Before There Was Photoshop
I’ve often talked on my blog about how, after historically shooting and processing black and white film, I know that many of the tools you get in Photoshop replicate things you can actually do in the darkroom. I even posted a while back abou [...]
Adobe has released version 5.2 of its popular Lightroom software. New features in the release include: A Smoothness adjustment slider has been added to the Detail Panel under Color Noise Reduction Refinements to the Spot Healing Tool Auto Exposure [...]
I’ve previously mentioned that I like black and white photography and one of the tools I often use when processing images for this is Nik Software’s Silver Efex Pro. A few months back Google purchased Nik Software but promised to keep  [...]
The latest and greatest version of the Adobe products are due to be released very soon (I’d guess at middle of next month). However to complicate things Adobe has introduced a new concept for CS6 – the Creative Cloud. The Creative Clou [...]
Well it looks like it won’t be long now until Adobe CS6 is out. You can already download the beta for Photoshop CS6 from the Adobe Labs site. However if you’re not a fan of installing beta/pre-release software then the Digital Photogra [...]
Flickr is easily the most popular photo sharing site and it is very easy for dedicated users to quickly amass a large volume of images on the service. But what happens when you leave the service? Or even if Flickr disappeared? Do you have local co [...]
Following a recent comment in the Leeds Flickr Group about the cost of things like Photoshop, Lightroom and other photo software, I thought I’d post a small article about some of the free alternatives that are available on the net. First up, [...]
Which format do you prefer to shoot in? RAW or JPEG? I ask as there’s an interesting discussion going on over on the Digital Photography School forums. Raw image files are sometimes called digital negatives, as they fulfil the same role as n [...]
For those of you using SlideShowPro for Lightroom, a new version is out. Version 1.1.4, which is likely to be the last upgrade before version 1.2 hits, doesn’t contain any major new features but fixes some bugs and brings the core product in [...]
The SlideShowPro tool is now available as a plugin for the web module of Adobe Lightroom. The tool allows you to create Flash slideshows from your photo collections using just the familar Lightroom interface. Its all self contained and you donR [...]