HDR Pro in Photoshop CS5

The new HDR Pro features in CS5 have greatly expanded the HDR capabilities in Photoshop. In addition to basic exposure blending, you can now apply tone mapping effects similar to those found in stand-alone HDR software. In this tutorial, we’ll use a landscape image to take a closer look at HDR Pro as well as applying HDR Toning to a single image.

Package Central

Packaging InDesign files takes up valuable time and computer resources. Simply put, Package Central offloads the actual collection of the graphic files to another system.

Actionscript Made Easy

Let’s face it, in the past new Flash users had to deal with a dauntingly empty Actions panel and advanced users had to pillage previous projects to speed up development.

Toon Boom Animate 2

FAST ANIMATION SOFTWARE Toon Boom Animate 2 is the gold-standard tool for creating Flash animations. As there’s some confusion surrounding the word “Flash,” you should know that it’s both a file format (used to display animations—and other kinds of multimedia presentations—on the Web and other platforms) and also a program used to create those files. [...]

Creating iBooks (EPUBs)

There’s no denying that the Apple iPad is a popular and successful product. One of the things I was most intrigued by was the format that Apple chose for their eBooks (iBooks). The good news is that they went with the industry standard EPUB format, and the even better news is that InDesign exports EPUBs [...]

Merging Multiple Lightroom Catalogs

Catalog questions always seem to be at the top of everyone’s list. So this week I’ve covered one that I get a lot. It deals with merging catalogs.

Ask Dave Podcast: Quick, Cool Backgrounds

In this video, Dave goes over how to quickly make a cool background.

Olympus PEN E-P2

On the heels of the E-P1, Olympus released its latest Micro Four-Thirds camera, the Olympus PEN E-P2. Like the E-P1, the E-P2 is an homage to their 1959 35mm film rangefinder Pen camera series.

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