Ultimate Photo Printers

It may be easy to share photos online, but it’s no substitute for seeing your favorite photographs nicely matted and framed.
By Jon Sienkiewicz
It may be easy to share photos online, but it’s no substitute for seeing your favorite photographs nicely matted and framed. Even if you’re not planning to display your work publicly, making gallery-quality prints elevates your photography out of the inbox and into the spotlight. The key to fine-art printing…

Nik Viveza 2

Nik Software’s Viveza is one of our favorite Photoshop plug-ins (it’s also compatible with Photoshop Elements, Lightroom and Apple Aperture).
By The Editors
Nik Software’s Viveza is one of our favorite Photoshop plug-ins (it’s also compatible with Photoshop Elements, Lightroom and Apple Aperture). The company’s innovative Control Points eliminate the need for complex masks, allowing you to quickly make dramatic, localized enhancements by dropping Control Points on an image and tweaking with slider…

onOne Software: FocalPoint 2

Achieve the popular look created by a tilt-shift or fast-aperture lens even if your budget doesn’t allow you to buy one right now with the second generation of onOne Software’s FocalPoint application.
By The Editors
Achieve the popular look created by a tilt-shift or fast-aperture lens even if your budget doesn’t allow you to buy one right now with the second generation of onOne Software’s FocalPoint application. Your lens and aperture setting most often control what area of a photo to make sharp and what…

Memory Cards

Given the constant innovation in digital cameras—from super-high-resolution capture to full HD video and the constantly shrinking form factor—it’s increasingly important that media cards continue to get physically smaller, store more data more reliably and do it all blazingly fast.
By William Sawalich
Given the constant innovation in digital cameras—from super-high-resolution capture to full HD video and the constantly shrinking form factor—it's increasingly important that media cards continue to get physically smaller, store more data more reliably and do it all blazingly fast. To choose the right media card for your needs, there…

10 Essential Plug-Ins For Pro Results

Plug-ins provide fast, fun and effective ways to get stellar results from your image enhancements.
By Dave Willis
Plug-ins provide fast, fun and effective ways to get stellar results from your image enhancements. Designed with simplicity in mind, the best plug-ins are by no means any less effective than Photoshop. Unlike the limitless possibilities of Photoshop, they’re designed from the ground up as singular solutions for specific problems,…

Portable Studio

I spend much of my year traveling the globe creating images, from shooting editorial assignments in remote Honduran jungles to teaching photo workshops in the shifting sands of the Gobi Desert.
Text & Photography by Tom Bol
I spend much of my year traveling the globe creating images, from shooting editorial assignments in remote Honduran jungles to teaching photo workshops in the shifting sands of the Gobi Desert. One of the joys of travel photography is creating portraits of people you meet, whether it’s in your hometown…
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