Articles tagged "post-processing"

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.

VSCO adds 'Recipes' feature that lets you create 10 custom presets

VSCO has released a new custom presets feature called Recipes to its VSCO X subscribers, allowing them to save up to 10 custom edits under a new menu item.

Phase One introduces Capture One ambassador program

Phase One just launched a brand ambassador program for its photo processing software Capture One, bringing in 13 photographers and retouchers who can "share their talent and skills to inspire the photographic community."

Capture One Film Styles Pack tries to capture the 'old analog feeling' with 15 new presets

Phase One has released a new, 15-preset Film Styles Pack for Capture One users that gives you a total of 45 different analog 'Styles' to choose from—33 in color and 12 in black & white.

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.

Video: The difference between Saturation and Vibrance explained

In this quick, very informative video, retoucher Jesus Ramirez explains the key differences between Vibrance and Saturation, and demonstrates how both can be used to enhance an image in different ways.

Alien Skin unveils Exposure X3 raw editor and organizer, available this fall

Alien Skin Exposure X3 will pack a bunch of new features including "toning enhancements" for B&W and color images, a side-by-side comparison view, radial and linear brush shapes, and more.

Video: 3 simple Lightroom tricks you should definitely know

There are a ton of useful little features baked into Lightroom that most of us never actually use. Here are three simple tricks you should probably know about.

Sneak peek: Adobe is developing a 'curvature pen tool' for Photoshop CC

Get a sneak peek at a new feature coming to Photoshop CC later this year: The Curvature Pen Tool.

Pixelmator Pro will use artificial intelligence to power photo editing features

The folks behind popular Mac photo editor Pixelmator have announced plans to release Pixelmator Pro, a more robust version of their software that features AI-powered photo editing features.

VSCO releases Mobile Presets 02 pack for desktop users

VSCO's Mobile Presets 02 pack is designed for photographers who'd rather edit their photos on desktop, but want to get the same looks offered by the company's popular mobile app.

This eclipse photo shows the crazy dynamic range of today's image sensors

Yet another reason to always shoot Raw. These two shots are actually the same photo, photographer Dan Plucinski simply pulled up the shadows in post.

MIT's newest photography tech can retouch an image before it's captured

MIT has developed a new machine learning technology that can retouch an image before you even snap the photo... and it's lightweight enough that it can work on an ordinary smartphone.

NVIDIA Computational Zoom lets you change perspective and focal length in post

Researchers with the University of California, Santa Barbara and NVIDIA have developed a new type of 'computational zoom' tech that will let you change a photo's perspective and focal length in post.

Video: Seven 'hidden secrets' in Adobe Lightroom

This useful video from PhotoshopCAFE reveals seven 'hidden secrets' in Adobe Lightroom that might make your photo editing life a bit easier.

Wacom announces new 4K 24-inch and 32-inch Cintiq Pro models

Wacom is seriously upgrading their Cintiq Pro line in 2018. Announced today, the Cintiq Pro 24 and Cintiq Pro 32 will boast 24 and 32-inch 4K edge-to-edge displays with 'maximum color accuracy' and a billion colors.

Adobe SkyReplace promises to make swapping skies a breeze

Adobe has announced the development of a new technology that can automatically swap out the sky in your image, and claims to make it look realistic in the process. Read more

Go with the glow: How to effectively use Orton Layers in post processing

Have you ever wondered how some of the top landscape photographers achieve that dreamy yet sharp look? It's actually quite simple. In this article you will find a step-by-step guide to creating, refining and using the 'Orton layer' in your post processing workflow. Read more

Behind the Shot: Crystalline
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Nature photographer Erez Marom explains the process of creating his image 'Crystalline'. Originally shot in January 2014, the addition of new Photoshop processing tools lead him to revisit it and process it in a different way. Find out what he did and see the results. Read more

Behind the Shot: Watery Grave
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In this article, nature and wildlife photographer Erez Marom shares the story of his shot 'Watery Grave', captured on the Snæfellsnes peninsula in western Iceland. As Erez admits, his original Raw capture left a lot to be desired, but post-processing yielded a result that he's proud of - quite rightfully, in our opinion. Take a look at his final image and find out how it was captured and processed. Learn more

Behind the Shot: Shredded
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Nature photographer Erez Marom explains all about the creation of his shot 'Shredded', from location, equipment, composition and parameters down to post-processing.

10 essential time-saving Photoshop tips
Photographer Thomas Park describes 10 essential time-saving shortcuts and a "fluent workflow" for efficient image editing with Photoshop.
Behind the Shot: Winter Paradise
Nature photographer Erez Marom tells the story of his Aurora Borealis shot 'Winter Paradise'.
Behind the Shot: Lost in Space
Nature photographer Erez Marom takes us through the complicated process he went through to achieve his image 'Lost in Space'.
Behind the Shot: Nautilus
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Nature photographer Erez Marom explains his workflow in making his shot 'Nautilus', from location and composition to post-processing.
Blending modes: Tools for post-processing
Photographer Thomas Park shows how Photoshop's layer "blending modes" can be used to fight stains, warm up cold hands, and even sharpen images.
Shooting Godafoss: Erez Marom takes us behind the picture
Nature photographer Erez Marom explains how he created his image 'Shooting Godafoss', shedding light on everything from image parameters, location, composition and gear choice to post-processing.
Behind the Shot: Dark Matter
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Nature photographer Erez Marom explains how he created his image 'Dark Matter', shedding light on everything from from composition and gear choice to post-processing, and what to call the final picture.
Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Photographers

Martin Evening, a London-based professional photographer and dpreview contributor, has updated and expanded his comprehensive book on Photoshop. For thorough and up-to-date coverage of an indispensible photo-editing program, we recommend giving Adobe Photoshop CS6 for Photographers a close look.