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Download your free ADIDAP July 2013 Calendar Now!

Sun, 30 Jun 2013 06:00:11 +0000

This month’s calendar is Cavern Cascade by Ryan Gardiner It is available to download in both US and UK formats – classic and retro themes. All you have to do is click on the version of your choice for the full size. Retro Theme US Format UK Format Classic Theme US Format UK Format You […]



Adobe Lightroom Tips for beginners: Adding off center vignettes

Thu, 27 Jun 2013 22:01:00 +0000

I have already covered how you can easily add vignettes in adobe lightroom using the effects panel and how to add off-centered vignettes in Adobe Lightroom 5 but how to add these off-centered vignettes in earlier versions of Adobe Lightroom ? Although the process is a bit trickier than it is in Lightroom 5 it […]



Adobe Lightroom Tips for beginners: Adding off center vignettes (Lightroom 5 only)

Wed, 26 Jun 2013 09:36:35 +0000

In the last article we discussed how to add vignettes in Adobe lightroom using the “post-crop vignetting” feature. A bit problem with that feature is that it doesn’t allow off-centered vignettes! As you know it is not uncommon in photography to have the main subject moved from the dead center of the frame. So if […]



Adobe Lightroom Tips for beginners: Adding vignettes

Mon, 24 Jun 2013 11:42:45 +0000

Today we are going to see how to easily add vignettes to your pictures in adobe lightroom using the “post-crop vignetting” tool in Adobe Lightroom. As you can see the “post-crop vignetting” tool in inside the effects panel and is made of 5 sliders The amount slider: will affect the “hardness of the vignette, by […]



Configuring PhotoLine as external editor for Adobe Lightroom

Fri, 21 Jun 2013 06:15:30 +0000

Now that I have moved my post-processing workflow to Adobe Lightroom 5 and PhotoLine and dropped Adobe Photoshop the first thing I wanted was to be able to switch back and forth from Adobe Lightroom 5 to PhotoLine as simply as possible, so here is what I did. Accessing the Settings Panel Inside Adobe Lightroom […]



4 Lessons I have learned from instagram

Wed, 19 Jun 2013 06:21:10 +0000

It is just recently that I have started being active on instagram and I thought I would share with you a few lessons that this platform has thought me so far 1. Square is a cool ration I could never see compositions in square format, this has always been a challenge for me. However since […]



PhotoLine a worthy Adobe Photoshop Alternative at a right price.

Mon, 17 Jun 2013 08:51:56 +0000

There is a lot of fuss and speculations about the Adobe new cloud licensing scheme and a lot of you out there might be on the road scanning for a solid and trustworthy replacement for Photoshop. Myself have been looking for an Adobe Photoshop replacement for quite some time but couldn’t really find my joy […]



Adobe Lightroom Tips for beginners: Understanding which portion of the image each slider affects.

Sun, 16 Jun 2013 12:07:05 +0000

Have been trying to understand how each slider in the “basic” module of Adobe Lightroom 5 affects the image but then I noticed that Lightroom actually tells us that. Just by hovering over each of Exposure / Highlights / Shadows / Whites and Blacks a grey overlay on the histogram will show to indicate which […]



Adobe Lightroom Tips for beginners: Claiming back your screen real-estate

Fri, 14 Jun 2013 23:48:50 +0000

Today in my series Adobe Lightroom Tips for beginners I am going to show you how you can claim back your screen real estate so you can work more efficiently in Lightroom. If you are planning to buy Adobe Lightroom 5 please consider using our amazon affiliate link for that. I work with lightroom mainly […]



Adobe Lightroom Tips for beginners: Installing plugins

Thu, 13 Jun 2013 15:29:51 +0000

Yesterday I have shared with you how to disable/enable the effects of a single module in Adobe Lightroom well today we will cover how to install a plug-in. Think of Lightroom plugins as add-ons to the product that extend its capabilities, Publishing plugins for example will allow you to publish your images to various websites […]



Adobe Lightroom Tips for beginners: Turning off module preview

Wed, 12 Jun 2013 11:45:28 +0000

I finally made the jump and bought Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5, so I will be doing a series of small tutorials/ Tips & tricks of the things I am discovering and finding out useful in this software. You can expect these to be beginners tips since I am just beginning with the product but I […]



Video Tutorial Review: “Image Editing, Volume 1” by Chip Phillips

Wed, 05 Jun 2013 21:29:15 +0000

If you’ve already stumbled on Chip’s gallery I am sure you would agree with me that it is nothing less than wonderful. Chip’s images are very tasteful crafts, cared for till the very minute details. But is good photography and composition skills enough  to deliver such breathtaking imagery ? Well no, post-processing technique is an intrinsic part of digital […]



Download your free ADIDAP June 2013 Calendar Now!

Sat, 01 Jun 2013 06:00:31 +0000

This month’s calendar is Into the Desert by Vladimir Servan. It is available to download in both US and UK formats – classic and retro themes. All you have to do is click on the version of your choice for the full size. Retro Theme US Format UK Format Classic Theme US Format UK Format […]



Download your free ADIDAP May 2013 Calendar Now!

Wed, 01 May 2013 06:00:31 +0000

This month’s calendar is made of 2 pictures, The Pleasure Pier and The Reflected Tower by Matt Harvey. Both of Matt’s pictures were among our finalists – we could not choose only one of them to be our winner – so we decided to double the dose of creativity for this month’s calendar! It is […]



Download your free ADIDAP April 2013 Calendar Now!

Mon, 01 Apr 2013 06:00:54 +0000

This month’s calendar is “Shine on you crazy Diamond!” by Sairam Sundaresan. It is available to download in both US and UK formats – classic and retro themes. All you have to do is click on the version of your choice for the full size. Retro Theme US Format UK Format Classic Theme US Format […]