I read a great article on Gizmag today on a new image processing technique developed by the Weizmann Institute of Science. It provides a way to extract amazing detail out of a single blurred image. Let’s hope it makes it into Photoshop soon. You can read the article over at Gizmag.
Graphicdesign.com breaks down Adobe Creative Cloud’s new pricing plan. Rafiq Elmansy discusses the pros and cons – is the Creative Cloud membership worth it? Or should consumers continue to pay one-time fees? Dallas, TX (PRWEB) June 05, 2012 Members of the graphic design community may know about the rollout of Adobe Creative Cloud. With monthly [...]
CLIFTON PARK, N.Y., May 22, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Delmar, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of learning solutions for ongoing career development and education, today announced a new title focusing on the just-released Adobe® Creative Suite® 6 (CS6) software – Adobe InDesign CS6 Interactive: Digital Publishing for the Internet and the iPad. As part of the Revealed series, [...]
Alioscopy enables millions of Adobe Photoshop digital imaging artists to generate Alioscopy-ready “no-glasses” 3D content. With Alioscopy’s patented technology integrated into Adobe Photoshop CS6 Extended, millions of artists in the global Photoshop community will benefit from a streamlined, all-inclusive workflow to generate “no-glasses” 3D content—one of today’s fastest growing trends in digital signage, trade show [...]
Adobe has release a software development kit to aid developers in producing apps for the iPad that interact with Photoshop. The SDK is supposed to work with other tablets running Android and Blackberry OS’ but the first apps are for the iPad. To work this requires an update to Photoshop to 12.0.4 level, which is [...]
A powerful lens simulation plug-in for tilt and depth of field effects. Press Release Wilmington, NC, Human Software today announces the immediate availability of DepthField a lens simulation plug-in for Adobe® Photoshop® and Photoshop Elements, Lightroom, Apple Aperture in 32 or 64bit mode. With DepthField photographers can draw attention to their subject by manipulating focus [...]
Wayne’s first photography book (2nd book) is about to be available for sale. It should be selling on Amazon in about 2 weeks and other outlets in following months. eBook versions for the main platforms are being developed now and should be out shortly. Photography Wisdom A Practical Guide To Successful Photography and Self Expression [...]
I tend to be very conservative with software updates on my MacBook, as it is my main writing machine. But some software I wanted to run forced me to do the upgrade to the latest Mac OS X version. And a great update it is. Snow Leopard brings 64-bit computing to the Mac core applications [...]
Eye Candy is a plug-in set of filters for Photoshop and compatible software that is aimed much more at graphic designers than photographers, though I think many photographers will also find uses for it.
If you want to understand how to do inkjet transfers onto metal there is no better way than this DVD.
As the weather and my schedule have permitted, I have been out doing panorama photography with my IR converted Canon 350D and a slightly modified Gigapan Epic motorized panorama platform. A fairly calm and sunny day allowed me some time in the Fitzroy Gardens in Melbourne.
Retouching photos to remove skin blemishes and wrinkles is a common task. For faces with only a few wrinkles the Rubber Stamp Cloning Tool works well. But for other images you need another approach. This technique uses the blur filter.
After a successful beta test, Filter Forge, Inc. today announced the final release of the long-awaited Mac OS X version of Filter Forge, an innovative high-end plugin for Adobe Photoshop allowing computer artists to build their own filters — seamless textures, visual effects, distortions, patterns, backgrounds, frames and more.
Next-generation Professional Pen Tablet Delivers New Proprietary Pen Technology and an Elegant, Ergonomic Design Loaded with New Features Wacom® today unveils the long anticipated Intuos®4, a revolutionary new professional pen tablet that delivers new features and unparalleled performance to photographers, designers and artists seeking optimal control and improved productivity. Inspired by members of Wacom’s professional [...]
Tests Confirm CS4 Users Can Save Thousands of Dollars Through Productivity Gains in Everyday Tasks Adobe today announced benchmarking results from an independent research study conducted by Pfeiffer Consulting and commissioned by Adobe. According to the report, features in Adobe Creative Suite 4 software can dramatically increase productivity, efficiency and return on investment. Research shows [...]
