How to Set Preferences & Memory Usage for Peak Performance – Photoshop CC, CS6

Here are a few ways to enhance Photoshop performance: Optimize your current hardware Customize Performance Preferences in Photoshop Tailor your Photoshop work habits (read more: History, Caches & Performance-Friendly Work Habits) Hardware The faster the processor you’re using and the more random access memory (RAM) you have installed on your computer, the faster and smoother Photoshop

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Camera Settings For Better Images

Beginner photographers will often jump to studying retouching before they have their photography and lighting skills fine-tuned. However, it is smarter to start with a solid photographic foundation before refining one’s post-production techniques. Starting off with a strong and technically correct photo will always lead to superior results than attempting to fix a badly captured image

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What is ISO?

WHAT IS ISO? ISO stands for International Organization for Standardization, and in terms of photography, designates an exposure index system devised by that organization. In essence, ISO is an exposure rating index that is used to tell you how sensitive (sometimes referred as fast) the film (or a digital sensor) is to light. This system

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Dynamic Range

DYNAMIC RANGE In photography, dynamic range is the ratio between the least and the highest measurable intensity of light. Simply put, it is the range of light and tonal detail from the darkest shadows to the brightest highlights. A good understanding of this concept will not only make us better photographers and visual artists, but

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Sharpness Vs. Focus

Sharpness: Acutance + Resolution Sharpness is the level of the clarity of detail in a photo and is a valuable tool for emphasizing textures of subjects and subjects’ details in an image. The sharpness of an image is described by two main factors: resolution and acutance. Resolution is the ability of the camera to distinguish between two very

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