WD announces a new portable drive with built in SD card and wireless
Sep06

WD announces a new portable drive with built in SD card and wireless

Tweet WD announced a new portable hard drive that packs some really interesting features for photographers. Storing and backing up our precious images is super important and although drives have changed a lot in the past years they really have mainly changed in terms of capacity and size. WD has a really cool new drive launching that includes a SD card slot to quickly import your images directly to the drive and also WiFi! This could...

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A look at our most social photography articles
Aug21

A look at our most social photography articles

Tweet I recently came across a plugin called Social Metrics Tracker that analyzes your websites articles and shows what the most popular articles on the site were for social sharing. It was really interesting to see a top list of articles based on the amount of social sharing they had. I wanted to share the top 10 with everyone in case there are an articles that you missed. I’ll do these Letterman style and have them as a top 10...

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New Hipster Lightroom Presets
Aug12

New Hipster Lightroom Presets

Tweet We have released a few premium Lightroom presets over the years that have always been popular. Today I am happy to announce a brand new set the Digital Photo Buzz Hipster Lightroom Presets. This is an awesome collection of 21 Lightroom presets to give your RAW files many different looks. There are presets that have a cross process look, a few light leaks, and some old school vintage style presets. These Lightroom presets can...

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Using the Vintage Effect in Pixelmator
Aug09

Using the Vintage Effect in Pixelmator

Tweet One great part about the Pixelmator app is they have some built in presets that make certain photo editing a breeze. Today I want to review the using the Vintage effect in Pixelmator. The Vintage effect is located in the Effects Browser in Pixelmator (click Command-3 to open this menu if it isn’t already open). From here you will see 8 different effects to choose from. These are similar to the effects you have with an app...

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Adobe changes the subscription policy for Lightroom
Jul14

Adobe changes the subscription policy for Lightroom

Tweet Adobe made a pretty huge change to the subscription policy for their Lightroom app. Lightroom has always been available as part of the Creative Cloud subscription service that Adobe rolled out awhile back. However in the past if you had cancelled your Lightroom subscription you would loose access to all of the applications including Lightroom. Since Lightroom is a database unlike the other apps in Adobe suite like Photoshop and...

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How to bring back more from the shadows in Lightroom
Jun22

How to bring back more from the shadows in Lightroom

Tweet In Lightroom 3 Adobe had the ability to really open up the shadows. With the fill light slider you could bring back a lot of detail and Adobe replaced this with the Shadow slider. Although you would loose a lot of quality in the image when you used the fill light slider and cranked it all the way up it did really lighten up very dark shadows and came in handy sometimes like if you wanted a fake HDR effect. If you want to get the...

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