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Do you love Camera Raw?  Well, you might not know that it can be used on video clips too! With Photoshop CC you can run Camera Raw as a Smart Filter on pretty much any still or video file. ______ This Post Sponsored by: lynda.com Learn photography anytime, anywhere, and at your own pace—from bite-sized tutorials […]

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This week’s show features three of the photo industry’s best and brightest.  First up,  Melissa Niu interviews Damien Lovegrove, a portrait photographer from the UK. Next Rich Harrington interviews Mike Kubeisy about his work in Hollywood. Finally, Julieanne Kost shares her insights into photography and Adobe.

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This article is a guest post from Gerard Murphy or Mosaic.  His company uses the Cloud to provide services to Lightroom users. The Adobe naysayers have been working overtime lately. They aren’t talking about the quality of the Adobe software or the amazing advances in digital photography in the past decade, but their frustration with […]

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The Adobe Create Now tour is making its way around the planet.  The tour focusses on helping creatives learn new ways to publish their work.  This is a free event and a good chance to see some of the things you can do with the Creative Cloud. Adobe brings experts and evangelists to your city, […]

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This week’s show is a triple feature… we tackle three areas of the photo industry that are hot topics. First up, Scott Bourne interviews Rich Harrington about how to get started in DSLR video. Rich Harrington then takes the microphone and talks to Terry White from Adobe about changes at Adobe as well as Terry’s photography. Our third segment, Melissa Niu interviews Matt Kloskowski of Kelby Training to find out about how the photo industry is evolving.

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We have all seen it, images that have a mirror effect. Cell phones pictures, movie posters, and many other product advertising all utilize this trick. It’s actually a very simple task to learn… I’m going to teach you how to quickly mirror your image in Photoshop. Bring the image you want to mirror into Photoshop. […]

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Editor’s Note — For complete coverage of the new Lightroom 5.2 features click here. There have been many times when I’ve used Lightroom’s adjustment brush to its maximum use.  In other words I’m getting positive changes, but I’ve hit the highest value on the slider. In the past, I’d need to paint paint another mask on […]

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Do you need to delete pixels or make part of an image transparent?  There’s a better way that’s nondestructive and gives you perfect transparency and future editability.  Learn how to use a Layer Mask on any image.  Do you want to add a layer mask to an image. Join Instructor Richard Harrington as he demonstrates […]

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Yesterday at Photoshop World in Las Vegas, Adobe announced new pricing for photographers who are interested in using Creative Cloud products. The Adobe Creative Cloud details were covered yesterday on Photofocus. To quickly revisit the new deal. For $9.99 a month (less than $120 a year) you get: • Photoshop CC • Lightroom 5 • […]

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Today is the first day of Photoshop World.  Scott and I will be attending the keynote speech where Adobe often unveils cool stuff.  If you’re interested in Adobe photo software, don’t miss this presentation.  Today’s keynote from Photoshop World will be streamed live. We’ll also be tweeting out information via @rhedpixel and @scottbourne. Trust me… […]

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Adobe is preparing to release a new version of Adobe Camera Raw (version 8.2 to be exact).  Whether you use Photoshop or Lightroom, this matters as it changes the foundation of both apps.  Adobe has a sneak peek of the update over at Adobe Labs. You can download the release candidate for free. First up, […]

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On the latest podcast, we discussed the Refine Edge command in Adobe Photoshop.  This works great if  you are trying to adjust a selection. Join Instructor Richard Harrington as he demonstrates how to use the Refine Edge Command in Adobe Photoshop. Related articles Want Total Control? Run Camera Raw as a Filter in Photoshop Creating […]

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Rich Harrington has a very special guest on this week’s show. We’re joined by Bryan O’Neil Hughes from Adobe.  He’s the Senior Product Manager for Adobe Photoshop and works on many of the projects that Adobe builds for photographers.  What many don’t know is that Bryan has an extensive career in photography as well and that he’s written a handful of books and authored courses to share his love of photography and photo restoration.

This week show answers a ton of questions about how Photoshop gets made.  You’ll learn how Adobe creates dramatic advances that benefit photographers worldwide.

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I have to admit that when I switched to Lightroom from Aperture one of my biggest concerns was managing my own Catalog. In Aperture you have the option of managing the (Library – Apple uses the term Library – Lightroom uses the term Catalog)  or letting Aperture do it. In the past I always let […]

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Adobe released a major update to its Creative Cloud apps. Of key interest to photographers will be the updates to Photoshop. They are significant. Here are most of the new feature enhancements in Photoshop CC: Photoshop merged to include Extended The more expensive Photoshop package which includes 3D capability and sophisticated image analysis tools has […]

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Ever wanted to use some of those great camera raw adjustments like Clarity or Post Crop Vignette on any image?  With Photoshop CC you can now use Adobe Camera Raw as a filter which opens new creative options. Give us :30 seconds to show you and we’ll unlock new control in your post workflow. ______ […]

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Vignettes are a great way to control where a viewer focusses in your picture. Using Adobe Photoshop, it’s possible to create some truly impressive vignettes. With the Iris Blur effect you can create de-focussed edges as well as an alpha channel.  Toss on an exposure adjustment and a layer mask and you have the perfect […]

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Whether you’re using Photoshop CS6 or CC, this workflow will give you better looking panoramic photos.  Learn to develop the raw files, get the best merge, then remove wide-angle distortion. _______ This Post Sponsored by: The Digital Photo Store

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The recent Creative Cloud announcement has left some of you feeling hostage.  You worry that you won’t be able to upgrade cameras as they won’t be supported by the version of Adobe Camera Raw that you have. Here are four solutions you should know about if you don’t want to make the move to the […]

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A lot of folks don’t know that Adobe often releases software early as part of its Adobe Labs program. Here you’ll find “prerelease” candidates which simply means software that every thinks is good enough to ship but they want to test a little longer. A new version of Adobe Camera Raw was released — version […]

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To our loyal listeners…  I apologize deeply for the delayed post.  I broke my own rule about backing up to 3 locations and had to wait for a lost bag to arrive.  Hope you enjoy this fun interview.  We’ll be back with a bonus podcast from Adobe MAX in a short bit too. NOTE NOTE […]

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