Articles tagged "photo-editing"

Lightroom Classic 7.2: Major performance boost, new features, and more

That update for Lightroom Classic CC that we tested out last month has officially arrived, bringing with it some major performance updates... FINALLY!

Worth the money? Fully loaded iMac Pro vs fully loaded iMac

A fully loaded iMac Pro will cost you an eye-watering $14,000... but if you're set on an Apple all-in-one, is it really $8,000 better than a fully-loaded 5K iMac? Parker Walbeck of Full Time Filmmaker ran some tests to find out what kind of performance you get for that money.

Tutorial: Master the Photoshop Pen Tool in under 8 minutes

In this tutorial, Phlearn's Aaron Nace covers "the absolute need-to-know fundamentals" of the Pen Tool in Photoshop, so that you can follow along and start mastering this important photo editing tool right away.

Preset Brewery drag-and-drop tool converts Lightroom presets for Photoshop

There's probably no easier tool out there for converting Lightroom presets for use in Photoshop. Just drag-and-drop, and you're ready to go.

This 2018 'ecosystem map' captures the whole photo industry in one massive infographic

Photolemur's "Market Map of the Digital Photo Industry" includes all sorts of brands, manufacturers, publications and other organizations that are involved in the industry in some shape or form.

Photoshop CC update adds AI-powered subject selection tool and more

The update includes some minor improvements and compatibility updates for Windows users, but the big news is the release of Select Subject: an AI-powered feature that can intelligently cut your subject out of the background in a single click.

Speed Test: iMac Pro vs Alienware PC, Mac Pro and MacBook Pro

PhotoshopCAFE host Colin Smith puts a $6,400 iMac Pro to the test against a Mac Pro, MacBook Pro, and an Alienware gaming PC in a variety of intense photo and video editing tasks to see if this powerhouse all-in-one is worth the money.

Video: How to make an HDR image using Microsoft Excel... seriously

Did you know that you can use Microsoft Excel to create an HDR image? It's weird, but true, as Columbia University computer science student Kevin Chen demonstrates in this entertaining presentation.

CVS bans photo manipulation on its beauty images, will hold other brands to same standard

CVS is banning digitally altered beauty imagery on its store-brand beauty products, and plans to mark other brands' images as "Digitally Altered" if they're not up to snuff by the end of 2020.

18 useful Lightroom shortcuts for beginners

Adventure and lifestyle photographer Lucy Martin put together a useful little video that goes over her 18 favorite Lightroom shortcuts—a great guide for beginners.

LG's 34-inch 5K UltraWide Nano IPS HDR600 monitor is a 4K video editor's dream

Announced ahead of CES, LG's new 34-inch 5K UltraWide monitor and its 4K 32-inch beast should both have photographers and video editors chomping at the bit.

Free Lightroom alternative Darktable is now available on Windows

Open source Lightroom alternative Darktable has finally made its way onto Windows, giving PC users yet another option if they're looking to ditch their Creative Cloud subscription.

Confirmed: DxO says new Nik Collection to be released in 2018

Two months after acquiring the Nik Collection from Google, DxO has announced that a brand new version is already in the works for 2018

Adobe has released the final standalone version of Lightroom

They told us it would happen last month, and today Adobe followed through. The final update to the standalone version of Lightroom, version 6.14, has been released. It's all Creative Cloud from here on out.

Major Update: Adobe adds tone curve, split toning and more to Lightroom CC

Adobe just launched their Lightroom December update, and it comes with some very important additions to the Lightroom CC ecosystem, including: tone curve, split toning, AI-powered Auto edit, and more.

Affinity Photo named Best iPad App of 2017, celebrates with 50% off sale

Affinity Photo for iPad, one of the first full-featured Raw editors designed specifically for tablet use, has been named Apple's Best iPad App of 2017. And what's more, it's currently 50% off!

Researchers demo AI that can change the weather and time of day in photos

AI-powered photo editing is advancing a lot faster than anybody expected. Watch as this NVIDIA AI transforms night into day, rain into sunshine, and a summer's day into a bleak winter landscape.

This neural network can fix damaged photos and enhance low-res shots

Researchers have developed a new Neural Network called Deep Image Prior that can restore damaged images and enhance low-resolution ones, using only the original image itself as a guide.

Video: Using the RGB tone curves in Photoshop, a crash course

Photographer Conner Turmon has put together a useful video tutorial that will get you up to speed on using the RGB tone curves to post-process your photos in either Lightroom or Photoshop.

Phase One unveils Capture One 11 with 'next level layers' and more

Watch out Adobe. Phase One just released Capture One 11, a major update that makes the Raw conversion and image editing software even more powerful and layer-centric than it was before.

Pixelmator reveals Pixelmator Pro, an Adobe competitor for Mac users

First teased back in September, Pixelmator Pro has officially arrived. The powerful non-destructive photo editor was built from the ground up for the Apple ecosystem, offering Mac users a tempting alternative to Adobe's offerings.

Zoner Photo Studio X brings support for the HEIF image format to Windows

Until now, HEIF images could only be read and edited on Apple hardware. Zoner brings the format to the Windows platform.

Adobe shows off AI-powered subject selection, coming soon to Photoshop CC

Adobe is getting ready to release an exciting new feature for Photoshop CC: Select Subject. This AI-powered tool promises to cut a subject (or subjects) out of your background in a single click!

Designer imagines the perfect keyboard for Adobe software

Designer Vinicius Araújo has imagined what he believes the perfect Adobe software keyboard might look like. From customizable touch pads, to a scroll wheel, to a little display that shows the tool in use, his design is pretty compelling.

RAW Power: An iOS raw editor designed by the former Apple Aperture lead

Former Apple Aperture lead developer Nik Bhatt has designed an iOS app called RAW Power that lets you edit raw photos from your professional camera using your phone and tablet.... color us intrigued.

ON1 Photo RAW 2018 takes on Lightroom with more features and improved Raw processing

ON1's updated image organization and editing software comes with HDR stacking, pano-stitching, lots of masking options and a range of other new features to tempt potential Adobe deserters.

On1 Photo RAW 2018 announced: Adds HDR processing, advanced masking and more

On1 just announced the new and improved On1 Photo RAW 2018. The updated non-destructive editor offers a ton of new features, including HDR merge, panorama stitching, advanced masking controls and much more.

Picktorial's new X-Pack lets you add Fuji's film simulation profiles to X-Trans raw files

The company behind popular photo editor Picktorial 3 just released the X-Pack: a preset package that allows you to add Fuji's in-camera film simulation profiles to your RAF files in post.

Google is slowly revealing the hidden layers of its new operating system.