Removing lens distortion

One thing we all encounter (particularly with wider lenses) is distortion. All lenses do it, it’s just physics, but some lenses distort more than others and with others our shooting techniques can exacerbate it. One particularly pesky distortion is parallax error, which is easily seen in this image above. Tilting my 35mm lens upward accentuates […]

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When I travel, especially to parts of the world where I know I am creating photographs I don’t want to lose, I try to store my photos in two or three different locations. The more places they are stored, the less chance of anything happening to the images. I am usually traveling because of photography, either to […]

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Apple just announced the availability of its new photo application, Apple Photos.  While its not shipping yet, there is a public beta program available.  Apple also released more details about the application. Migration from Aperture Aperture libraries can be moved to Photos for OS X. This includes photographs, their adjustments, keywords and albums. The Aperture library […]

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Lightroom Mobile for Android and iOS makes working away from the desktop a great deal easier. There’s a great deal you can do with the software but, for me at least, the best feature is being able to rate your images from the comfort of your easy-chair, train, or on location. To use this feature […]

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This week’s podcast interviews photographer Theresa Sicurezza about her photography and work with ASMP.  Then we catch up with Dave Moser about the upcoming Photoshop World conference. Tune in and get inspired. Get the show here  or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a review on iTunes. Theresa Sicurezza Theresa Sicurezza is an Atlanta based photographer.  She […]

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There’s a great ‘magic’ button in Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw that analyses your image and suggests how it can be put upright or squared off. This has only been around for a short while and is very processor heavy, so imagine my surprise when I see it in Adobe’s mobile app, Photoshop Mix. Simple […]

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I started photography by shooting film in high school just before the turn of the century, and I don’t miss film one bit. It’s so wonderful to see a photograph on the back of the camera and see how the composition and the highlights are working, and then make changes. I don’t know what I […]

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