Articles and tutorials about post processing, digital retouching, and photo workflow

Standard Print Sizes

By |2018-10-17T12:53:32+00:0016 Oct 2018|

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

Adobe Launches new cloud-based Lightroom CC while re-branding the existing one to Lightroom Classic CC

By |2017-11-01T11:19:07+00:0019 Oct 2017|

Big changes have come to Lightroom as we know it. Adobe has launched an all-new, strictly cloud-based "Lightroom CC" while renaming the existing one to "Lightroom Classic CC"

Bionicle Apocalypse | Shooting a Cinematic and Narrative Project

By |2017-07-14T14:49:48+00:0024 Aug 2015|

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

Lightroom 5 Beta Review

By |2017-07-17T15:56:16+00:0009 May 2013|

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.

Adobe Creative Cloud

By |2018-01-31T09:22:43+00:0007 May 2013|

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.

Learning the basics of photo manipulation by Andy Graber

By |2016-10-24T11:08:41+00:0013 Aug 2012|

I've come across this fantastic 2 hour video by B&H Photo Video wherein Andy Graber, instructor at Parsons School of Design, and long time Photoshop expert, shares his insights into Photoshop CS6. Take the time off and watch this video you deserve it!

Photoshop Elements 10

By |2016-10-24T11:08:48+00:0027 Sep 2011|

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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