dpreview articles: Software Techniques
Published on Mar 10, 2013 | Software Techniques|
Photoshop's Gradient Tool can be used with layer masks for creating both tonal edits and photo composites. Photoshop instructor Jean Miele shows why this largely underused tool should be a part of every power-user’s repertoire.
Published on Dec 28, 2012 | Software Techniques|
As a database-driven app, Adobe Photoshop Lightroom requires you to import images before you can edit or organize them. Lightroom expert Martin evening explains the benefits of this approach.
Published on Aug 23, 2012 | Software Techniques|
Pro photographer and Lightroom expert Martin Evening gives an overview of best practices when importing images into Lightroom 4. Learn how to make image management and organization more efficient and productive.
Published on Jul 6, 2012 | Software Techniques|
Adobe Photoshop has been around for 10 years, during which 13 major versions have been released. In this article, photographer and Photoshop expert Martin Evening takes you through his favorite photography-oriented features of the latest incarnation of Adobe Photoshop - Photoshop CS6.
Published on Jun 15, 2012 | Software Techniques|
Sometimes even the widest angle lens isn't wide enough to capture the scene in front of you. That's where photo collages come in. In this single-page technique article, Barney Britton explains how to shoot and create your own collages.
Published on Apr 23, 2012 | Software Techniques|
Learn how the latest changes to the raw processing tools in Lightroom 4 and Adobe Camera Raw 7 can be used to make extreme image contrast adjustments.
Published on Mar 29, 2012 | Software Techniques|
The new Blur Gallery in Photoshop CS6 provides a powerful yet easy to use interface to create selective focus and tilt lens effects. See these tools in action and learn how to successfully apply them to your own images.
Published on Jan 23, 2012 | Software Techniques|
Photoshop actions in combination with batch processing can make short work of tasks that you perform frequently. Creating them is easier than you may think and can greatly increase your productivity.
Published on Dec 8, 2011 | Software Techniques|
Photoshop guru Jean Miele shares an advanced Photoshop workflow for making skin smooth and radiant, without taking all day to do it.
Published on Dec 4, 2011 | Software Techniques|
It's easy to create and add textures to images, creating a more painterly look that adds depth and dimension. Learn how painting with pixels can help you create some striking imagery.
Published on Oct 20, 2011 | Software Techniques|
There are a variety of image editing tools to increase the appearance of detail in your image. Understanding how they work will allow you to choose the right tool for the job at hand.
Published on Oct 6, 2011 | Software Techniques|
Both digital graduated neutral density filters and single image HDR Toning, as well as multi image HDR processing, can effectively even out the exposure within images that have areas that are far too light or too dark. Certain situations may lend themselves more to one approach than the other.
Published on Aug 31, 2011 | Software Techniques|
In this article we take a look at how to optimize your photographic images for the web.