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5 Cool Features Of Lightroom 3

There is no doubt about the fact that Lightroom is the preferable option for professional photographs. It has already out-shined other photo-management and editing tools on the fronts of ease of cataloging, organizing and managing the photographs — the primary requirement of the professional photographers. With Lightroom 3 Adobe has introduced some cool features which… Read more

When it comes to post-processing the images, often a debate arises in the photographic world— which software is best suited for the job— Photoshop or Lightroom. While opinions may vary, the answer mostly depends on your shooting preferences— the format you are shooting in (JPEG or RAW), the number of photographs you need to view… Read more

Photo Printing IV — Getting Lab Quality Prints At Home

In our previous article 7 Steps To Preparing Your Photographs For Professional Lab Printing of this series, we went through the steps required for commercial printing. In this article we will focus on printing lab quality photographs at home. While relying on the printing labs and ordering the prints online is a viable option for… Read more

In our previous article “Post Production For Printing (And Web)” of this series, we went through the techniques involved in post-processing. Once the post-processing is complete, it’s time to prepare your photographs for the printer. Lets go through the various steps involved in printing and also how you can prepare your photographs for the final… Read more

In Part I of this series, “Introduction To Color Spaces“, we saw how color spaces are responsible for the color accuracy and rendering of the images. In this article, we will focus on the ways to process your photographs to obtain a high quality, professional grade photo-print. In order to get a naturally and aesthetically… Read more

Photograph Printing I — Introduction To Color Spaces

When preparing the photographs for printing, color management plays a critical role in rendering the true and accurate colors. The color management starts with calibration of devices and aims at reproducing consistent colors across the media used for viewing the photographs; be it the photo-editor or the final print. In the earlier article, we had… Read more

Photoshop is universally considered to be a killer digital image editor and for digital photographers it is an extremely powerful post-processing tool. But the professional post-processing is not restricted to Photoshop only, you can use the same adjustments to fine-tune the images in Lightroom, Capture NX or GIMP as well. With the proper information about… Read more

Nikon Electronic Format or NEF for short is Nikon’s RAW image format. Referred to as the digital negatives, these raw files contain all the image information along with image’s metadata in form of camera identification, it’s settings, EXIF data, lens used and other information. Check out our article on RAW image format. As a RAW… Read more

Red-eye is mostly encountered in the photographs taken at night with flash on. The direct light from the camera flash reflects off the retina, resulting in the red color (from the blood vessels that nourish the eye). In the course of clicking pics of your loved ones, you may have encountered this effect quite often… Read more

Post-processing is all about adding some finishing touches to your photographs. And for you as a photographer these finishing touches define the difference between a professional photograph and a casual picture. The professionals rely on Photoshop actions and advanced techniques and spend a considerable amount of time to add these finishing touched. However as a… Read more