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Process Raw or Shoot JPEG?
posted by edosaodaro - 13th of january, 2014
Happy New Year Everyone! I often pondered this question and write this because I have a sneaky feeling that I may not be the only one to have faced this dilemma. Like some other people out there, I thought the choice was simple.... More...
Dealing with noise the smarter way
posted by robinstockphotos - 3rd of july, 2013
You noticed a bear inside a cave just before evening. You recall seeing a duplicate of this shot in the last National Geographic magazine. You bring your thousand dollar camera up with a proud telephoto lens sticking out a couple feet... More...
Process a JPEG as good as RAW!
posted by robinstockphotos - 10th of may, 2013
Newbies: Please skip the article if it scares you. If you are in doubt about WB or exposure, ALWAYS shoot in RAW. The photographers of advanced levels of knowledge about color representation and compression surely know that RAW files... More...
Straight Out of Camera
posted by goldfries - 3rd of february, 2013
The term “Straight Out of Camera” is often being used in the photography community but it’s also a subject of debate, something that’s totally uncalled for. Straight Out of Camera (SOOC) means exactly what you understood... More...
Repetitive Motion Injury
posted by sunguy - 30th of january, 2013
The age of digital photography has given me a problem that would not have occurred back in the film and darkroom era – namely, repetitive motion injury from processing images on the computer in Photoshop. Hence, my upload of work... More...
How do I work with stock photos
posted by photoalenka - 24th of january, 2013
On my main work, I'm sofware engineer in test, in other words I write programs to test different systems. It means, I'm used with automatization and don't really like to do a lot of work by hands. So, to the stock photos. First... More...
Manual or Auto Shooting
posted by linushutz - 23rd of december, 2012
For as far as I remember, I have always shot in RAW and in Manual mode, But as new technology gets better, I cant help but notice that there are other stock photographers who set it on Auto and are able to get soo much photos online.... More...
Workflow for your compact camera photos
posted by robinstockphotos - 10th of december, 2012
Don't have a DSLR that produces very high quality images? Read on! Modern DSLR cameras are highly flexible, fast and produce RAW format images which contain all the data produced by the image sensor. That means none of your data... More...
Photoshop Lightroom 4
posted by fishwater - 5th of september, 2012
First, let me explain my experience with post-processing to give you an idea of my skill level. I began with Photoshop 3 with a little instruction from a colleague and upgraded to Photoshop 4 when I had the opportunity a little later... More...
The Miz's tutorials
posted by littlemacproductions - 14th of july, 2012
A while ago we had a contributor The Miz. He was very helpful to many of us by providing "cheerful" criticism with a tad of a bite. He also took the time to create many tutorials to address an assortment of processes one would do... More...
Abstract light background
posted by sarkao - 8th of june, 2012
This is way how to make pictures like this one. You will need photo of person on the white background and picture of lights. 1. Open both pictures in photoshop. 2. Press shift and move abstract background to picture with... More...
Upgrade your equipment and save yourself some postprocessing time
posted by m4rio1979 - 17th of february, 2012
When I began with stock photography back in July 2011. I was using mostly kit lenses like my 18-55 and 75-300 kit lenses from Sony. I tought that this kit lenses will satisfy my needs in photography, since I was beginner at a time.... More...
Absolute record
posted by cristalloid - 15th of october, 2011
I just loaded up some images for review.... and five minutes after uploading them they where processed by a reviewer! Faster than light, I would say! Thanks to the reviewer!
Noise Reduction Software
posted by akulamatiau - 19th of september, 2011
I always had problems when processing RAW image files especially the ones shot at night time or during low light situation. And of course, a lot of it were refused by DT. We all know that we should try to use low ISO setting to... More...
MAC or PC
posted by akulamatiau - 12th of september, 2011
Is it just me or did I find that Mac is better for editing and processing photo. I never used Mac, but after spending some time with a friend's IMac, all indications, to me at least shows that Mac is way better, have more clean... More...
Manufacturing software company seeks factory floor shots
posted by roberrific - 10th of september, 2011
Submit original images of automated equipment making stuff indoors to A Manufacturing Process photo challenge on Lenzr on behalf of and sponsored by a manufacturing software solutions provider, will license your shots for the firm's... More...
Not making basic mistakes ... Some thoughts ...
posted by bevanward - 1st of august, 2011
In the absence of much time to develop my shooting style of late I have been conscientiously trying to not make basic mistakes! Basic things that I have been trying NOT to do include: Arriving somewhere with no battery (now check... More...
image not processed yet
posted by egonzitter - 8th of july, 2011
Thursday, 07th of July 2011, 01:01:26 PM imagecows stable.jpgImage not processed yet. its now 10 hours later and still no pictures in my unfinished files.Anyone having same problems? Last week i had the same problem. I still... More...
Photoshop or Not photoshop ?
posted by digikhmer - 20th of april, 2011
Nowaday, it is very easy to capture picture of any thing, in any situation and with any point of view (tilted LCD) but the result is not the same according to the brand of the camera. I heard that Canon delivers softer picture and Nikon... More...
Make your images pop with blending modes
posted by tamarabauer - 19th of april, 2011
If you're like me, sometimes what comes out of your camera and onto your monitor isn't quite what you had in mind when you took the photo. Sometimes the image might look a bit flat or dull, despite playing with curves or levels in Photoshop.... More...
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