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Download and organise your images in Adobe Bridge CC

Ask most people about the state of their image library and inevitably they’ll raise a guilty smile. It’s one of those housekeeping tasks that will forever remain near the top of your to do list but will never actually make it too the top. Even the most organised of photographers rarely finds the time to…

Discover how to sort pictures by rating images in Bridge

One of the biggest advantages of digital is that you can shoot vast quantities of images without having to reload rolls of film and worry about the cost. This freedom greatly increases the likelihood of you capturing the shot you want. However that abundance of images can also be a huge problem especially when it…

Monitor and printer calibration explained by Ashley Karyl

Monitor calibration is just the start of the story, it's all well having a monitor that projects the right colours but if your printer is off then all that hard work will go to waste. In this video Ashley Karyl takes a look at the ColorMunki Photo a monitor and printer calibration tool. https://youtu.be/TH2CChFJlmA  …

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BenQ PD2700Q monitor review Score 90%

BenQ PD2700Q monitor review

The 27in monitor offers 2560 x 1440 QHD resolution on its non-reflective screen, along with 1.07 billion display colours in 100% sRGB and Rec.709 mode, with 10-bit colour depth… all for just under £400 / $400.

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Discover how to sort pictures by rating images in Bridge

One of the biggest advantages of digital is that you can shoot vast quantities of images without having to reload rolls of film and worry about the cost. This freedom greatly increases the likelihood of you capturing the shot you want. However that abundance of images can also be a huge problem especially when it…

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Download and organise your images in Adobe Bridge CC

Ask most people about the state of their image library and inevitably they’ll raise a guilty smile. It’s one of those housekeeping tasks that will forever remain near the top of your to do list but will never actually make it too the top. Even the most organised of photographers rarely finds the time to…

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How to crop your image square in Photoshop

How you decide to crop your image is as important as any other photographic factor; from the initial composition of the scene through to the digital darkroom enhancement. In this tutorial I’m going to take a look at the basics and introduce you to the Crop Tool, and how to crop your image square in…

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Adobe stops selling Creative Suite

Up until the beginning of this year, customers could still purchase CS6 from Adobe’s website. However, as of 9 January this year Adobe has updated its CS6 landing page and no longer offers the standalone package.

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4 surefire ways to add detail to photos

Silhouettes and graphical images can be very striking when done well, but for most of us, most of the time, it’s the finer detail that draws a viewer into a photograph. In this tutorial we show you several simple ways to add detail to photos.

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Apple Photos Review

Apple’s Photos for Mac promises to make light work of managing and editing images, but can it deliver for enthusiast photographers? Find out in our Apple Photos Review

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4 reasons why you shouldn’t crop photos

But is the ease of cropping photos these days really such a good thing? I’d argue, no. While cropping photos is a good way to rescue an image, you don’t want it to become a crutch. Here are four reasons why you should limit the amount of cropping you do.

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ViewSonic VP2468 review Score 82%

ViewSonic VP2468 review

Buying a new monitor for imaging can be a minefield, there’s a huge amount of choice, but it soon becomes apparent that not all monitors despite the size and resolution are the same. The biggest issue for enthusiast photographers is finding a monitor that will accurately display colour and tone without breaking the bank. When…

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How to Dodge and Burn in Photoshop

Using a mixture of blend modes, the paint brush and masks, and combining a white or black paint brush with a layer that has a blend mode set to Overlay or Soft Light, photographer Jimmy McIntyre shows how to dodge and burn in Photoshop to achieve cleaner results.

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Free Photoshop keyboard shortcut cheat sheet

Yesterday we shared with you a brilliant Lightroom keyboard shortcut made by the team over at Make a Website Today. This handy infographic for beginner photo editors serves as a great quick reference guide and helps reduce your time spent in front of the computer. What’s more, this Photoshop keyboard shortcut graphic illustrates how these…

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How to edit autumn portraits to boost colour

Autumn photography makes us think of holly leaves, red berries and golden canopies of trees, but it is also a wonderful time to shoot outdoor portraits. The low angle of the sun this time of year will add dramatic lighting to your subject and make your autumn portraits all the more romantic looking. What’s more,…

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What is a raw file in photography?

What is a raw file, and is it always better than shooting images as JPEGs? The quality of your photos can change when shooting raw files, and in this tutorial we explain the biggest advantages and disadvantages you need to be aware of.

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