What was once a desk job that chained us to our offices, surrounded by our monster computer rigs, giant screens, sitting in uncomfortable positions, despite having purchased an expensive ergo chair. All the while still suffering from premature lower back pain and carpal tunnel syndrome, as if being divinely punished for the sins of our ancestors, could soon become a thing of the past.
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Hardware & Tools, Industry & Community News, Software

Full Photoshop on Your Apple iPad Next Year

It’s no secret that hardware performance in mobile devices is progressing so rapidly that it's been seriously changing the way smartphones and tablets are used by creative professionals, especially visual artists. With the emergence of the innovations like Microsoft's...

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Hardware & Tools, Industry & Community News

The New Most Powerful GPU Technology Promises Amazing Improvements In Post-Production Tools and Techniques

NVIDIA recently announced its new Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) named “Volta” which will bring Artificial Intelligence (AI) supercomputing and Deep Learning technology to GPUs in every industry.A few months ago the company shared that it had been working on...

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Hardware & Tools, Video Tutorial

6 Tricks for Better Performance With a Wacom Tablet

For any professional retoucher, a graphics tablet is a necessity. However, there is an initial adjustment period, and like many tools, there are many customization options and little-known features.In the video tutorial below, Colin Smith of Photoshop Cafe demonstrates six handy...

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Efficiency & Productivity, Hardware & Tools, Software

System Requirements for Retouching

Becoming a retoucher is one of those things that doesn’t involve many barriers to entry. Most computers will run the necessary software, making retouching accessible to many.For those that are just beginning their journey as a retoucher, or those...

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Hardware & Tools

Apple Vies For The Affection Of Power Users with iMac Pro

With the Mac Pro released in 2013 with few updates to follow, creative and professional Mac users were beginning to bite their nails with worry that Apple had abandoned them. At a shareholder meeting at Cupertino in February, Apple...

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Hardware & Tools, Real World Practices, Working With Colors

The Hitchhiker’s Guide to Getting Accurate Color on Your Monitor

By Stephen Vosloo & Daniel Hager.  We sat down to write a practical, hands-on guide to taming color in your digital world. This is not an exhaustive walk-through of color theory or management by any means. Rather, you’re getting the...

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Hardware & Tools, Working With Colors

Why You Need to Calibrate Your Screen

Screen Calibration has left people scratching their heads for years. Common questions like “Why do I need to calibrate my monitor if my clients aren’t calibrating theirs?” are all too reasonable and provide an interesting argument to the debate....

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Fundamentals, Hardware & Tools

Camera Sensors, Megapixels and How They Affect Post-Production Results

LESSON 3:BEFORE THE CAPTURECamera Sensors, Megapixels and How They Affect Post-Production Results What Is ISO Camera Settings For Better Source Images Light & Shadow Basics<<< RETURN TO THE COURSE PAGEWe are excited to share a guest article from Ontario-based...

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