After its introduction in 2015, Aurora HDR quickly became the world’s ultimate HDR imaging software. And now, Macphun has re-written Aurora from scratch, with new smarter tone-mapping algorithms that produce better and more realistic-looking HDR images – as well as improved image processing to produce cleaner, and more satisfying images.
In this interview Trey and I catch up about his move to New Zealand, a “meta” discussion about art vs tech, and how to market yourself in the digital age.
Bridal shows are a great place for wedding photographers to attract and find clients. TWiP contributor Patrick Reed recently participated in his first bridal show and shares his 5 takeaways from his experiences in preparing for and participating in his first bridal show.
Photographers today have options for creating images that were unthinkable less than a decade ago. While it has always been possible to manipulate in the wet darkroom and to employ in-camera techniques on film , today photographers have a choice. TWiP contributor Michelle Geoga shares an experiment with us.
Most people have gotten comfortable with using Lightroom’s export function to create a second set of images that will be used for uploading to the many web photo services. A lesser used function of Lightroom is its Publish Services feature.
The basic function of a Layer Mask is simple. It’s the ability to reveal and conceal pixels between layers. Like wearing a Halloween mask, the face is covered, but the eyes show through. Think of the face as the bottom layer, and the Halloween mask as the top layer…
Most photographers struggle with the timing of their blog posts. They may not blog consistently, they may run out of steam with blogging, or they may forget their blog for a while. In this post you’ll discover several ways to get your posts done. Everything from planning, to scheduling, to broadcasting.
In a typical class I like to make sure everyone understands the basics of selecting, layers, and masking within the first two class meetings. A teaching technique I find useful is to come up with analogies that help students wrap their brains around a basic concept.
In this three-part article, I will dig into Selecting, Layers, and Masking giving simple tips that should be considered in every-day editing. Regardless of how simple or complex my methods are, I always try to approach Photoshop with a focus on loss-less editing and keeping the file size manageable.