FREE PDF DOWNLOAD – Adobe Photoshop CC Update: Camera Raw 8.4

23 Apr 2014 - Martin Evening

Welcome to the latest Adobe Photoshop CC bulletin update.  This is provided free to ensure everyone can be kept up-to-date with the latest changes that have taken place in Photoshop CC (and are also applicable to CS6 users.) This bulletin describes the latest changes to Camera Raw.  For a complete description of how to use…

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Portraits with Mobile Cameras

21 Apr 2014 - Richard Gray

I read something the other day that made me think: that’s so true, I can’t believe I didn’t think of it before! It was in an article by Craig Mod in the New Yorker. He was talking about portrait photography and the advent of viewfinder screens on the back of digital cameras. “You are no…


Reinterpreting Henri Matisse using Photoshop

18 Apr 2014 - Carlyn Beccia

HENRI MATISSE: DRAWING WITH PAPER This is a level one tutorial from the book The Digital Renaissance: Classic Painting Techniques in Photoshop and Painter by Carlyn Beccia. “An artist must possess Nature. He must identify himself with her rhythm, by efforts that will prepare the mastery which will later enable him to express himself in…


Gray Light – The Beauty of Restraint

16 Apr 2014 - Michael Freeman

Poor gray light. Few people seem to want it. It’s too ordinary, an all-too-predictable condition in mid-latitudes, often persisting day after day to the irritation of people who know that just above that low layer of shapeless cloud (low-level stratus is the culprit), a warm bright sun is shining. Not only does it give a…

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Hooray for Hollywood: Paramount Studios Sets the Stage for Paris Photo / LA Edition 2014

14 Apr 2014 - Renay Elle Morris

After a successful run in 2013, logistics are the priority for the directors and creative teams at the Paramount Picture Studios, as last minute production and talent discussions are underway for the second annual Paris Photo Los Angeles. And what better city than Los Angeles ¬–a mecca for creatives, is there to champion the 2014…


Underwater Photography:
How to Take Pictures and Protect the Reef

11 Apr 2014 - Martin Edge

Whilst you may know what this is all about, many others won’t. You will be diving with these ‘many others’ in the near future. Their diving photo habits may be somewhat lacking and may damage the reef. It may also damage the reputation of other responsible photographers who are diving with them and you may…


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