Photo editing software

Astropad turns your iPad into a graphics tablet for your Mac

If you have a Mac, an iPad and also use Photoshop, you’re going to be very interested in Astropad. Astropad is a new Mac and iPad application that turns your iPad into a professional graphics tablet for your Mac and Photoshop. When you install Astropad on your Mac and the iOS app on your iPad, …

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Turn your keyboard into a photo-editing cheat sheet

If you do a lot of photo editing, you may already know all the keyboard shortcuts to make your task easier.  But if you’re a novice, or a not-so-novice who just can’t remember all those shortcuts, these Keyboard Shortcut Skins for Apple keyboards will help you speed up the process of editing your photos.  Skins …

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Filter Forge 4.0 Photoshop plugin review

I owe Julie a long overdue review. OK, OK, two long overdue reviews and one that I can probably still call “on time” at this point. I am going to start with my review of something from one of my favorite product categories — Photoshop plugins. I really can’t seem to get enough of these …

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Alien Skin Snap Art 3 Photoshop Plugin Review

Well, it has been a long time since I have written a review for Julie. I fear I may have forgotten how it is done! Shabria, at Alien Skin, asked Julie if she would be interested in reviewing Snap Art 3 — their latest version of the Photoshop plugin that converts photographs into drawings and …

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Scalada Technology Erases Unwanted People From Your Pictures

You’ve just framed the perfect picture, you push the shutter button and… a car’s driven past, there’s some fool making stupid faces, people are walking past.   Don’t you just hate that?  It doesn’t just happen where there’s heaps of people either,  Ta Proehm , 5:30am in the morning, only about 2 other people there …

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Edit Photos on Your Tablet with Adobe Photoshop

Adobe has announced its Photoshop Touch suite of photo editing apps for tablets.  You’ll be able to use images from a variety of sources, including the online picture sites and your on-board camera.  You can combine photos with layers, even using your on-board camera to fill in a layer as you work.  You’ll be able …

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Rediscover the Magic of Film Photography

Digital cameras are convenient.  They allow you to instantly see your photos, so you’re always sure you got the image you wanted.  But what many photographers find lacking with digital cameras is the character that film imparted to their pictures.  If you are nostalgic for the look of film photography but don’t want to give …

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Make Your Photos Pop with Topaz Adjust

Topaz Adjust from Topaz Labs is a plug-in for Adobe Photoshop that can quickly create single-frame HDR effects.  The plug-in works with Photoshop CS3-CS5 and Photoshop Elements 6-9 on Windows and Mac computers.  (It will work with some other platform-specific applications, too.)  With Topaz Adjust, you can easily correct and balance image color and exposure. …

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AutoPainter App for iPad Mini-Review

I often write news items about iPad apps I think might interest you, and usually I find just a screen capture and a couple of sentences are enough.  The AutoPainter app for iPad is so much fun that I thought it deserved a little more.  The iOS versions (also available for iPhone) have been ported …

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