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ACDSee Gemstone Photo Editor 12 Review: Who Is This For?

ACDSee has launched free beta access to its Gemstone Photo Editor 12 -- a layered editor that supports RAW level working with multiple documents and non-destructive tools. But, does it hold up with similar grade editors or still has a way to go yet?

What National Geographic Photo Editors Actually Do

Have you ever wondered what the photo editors at National Geographic do? No, they don't sit around and edit pictures in Photoshop. In this 6-minute video, some of the biggest names in photography offer a glimpse into the closely-knit relationships between photographers and their editors.

Snapseed Can Now Edit RAW Photos on iOS

Snapseed has just released version 2.9 of its popular Android and iOS photo editing apps. This latest update brings RAW editing to the iOS app, giving Snapseed full RAW support on both major platforms. RAW files from 144 different camera models are currently supported.

Edit Any Photo on the Internet with Polarr’s Plugin for Chrome and Firefox

Popular browser-based editor Polarr has released a new plugin for both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox that enables users to instantly edit any photo they stumble across on the Internet. With the click of the mouse, an image can be imported into Polarr’s online web-based editor for a number of adjustments. No more having to download an image to your local drive -- this is complete editing in the cloud.

Polarr Unveils Version 2.0 of Its Online Photo Editor with History, RAW, and UI Improvements

One of the more impressive services in the world of browser-based photo editing is Polarr, a web app that launched to the public back in September 2014. In just a handful of months, the 3-person startup has developed a service used by hundreds of thousands of people around the world.

The team tells us that they've just released Version 2.0 of the service in Alpha testing stage. It's an update that delivers a handful of most-requested features submitted by the community.

Beautiful Short Animation Pays Homage to ‘The Editor’

We try to stay away from sharing video-specific content on PetaPixel because we consider ourselves photo people through and through. And yet, overlap is bound to happen, which is why we couldn't resist sharing this insightful and artfully crafted animation that pays homage to the work of editors.

Newspaper Editor Says Posting a Photo to Facebook Makes it Public Domain

Normally, we wouldn't give much attention to the thoughts of an editor/publisher for a small community newspaper. But the response to photographer Kristen Pierson's notice of copyright infringement and invoice for payment is such a classic compendium of bad thinking on intellectual property that it would be a disservice not to share it ... just so you know what you're up against.

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WebRAW Utlility Introduces Simple RAW Viewing to Firefox

When it comes to viewing and editing RAW photos, many photographers turn to editing software such as Adobe Lightroom or Apple's Aperture. But one developer hopes to harness the power behind web browsers to view -- and potentially edit -- RAW image files.