Tag: Image Processing Software
For some photographers, Photoshop is an essential part of their workflow.
Our eyes are amazing light receptors—much more amazing than even the top-of-the-line digital SLRs.
We all enjoy creating on-location portraits.
My photography career began 30 years ago as a photojournalism student in college. My photography career began 30 years...
In photography, the background can make or break a shot.
We can take many different types of portraits: soft, dramatic, pleasing, fun, low-key, high-key and so on.
In this column, I'll share with you a simple technique for removing reality using Photoshop.
I've been having a blast writing this column for Digital Photo for many years, offering mostly technical tips on digital photography and digital image processing. In the future, I'll continue to talk tech, but for now I'd like to offer some...
Corel Painter may not be as well known as Photoshop among photographers, but it offers some very exciting ways of working with photographs and producing artistic interpretations that just aren't possible with any other program.
We all enjoy experiencing beautiful sunrises and sunsets.
With a revised interface and several helpful new tools, Corel PaintShop Pro X4 is a significant upgrade from the previous version. The image management and editing software takes care of your organizing, editing and sharing needs.
When I give a workshop, I stress to my students the idea of thinking like a painter because painters see and paint light on canvas in a unique and artistic way.
Now in its second version, Pixelmator debuted in 2007, but gained more notoriety with the launch of the Mac App Store in 2011. ...
In this installment of Quick Fix, I'll cover some of my favorite Photoshop features.
Whether you're touching up a portrait, working with layers, resizing or adding special effects, onOne Software's Perfect Photo Suite 6 has you covered.
Nik Software's Color Efex Pro is an easy-to-use plug-in with 55 unique filters that you can apply to your photos, from practical enhancements like Classical Soft Focus or Graduated ND to wilder effects like the new Dark Contrasts, which creates a...
Does this sound familiar? You get a great shot of a subject, but the subject doesn't fill the frame.
Far easier to use than the complicated layers and masking implemented by Photoshop and other workhorse imaging applications, Nik Software's U Point technology for highly controlled and efficient selective image editing is exceedingly simple to use and...
Let's acknowledge the elephant in the room right away: Sensors don't automatically give you the optimum sharpness from your lens, regardless of the lens quality.
Distortion is a bummer. When using wide-angle lenses, it's a big bummer because it can skew a scene in very unnatural, unwanted ways.
Now in its 12th major release, Photoshop is essentially synonymous with image editing for photographers and creatives. ...
Okay, I admit it. I used the title for this column to grab your attention.
For professional-strength black-and-white conversion made easy, it's hard to beat Nik Software's Silver Efex Pro. ...
When I give a photography workshop or a seminar, I tell the students and attendees that the background is just as important as the main subject. ...
For portrait shots that sometimes look less than perfect, you can make a dramatic improvement in just a few minutes with the latest version of Portrait Professional.
"RAW rules!" is one of the daily chants at my workshops.
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.
HDR Express, the newest offering from Unified Color, is one of the easiest-to-use solutions we’ve seen yet. The popularity of H...
Not every photographer needs all of the image-enhancement tools that Photoshop puts at your disposal.