A Tale of Groceries: Featuring an Fstoppers Community Member

A Tale of Groceries: Featuring an Fstoppers Community Member Inspiration strikes at random times, you may witness a beautiful fall scene with brightly colored leaves falling into a creek, or stumble across a wonderful painting that gets your creative juices flowing and sparks your imagination. Or like in the case of "Grossceries," you watch a documentary on food, and start to think about where food comes from. [ Read More ]

Beware: There’s a Blend Mode Bug in Photoshop CC 2019

Beware the Photoshop CC 2019 update! It does not come without bugs. When everyday tools do not behave the way they should, we should pay very close attention! With the latest update released earlier this week, Adobe released the latest versions of all the Creative Cloud apps, including the latest Photoshop (version 20.0.0). I was actually inclined to give it a chance right from the go. I’ve been let down in the past by Adobe’s update strategies, but this hasn’t been the case for me for any of the CC updates yet. As pretty much all the bugs
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Thank you, Adobe — For The Little Things…

I’m just back from teaching at the Adobe MAX Conference in Los Angeles. An incredible event, in scope, scale and how Adobe pulls it off. Really something special to experience (and thanks to all the folks who came out to my sessions). During the opening keynote, my dear friend and 21-year evangelist for Adobe Systems, Terry White (seen above), was on stage to show off the new features in Photoshop CC 2019 (he totally crushed it btw — he’s such a gifted presenter). There’s a new workspace for Content-Aware Fill, which is arguably one of Photoshop’s most amazing features already, and this Continue reading "Thank you, Adobe — For The Little Things…"

Adobe Sneaks Shows Amazing Tech That Might Be Coming Soon

Adobe Sneaks Shows Amazing Tech That Might Be Coming Soon Every year at Adobe MAX, and sometimes in between, we are treated to the Adobe Sneaks: a series of presentations of what Adobe is doing at the most advanced levels technology can take us in order to help creators save loads of time, such as Project Fast Mask, which makes masking out any subject in a video as easy as using the Magic Wand selection tool. [ Read More ]

ON1 Photo RAW 2019: an invitation to migrate from Lightroom

ON1 Photo RAW 2019: an invitation to migrate from Lightroom Migrating your photos and settings from Lightroom to ON1 Photo RAW 2019 will soon be easier. The new version also features a new non­destructive workflow for layers. ON1 has been hard at work and has been listening to users. The 2019 version of ON1 Photo RAW, which will be available this November, offers significant enhancements to the migration process for customers looking to switch from Lightroom. According to ON1, “version 2019 will be one of the first solutions to utilize AI­ powered algorithms to transfer and display Lightroom edited photos in ON1 Photo RAW 2019. The transferred settings will also
ON1 Photo RAW 2019: an invitation to migrate from Lightroom
ON1 Photo RAW 2019: an invitation to migrate from Lightroom
ON1 Photo RAW 2019: an invitation to migrate from Lightroom
ON1 Photo RAW 2019: an invitation to migrate from Lightroom
ON1 Photo RAW 2019: an invitation to migrate from Lightroom
ON1 Photo RAW 2019: an invitation to migrate from Lightroom
ON1 Photo RAW 2019: an invitation to migrate from Lightroom
ON1 Photo RAW 2019: an invitation to migrate from Lightroom
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This is the Full Photoshop Coming to the iPad

We learned earlier this year that Adobe is working on bringing a full version of Photoshop to the Apple iPad, and today the company officially announced it: “real” Photoshop power is coming to the popular tablet in 2019. Adobe unveiled the next generation of Adobe Creative Cloud apps today and says the new updates mark “a major inflection for the future of creativity.” “We are unlocking a new level of creative potential by releasing more powerful tools, extending creativity beyond the desktop, and empowering creatives to thrive in new mediums like voice and augmented reality,” Adobe says. The new
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It’s Adobe MAX Keynote Day! Could We Get Photoshop & Lightroom Updates?

Hi, gang and greetings from Los Angeles where this morning Adobe will take the stage for their huge annual conference, Adobe MAX 2018 — held this year at the Los Angeles Convention Center. I’m very excited to be teaching at the conference this year — I’m teaching a class today and tomorrow called “How to Present Like a Pro” and I can’t wait to share a bunch of really helpful techniques with the folks here at the conference. I’m not sharing anything out-of-turn or secret here, but I will tell you that historically Adobe releases big updates to products like Continue reading "It’s Adobe MAX Keynote Day! Could We Get Photoshop & Lightroom Updates?"

Adobe Announces Full Version of Photoshop CC for iPad

Adobe Announces Full Version of Photoshop CC for iPad Photoshop CC has long been Adobe’s flagship and most recognizable creative product. This marks the first time the software will be available off the desktop in a full-fledged and purely touch-optimized package since Adobe originally released Photoshop 1.0 nearly three decades ago. [ Read More ]

TourBox is Like a Gaming Controller for Photoshop and Lightroom Editing

TourBox is a new photo editing controller designed for Photoshop and Lightroom. Designed to be compact, it looks more like a video game controller than a keyboard-style console. The palm-sized device features a fully-customizable UI with a knob, wheels, and buttons. The idea is that photographers can take 90% of their most repetitive tasks and move them from mouse and keyboard into simple twists, scrolls, and clicks. TourBox isn’t designed to completely replace your mouse and keyboard though, but instead it works in conjunction with a mouse and graphics tablet to “enhance tool control.” Compared to other editing consoles
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A Useful Tool for Matching Lighting in Composite Photographs

A Useful Tool for Matching Lighting in Composite Photographs Probably the most important factor in creating a convincing composite photograph is matching the lighting, but that's also something that has a lot of nuance and can be very difficult to do. This helpful video will show you a quick and powerful technique for better matching the lighting in composite photographs. [ Read More ]