We shoot digital. We shoot a lot. Often way too much. Hey, that’s the beauty of it, right? One shot or a thousand shots cost the same if your memory card is good. But is that really true? Aside from the fact that I remember my fashion editorial days, when we shot three rolls of film for every image, if not four. That’s between 100 and 140 shots per image, not so different from what we do today — but I digress, although this is probably a good topic for another post. The point is if we have to spend hours culling our images, are those extra … [Read more...] about Warp-speed your culling in Lightroom
Adobe Creative Cloud
We're sorry to interrupt your holiday if you are celebrating. But if you're an Adobe Creative Cloud user (or want to be) this is a great sale and it only lasts for one day. These offers expire 11/23/18. Creative Cloud This offer is supposed to be for first-time buyers (but you can create a new Adobe ID if you aren't feeling new enough) The entire collection of 20+ creative desktop and mobile apps including Photoshop, Lightroom, Illustrator, Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects. Includes: 100GB of cloud storage, Adobe Portfolio, … [Read more...] about Use Creative Cloud? Renew early and save
Update: I've changed the title of this article for those who are jumping to conclusions without reading the body. Lightroom has always supported RAW files for Lumix cameras as well as lens profile corrections. That's not what this is about. Read on. Three years ago I dove into the mirrorless world and started shooting full-time with the Lumix GH4, leaving my full frame Nikons aside. Ever since then, I've been saying that the only things I miss from Nikon are the speedlight controls and the camera color profiles in Lightroom. Well, … [Read more...] about Mirrorless Camera Maniac: Hallelujah! Lr Update Includes Picture Styles For Lumix
Adobe's decision to switch to the Cloud has been met with both cheers and jeers. I don't want to rehash old arguments. But I thought important to let you know that the change appears to be permanent. If you were hoping for an update to Adobe Creative Suite or to be able to buy a standalone version of Photoshop or Premiere Pro, you're out of luck. An official statement reads. "Adobe creative apps are available exclusively through Creative Cloud. Looking for Creative Suite 6? The latest versions of all your favorite apps like Photoshop … [Read more...] about Adobe Creative Suite Officially Retired… But What About Lightroom?
Photoshop’s update is going to make a lot of photographers and retouchers happy with the boost in performance plus three improved tools--Selecting and Masking, Content-Aware Crop and Face-Aware Liquify. Performance Adobe has been focusing on increasing the speed of Photoshop. Faster startup time, removing unnecessary dialog boxes, warnings and clicks, as well as how fast a tool returns results. They have promised this in past versions, but in this version it has lead to a noticeable boost in performance. Selection and Masking Space gets its’ … [Read more...] about Adobe Creative Cloud Update Offers Great Features for Photographers!
New in Adobe Photoshop CC 2014, Focus Area will allow you to automatically turn the in-focus areas of your photos into a selection! This is perfect if you're looking to replace the background of an image. Stay tuned for more tutorials and features of Adobe Creative Cloud throughout the week. To see more of Howard's work and tutorials, head to www.iceflowstudios.com. … [Read more...] about Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 – Focus Area Selections
New in Adobe Photoshop CC, the Content-Aware tools you know and love just got better with color adaptation! Turning this option on tells Photoshop to better deal with gradients and color variation when healing a photo. Stay tuned for more tutorials and features of Adobe Creative Cloud throughout the week. To see more of Howard's work and tutorials, head to www.iceflowstudios.com. … [Read more...] about Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 – Content-Aware Improvements
Today Adobe announced some pretty exciting things that will help designers, artists, creatives and of course photographers. Photofocus author, Howard Pinksy, put together his Top 4 Features within the new improved Creative Cloud: Focus Area, improvements to Content Aware, the new Spin Blur in the Blur Gallery and improvements to the type tool. Stay tuned for more tutorials and features of Adobe Creative Cloud throughout the week. To see more of Howard's work and tutorials, head to www.iceflowstudios.com. … [Read more...] about Adobe Photoshop CC 2014 – Top 4 Features
In a recent podcast, we were privileged to hear from the talented Julieanne Kost, Principal Evangelist for Photoshop and LIghtrom at Adobe Systems with an incredibly talented knack of digital imagery. In her work, Julieanne combines a passion for photography with a mastery of digital imaging techniques. With a degree in psychology, Julieanne constructs worlds similar enough to appear familiar, yet obviously an interpretation of the physical reality that surrounds us. Since Kost is a passionate photographer, she combines her background in … [Read more...] about Julieanne Kost – Adobe Evangelist, Artist & Author
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, so you can learn new ways to create right from the pros. Join these free events to discover new tips and tricks that will help you work more efficiently and give you more control over all your projects. Signup here … [Read more...] about The Adobe “Create Now” Tour Is Traveling the Globe
Looking at his dynamic portfolio, you'd think he spent all hours of every day in the studio; creating concepts, perfecting light, shooting beautiful models and editing. It's hard to believe that he only shoots because he loves it and not for the daily grind of client approval. Photography is undoubtedly his passion and a creative outlet from his day job. He just so happens to be extraordinary at it. Meet Terry White Worldwide Design Evangelist for Adobe Systems, Inc....and of course, a very professional hobbyist photographer. Rich … [Read more...] about Terry White – Adobe Evangelist & Photographer
For those of you waiting... the new Adobe Creative Cloud apps are ready for download. This includes Photoshop CC, Camera Raw 8, and the released earlier Lightroom 5. If you've never downloaded an app from the Creative Cloud, visit creative.adobe.com to get the Adobe Application Manager. Launch the Adobe Application Manager. Check your Applications folder or use the Start menu. Sign in with your Creative Cloud username and password. Click Install next to the name of any app you want to install and use. You can get a 30 day trial here … [Read more...] about Adobe Creative Cloud Available for Download
The Adobe Max conference kicks off at full speed on Monday. Adobe has two keynote addresses you won't want to miss. These are free to attend online. This will get you up to speed on all the big announcements as well as some inspiration. Day 1: A Creative Evolution Monday, May 6, at 9:30am PDT | Time zone conversion The process of where and how we create is dramatically changing thanks to major advancements in technology, and there has never been a more exciting time. Join Adobe CEO Shantanu Narayen, Adobe SVP and GM of Digital Media … [Read more...] about Learn What’s Coming Next from Adobe