Like many people I have been intrigued by special effects achieved with software editing applications that can enhance your photos. Will the effects make the photo better or worse? The only way to find out is to apply the effect. Be sure to work from a copy of your original photo in case the effect does not work or save under a different name from your original. I have tried combining photos, using painting special effects and using reversal color special effects. Reversal... continue reading
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I have many interests when it comes to photography.The first and foremost is my family.The next I always come back to which is flowers. As I have told my husband they make my heart smile. When taking pictures of Flowers try to get different views. I try to not have to edit most photos, I submit as is, but then there are some I just love fooling around with in photoshop elements or photodirector Do you have a favorite editor? If so what? ... continue reading
Although I joined in 2015 my camera wasn't really up to the task of taking quality pictures. So I purchased a Sony ILCE 6000 and I'm pleased with the results despite not understanding every setting. I have an acceptance rate around 59% which I hope to improve on as I get used to the noise reduction software and photo editor.I am homing in on my first 100 online(6 to go) and have an array of subjects. It is still a learning curve for me but we all have to start somewhere. The main thing is I enjoy... continue reading
Dear readers,in some days we will receive our Timelapse Software and we are very glad, that we than can offer 4K and HD timelapse videos. For us is the software very expensive ($89.00) and we hope that my RAM from the PC will be enough for to produce the 4K and HD timelapse videos.I wrote into my mindmap a lot of ideas, where can produce good timelapse videos. We need some interesting places for it. The problem is only, that Frankfurt is in the night a dangerous city (we hear often cries... continue reading
Since the advent of the digital camera the whole workflow has been digitized. Below a list of software tools, platforms, and services I use. The hardware I use consists of and 27" iMac, a Synology NAS, and a bunch of external harddisks.For backup I use Sync Pro to copy my NEFs, DNGs, and JPGs to my NAS. The NEFs of the current year are stored on Amazon Glacier. Once a month I take a full copy of everything to my office at the university. In practice I have three copies of every picture.For... continue reading
You've worked hard and saved your money to the best of your ability. You have a nice camera and good lenses. But before you upload them to Dreamstime or even show them to your friends, you want to make some small corrections for color, contrast, cropping etc. But photo software can bust an already strained budget. What's the poor but dedicated photographer to do?Photoshop, the incredibly powerful and useful software package, is really expensive and now, if you want it, you have to subscribe to... continue reading
Since I started to learn 3d graphics 12 years ago,my aim was always to represent my ideas on more realistic way.I sell my 3d models on 3d stock markets,so I needed something fast and very realistic,to see how my final 3d model will look like.My aim was to work on freelance projects,and to invest in some kind of rendering software.This year I've got Simlab Composer 2014 animation version from my client I'm working for,and I must say I'm pretty impressed with the speed and realism of the software.... continue reading
Before I start my post, here are some sweet cupcakes for everyone:Do you sell photos on many microstock agencies? If yes, GO to download GO StockDeveloped by MyMicrostock & GO Software, it will help to automate repetitive tasks and save time.In this case, we no longer need to login to multiple microstock sites to upload photos and the time saved can be used to shoot and edit more photos.Basically GO Stock helps you to upload your photos to multiple microstock photography... continue reading
As a photographer, you always get to encounter situations that are worth capturing but the light is extremely unfavorable. If you have a tripod, you are good to go. But that doesn't always help. Recently while trying to make an HDR of a church interior, I wasn't allowed to set up the tripod because it would obstruct flow of tourists. The church was beautiful and I wanted an HDR, whatever happens. So I had to step up ISO to 1600 (still got a shutter speed of around 1/13 only). Thanks to Canon's outstanding... continue reading
First, let me explain my experience with post-processing to give you an idea of my skill level.I began with Photoshop 3 with a little instruction from a colleague and upgraded to Photoshop 4 when I had the opportunity a little later on.In time, I felt Photoshop was just too vast to learn fluently with the little time I could allocate to photography and especially post-processing.However, I found most of the changes I cared about were within the Camera RAW plugin found within all versions of... continue reading
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