Aurora HDR

By now most of you have heard of Aurora HDR from Trey Ratcliff and the team at Macphun, and if you haven’t, well it’s a joint project by Trey and Macphun to create an application tailored to exactly what the most prolific HDR photographer in the world would want out of software. Over the course of […]

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2015-10-01 EOS Utility vs El Capitan

It’s OS upgrade time for Mac users. Yosemite bows out as El Capitan takes the stage. Last year at this time the move to Yosemite from Mavericks caused consternation among Canon photographers who relied on the EOS Utility as I reported last November first here on Photofocus. It took Canon a month to officially release […]

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2015-09-06 Perfectly Clear Softarv2

Finally, a digital soft focus filter like Zeiss’ Softar 2 I’ve been exploring Perfectly Clear 2.0 for proofing for a while now. It’s great for doing a quick pass on a set of portraits to reduce blemishes, soften skin and generally enhance a take so clients could select their “hero” for final retouching. It occurred […]

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Your memory card can be the most important piece of gear on a shoot. It stores the one thing that can get you paid…but what do you do if it becomes corrupt? I’ve had a bunch of memory devices become corrupt; a brand-new CF card while shooting HDR and portraits on Zuma Beach in California, a trusty SD card in my main camera while shooting video interviews for Under Armour, and even an AJA hard drive while recording my multi-camera sports production for ESPN.

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It’s well-known that the Perfect Photo Suite is great for adding effects, replacing skies, and adding texture. But did you know that it is also a great place to process portraits? Here are a few methods you can use to process a portrait (or a group of portraits) in onOne’s Perfect Photo Suite: Perfect Portrait One […]

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A few months ago, I was in a hangout with Matt Kloskowski and Richard Harrington discussing some of the new features of onOne’s Perfect Photo Suite 9 (click here to watch the replay). During the live broadcast, we had quite a few questions rolling in from the viewers, but we didn’t have the time to […]

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