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In this video, you’ll learn how to carve a pumpkin in Photoshop, just in time for Halloween! This tutorial utilizes the Pen Tool, Layer Styles, Filters, and more! This Post Sponsored by: Adobe Transform your photography. Organize, edit, enhance, and share your images on your desktop or mobile device with the world’s best photography tools: Adobe […]

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Finally! It’s been forever, but Apple has given us a “dark mode” in their new release of OS 10.10 Yosemite, bringing a black menu bar and a whole bunch of new features. It’s surprising how much nicer the black menu bar is once you try it. When I first installed Yosemite, my eyes were always […]

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The Levels command corrects tonal ranges and color balance issues. With this command you can fix poor exposure. Additionally, you can perform color correction by manually identifying a white point and black point in the image. Nearly every image can benefit from making a Levels adjustment. To understand Levels, it is essential to be able […]

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Our next Lightroom Hangout is next Wednesday, October 29th. RSVP for an hour of Lightroom learning FREE right here. Join Rob Sylvan and Levi Sim and their special guest Ron Pepper, a photographer who makes a living shooting panoramas and HDR’s photographs. It’s incredible the uses he’s put these photographic techniques to, and he’s a real a […]

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There are several color changing tools in Photoshop. Match Color, Replace Color, Hue / Saturation Adjustment are the three most prominent. The problem is they don’t do a perfect job. Why? The color they match, replace or hue change is a color that can contaminate the end result. There is a more versatile way although […]

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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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The first lesson in photography that most people overlook is how to hold a camera. “For God’s sake, hold your camera correctly” is a short article teaching you how to hold your camera as Vanelli tells a story why this article was written.

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