Managing Your Archive

Best practices to organize and protect your photo library
Text & Photography By Tom Bol
Every time I enter my office, I have to walk around a row of file cabinets. Meticulously captioned, labeled and organized are nearly 150,000 slides. Blood, sweat and tears went into creating that database of chromes. How times have changed! Next to my row of file cabinets is an 8…

ACDSee Pro 3

With faster RAW image processing, more customization options and expanded online functionality, ACDSee Pro 3 is a versatile app for organizing, editing and sharing your image library.
By Kim Castleberry
With faster RAW image processing, more customization options and expanded online functionality, ACDSee Pro 3 is a versatile app for organizing, editing and sharing your image library. The interface is well designed and visually appealing. The program is built around four main modes: Manage, View, Process and Online. To switch…

Image Browsers

Aimed at keeping the work flow for photographers fast and fun, image browsers are designed to offer organization functionality at affordable prices.
By David Willis
Aimed at keeping the work flow for photographers fast and fun, image browsers are designed to offer organization functionality at affordable prices. Most browsers are centered around simple interfaces to help you sort through images quickly, make the best selections and output them as prints, use them on the web…

Buyer's Guide 2009: Online Sharing & Services

What's the best way to share, print and store your digital images? For millions of photographers—from casual shooters to pros—the answer can be summed up in one word: online.
By Jon Sienkiewicz
What's the best way to share, print and store your digital images? For millions of photographers—from casual shooters to pros—the answer can be summed up in one word: online. Over the past 10 years, web-based photo services have honed their skills and become an essential part of many photographers' workflow.…

First Look: Photoshop CS3 Beta

The long-awaited upgrade to Photoshop CS2 is finally on the way, which is especially great news for Mac users, as Photoshop CS3 will run natively on the latest Intel-based Mac systems. For Windows users, it's ready for Vista, too.
By The Editors
The long-awaited upgrade to Photoshop CS2 is finally on the way, which is especially great news for Mac users, as Photoshop CS3 will run natively on the latest Intel-based Mac systems. For Windows users, it's ready for Vista, too. The official release of CS3 is coming soon, but in the…

Adobe Photoshop Elements 5.0

Every release of Adobe Photoshop Elements raises the bar a bit more and brings the feature set closer to its big brother, Photoshop CS2.
Text and Photography by Jon Canfield
Every release of Adobe Photoshop Elements raises the bar a bit more and brings the feature set closer to its big brother, Photoshop CS2. Elements 5.0 is no exception, with a number of enhancements that will appeal to both casual and serious photographers, as well as a new group of…
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