A behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Ilford film

Since 1928, Ilford has produced film photography products from its factory in Mobberley, England, although the company itself is much older. In this 18-minute video from Exploredinary, you can get an up-close and expansive view of how the film is made and hear from the scientists and workers who make …

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Top 5 Most Powerful Photoshop Selection Tools

Whether you’re a Photoshop veteran or just starting to dive into these complex waters, making selections is something you’ll need to be familiar with. So here are the five best tools to do it. By the very nature of my role here and as a professional photographer, I consume a …

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Behind the scenes of the making of Kodak film

Curious to know how Kodak makes its film? In this 8-minute video, Studio C-41 shows the process from the making of the original giant plastic rolls that eventually become film, to the finished product found on store shelves around the world. Although the demand for film has fallen dramatically over …

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Why You Should Shoot On Film In 2021

If 2020 has somehow given you an appreciation for tactile experiences and a slower pace of life, you might want to consider periodically leaving your digital camera at home in the new year and start capturing the world on movie instead. Here are some good reasons. Cinema connoisseur Jason Kummerfeldt …

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From tillage tools to software, a deployment of new management tools

Independently mounted 13-wave coulters follow the Shattertines with a rubber torsion suspension. The coulters further resize the crop residue and begin to level and soften the soil behind the tines. Finally, the new Salford Double Rolling Baskets finish the job, pinning up residue, sizing clods and leveling the surface to …

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Three tools you don’t use enough in Photoshop

In this video tutorial, watch Abbey Esparza show you the three tools you don’t use enough in Photoshop. In the video, Esparza begins with the subject selection tool, which she was hesitant to use for many years. I agree every time I try to use an auto select tool I …

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Infinite Tools announces the new Infinite Luma panel: a new tool to help mask brightness

One of the most useful and efficient features of Photoshop is the ability to create masks on different layers. This allows you to make one-time, localized edits to your image without affecting the rest of the file. For many photographers, layer masks are crucial, and in my opinion, luminosity masks …

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ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2021 Launch Promises Innovative Editing Tools and Asset Management Features

ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2021 is set to launch with a host of new features, including a number of new tools focused on color editing and batch processing. Along with the new features, the entire suite has received a performance boost. Want to see what’s new? Asset Management As the …

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Nik Tools has a new version 3 with some powerful updates and a breathtaking new perspective tool

About a year ago I reviewed the NIK Collection 2, a revival of popular Adobe plugins that lay fallow while its new owner, Google, tried to figure out what to do with them until DXO bought the software in 2017 and continuously updating the collection. . They have now added …

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Lindsay Adler transforms images on location with OCF II light shaping tools

For photographers around the world, it is important that they find their unique style. This is why light shaping tools can help them be more creative and distinctive. “Clean, bold and graphic, presenting women with strength and elegance.” This is how Lindsay Adler; The New York-based fashion and beauty photographer …

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Fairfield County real estate market uses digital tools to adapt to coronavirus era

GREENWICH – There are no more open houses, buyers are reluctant to visit homes and sellers are reluctant to open their doors. Face-to-face businesses are struggling in the coronavirus era, and the real estate industry has been hit hard. But the crisis can be the mother of invention, and real …

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My favorite tools for organizing photos in Lightroom

Would you throw 10,000 printed photographs in a bathtub to find an image of your child’s first steps? No! So why should you do it with digital files? Adobe Lightroom offers many tools for organizing your data and finding the image you’re looking for. This is how I organize my …

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Tether Tools Air Direct cuts the cable when connecting the camera to the computer

Tether Tools has built an excellent reputation among professional photographers by offering a range of cables and gear that take all the stress out of connecting your camera to a laptop. You can barely walk into a professional studio without seeing the bright orange wires that are Tether Tools’ trademark. …

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Tether Tools Air Direct Wireless Connect System Now Available for Shipping

Tether Tools introduced a new wireless connection system for DSLR and mirrorless cameras at the end of October 2019. This new system supports all major camera models and connection software, and it is finally available to be shipped worldwide. Tether Tools is a company known for its durable tether cables …

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Valuable Tool Apps For Skin Cancer Self-Monitoring, Dermatologists Say

Apps that allow patients to keep photographic records of their skin and track changes over time are seen by dermatologists as important tools for self-monitoring of skin cancer, new findings show. The 2019 Skin Health Alliance Dermatologist Survey found that 93% of 245 dermatologists said keeping photographic records of moles …

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Adobe Max Sneaks offers AI photography, animation and audio tools

Join Gaming Leaders, Alongside GamesBeat and Facebook Gaming, For Their 2nd Annual GamesBeat & Facebook Gaming Summit | GamesBeat: Into the Metaverse 2 January 25-27, 2022. Learn more about the event. Whenever an Adobe event features Sneaks – quick snapshots of what its researchers are working on – there’s a …

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How social media helped uncover a skunk that uses tools

Two holes in the ice caught Sue Dickerson’s attention when she checked a black plastic water dish in her yard one morning in February 2018. The temperature had dropped to 18 degrees Fahrenheit overnight, so it didn’t. Didn’t surprise her that the top layer of water in the dish had …

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10 Essential Excel Blades Tools for Any Creation

This post is sponsored by Excel Blades. Our partners are handpicked by the My Modern Met team because they represent the very best in design and innovation. When it comes to taking your art seriously, one thing is certain: good tools are important. Working with the highest quality equipment means …

