Apple supports a rich set of photo processing features in their native application Photos, and like any software application there are always some straight forward tricks for getting started and getting the most out of using it. So whether you are new to the application – or are just looking for some time saving short cuts - here are 5 tips for using Mac Photos.Getting started – Importing PhotosIf you previously used iPhotos on the Mac platform, Photo will automatically import the existing library... continue reading
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Have you ever merged multiple photos together but couldn't use the result because straight lines got curved too much?In case you didnt know, there is actually an easy way to solve that problem.The curves are most likely necessary to be able to connect lines smoothly - i.e. without a breach - in the first place. Most programs will make a variety of decisions autonomously. Those curves are basically a byproduct of the merging process. Depending on the subject you shoot, you can influence the result... continue reading
So you got a brand new DSLR, but when you start to take pictures, you notice a strange color tint on some or all of your images. Some may seem like they have a blue tint while others appear almost orange. Or maybe certain colors just aren’t quite “right”. One of the most common questions for new users of Digital Photography is how to color correct their images. The good news is that there are a few quick fixes available that are easy to learn and use.White BalanceThe most common cause of an... continue reading
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
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
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