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Bionicle Apocalypse | Shooting a Cinematic and Narrative Project

2017-07-14T14:49:48+00:00 By |Advanced Photography Aspects, Cinematic Photography, Photography Lighting, Photography Projects, Product Photography, Retouching, Editing and Workflow|

Shooting a Cinematic and Narrative story using a Lego Bionicle | A quick photography project by John Fox...

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Standard Print Sizes

2017-07-14T15:34:20+00:00 By |Basic Photography Aspects, Printing & Output, Retouching, Editing and Workflow|

Photographers are often confused when it come to standard paper sizes. Few people know that we are using two different systems. Firstly, the standard print lab sizes provided by local print shops i.e. the local Fujifilm, Kodak, Foto First etc. Then there is the standard iso sizes offered by modern ink-jet printers. Here's a breakdown of the various print sizes available

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Lightroom 5 Beta Review

2017-07-17T15:56:16+00:00 By |Photography Software, Retouching, Editing and Workflow|

Lightroom 5 Beta Review Lightroom software provides the user with a complete set of tools that range from cataloguing images to output... It boasts with quick, one-click adjustments to intricate controls; With this one of a kind software you can organize your photo libraries, enhance your photographs, create slideshows, design photo albums for showcasing your images, to even uploading your photographs to the web and sharing it with your friends.

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Adobe Creative Cloud

2017-07-17T16:02:07+00:00 By |Photography Software, Retouching, Editing and Workflow|

Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite goes to the Cloud... In the near future, you will no longer "own" your version of Photoshop. You will have to rent it on a monthly basis! Apparently, the new upcoming version, Photoshop CC (following CS6) will cost around 10 US Dollars per month (for people who upgrade from CS3 and higher) and 20 USD for new users. Professional / Power users will pay 50 US Dollars for the Complete Creative Suite. Converting to ZAR you're looking at around R400 - R500 per month for the complete Creative Suite at the current dollar exchange rate! Again, people who upgrade from CS3 or higher, will get a discount.

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Adobe Photoshop CS2 is Free for download!

2017-08-08T15:32:29+00:00 By |Photography Software, Retouching, Editing and Workflow|

This is one of those BIG surprises. Adobe decided to roll back a few years and offer Photoshop CS2 again. The catch is.... This time it is FOR FREE! If you're not using a newer generation of Photoshop, or still complaining that Adobe Photoshop Elements don't offer a patch tool; then this is your chance. Head over to Adobe's website and download CS2. In fact, the whole Photoshop CS2 Creative Suite is available including serial numbers, for both for Windows and Mac. Eat your heart out!

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Photoshop Elements 10

2016-10-24T11:08:48+00:00 By |Photography Software, Retouching, Editing and Workflow|

Elements is a "cut down" version of proper Photoshop. Even though Elements lacks a few features, it does not come with the insane price-tag of Photoshop CS5. Even though it is cheaper (Far Cheaper), Elements still has enough tools and power to satisfy most photographers needs. That is, if you're not running a large commercial studio etc...

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