Tag Archive | "editing"

Tethered Capture in Lightroom 3 Beta 2

Monday, May 10, 2010

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Tethered Capture in Lightroom 3 Beta 2

Tethered shooting is a great way to make sure you’re “getting the shot”. Shooting tethered means that your DSLR camera is attached to your computer so that your images transfer directly to your hard drive instead of being saved to your memory card. The camera is normally connected to the computer via a USB cable,and […]

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A Cool Use of Photoshop’s Transform Feature

Tuesday, April 27, 2010

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A Cool Use of Photoshop’s Transform Feature

Photograph © Rick Sammon. All Rights Reserved. Early one morning while exploring a remote region of The Royal Kingdom of Bhutan, I spotted this scene next to a school: students and their teaching saying a morning prayer before class. I wanted to get the shot and I wanted to get everything in the scene in […]

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The Sky Is No Limit with Lightroom

Friday, April 16, 2010

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Skies are often a challenge for photographers. If we expose properly for the ground, skies often get light and washed out. If we expose properly for the sky, the ground gets too dark. If we use a graduated neutral density filter, the whole sky gets dark as well as any upright parts of the ground. […]

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MediaStorm posts Guide to Final Cut Pro Resources on the Web

Thursday, April 15, 2010

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MediaStorm, the brainchild of multimedia producer Brian Storm, has just posted the “MediaStorm’s Guide to Final Cut Pro Resources on the Web“, a very comprehensive list of the most important resources on the web for those interested in Final Cut Pro. If use or are interested in learning mode about FCP, this is an awesome […]

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Lightroom Week: Filter Friday

Friday, April 2, 2010

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Lightroom Week: Filter Friday

I’ve already written about Lightroom’s Library filters (read the article HERE), so I’m going to talk about a different type of filter for Filter Friday. There is an adjustment in Photoshop called “Photo Filter”. It contains several preset colors that warm or cool your image, as well as presets for adding more dramatic colors. These […]

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Targeted Color Adjustments in Lightroom

Thursday, March 25, 2010

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Targeted Color Adjustments in Lightroom

One of the things I have always liked about Lightroom is it’s simplicity. With just a few tips, most people can be up & running organizing and developing photos in no time. Another thing I enjoy about Lightroom is finding uses for the adjustment tools that are not necessarily obvious at first glance. Here are […]

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2010/02/09 Apple announces Aperture 3

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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Apple has just announced this morning the latest version of their photo management and editing platform, Aperture 3.0. Aperture 3 brings some of the most loved features of iPhoto into their professional level software package. Features like Faces and Places, but also add higher end features like non-destructive edge aware brushes for applying selective adjustments […]

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Powerful Searching with Lightroom’s Library Filters

Wednesday, January 27, 2010

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Powerful Searching with Lightroom’s Library Filters

There are many ways to find your photos inside Lightroom. The Library Filter bar contains several tools that make finding specific images easier. You can apply these filters one at a time or in combinations to see only the images you’re looking for. To apply multiple filters, command(cntrl) click on the filter names in the […]

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Preparing Your DSLR Videos for Editing

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

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With the introduction of the Canon 5D Mark II and its true High Definition video capabilities, the Digital SLR landscape was changed forever. You can now expect every new Digital SLR to have similar capabilities. As photographers, we find ourselves having to learn something new, not just artistically, but also technically. One of the main […]

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Editing Canon 7D & 5D MarkII video

Monday, November 23, 2009

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I hear about so many people having problems editing 7D & 5D2 video that I thought it would be worthwhile posting a quick note on one of the easiest ways to edit it. The 7D & 5D2 video format is called h.264, this is the most advanced video compression format around, meaning that it can […]

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