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How to Repair Old Photos Using Photoshop

Photoshop teacher Howard Pinsky shares this quick 9-minute video tutorial on how you can use Photoshop to repair old and damaged photos. The restoration is done using the Healing Brush, Spot Healing Brush, and Clone Stamp tools.

(via Howard Pinsky via Photofocus)

Video: The Top 5 New Features in Snapseed 2.0

Snapseed has been one of the most popular mobile photo editing apps in recent years, but Google has been pretty slow in updating the app since acquiring the company back in 2012. That changed earlier this month when Google finally released Snapseed 2.0.

Photographer Mark Ryan Sallee of Michromatic just posted this video in which he shares the top 5 new features found in Snapseed 2.0. The 14-minute video covers the bigger view, highlights slider, perspective correction, content aware fill, and edit history.

EllaSnap Helps You Measure and Design Your Walls for Photo Collages

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EllaSnap is a photo canvas and book making service that offers an interesting app for helping you design a photo arrangement for your walls. Instead of spending time and energy measuring your walls yourself, the app lets you easily see what your design would look like on your wall using augmented reality.
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I Hardly Know Her: A Free Flickr Viewer with Minimal Distractions

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Want a cleaner way to show someone your Flickr photographs? Check out the website I Hardly Know Her (IHKH). It’s a free web app that repackages any public Flickr photostream into a super minimalist layout that puts all the focus on your photos.
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Tinder’s Dating App Now Lets You Judge People’s Instagram Photos Too

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The popular dating app Tinder has announced a new update that throws more photography into the matchmaking mix. In addition to seeing users’ profile pictures, you’ll now be able to browse through Instagram photographs to get to know people — and their photo skills — better before making a decision to connect.
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Photog! Transforms Your Offline Pictures Folder Into a Photo Website

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If you’d like to quickly create a custom photography website and are familiar with installing software through a command line interface, there’s a new free and open source program you can check out. It’s called Photog!, and is a simple photography website generator that can turn your pictures directory into a simple yet elegant photo website.
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Magic Lantern Pulled ‘Unfunny’ April Fool’s Prank that Put Blue Screen of Death on DSLRs

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Magic Lantern is being slammed online after pulling an “unfunny” April Fool’s Day prank that gave DSLR owners a fake “Blue Screen of Death.” The message on the screen contained phoney technical details and informed users that their camera was “bricked.”
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Manfrotto’s Digital Director Turns Your iPad Air into a Display and Remote for Your DSLR

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Manfrotto has just unveiled a CamRanger competitor called the Digital Director that transforms your iPad Air into a display and remote control for your Canon or Nikon DSLR.
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HTC One M9 Users Get a Boost In Camera Quality via Software Update

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HTC has rolled out a new software update for its One M9 smartphone that gives a boost to its camera quality, something that reviewers have been griping about since the phone was launched. By downloading the latest update for their phone, users will find a noticeable improvement in the photos they snap.
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Nikon to Release Firmware Update That Will Make Its High-End DSLRs Better at Video

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One of the big camera industry rumors this year that hasn’t come to pass (yet) is the fancy new firmware update system Nikon reportedly has up its sleeve. Nikon Rumors still believes that leak to be legitimate.

Big firmware updates are coming though: Nikon announced today that it will be releasing major firmware updates this summer for a few of its high-end DSLRs that will make them more capable as filmmaking cameras.
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