Perfect Layers 8 Perfect Eraser

What’s missing from this picture? Actually, it’s seven things, all removed with the Perfect Layers 8 Perfect Eraser…

Adobe’s content-aware technology, as found in Photoshop and Elements, has a rival. Perfect Photo Suite 8 now has a Perfect Eraser tool in its Perfect Layers module. It works just like its Adobe equivalent – you paint over the object … Continue reading What’s missing from this picture? Actually, it’s seven things, all removed with the Perfect Layers 8 Perfect Eraser…

Perfect Layers 8 basics

Who needs Photoshop when you can use Perfect Layers 8 with Aperture and Lightroom?

Aperture and Lightroom fans will need an external image-editor for more advanced image enhancement and manipulation – particularly if it involves combining multiple images as layers. But your external editor doesn’t have to be Photoshop, or even Elements. Perfect Photo … Continue reading Who needs Photoshop when you can use Perfect Layers 8 with Aperture and Lightroom?

Aperture and Lightroom export sharpening

Do you sharpen on export? It makes more difference than you might think!

If you use Aperture or Lightroom, it’s so easy to export pictures at specific sizes for web use or emailing that you probably don’t give the settings a second thought. But in order to reduce your pictures to the required … Continue reading Do you sharpen on export? It makes more difference than you might think!

Focal Point 2 tilt shift

Create a miniature effect with this Focal Point 2 tilt shift technique

Tilt shift effects are all the rage right now, either as tools within image-editing programs or built directly into the camera. They deliberately defocus parts of the image to create the look of old-fashioned lenses, highly-controllable studio or architectural lenses … Continue reading Create a miniature effect with this Focal Point 2 tilt shift technique