Cloudify Text Effect

This tutorial will show Photoshop users how to create a re-usable action that adds a cloud effect to text.

Oloneo HDRengine

The folks at Oloneo are trying to make it easier with the release of their new HDRengine standalone program that’s aimed at both the hardcore HDR crowd and new users who want to get HDR images quickly with a lot of control. Loaded with features, you can import RAW files, merge multiple images/exposures, and also tone map a single exposure.

Creative Edges using Photoshop’s Refine Edge Command

Lesa Snider shows some creative uses for the refine edge command.

Leica V-Lux 3

Bordering the world of DSLRs – and sharing many of the same sophisticated features – is a breed of high-end, compact, point-and-shoot cameras. Leica has just released one of those: their new V-Lux 3.

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3D from Vector Shapes in Photoshop CS6 Extended

Stephen Burns creates a 3D syringe using Photoshop CS6. By using vector shapes in combination with the lathe shape preset inside the 3D menu, Stephen is able to construct this circular 3D object with ease.

HDR Expose 2

Processing HDR images to get just the right effect can be as much art as science. The new HDR Expose 2 from Unified Color Technologies (UCT) aims to help you find the right balance between the two, so you get just the finished image you want without headaches and frustration.

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2D to 3D in Photoshop CS6 Extended

Stephen Burns shows viewers how to take an image of a 2D object and transform it into a 3D object using depth maps in the new Photoshop CS6 Extended.

Corel AfterShot Pro

Corel’s first professional photo catalog and RAW editing software, AfterShot Pro, is based on a number of technologies—Bibble Pro, Noise Ninja, and Perfectly Clear—that are widely known and respected in the photography world. It’s available for Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux.

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