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Learn How to Use Layers in Your Designs – Photography Article

Learn How to Use Layers in Your Designs If you’ve just started using Photoshop for your design or photography work, at some point you’ll want to being using layers. Layers are the very foundation of Photoshop, providing the full range of the app’s capabilities to create files, designs, or images that you can easily update or alter. The following fundamental attributes will help you move past the beginner level. There are far more complicated functions to layers, but knowing these…

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How Much RAM Do You Really Need to Edit Photos in Lightroom? – Photography Article

How much RAM do you really need to edit photos in Adobe Lightroom? 8GB? 16GB? 32GB? And how much of a difference would upgrading your current system actually make? Ryan of Signature Edits decided to find out, and he’s put together a helpful comparison video to share his results. In the video above, Ryan starts out by covering what RAM does and doesn’t do. Some less tech-y types tend to think that “More RAM” always equals “Better Performance,” but that’s…

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Adobe Shows Off Improved Content-Aware Fill Coming Soon to Photoshop – Photography Article

Adobe is making some big improvements to the Content-Aware Fill tool in Photoshop. In a sneak peek of an update that’s “coming soon,” Photoshop Product Manager Meredith Stotzner shows how an upcoming version of the tool will make it easier to get realistic results from this already-powerful fill tool. Content-Aware Fill is already a powerful feature that works well about… 50% of the time. But it’s about to get a little bit more intelligent. Coming soon, when you access Content-Aware…

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9 Easy Photoshop Adjustments for RAW Files – Photography Article

9 Easy Photoshop Adjustments for RAW Files RAW files are not processed within the camera, which means they’re essentially a huge chunk of data for you to mold. Think of them like raw materials found in nature, just waiting to be used for any number of purposes. In the world of technology, the larger your data file, the larger the canvas and the more choices you have. To help beginners navigate the breadth of options available, here’s a quick and…

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Adobe Shows Off AI-Powered ‘Auto Reframe’ Tool for Premiere Pro – Photography Article

Automated editing is taking over more and more photo and video editing tasks. Case in point: today, Adobe is showing off a new AI-powered tool for Premiere Pro called “Auto Reframe,” which can intelligently crop and pan your footage into multiple aspect ratios. Given the number of devices with different displays in use today, it’s no longer good enough to release a video in a single aspect ratio; but as Adobe points out in its demo, manually reframing your footage…

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How to Speed Up Adobe Lightroom Without Buying Better Hardware – Photography Article

Adobe updated Lightroom with GPU Accelerated Editing a couple of weeks ago, helping to give your workflow a boost. But if your Lightroom Classic is still running too slow for your taste, this video will help you squeeze out more performance without upgrading to the latest Mac or adding better hardware to you PC. The video was put together by our friend Pye over at SLRLounge, and there are nine tips in all. Even if you’re pretty familiar with Adobe…

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I’m Back From Photoshop World, and… – Photography Article

Adobe Keynote speaker Terry White, shown above in all four frames, totally crushed it at the conference in Vegas! …it was just incredible (truly one of the best ever), and I’ve got a bunch of pictures and stories to share but I couldn’t get them ready in time to post them today. I’ll have ’em together pretty soon and post a link to them here, but for now…I’ve pretty much got nuthin. Well, actually… Over on my other blog, Lightroom…

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This is What Photoshop Was Like in 1988 – Photography Article

Think your Photoshop is slow? Check out what it was like to use Adobe Photoshop version 0.63 Beta. Here’s a humorous 13-minute video (warning: there’s strong language) in which Krazy Ken of Computer Clan tries editing some photos inside the Photoshop that existed back in October 1988. The photo editing was done on an old Macintosh with a 32MHz 68030 processor and 8MB of RAM. While you obviously won’t find the modern tools photographers have come to know and love…

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Say Yes, Figure It Out Later. Starting from the Start with Tyler Babin – Photography Article

“It’s impossible to move forward while staying the same”. That’s what motivated Tyler Babin, a 25 year old up & coming filmmaker, who hustled his way into his dream job only to leave it to pursue the riskier thing, an even bigger bet – on himself. I’ve had literally hundreds of requests over the years to have someone on the show who isn’t Richard Branson or Brene Brown or {fill in the blank star}…ie. host someone who hasn’t “made it…

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Adobe Lightroom Lands in Apple’s Mac App Store – Photography Article

Adobe Lightroom is now available through Apple’s Mac App Store. It’s the first major Adobe Creative Cloud app to be made available in the app store, which was revamped when Apple launched macOS Mojave last year. The app is the new cloud-based Lightroom, not the popular desktop/laptop-centric app that was formerly known as Lightroom before being renamed to Adobe Lightroom Classic. Lightroom is a free download from the Mac App Store and is included in your plan if you subscribe…

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Fixing the Flat Light of a Midday Drone Photo – Aerial Photography Article

While driving across North America in the pickup truck full of drones, my partner Stacy Garlington and I remind ourselves that the journey is more important than the destination. We drive from city to city not to not simply to waste fuel, but to share our passion for drone photography with others. On the road, we use Google Maps to filter out the interstate highways. This forces us to travel the country roads and Main Streets of yesteryear. Creating drone…

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iOS Camera Apps and Lens Comparisons – iPhone Photography Article

I wondered to what extent camera apps create different images of the exact same composition when using my iPhone X camera hardware. Do they all call the same hardware functions and therefore produce the exact same image? Or, do app-specific incantations exist that voodoo the image into existence creating variance in the rendered images of the same compositions? Unsure, I decided to conduct an experiment and write this post: iOS Camera Apps and Lens Comparisons. The Camera Apps and Location Used…

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