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Fundamentals, Software, Video Tutorial

Understanding Blending Modes in Photoshop

Whether you are color grading, manipulating tones, or creating a composite, understanding blending modes will help you achieve the desired result. This crash course by Jesús Ramirez of the Photoshop Training Channel breaks down the basic fundamentals of these...

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Industry & Community News, Software

Darktable Now Available in Windows Too

Beginner photographers and retouchers who are looking for free alternatives to Adobe subscription software until their hobby turns into a freelance business, may be delighted to know that Darktable, a free open-source alternative to Adobe Lightroom previously only available...

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Software, Video Tutorial, Working With Colors

How to Tone Images With Adjustment Layers in Photoshop

There is no understating the importance of thoughtful color when it comes to post-production. Regardless of the genre of photography, color impacts the viewer’s perception of mood, texture, atmosphere, and more.Because of that, refining the process for color grading...

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Industry & Community News, Software

Powerful New Tools for One-Click Selections Coming Soon to Photoshop

Adobe Sensei, which is Adobe’s AI machine-learning apparatus, has been the backbone for much of the powerful innovations brought to their applications.Recently, Adobe teased a new feature that removes the guesswork from masking out subjects: Select Subject.Presently, the primary...

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Software, Video Tutorial, Working With Colors

Phase One Releases Capture One 11 With New Features & Improved Performance

Phase One has recently launched Capture One 11 with an impressive host of new features for retouchers and photographers alike. Capture One has enjoyed increasing popularity among professionals for raw conversion, tethered capture, and as a primary image processing...

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Fundamentals, High-End Beauty & Fashion, Software

Blurring – Clarifying Some Misconceptions

As any resourceful retoucher would know, there is a strict low tolerance towards over-blurring in the high-end retouching community. On online forums where retouchers post their work for online peers to critique and advise, I come across some good-intentioned...

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Software, Video Tutorial

Color & Luminance Range Masking in Lightroom Classic CC

Lightroom Classic CC is Adobe’s new lightning-fast desktop update, that brought much more than performance improvements to the table.Color and Luminance Range Masking is one of the more exciting new features, ushering forth a whole new way to make...

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Efficiency & Productivity, Software, Video Tutorial

5 New Features In Photoshop CC 2018

Last week, Adobe launched Adobe Photoshop CC 2018 with a host of improvements and new features. There were over eighteen noteworthy new additions to the application, but which ones should you try out first? In this video Howard Pinsky reviews the...

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using color calibration profiles in adobe lightroom
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Software, Video Tutorial, Working With Colors

How to Use Color Calibration Profiles in Lightroom

Effective use of color should be a top priority for all retouchers and photographers. While there are multiple ways to manage colors, one particularly underused yet simple feature is the Camera Calibration tool within Adobe Lightroom.In this video tutorial...

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