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I had a great time making portraits with some friends the other day, practicing some different techniques and honing some skills. My camera was set to shoot RAW+JPG so I could keep the camera’s terrific black and white jpegs and a color RAW version (here’s a little more about that idea). The Argument to Use Camera JPEG […]

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Here’s a look at Photoshop’s new Flame Filter, which can help you create flaming text or even people! Disclaimers: This is only one way to create flames. Flame generator only available in the latest update to Photoshop CC. Follow Howard on Twitter This Post Sponsored by: LensRentals.com Be a kid in a camera store. Rent lenses, cameras, lighting […]

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Editor’s Note: Pixelmator is a popular photo editing package available on the Mac platform only.  In the coming months we’ll continue to provide you coverage of new tools and more software packages. Using Pixelmator’s Repair tool, you can easily remove unwanted blemishes from your photography. Learn how to use the Repair tool in this tutorial to restore damaged pixels. […]

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Looking for a spooky image makeover?  Let’s get into the Halloween spirit and learn how to easily carve your name on a tombstone in Photoshop.  To do this we’ll use Layer Styles and an optional filter.  This technique can also be applied in many other instances to create etched or carved lines. Disclaimer: This is […]

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There are 5 little things that are in Photoshop that many people overlook while they edit! They’re simple and basic, but they help out a bunch!

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Editor’s Note: Pixelmator is a popular photo editing package available on the Mac platform only.  In the coming months we’ll continue to provide you coverage of new tools and more software packages. Whether its white balance or color cast, getting color right matters.  Plus exposure problems can really lower the impact of an image. Find out how to […]

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Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Nick Minore.  We hope you enjoy it.  Please leave comments below about the story and if you enjoy Nick’s writing. Regular maintenance of your gear is the first step to better pictures. In our studio, we maintain our gear about once a year. Frequency can be determined by […]

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