Focus 2 Pro

Bokeh creates beautiful soft backgrounds, thus calling attention to a very shallow area of sharp focus in the foreground. However, what are photographers to do when they’re unable to capture this effect in camera, when the light isn’t right, when the wish for bokeh becomes an afterthought, or a missed opportunity? Enter Macphun Software’s Focus 2 Pro.

Profoto B1 500 and Air Remote TTL

Long favored by off-camera flash shooters for its ability to maintain a connection between the flash and the camera’s metering system (in many cases wirelessly), TTL allows users to create rock-solid exposures on the fly, without taking meter readings.

Creating Form Elements in Edge Reflow

In this tutorial, Tom Green shows how to create form elements using Reflow. He uses the button panel to create and style the form elements, and then tests the functionality inside the Reflow interface.

Create a Photographic Story with Photo Books, Part 3

Now, we’re going to learn how to make the whole book-creation process much faster and easier by creating our own custom Auto Layout panel presets.

Using Masks and Tracking in Premiere Pro CC

In this tutorial, Daniel Bryant goes over some of the increased abilities of Premiere Pro when it comes to masks and tracking. In his examples, he uses Levels adjustment and blur effects on his footage and then isolates those effects using an ellipse mask. He also shows how Premiere can now track a moving subject and maintain a mask that is applied to the subject moves through the frames.

FlightCheck

Preflight for Print FlightCheck, now at version 7, has added InDesign CC, Illustrator CC, and Photoshop CC support. Along with CC support, like Adobe, Markzware has added a subscription model. A one-year subscription costs $199 and a three-month subscription costs $59. For those who don’t like subscription software, a perpetual license is still available for [...]

7 Steps to Getting Organized in Lightroom

The key to successfully using Lightroom is organization. By planning ahead and keeping things simple, you’ll spend less time sorting through your catalog trying to locate photos.

Creating WebPage Comps from Photoshop to Reflow

Improved interaction between Photoshop and Reflow will help boost your productivity by allowing users to quickly and easily generate a Reflow project from a Photoshop document. This video covers how to export fro Photoshop to Reflow, how to create a background gradient for your webpage using Reflow code rather than an image created in Photoshop, and how to use the Photoshop connect panel.

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