It’s been a pretty great December. I received an early Christmas gift of an iPad Air. I have owned iPads before and found them very useful for a couple of things such as watching a movie on an airplane, listening to music when I am traveling, or using it as a teleprompter and also as a photo portfolio or presentation device. It works extremely well for all those uses. But what if you want more? The iPad has been something I’ve always considered to be great at helping me consume media, but not so great at something I'd use to … [Read more...] about The Microsoft Surface Pro 4 For Photographers
Wacom announced their new range of entry level Intuos Pen & Touch tablets consisting of four models: Intuos Draw, Intuos Art, Intuos Photo and Intuos Comic. Each model includes creative software as well as additional training and service offers. A graphics tablet (also called pen tablets), allows a person to draw by hand using a pen shape tool called a Stylus. Using a pen instead of a mouse to draw made graphics tablet a hit with graphic artist. They quickly replaced their mouse with a comfortable stylus. I didn't think I needed a tablet … [Read more...] about Introducing Wacom’s Newest Tablets : Which one is right for you?
Wes Maggio from Wacom joins us to share a quick tip on processing a portrait of Skylar he shot in the desert in Las Vegas during Photoshop World last month. Starting in Lightroom, Wes works through the develop module, but then jumps into Photoshop for a window replacement made easy by using a Wacom pen tablet. https://youtu.be/8jfBbRFjg6I Wes is a Senior Evangelist for Creative Products at Wacom Technology. He can be found on Twitter here or at the Wacom Community website here. … [Read more...] about Fast Retouching in Photoshop with Wes Maggio from Wacom
At Photoshop World I picked up the just released Wacom Intuos Pro tablet. For me, I prefer the medium-sized one as it is comfortable to hold while using, but large enough to work on. The tablet has seen some improvements over past models (particularly in areas of ergonomics and wireless use). Do You Need a Tablet? A lot of users wonder what the heck they'd need a tablet for. Many mistakenly think it's only about drawing and illustration. The tablet is more of a control surface however and one that reduces wear and tear on your body. For me … [Read more...] about New Wacom Intuos Pro Tablets — Mini Review
Apple's new tablet may be just the ticket for serious photographers. Like all things Apple, it's cool, well-designed, pretty and yes, expensive if you order the top-of-the-line model, although the entry-level product is very competitively priced and in my opinion, downright affordable.What the Apple Tablet Will Mean to Photographers But imagine how hot for you the photo buyers will be when you waltz into their offices with the new tablet and ask, "Care to look at my portfolio?" The portable portfolio will get an amazing jump-start because of … [Read more...] about What the Apple Tablet Will Mean to Photographers