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Photographing strangers
There is a tendency in most of us to have a fear of the unknown. I have never had a...
Creating black and white images with Silver Efex Pro
Earlier this week, DxO announced that it had updated the Nik Collection, to version 2.3. With this update comes a...
DxO Releases Nik Collection 2018
The Nik Collection has gotten its first update since being acquired in 2017 by DxO, offering full compatibility with the...
Lightroom Live: Our Favorite Plugins
You gotta join us live for our next Lightroom Live, totally free of charge. Not only will you learn terrific...
The Nik Collection Gets a Potential New Life
For fans of the Nik Collection, big news just crossed our desk.  Software maker DXO has purchased the Nik software tools...
First Impressions of the New Aurora HDR 2018 for Windows
Until recently, I’ve felt a little left out when it comes to the Macphun line of photo editing and effects...
Stories From The Set: Robert Wicker’s Golden Hour
Vanelli travels across the country, talking to some of the top photographers in the field as they share their experiences...
Black and White at First and Last Light
I invited Jason and his wife Nicole Hahn to hang out on a special photo shoot I had lined up...
Google NIK Collection: Good News & Bad News
Did you see the NIK software announcement from Google? Truth be told, I’ve always wanted to play with and use...
Solution: Photoshop CC 2015 Missing Plugins
After updating to Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 Nik/Topaz/onOne plugins won’t install. This simple solution fixed my problem.

Photographing strangers

There is a tendency in most of us to have a fear of the unknown. I have never had a negative experience in asking someone to make his or her image. Ever. And yet, I still have trepidation to ask

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DxO Releases Nik Collection 2018

The Nik Collection has gotten its first update since being acquired in 2017 by DxO, offering full compatibility with the latest Mac and PC operating systems, as well as Adobe Creative Cloud products. The plugin suite is now fully functional

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Lightroom Live: Our Favorite Plugins

You gotta join us live for our next Lightroom Live, totally free of charge. Not only will you learn terrific techniques, but if you tune in live, you can be entered to win excellent prizes to help you in your

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The Nik Collection Gets a Potential New Life

For fans of the Nik Collection, big news just crossed our desk.  Software maker DXO has purchased the Nik software tools from Google.  They have announced plans to develop them into new products. The current tools (albeit outdated and not updated

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Stories From The Set: Robert Wicker’s Golden Hour

Vanelli travels across the country, talking to some of the top photographers in the field as they share their experiences while shooting on set. You’ll soon learn that even seasoned professionals encounter roadblocks during photo shoots. By staying calm under

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Black and White at First and Last Light

I invited Jason and his wife Nicole Hahn to hang out on a special photo shoot I had lined up with about 20 people. Jason–a very talented nature and adventure photographer–expressed interested in seeing my group portrait workflow. He traded

Read More

Lightroom Live: Our Favorite Plugins

You gotta join us live for our next Lightroom Live, totally free of charge. Not only will you learn terrific techniques, but if you tune in live, you can be entered to win excellent prizes to help you in your

Read More

The Nik Collection Gets a Potential New Life

For fans of the Nik Collection, big news just crossed our desk.  Software maker DXO has purchased the Nik software tools from Google.  They have announced plans to develop them into new products. The current tools (albeit outdated and not updated

Read More

Stories From The Set: Robert Wicker’s Golden Hour

Vanelli travels across the country, talking to some of the top photographers in the field as they share their experiences while shooting on set. You’ll soon learn that even seasoned professionals encounter roadblocks during photo shoots. By staying calm under

Read More

Black and White at First and Last Light

I invited Jason and his wife Nicole Hahn to hang out on a special photo shoot I had lined up with about 20 people. Jason–a very talented nature and adventure photographer–expressed interested in seeing my group portrait workflow. He traded

Read More

Google Kills One of the Nik Software Products

In a move that is far from shocking, Google has killed off Snapseed Desktop for Mac and PC. Beginning today well no longer sell or provide updates for Snapseed Desktop for Macintosh and Windows, said the Official Google Blog. Existing

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