Posts Tagged ‘postprocessing’

Tutorial Shares How to Turn an ‘OK’ Photo Into a Great Photo in Post

No matter how long you’ve been shooting or what level you’re at in your photography endeavors, there will always be those moments where you walk away from a shoot unsatisfied with how some of the images turned out. It happens to the best of us.

Thankfully, photographer and retoucher Glyn Dewis has created a great tutorial that shows you how to turn an OK — or even bad — shot into an awesome one with the help of Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop. Read more…

Love Your Selfie: TODAY Show Hosts get ‘Fantasy’ Photoshop Makeover

In a bit of contrast to the RAW Beauty Talks portraits featured yesterday, today we have an interesting before and after Photoshop comparison of the hosts of the TODAY show

With the help (if you can call it that) of Cosmopolitan’s “Photoshop experts,” Matt Lauer, Savannah Guthrie, Al Roker and Natalie Morales were given a substantial post-production makeover. Read more…

Nikon Unveils Capture NX-D: A New RAW Image Processor for Nikon Shooters

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In a rather interesting development that was somewhat overshadowed by the announcement of the Nikon D4s, Nikon has unveiled a new piece of photo editing software made specifically for processing images from Nikon cameras.
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This Contest Winner Looks Like a Movie Poster (And That’s Good)

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John Stanmeyer of VII won the World Press Photo of the Year on Thursday with this magnificent image of migrants in Djibouti trying to get a cheaper cell phone signal from neighboring Somalia.

It looks like a movie poster, but not for the reasons that I complained about last year. Read more…

This Year’s World Press Photo: Conflicts of Interest and 8% of Finalists Disqualified

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After last year’s controversy over the winner of the World Press Photo of the Year, all eyes were on the organization as they announced the winner of this year’s contest.

But while general consensus from the photo community seems to be that John Stanmeyer deserved this year’s award, talk of conflicts of interest and the high percentage of disqualifications due to photo manipulation are plaguing the contest. Read more…

Lightroom Plugin Analyzes Your Metadata, Offers Insights on Your Shooting Style

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You may be stuck in a photographic rut and not even know it. To the rescue comes Lightroom Analytics, a free plugin for Adobe’s Lightroom management/editing package that analyses the metadata in your library to spot trends. Read more…

Adobe Revamps Photoshop Express for Android KitKat

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Adobe has released a new version of the free Photoshop Express for Android, taking advantage of the new KitKat version of the operating system to make numerous speed and performance boosts. Read more…

Rolex Retouching Timelapse Demonstrates Astonishing Skill and Attention to Detail

Okay, we know you’ve asked for less time-lapses and we’re doing our best to kick the habit, but this one couldn’t be helped, and we’re pretty sure you’ll forgive us. It’s not your standard stunning landscape time-lapse, this one shows the remarkable attention to detail and skill that goes into taking a great photograph of a Rolex watch, and making it phenomenal. Read more…

Adobe Adds Perspective Warp and Linked Smart Objects in Major Photoshop Update

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One of the advantages to the Creative Cloud model is that those onboard don’t have to pay any extra when major upgrades come. No more updating to the newest creative suite because Adobe has added a tantalizing feature like Content Aware Move, the update will come your way and all you have to do is continue to make your monthly payment.

Such an update just went live this very moment, featuring a couple of exciting new features: Perspective Warp and Linked Smart Objects. Read more…

Photographer Joins Forces with Cosplayer to Create Awesome Horror Movie Photos

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What do you do if you have an abiding love of horror movies, a phenomenal cosplayer who you work with on a regular basis, and a knack for photography and graphic artistry? It’s obvious isn’t it… you re-create famous horror flicks by shooting an awesome photo series. Read more…