In Part 2 learn how to use the free Google Nik Collection of filters with Adobe Photoshop's special features like layer masks, channels and smart objects to create great images. In this article we focus on HDR Efex Pro and Siver Efex Pro
This is not some add-on in the same vein as popular mobile editing applications like Snapseed, it is the most indispensable addition (outside of Photoshop and Lightroom) to any photographer’s digital workflow and Nik which once cost $500, is free.
Blackmagic’s Davinci Resolve 12.5 is quite simply the best free editing and delivery program ever made Resolve, is a panacea for those still grieving over the loss of Final Cut 7 or who lack the funds to subscribe to Avid or Adobe's yearly plans
Cora, set in Tennessee in 1966, chronicles the struggle of an African American woman who against all odds, triumphed over racism and domestic abuse. It is also a story of how her grandson's life was transformed by the making of the film
Windows 10 is the best update Microsoft has offered in years and the upcoming Anniversary Update sweetens the deal even more. An explanation of Windows 10 features and how to protect your privacy by disabling Microsoft's built in data collection.
In addition to a deep dive into revolutionary new apps for desktops and mobile devices, celebrity speakers like Baz Luhrmann and parties at Adobe Max 2015; Max is boasting some unique offerings for attendees this year.
In addition to all the technical wonders on display at Siggraph 2015 Industrial Light and Magic, Aardman Animations (Chicken Run, Wallace and Gromit) and Disney-Pixar pulled back the curtain and revealed how they make their magic.
Sharon Stone and Jerry Lewis shared the stage with Cyber expert John McAfee and the latest technological innovations. How to protect our data was a big topic after Sony's fiasco and the news that over half of all US adults have also been hacked
Adobe unveils a host of free new mobile applications and major changes to it's Creative Cloud desktop applications. The convention pulls in celebrities and scientists to make the strongest case yet for joining the cloud.
At the National Association of Broadcasters 2014 the capability of broadcasting in 4K finally became a reality. And to meet the demand all the industry leaders premiered their new cameras, software and cloud based sharing and delivery systems.
To 4k or not 4K was at the center of the spirited discussions at the PreNAB Lounge 2014, a must for anyone who wants a peek into the future of how the content we get for film/video, broadcast and internet will be shaped by the changes in technology.
Along with new camera demos DV EXPO 2013 made available high class educational offerings and a glimpse into the future of drone cameras and Canon DSLRs and how they can be transformed by Magic Lantern software
The giants of the animation industry talk about their humble beginnings, struggles and influences, on the way to creating masterworks like Wall-E and Coraline at Siggraph 2013 The future of emerging technologies were also on display at Siggraph
How to the use capabilities of the newest version of Adobe Photoshop to make magic with your photos. Resize photos without blurring, remove blur caused by camera shake and turn photos into painterly works of art.
Highlights of Siggraph 2012, including behind the scenes looks at the making of Pixar's Brave, Wall-E and the upcoming video game Devil May Cry re-created by Peter Jackson's WETA Studio and Ninja Theory due for release in 2013.