Making Animated GIFs is useful for a variety of digital marketing reasons. It’s also just some good ol’ fashioned fun! Photoshop makes it easy. In the video below, I’ll show you how to make GIFs from three different starting points — from standard Photoshop layers, a video imported as frames converted to layers and using […]
Ever since the release of Creative Cloud, Adobe has been slowly tweaking its “brand identity” by releasing new logos with rounded corners. Today, they’re taking that a big step forward by redesigning all of its App logos, the Creative Cloud logo, and even the Adobe logo itself.
In a blog post announcing the changes, Adobe’s Sonja Hernandez explains that these changes will “ensure our portfolio continues to be easy for our customers to navigate and understand, as well as maintain a fresh look and feel.”
I’m often asked what sort of cheap point-and-shoot camera will help take better photos than a smartphone. But before I make that recommendation, I have to mention that most modern smartphones have surprisingly great cameras. So much so that some people take night photos of the Milky Way with them, something that seemed inconceivable not […]
This Thursday, be sure to join Photofocus’ own Michèle Grenier as she walks you through getting started with Luminar. You’ll learn how to use Luminar’s AI tools like AI Sky Replacement and AI Portrait Enhancer, and she’ll show you some best practices when editing your images. Whether you’re a new Luminar user or looking for […]
Are you one of those portrait photographers who want to get in and get out real quick when it comes to editing? Not everyone wants to spend hours cleaning up blemishes in an image. Sure, to get that perfect magazine spray-painted effect you can go all in, but in general, you capture it great in-camera […]
If you’re looking to hone your Lightroom CC and Lightroom Mobile skills, Adobe has launched a new series of bite-sized video tutorials that you might be interested in. The series is called “In a Lightroom Minute,” and it’s made up of 60-second (give or take) tutorials that cover a wide variety of topics.
Those of you familiar with Adobe’s YouTube channels probably recognize this concept. The company has done this before with the Lightroom Coffee Break series and, more recently, with the Photoshop Magic Minute series. In a Lightroom Minute follows in the same vein, sharing helpful tips
Last month, Canon released EOS Webcam Utility Beta, free software that lets you turn your DSLR, mirrorless or PowerShot camera into a webcam. If you’re a macOS user, rejoice. the software is now available for your computer, too. When it was first launched, EOS Webcam Utility Beta was only available for Windows. After feedback from […]
Canon was rightly praised when it unveiled its EOS Webcam Utility last month, allowing users to turn many of the company’s most popular DSLRs and mirrorless cameras into webcams without using a capture card. There was just one issue: the Beta was Windows only. Well, not anymore.
Just minutes ago, Canon announced that EOS Webcam Utility has officially been released on MacOS. In a not-so-humble press release titled “You Asked, Canon Delivers,” the company pats itself on the back for acting on feedback from Apple users who made their disappointment known “through multiple Canon social media channels, customer comments and
Fujifilm has just officially announced webcam support for X and GFX series cameras. The new software allows you to use your mirrorless camera — yes, even a medium format one — as a camera for your online video calls or video streaming.
Join Rich Harrington for a look at how quickly you can solve challenging color balance for diving photos. You’ll also enhance detail and tone for the best image. Luminar works as both an application and a plugin. Learn more at skylum.com.
While it’s important to get things right at the source, if you’ve made that age-old mistake of not changing your camera settings before taking the shot, is it possible to recover the photo? Or is it destined for the recycling bin?
Just a few weeks after Canon announced the beta version of its highly welcomed software to allow its cameras to be used as webcams, Fujifilm is following suit. Fujifilm X Webcam means that you can use X-series and GFX-series cameras as high-quality webcams.
Remember Canon’s announcement earlier this month? Quite a few models can now be deployed as webcams for video calls and such. Hot on the heels of this announcement, FUJIFILM releases their own take on this: Convert your X and GFX series mirrorless cameras into webcams. Please welcome: X Webcam!
During a recent Fujifilm India livestream, a member of the product team revealed that the company is actively developing a firmware update that would allow you to use your Fuji X camera as a ‘plug and play’ webcam, ostensibly over USB.
Most of the livestream—which you can watch in full above—is information we already knew from the Fuji X-T4 launch and previous livestreams. They talked about the coming 50mm f/1.0 lens, talked about the X-T4’s IBIS, and touted the company’s color science, among other topics.
The new info came during the “Live Demo and Q&A Session” with the
I’ve long been intrigued by the Adobe Lightroom product. While it’s often seen as the younger brother to its sibling, Lightroom Classic, “new” Lightroom does a great job of editing photos. Couple that with its online sync capabilities and mobile camera capture functions, and you really have a product that can be a great solution […]
Luminar 4 has brought with it some advanced AI features that can save a lot of time in edits and enable new creative avenues. How does it hold up against Lightroom when it comes to editing? This great video shows a photographer processing the same image in both apps and what you can expect from each.
The world is a little strange, yes? Even though I have been pottering in my own garden, in my home studio, working with still life, flowers, food and such … I really do miss my portrait sessions, and so do my models. So, when I saw a YouTube video for a portrait shoot via Facebook […]
If you’re having trouble managing your media assets on set or in the studio while collaborating with others, you should take a good look at Kyno. Let’s get straight to it since this update (again) has a long list of new features: Kyno 1.8 offers deep DaVinci Resolve and Avid Media Composer integration, Blackmagic RAW support plus the usual (but of course very welcomed) performance and workflow improvements.
image credit: Kyno (edited by cinema5D).
What’s Kyno you ask? It’s a piece of software which let’s you manage, preview, transcode, tag, organize, back up, ingest, log metadata, convert, trim, rename
In the past few years, serious alternatives to Photoshop have started to crop up, with Affinity Photo being one of the most comprehensive options. If you are looking for a subscription-free alternative to Photoshop, check out this great look at using Affinity Photo to edit a beauty image.