I have two computers – a beautiful 5K iMac at my studio, and a MacBook Pro that I travel with. My schedule can get crazy, especially when I’m traveling 2-3 weeks in a given month. It’s not practical to take my entire photo library with me when I travel, so I often find myself creating a temporary catalog on my laptop and merging it with my main catalog back at the studio.
If you’re one of the more wide-eyed people who updated to Adobe Lightroom 6.2 right after it was launched a few days ago, you have likely come to rue that decision. Between the “Fisher Price”-ification of the Import flow to the ridiculous crashes caused due to bugs in the software, this update left much to […]
Getting great shots of the moon is not as easy as it sounds. I recently tried to get some new shots and learned a few things along the way. Scouting the Shot One of the first things I needed to do was scout my location. I had to rely on internet and an app called […]
I have a couple presets I use often. Some I created from scratch and a few I’ve tweaked off of other presets I’ve collected over the years. I find if I shoot certain events, I know exactly how I need to tweak things. Instead of having to make the adjustments on every image, just save a […]
I wrote a Tutorial for this over a year ago and I’ve been humbled by the response. It’s time to update the article with the new and improved tools Adobe Photoshop CC has to offer. You can find the older version of the tutorial here. 1. Practice Grab a few sharpie of different sizes and […]
There’s always a few surprise additions to Photoshop Elements and this incarnation is no difference, plus there’s enhancements to popular features that the home user and enthusiast will appreciate. The Organizer Elements’ Organizer has been updated to show where your images were taken, plotting images on a map that scales out when you zoom in. […]
Understanding Photoshop is a biweekly column that takes an in-depth look at how digital photographs are built and manipulated. It is a college-level course in plain English for free at Photofocus. To learn more see this article. Don’t Skip Column 14 With the Crop tool you can change a viewer’s perception of an image. You can choose […]