Category: Photography News

News, tips, reviews and related topics about photography that might be of interest.

I Tested 10 Photoshop Alternatives

I Tested 10 Photoshop Alternatives

To Adobe or not to Adobe. That is the question many photographers are asking with the spate of new image processing programs vying to “kill Photoshop.” I tested more than ten contenders as alternatives...

You Can Run Nik Collection Plugins as Standalone Apps — Here’s How

You Can Run Nik Collection Plugins as Standalone Apps — Here’s How

DxO recently announced that it has acquired the Nik Collection suite of popular photo tools after Google abandoned development in May. The Collection is still available as a free download and can be run...

Hasselblad X1D and Zeiss Otus 85mm: The Ultimate in Image Quality?

Hasselblad X1D and Zeiss Otus 85mm: The Ultimate in Image Quality?

What camera and lens combination on the market delivers the “ultimate in image quality”? Photographer Matt Granger has been trying out the $8,000 Hasselblad X1D with the $4,500 Zeiss Otus 85mm — both of which...

How to Sharpen Photos with the High Pass Filter in Photoshop

How to Sharpen Photos with the High Pass Filter in Photoshop

Photoshops High Pass filter can be an effective photo sharpening tool, but its effect can be too drastic for certain areas of your photo. Here’s a 9-minute tutorial from photoshopCAFE that looks at how to more...

Apple’s $4,999 iMac Pro Has Arrived, and It’s Looking Good

Apple’s $4,999 iMac Pro Has Arrived, and It’s Looking Good

Apple’s new $4,999+ iMac Pro just hit stores today after being announced back in June. Based on initial hands-on reviews that are starting to appear, this computer looks like a solid option for photographers...

5 Rules for Better Bird Photos, or: It’s All About the Eyes

5 Rules for Better Bird Photos, or: It’s All About the Eyes

It’d be cliche to say that the eyes are the window to the soul, but they’re certainly the key to a compelling photograph. This is intuitive when photographing people and pets, but no less...