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Spot Your Images More Effectively by Creating Your Own Tool in Lightroom

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Lightroom 5 has a new feature that lets you reveal dust by adjusting a black mask. However, I have found that this doesn’t actually show dust that well. It shows the big pieces just fine, but those I can usually see without any help. It’s the little specks, the ones that are semi-transparent, don’t show ... Read more

Post Processing

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       Digital photography has two major sides when it comes to creating your images. The first is taking the picture. That is generally the part that people enjoy the most. And then there is post processing. People generally shy away from editing and organizing their images because it seems like it will take forever, and  it ... Read more

What is Non-Destructive Editing? Why is it important?

Baby MooseAlces alces      Most photo editing programs today are destructive, however, a few programs like Adobe Lightroom or Apple Aperture are different. Normaly whatever changes you make are permanent, and if you decide you don’t like what you’ve done then that is too bad. You can get around this by making duplicate copies ... Read more

Nik Collection

     Recently I started using some new software tools for editing my photos. Nik Software by google makes a series of plug-ins for photo editing. Their software brings an advanced and amazing technology to post processing.      Their software programs use control point technology to increase the control over what you do in an ... Read more

Custom Photo Editing

  Hi Everyone, I am excited to announce a new service, photo editing! Sometimes you capture the moment but there are some things that need to be fixed such as red-eye or dust spots. Maybe the colors feel like they are off, or the image doesn't have the pop that you know it could.    ... Read more


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