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Add JPEG 2000 support to After Effects and Photoshop absolutely FREE!

Add JPEG 2000 support to After Effects and Photoshop absolutely FREE!

I do a lot of DCP work in After Effects, and .J2C (JPEG 2000) is the format of choice. The only problem is that After Effects doesn’t support this…

Real Photographs, Simple Workflow

Real Photographs, Simple Workflow

With a background in newspapers and editorial work, my photographs are documents, not works of art. This explains why they are, usually, quite simple to edit. I am not after…

Affinity Photo and ON1 Photo RAW challenge Lightroom and Photoshop

Affinity Photo and ON1 Photo RAW challenge Lightroom and Photoshop

With the launch of a new video  with a first look at how ON1 Photo RAW will work, ON1 reveals how promising their new software is. Just watch the video…

Palette: for Premiere Pro and other NLEs

Palette: for Premiere Pro and other NLEs

  Using a MIDI controller for photo processing is a viable option, but if you also want to edit video, then you’ve to look at solutions as Palette, that…

ON1 Photo RAW arrives in November

ON1 Photo RAW arrives in November

There will not be a public beta of ON1 Photo RAW but a private beta ahead of the release for ON1’s customers, the ON1 Plus Community and those who…

Impression 2: the democratic art tool

Impression 2: the democratic art tool

Topaz Impression 2 aims to relate its users to names as Monet, Van Gogh, and Cezanne, by giving them the tools to create different expressions of their photographs. But is…

Adobe Bridge CC: your “free” DAM

Adobe Bridge CC: your “free” DAM

Although Adobe moved to a subscription model of its programs, one of them is free, or at least it was, last time I looked: Adobe Bridge CC, which can be…

How to deal with huge panoramas viewed online

How to deal with huge panoramas viewed online

Panoramas are something that became second nature to me since digital arrived. The possibility to create, with digital stitching, something that would take hours in the darkroom opened new frontiers…

REVIEW – Titler Pro 4 for AVX from NewBlueFX

REVIEW – Titler Pro 4 for AVX from NewBlueFX

If you’re a Media Composer editor, and you haven’t checked out Titler Pro 4, you’re missing out on one of the best single plug…

Topaz ReMask 5 works with Lightroom

Topaz ReMask 5 works with Lightroom

The previous versions of Topaz ReMask worked only as a plugin, but now the software works also as a standalone program. It is good news for those who need to…

How to open Photo CD files

How to open Photo CD files

If you’re too young, the term Photo CD may not mean much, but if you’re old enough, you know it is not easy to open this type of…

Affinity Photo, a Photoshop Alternative

Affinity Photo, a Photoshop Alternative

Affinity Photo for Mac may well be the reason why Apple dropped their own Aperture photo editor and indexing system and will never launch the Aperture 4 Mac users were…

The making of “25 Years of Photoshop”

The making of “25 Years of Photoshop”

Adobe Photoshop is synonymous with creativity, which is why it made perfect sense to celebrate its 25th anniversary with a standout commercial of exceptional artistry. Goodby Silverstein & Partners (GS…

Adobe Cloud Needs a Cinematographer’s Plan

Adobe Cloud Needs a Cinematographer’s Plan

With the price of Lightroom 6 up on the $150 mark and the special prices Adobe offers until the 29th of May, some may be tempted to try the Create…