Update: My first batch of images has passed through the Adobe Stock review process. Most were accepted, two rejected. I've updated my review below. If you’re a designer or an illustrator you might have an interest in Adobe Stock as a quick and cost-effective way to find and buy stock images to suit your projects. But if you’re a photographer, … [Read more...]
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Lightroom for mobile has steadily evolved from a portable way to check out pictures in your Lightroom catalog into a powerful and useful sidekick for the desktop app, and the new Android and iOS versions make it more powerful still. Version 3.0 for Android brings a redesigned, faster and more efficient app that’s a better match for the Android … [Read more...]
Alien Skin software is running a four-day summer sale from July 20 to July 24, with an impressive 40% savings on products bought from the Alien Skin online store. This includes Exposure X2, one of my favourite Photoshop alternatives, recently updated to include Advanced Layers. Alien Skin Exposure X2 review This isn't the only software that … [Read more...]
Adobe has released a simultaneous Camera Raw 9.12 update Lightroom CC 2015.12 update, as well as Lightroom 6.12. It brings support for new camera RAW files, new lens profiles and new camera colour profiles. Adobe Camera Raw and Lightroom use the same RAW processing engine, which is why they’re updated at the same time. Lightroom CC 2015 … [Read more...]
I've just been sent Sony's two new full-frame FE mount superwide zooms and I took both down to Durdle Door for a try-out with Digital Camera Magazine. The FE 16-35mm F2.8 GM is the premium model, offering a 1-stop aperture advantage over the older Zeiss 16-35mm f/4, but it's the Sony FE 12-24mm F4 G that really caught my eye. This is the widest … [Read more...]
ON1 Photo RAW has a huge library of preset effects and you can try them all out just by browsing through the categories and clicking on the ones you like the look of. But that doesn’t really get you any closer to figuring out how its effects filters work and how you can use them to build your own effects. So here’s a quick project that uses … [Read more...]