DxO Labs announces today the immediate availability of DxO Optics Pro v5.3.3, now supporting the Nikon D3x (DxO Optics Pro Elite Edition) and Sony Alpha DSLR-A900 (DxO Optics Pro Elite Edition).
Nik Software announces today that Viveza, its popular digital photographic plug-in filter is now available for Adobe® Photoshop® Lightroom® 2 and higher. The update is free to current owners of Viveza.
Flash-based, User-Driven Educational Tool – Covering Color Management Basics & All Aspects of Award-Winning ColorMunki Photo X-Rite, Incorporated(www.xrite.com), the world leader in color management and measurement technologies, has launched its latest commitment to customer education, the ColorMunki Photo Interactive Training Video produced by X-Rite Color Services (www.colormunki.com) “We designed this video as an enhanced “out-of-box” [...]
New plug-in for Photoshop® and Aperture™ incorporates U Point® technology for precise selective sharpening Nik Software showcases at PMA 09 the latest version of its popular Sharpener Pro photographic plug-in for use with Adobe® Photoshop® and Apple® Aperture™. Designed for professionals and photo enthusiasts, Sharpener Pro 3.0 is the most advanced and powerful sharpening solution [...]
Award-winning plug-in provides the most powerful, precise, and easy way for photographers to selectively control and adjust color and light in their digital images Nik Software, Inc. announces today that its award-winning Viveza photographic plug-in for Adobe® Photoshop®, Photoshop Elements and Apple® Aperture® has received the 2009 Hot One Award from Professional Photographer magazine. Nik [...]
An old technique has a new lease on life in the digital world of Photoshop to create interesting images from both compact digital cameras and from dSLRs. Back in the dark ages when I shot film I used a creative technique called tri-color photography. In this technique I would set my camera, then a wonderful [...]
An interesting feature of the latest version of Photoshop is the ability to use the alignment and merge capabilities that Photoshop uses for panoramas and HDR to extend the depth of field of your images. We look at how it stacks up. We are still coming to terms with the features in Photoshop CS4, and [...]
This ongoing series of articles covers what do you do after you have taken the picture with your digital camera. In this part we examine the basics of working with Adobe Camera RAW. For many photographers Adobe Camera RAW is an essential part of their workflow if they shoot RAW and use Photoshop. Let’s look [...]
This ongoing series of articles covers what do you do after you have taken the picture with your digital camera. When it comes to digital workflows, taking the picture is only the start of so many options. In this series of articles we will explore the options. So we can make some headway with a [...]
Laurence Gartel is a pioneer in digital art. In an exclusive we announce the debut of digital media artist Laurence Gartel’s Collection of Photoshop Brushes Volume 1: Automobiles. Exclusive Laurence Gartel has been doing digital art since its early days and has exibited widely. Now he is branching out into supporting other digital artists, photographers [...]
We test the 40D with a Hoya R72 filter for infrared capability. The Canon 40D (available from B&H Photo) is an impressive camera. But how does it handle infrared photography? For these tests we used a Hoya R72 filter on the camera and mounted it on a solid tripod and used a cable release. The [...]
Students Pay Only $149 to Register for the Full Conference or May Download a Tech Expo Pass for Free Press Release Photoshop World is an excellent opportunity for students studyinggraphic design, Web design, photography, computer animation, and videoproduction to get a leg-up on their future careers by receivingcutting-edge training, as well as networking with thousands [...]
I have always liked to modify small sections of images to enhance the overall balance. In this article we look at how to do this in Photoshop. View part 3 of this series. I decided to add this 4th part to illustrate more subtle effects (though still exaggerated a little so you can see in [...]
I have always liked to modify small sections of images to enhance the overall balance. In this article we look at how to do this in Photoshop. Go back to Part 2. Another Infrared Here we minimize the steps as I think you will have the hang of it now from the above. Our starting [...]
I have always liked to modify small sections of images to enhance the overall balance. In this article we look at how to do this in Photoshop. Go back to Part 1. Infrared This is our starting image. It was shot in shade and is quite low contrast. Applying Levels is a standard thing I [...]