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Organize and find your photos, thanks to 5DayDeal and Excire Foto
If you haven't already heard about Excire Foto, be ready to be amazed by this clever software. Here are three...
Stacking images for brilliant Milky Way photos
You might hear the term "stacking" in photography. One can stack for focusing, perspective or star trails. This, however, is...
Taking a look at presets and parameters in Boris FX Optics
I recently did a brief overview of my first time playing with Boris FX Optics, and I must say it...
First look at Boris FX Optics
I was recently asked to review Boris FX Optics software. I had never heard of Boris FX before — they're...
Creating drifting clouds in a single image with Plotagraph Pro
Night clouds come alive with Plotagraph Pro, which adds motion to a single image. I used the desktop version of...
Finding faces with Excire Foto
Not so long ago I wrote a post about Excire Search, a plugin for Lightroom Classic, which allows you to...
Star trails come alive with Plotagraph Pro
I just had an opportunity to experiment with Plotagraph Pro, which adds motion to a single image. I used the...
Setting up Excire Foto for photo analysis
A few weeks ago, I received a beta version of Excire Foto and was excited to discover its capabilities. Below,...
What photography companies are doing to help in wake of the Coronavirus
Updated: April 29, 2020 at 10:53 a.m. With Coronavirus continuing to spread across the U.S., many companies are offering specials...
Revisiting old images and applying new techniques to improve your portfolio
With many people stuck at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic, photography can offer us an escape from anxiety and...
Installing and initializing Excire Search for Windows
I was recently given a copy of Excire Search 2 Pro to review. Let me start by saying I'm NOT...
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Stacking images for brilliant Milky Way photos

You might hear the term “stacking” in photography. One can stack for focusing, perspective or star trails. This, however, is stacking for starry night skies, including the Milky Way. The idea here is to take several photos — one right

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First look at Boris FX Optics

I was recently asked to review Boris FX Optics software. I had never heard of Boris FX before — they’re mainly in the video space, making visual effects and video software, which looks pretty cool. They have been in the

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Finding faces with Excire Foto

Not so long ago I wrote a post about Excire Search, a plugin for Lightroom Classic, which allows you to quickly search for faces, people, landmarks and more within your entire Lightroom catalog. But what if you don’t use Lightroom?

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Star trails come alive with Plotagraph Pro

I just had an opportunity to experiment with Plotagraph Pro, which adds motion to a single image. I used the desktop app of Plotagraph Pro to animate parts of my night photos. Here’s how the process went. Masking I began

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Setting up Excire Foto for photo analysis

A few weeks ago, I received a beta version of Excire Foto and was excited to discover its capabilities. Below, I’ll run through the easy setup process and show you how to analyze your photos in the program. Installation was

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First look at Boris FX Optics

I was recently asked to review Boris FX Optics software. I had never heard of Boris FX before — they’re mainly in the video space, making visual effects and video software, which looks pretty cool. They have been in the

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Finding faces with Excire Foto

Not so long ago I wrote a post about Excire Search, a plugin for Lightroom Classic, which allows you to quickly search for faces, people, landmarks and more within your entire Lightroom catalog. But what if you don’t use Lightroom?

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Star trails come alive with Plotagraph Pro

I just had an opportunity to experiment with Plotagraph Pro, which adds motion to a single image. I used the desktop app of Plotagraph Pro to animate parts of my night photos. Here’s how the process went. Masking I began

Read More

Setting up Excire Foto for photo analysis

A few weeks ago, I received a beta version of Excire Foto and was excited to discover its capabilities. Below, I’ll run through the easy setup process and show you how to analyze your photos in the program. Installation was

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JPEGmini Pro comes to Capture One 12

I’ve been a long time user of JPEGmini Pro, which helps shrink down JPEG file sizes to help save space and decrease website loading times while still retaining image quality. I’ve used it in my workflow with their Lightroom plug-in

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