 Photography Tips to Help You Take Your Photography up a Level

Here are 10 photography tips I learned after lots of frustration, discouragement, money lost, and forever lost opportunities.

Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 Launching Next Month For $450

After Samsung unveiled their new Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 during the CES 2014 Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas at the beginning of this year. …

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