Perfect Portrait 1

Perfect Portrait 1 is a huge timesaver for portrait photographers. It automatically identifies faces and features, and with a press of a button, eyes become whiter and clearer, teeth become whiter, lips have greater definition, wrinkles are softened, and shine and blemishes are reduced.

Helicon Focus Pro X64

Stopping a lens down to its smallest aperture extends DOF but introduces diffraction. Enter Helicon Focus software. It produces an edge-to-edge focused image by combining partially focused areas from multiple files of a scene.

Give Your Logos Some Shine in Adobe Illustrator

Dave Cross opens up Illustrator and shows viewers how to add some reflective shine to text or an object using an opacity mask.

FontAgent Pro Enterprise Server 5

FontAgent Pro Enterprise Server is one of the fastest font servers I’ve used. This latest version uses the J2EE (Java 2 Enterprise Edition) architecture and is multithreaded to take advantage of multicore Macs.

Fake a Photo Matte

Pete shows viewers how to create a quick photo matte to use around their images before framing them.

Using Mini Bridge with InDesign CS5

Jeff Witchel talks about the integration of Mini Bridge into InDesign CS5, which has made it much easier to use. Use Mini Bridge to open InDesign files, edit file names, show linked files, save snippets, and place images.

Blow Up 3

There are several solutions for enlarging an image, and given how far these technologies have come, it’s more about selecting the most appropriate solution for your specific situation. Alien Skin has a strong update to their Blow Up plug-in for Photoshop and Lightroom that you may wish to size up for yourself.

3D Design Fun

Learn some 3D tricks by following along with this design which uses 3D postcards in Photoshop CS5 Extended.

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