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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

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

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.

Quick Tip: Saturation vs. Vibrance

There are two sliders in Lightroom and most other post-processors that can be handy for adjusting the intensity of your colors. Think of saturation like ISO, but for color —

Portrait Tips: Know Your Software

Here’s a quick tip that will help you be more creative while shooting and manage details. You need to know your software tools at least as well as you know

How to Enhance Your Photos With Textures – Part 1: Adding Textures

In photography a texture image or “texturing” is used to enhance or accent some part of the image in your digital darkroom.  Although they can help you create eye-catching works of art, textures also can be very easy to overdo. In this article I’ll explain my process for adding textures to my photography, using Adobe Stock and Photoshop,  to create more impact, transform the mood of the image, or improve on the composition.

Lightroom Brushes and Presets by Sleeklens

There are many photo-editing products available for processing images in conjunction with Lightroom. Many of these products are third-party plugins which can be used directly from Lightroom or as stand-alone

Enter to win a new camera, a Spider Holster prize package and more!

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