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Question: I just got a new camera, but Lightroom (or Photoshop) does not recognize or support the RAW files. How do I fix this? Answer: Many camera manufacturers use proprietary files for their RAW files, such as .CR2 (Canon), .NEF (Nikon), and so on. Lightroom and Photoshop are built to read these file types, but need to […]

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After a hiatus, we’ve brought back the Question and Answer format to the Photofocus podcast. We got a lot of feedback at our reader’s breakfast and decided to pull the format back out. Our goal is to once a month get answers to questions you have.  You can post those questions via Twitter with the […]

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One of my goals this year was to do star trails. I’ve never done it before and I’ve often imagined doing it over the salt flats just outside Salt Lake City, UT. To get a successful star trail shot you need to have many things fall in place. Some planned and some luck. Here’s my […]

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Before I start this article, let’s set the record straight.  I’m a long time Aperture user… I started with Aperture the first day it was released.  My Aperture library tracks my evolution with digital photography and it was one of my favorite tools for years. A while back I decided to switch from Aperture to […]

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If you experienced a hard drive failure, you’re familiar with the hollow empty feeling in the pit of your stomach causing you to worry if you can recover your precious photos. Avoid this agony by following these few simple tips.

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Sometimes (oftentimes), I shoot a little sloppily, knowing that I can make a change with software. I do my best to make things as perfect as possible at the time I make a picture, but I know what things I can do later so that I can work most efficiently. For instance, yesterday I was […]

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Using Photoshop’s powerful Masking and Layer Blend modes we are going to apply overlays to add snow to a photograph that was taken in sunny Florida.

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