When Corel, the people behind Corel Paint, announce that they’re releasing a Photoshop and Lightroom plugin it peaks one’s interest, so I bought the Starter Pack and gave it a try. Starting image for this post comes from Fotolia Starter Pack As an online purchase the download was fast and the installation was quick and easy. […]
After updating to Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 Nik/Topaz/onOne plugins won’t install. This simple solution fixed my problem.
Before committing myself to photography and video production full-time, I spent the better part of ten years in web design and development. While working in that arena, I discovered rich world of open source technology and WordPress. One of the folks I met along the way is Aaron Hockley, WordPress evangelist and fellow photographer. When […]
You missed a great Lightroom hangout hosted by Nicole S. Young, Gerard Murphy, Rob Sylvan and Levi Sim. This month’s was all about the power of plugins. Plugins are extra apps that work with Lightroom to enrich your workflow and add real polish to your pictures. While you can always watch after the fact, you can’t win prizes. This […]
This past week I had a chance to get reacquainted with one of my longtime favorite (but obscure) image plugins. The aptly named Film Stocks plugin from Digital Film Tools simulates the look of many classics. In fact you’ll find 288 different color and black and white stocks that match photographic film stocks, motion picture stocks, and […]
You may remember that a while ago I was touting a cool product called Magic Bullet Photo Looks from Red Giant Software. ($199) It’s an amazing program that works with Photoshop, including CS5 and in standalone mode. I wish the program worked with Aperture, but it’s so good that it causes me to use Photoshop […]
The word “workflow” gets thrown around quite a bit. It’s not one of my favorite words because in practice, it gets treated like a synonym for “recipe.” Unfortunately, there’s no single one correct way to do ANYTHING in photography. That would make it easy. So instead of saying, “Here’s my Aperture plugin workflow,” I’m going […]