Finishing Fireworks Using Blend Modes and Layer Masks in Photoshop CC

Everybody loves fireworks! Lots of us shoot them off. Even more of us set up the tripod and photograph them, hoping to capture the magnificence of the finale. For me, that last shot never measures up, so let’s create a blazing light spectacle with Camera Raw, layer masks, and blend modes in Photoshop.

Pixelmator 3.1 Marble

Pixelmator 3.1 has four major new features: layer styles and effects, liquify tools, a share option with which you can order prints, and 16-bit color per channel support on a new Mac Pro.

Easier Editing with Tables in InDesign CC

In this tutorial, I will explore the basics of Table editing along with a new time-saving feature which allows you to drag and drop Columns and Rows making edits fast and simple.

Designing Trading Cards and Magazine Covers for Youth Sports in Photoshop CC

For those of you who are either parents and shoot your kids playing sports or photographers who practice sports photography at local events, you’ve probably used the easy access at school and youth league levels to hone your skills and develop a good eye for the best kind of action shots.

Create a Photographic Story in Lightroom with Photo Books

If you’ve never created a photo book, I surely hope you’ll join me on this journey because I promise you—creating photo books can be one of the most rewarding parts of your entire photographic process.

Packaging in InDesign CC Just Got Better

In this tutorial, I will review the Packaging process and discuss two great additions to the process. If you choose, you can now include creation of an Acrobat and an IDML file (back saving) to the Packaging process.

Belair X 6-12 Jetsetter

The low-tech folks at Lomography.com have created a beautiful, retro-style film camera called the Belair X 6-12 Jetsetter that has something to offer both film and digital enthusiasts.

Picture Rescue 2

You know that feeling when you’re almost certain you’ve lost photos on your memory card? It’s frustrating and, in some professional situations, can be panic inducing. There are many tricks to trying to recover photos from your JPEG, TIFF, RAW, or movie files, but for simplicity’s sake, Picture Rescue 2 from Prosoft Engineering can recover all of these file types, and more.

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