Archive for March, 2012

Photoshop x, y, z: 3D in CS6 Beta

Photoshop CS6 Beta seamlessly integrates 3D into Photoshop workflows you’re already familiar with. If you’d like to do more 3D work but have been waiting for more intuitive tools, give the beta a try.

Then check out this set of 3D video tutorials from expert Daniel Presedo.

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Photoshop CS6 Beta: Training for your test drive

Want to get a head start on the next generation of digital imaging?

First, download the Photoshop CS6 Beta.

Then, check out the following tutorials to discover the revolutionary new features:

 

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Posting a Web Photo Gallery to Your Website

If you are having trouble getting your web gallery posted from Lightroom, watch this video from Tim Grey. He walks through the Lightroom FTP settings and provides tips on the type of information you’ll need from your internet provider.

Posting a Web Photo Gallery to Your Website

See more free videos from video2brain photography and Lightroom 4 courses.

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Photoshop Lightroom 4 articles

Peachpit Press posted several free Lightroom 4 articles. Here are a few highlights.

By Dan Moughamian:

• Tips on getting the most out of the new Process Version 2012 image controls.
http://www.peachpit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1843881

• Learn about new Adjustment brush controls to make corrections to specific areas of a photo.
http://www.peachpit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1844834

From Martin Evening’s excellent Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Book.

• Importing photos into Lightroom 4.
http://www.peachpit.com/articles/article.aspx?p=1843394

Reading tip: Click the Print button on the article page to display an HTML page that contains the entire article.

Visit the Peachpit Lightroom 4 page for more book excerpts and videos.

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Where the heck is Fill Light?

If you upgraded to Lightroom 4 and imported some new images, you might be a bit perplexed with the Develop module’s Basic controls. Fill Light, Recovery, and the Brightness sliders are gone.

Here is an explanation in the Lightroom Journal: http://adobe.ly/wMpLrU

Julieanne Kost goes into detail in this video:
http://adobe.ly/x7mwOK

The Lightroom Queen, Victoria Bampton, provides a quick insight in how to think about these new controls:
http://bit.ly/xzlIHU

By the way, if your question is: Where are these new controls? They are right there in the Basic panel, but you need to convert your image to Process Version 2012. Click the ! icon in the lower right of the image area. Julieanne discuss this in her video.

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Lightroom 4 video tutorials

Lightroom 4 is shipping!  Here are some videos to get you going.

What’s New

In-depth look at the new Lightroom 4 features by Julieanne Kost:
http://tv.adobe.com/show/whats-new-in-lightroom-4/

The NAPP overview of Lightroom 4 new features:
http://www.photoshopuser.com/lightroom4

Laura Shoe has a video overview of what is new.
http://laurashoe.com/videos/whats-new-in-lightroom-4/whats-new-in-lightroom-4.html

Laura’s blog is sure to have more info coming.
http://laurashoe.com/

Getting started with Lightroom or need a refresher?

In this series, Julieanne Kost takes you through in-depth tutorials to learn Lightroom 4.
http://tv.adobe.com/show/getting-started-with-adobe-photoshop-lightroom-4/

The official Lightroom Help and Support page
http://helpx.adobe.com/lightroom.html

Got a question? Try asking the Lightroom experts in the Lightroom forum.
http://forums.adobe.com/community/lightroom

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