Posts tagged with Photoshop
One annoyance of Photoshop/Bridge CS4 is that it won't read any existing custom File Info panels. These let File Info display XMP metadata from other applications such as iView or Expression Media, and they were written in a text file . . .
Tom Hogarty updates the what pros use for raw file conversion comparison. Both Lightroom and Aperture increase their share, Lightroom leaping 50% on 2007 and Aperture a respectable 36%. Among Mac users only, Aperture’s share is static though, indicating the . . .
I recently saw a wedding book some friends had created using Photobox. They wouldn't claim to be computer-savvy, but they'd done a great job and were able to give copies to close family. It should be just that easy, shouldn't . . .
Lightroom 2 lets you send a panorama's component frames directly to Photoshop, but they're sent full size. Unless you really want a massive full size stitch, that slows down Photoshop's panorama processing. Instead, Martin Evening has done a video showing . . .
Ben Long reviews Silver Efex Pro and correctly points out one of its best features
The Black and White adjustment in Photoshop is very good because it allows you to make changes to specific color values in your image. The problem . . .
One reason why I still use iView rather than switching completely to Lightroom is because I prefer its HTML web gallery templates. iView takes about a third of Lightroom's time to output a big contact sheet style web gallery of . . .
It's easy to see real positives in Aperture's announcement of plug-in architecture. Taking advantage of existing third party tools can quickly flesh out its features, while positioning it at the centre of a viable “ecosystem”. Meanwhile third party developers can . . .
Another change I particularly like in Lightroom 2 is being able to add multiple external editors (via Preferences). OK, not everyone likes to have multiple versions of Photoshop installed, but it's incredibly handy to have other external editors just a . . .
Yes, I do throw up my hands in despair every time I read some Lightroom user saying he has hundreds of Develop Presets. It’s the same personality type who will trumpet the hundreds of Velvia-effect Photoshop actions he’s collected, who’ll . . .
Ian Wood ( here too) has written an interesting and lengthy Aperture versus Lightroom 2 beta comparison.
He admits “Obviously I'm pretty biased towards Aperture (contributing to an Aperture blog, writing Aperture-related software, top-rated poster on the Apple discussion forum, . . .
It's not a secret that I find Lightroom the best application for reviewing, adjusting and applying initial metadata - I'd pretty well finished processing last weekend's 2,100+ raw files by Wednesday morning. Equally obviously, it's not the only program that . . .
Mary Jo Foley speculates about Lightroom designer Mark Hamburg's departure to Microsoft:
What?s Microsoft want with Adobe Photoshop guru Mark Hamburg, who recently joined the Redmond juggernaut?
Hamburg a programmer who has been part of the Adobe Photoshop team since version 2.0 . . .
Last year I posted a note on how to move master pictures from Aperture to Lightroom and transfer any metadata that you had entered. Essentially you used the Export Masters command and told Aperture to put the metadata in XMP . . .
Take a look at Jeff Schewe's teasing post in a thread about Aperture 2.1 and its dodge and burn utility:
what are you gonna be doing next Wed, April 2nd? (I actually already know what you'll be doing but I can't . . .
I never claim to be an early adopter, and only recently discovered the value of Google Alerts. Now Matthew Campagna shows me the use of Google Trends by charting searches for Adobe Lightroom and Apple Aperture:
One thing to consider, however, . . .
Got back from the Lake District last night. I was staying in the village of Rosthwaite where my brother and his wife have bought a holiday house and it’s great to report that this little country still has places with . . .
John Nack reports a comparison of Lightroom and Aperture pro market shares:
InfoTrends recently surveyed 1,026 professional photographers in North America to determine which software they used for raw file processing. Here's what folks reported:
66.5% using the Photoshop Camera Raw . . .
The original post caused a bit of confusion because I didn't mention it affected dimensions like 8.5″which are not whole numbers. I've italicised my extra text.
In London it's the rule that you wait ages for your bus, and just as . . .
One of the best things about Photoshop CS3 is the improvements in stitching, and Lightroom's product manager Tom Hogarty is one of those who is shooting more panoramas. Asked in this interview what he'd most like to see in . . .
When you write a book on version 1.0 of a program, things are very much in flux. Apart from your publisher's deadline. Features change subtly and others are pulled at the last minute, or later, and you're never going to . . .