Tag: tool

Leica M10 added to the studio comparison tool

Released early this year, the M10 is Leica’s latest digital rangefinder, offering a slimmer design and refined controls. We’ve just been given a reviewable sample unit, and set it up in front of our studio scene to see what it can do. Of particular note is a newly developed 24MP full-frame sensor. It’s claimed to […]

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High Dynamic Range (HDR): A Useful Photographic Tool

There is some controversy about using HDR. This stems from the presentation of some HDR images done badly and the somewhat difficult processing of the image for the average photographer to get the desired results. Photo by Justin Kern. The human eye can adjust to deep shadows and overly bright light quite quickly. The perception […]

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The Edit Photo Button: Brilliant Photoshop Tool Can Transform Any Image into a Masterpiece

Has anyone ever told you that you’re cheating when you apply any post-processing to your image after the initial capture of that image? Well, the reality is that what you were told is completely true. You see, for decades, cameras have had the innate ability to perceive what the scene should look like. In fact, […]

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This simple web tool helps you find the lenses you like best

Photo by Brandi Redd If you’re having trouble deciding what lens to buy next, and diving into the technical details isn’t helping (we have no idea what that’s like… but we hear it happens), a simple web tool called What the Lens might be able to help. Created by photographer Willie Chik, the tool reveals […]

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How to do Color Correction Using the Photoshop Curves Tool

One of the most powerful Photoshop tools at your disposal is Curves. Though it’s often only used to tweak contrast, the curves tool is also hugely effective in correcting color. What’s more, learning how to use it gives you a greater knowledge of image editing in general. It’ll enhance your understanding of the histogram and […]

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Curvature Pen Tool: Adobe Photoshop CC Sneak Peek of an Easier Pen Tool Coming Soon

The Pen tool is incredibly powerful, but not always the easiest to use for newcomers. Even those familiar with other Photoshop features are often less proficient with using the Pen tool to select specific areas or create paths. While it’s not meant to replace the original Pen tool, the new Curvature Pen tool previewed in […]

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Quick and Dirty Method of Using the Photoshop Spot Healing Brush Tool

Let’s say you use Lightroom and you’ve tried and tried to get rid of those distracting spots using Lightroom’s Spot Removal Tool but no matter how you set it – using Clone or Heal or changing the Opacity or increasing the Feather – you have a giant, obvious repair on your image. Not good! This […]

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