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What the heck are LUTs?

What are LUTs? Do you know what a LUT is? You may not unless you have worked with video editing and color grading. LUT stands for Look Up Table. A

What Color Space Should You Use?

I spent some time with friends in Rochester, New York last week at a conference at Kodak Alaris. These friends have worked in the imaging industry for a long time

How to Make Wildlife Photos Look Great with ACDSee Ultimate

With wildlife, moments are fleeting and there are, literally, once-in-a-lifetime photo opportunities. While it is ideal to “get it right in the camera”, I also believe that while we create photos in the camera, we finish them in the digital darkroom. Some moments we capture are worth a little extra work to rescue if a mistake is made in settings or the light wasn’t quite right at the time.

In this article I’ll take you through how I process my wildlife images in the Develop Mode within ACDSee Ultimate 10 to get them looking their best, or to rescue shots that need a little extra help.

Lightroom FAQ: Edit in Photoshop Options

In a typical workflow, you might start in Lightroom with a raw photo, then send a copy with Lightroom adjustments (Photo > Edit In > Edit in Photoshop) for additional

First Test: Shooting Raw on iOS 10

Last night, Apple pushed out the first update to iOS 10 (there had been a lot of reports of people locking up their phones when updating).  I plugged the phone

ON1’s Photo RAW Project

ON1 recently announced their upcoming software, Photo RAW, and it sounds like it may be a really good solution for most photographers (read more about the features here). They are

Downloading Images from a Digital Camera [UP10]

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

Why Shooting Raw Matters

I just wrapped up teaching several workshops at Photoshop World. I led a night sky timelapse workshop. Shooting raw was absolutely essential to getting great results. The range of detail