Posts Tagged ‘editing’

Humorous Tutorial Explains Why You Suck at Using Clone Stamp and Manual Cloning in Photoshop

Do you suck at Photoshop? No? Well, Donnie Hoyle seems to think so, which is why he put together this wonderful resource detailing how to properly use the clone stamp and manual cloning tools in Photoshop. (Warning: There is some strong language in the video) Read more…

Before & After Photos Examine the Ethics of Photoshop in Portraiture

In the above video, Karl Taylor walks you through a four-step process that shows the before-and-after results of three variables when it comes to portraiture: studio lighting, make-up, and Photoshop. Read more…

Kanye Publicly Slams Annie Leibovitz, Says He Had to Edit His Own Wedding Photos

While speaking on a panel at the Cannes Lions Creativity Conference on Tuesday, Kanye West decided to attack iconic photographer Annie Leibovitz publicly, criticizing her for flaking on the celebrity couple just one day ahead of the nuptials.

What’s more, the infamously loud-mouthed celebrity went on to rant about how he was forced to edit the now-famous most-liked photo on Instagram himself to make it “look like Annie Leibovitz.” Read more…

Illustrator Works on a Wacom Tablet with a Northern White-Faced Owl on His Hand

It’s settled, every photographer needs a pet owl… because after watching this video they’ll never again be able to face the task of editing their work on a Wacom tablet without experiencing at least a little bit of owl-envy.

In the captivating video above, a Japanese illustrator who goes by the moniker Satsuma shows off how his Northern White-Faced owl helps him out when he’s doing some work on his tablet. Okay, maybe ‘helps him out’ is a bit of a stretch, but I’d like to think he or she would nip Satsuma if he made a mistake.

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Tutorial Shows You How to Make the Most of the Clone Stamp Tool

While the clone stamp tool is one of the most vital and frequently-used tools available within Photoshop, it’s also one that few know how to use most effectively. Here to help fix that is Aaron Nace of the Phlearn team, who graciously dedicated a quarter of an hour to showing you how to make the most of this tool. Read more…

Instagram Builds Impressive Photo Editing Features Into Major Version 6.0 Release

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Instagram just released its most significant update since the social photo sharing app enabled video sharing, adding a slew of photo editing features that bring the app in step with other major photo capture and editing apps like VSCO Cam. Read more…

Apple Adds Better Editing, OSX Integration and More Into Overhauled Photos app

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Along with the updates to iOS at the developer level, Apple has taken new strides in its own photo applications. As presumed by many, the iOS version of the Photos app received quite an update while Apple also showed off a new ‘Photos’ app for OSX, which may very well take the place of what has long been known as iPhoto.

Following in the footsteps of our first WWDC-related announcement, we’ll start off by walking you through the changes to the stock iOS Photos app. After that, we’ll hit on the dramatic change to Photos in the all-new OSX Yosemite, which has been built from the ground up to work seamlessly with the iOS app. Read more…

Quick Tutorial Shows You How to Create a Tilt-Shift Effect in Photoshop

Tilt-shift images can be made one of two ways: one is to capture them in-camera using a tilt-shift lens, and the other is to create the effect in post-production by using a clever blurring technique.

One isn’t necessarily better than the other — each has its own time and place — but more often than not, creating the effect in post-production is the most convenient (read: cheapest) method. Read more…

Get 900 Free Amazon Coins for Grabbing These 9 Free Android Photo Apps

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Today only, Amazon is giving away 900 free Amazon Coins (worth $9) for downloading 9 free photography Android apps. Ranging from camera apps to editing apps, the free bundle comes in at $17 worth of Android applications for nothing, plus Amazon Coins that are good for future downloads!
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Today Only: Get Zoner Photo Studio, a $90 Lightroom Alternative, for Free!

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It’s tough for photo editing and management suites to woo users away from the comfort and familiarity of Lightroom, but as it turns out, that can be a great thing for you! Case in point: check out today’s deal/giveaway of Lightroom Alternative Zoner Photo Studio 15 PRO. Read more…