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ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2020 adds HDR, focus stacking, face detection tools

Saturday, September 28, 2019 By Jeff Meyer ACDSee has announced the latest version of its flagship photo editing software, introducing Photo Studio Ultimate 2020, priced at £119.99/$119.99 or $69/£71.99 via an annual subscription. With ACDSee 2020, the company has added a host of new features, including face recognition and detection …

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ACDSee Photo Studio Ultimate 2020 released, with HDR tools, focus stacking and more

ACDSee Photo Studio is designed to handle your entire photographic workflow, from organizing images and raw processing to advanced techniques such as layered composites, HDR blends, focus stacking and more. In this sense, it could be seen as a rival to Lightroom, although where Lightroom needs a program like Photoshop …

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ioS 13 FINALLY gives photographers the tools they expected

With all the hype surrounding the new trio of iPhone 11 brothers, it might be easy for new iOS 13 updates to go unnoticed. However, with the release of iOS 13 for iPhone and iPad, we’ve decided to dive into these new software updates and find out what’s changed for …

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New Moment filters are the tools your iPhone photos need

Neutral density filters gave shooters greater control over their exposures.Photo: instant Maybe the Moment mobile photography accessory has increased the wow factor on your iPhone photos with one of its high quality lenses. Moment believes you can do even better with the new filters the company launched this morning. Neutral …

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Two photographic tools that have made my job much easier

Over the past few years, a few pieces of photography equipment have either sped up my workflow or turned tricky, tricky techniques into simple, quick processes. But there are two specific tools that have made my life so much easier, especially when used together. The geared tripod head The Manfrotto …

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Tether Tools Starter Connection Kit Review

Taking tethered photos means taking photos with your camera connected to your computer via a cable. This is a common technique among professional photographers because it allows you to view your images on a large screen rather than the back of the camera. It also means you don’t have to …

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Three tools that help me stay focused on photography

Although I use many different tools in a day, there are a few that I have found essential to my business. Curiously, they have little to do with photography. Yet having them in my life allows me to be more productive and stay focused on what matters most to me: …

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Fstoppers reviews Tether Tools enclosure relay system

From time-lapse photography to video, many photographers need more battery power than their camera system can adequately hold. Whether it’s the weight of the system creating a three-axis time-lapse, the size of the camera with a grip, or the need for uninterrupted shooting, there is an answer for those looking …

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Simple Lightroom tools to enhance your photos

For many of us, gaining a better understanding of basic Lightroom editing tools is always welcome. Learn how to develop your photos with the power of Lightroom’s built-in sliders. With just under 12 minutes, Tyler Stalman gives us a walkthrough, highlighting some of the most powerful everyday tuning tools available …

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Talent, not tools, will determine the quality of your photography

Today, I state the obvious. But sometimes even the most obvious things can be easy to forget. I received an email yesterday from a talented young photographer. The professional aspirant asked a very logical question, one that I myself would have asked at the start of my journey. How do …

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Visual test: Tools | Frieze

This visual essay is a continuation of a collaboration with the Turin painter Giorgio Griffa, which began last year following the discovery of a very particular brush with a urushi [lacquer] workshop in Wajima, Japan. Only 5cm wide with a flat wooden handle, the brush is used to apply the …

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Tether Tools launches a variety of USB-C cables for all your new gear needs

Tether Tools is well known for its variety of wired and wireless products that make tethering easier and safer for your equipment. They have always been able to create products that solve the problems faced by most photographers. Now, with the release of their new cables, the TetherPro USB-C products, …

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Macphun tools will make photos look like ferromagnetic relics

I keep telling myself that I’m going to buy an old wooden camera with a brass barrel lens and participate in one of these workshops where I learn some 19th century photographic processes. But I do know myself. The steps are demanding and tedious, the chemistry complicated, and my patience …

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Adobe teases AI-based tools to make stunning portraits from lousy photos

This site can earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use. Smartphones are by far the most popular cameras in the world, but they’re certainly not the best. Portrait photos, for example, often look awkward because of the wide-angle lens, flat because the depth of field …

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4 tools to help compose the perfect exposure

Choosing the correct exposure can sometimes be difficult, especially in bright light. I’ve gotten pretty good at reading my LCD and using zebra stripes to find correct exposure on the fly, but there are a few other options. Two of them I hadn’t even heard of before. This excellent video …

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KVADPhoto + Pro: Professional-style photo editing tools made simple in Windows 10

You won’t find a shortage of photo editors in the Windows 10 Store, with KVADPhoto + Pro as one of the more recent (or at least new to us) offerings. This editor hopes to grab your attention with over 150 creative filters, an easy-to-use interface, and support for multiple image …

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Digital Photography in Dentistry: Tools and Techniques to Help Your Patients and Improve Your Practice

Digital photography can have many impacts on your dental practice: Photos can educate patients and improve case acceptance, communicate shade to the dental lab, and improve patient confidence after treatment. In this article, Ben Ross, DMD, FACP, illustrates the different types of photos you need to take for each of …

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Six tools that are revolutionizing archeology by helping us find sites without digging

Over the past decade, there has been a silent revolution in archeology, virtually allowing archaeologists to see through the ground without digging. Advances in geophysics, soil chemistry and remote sensing are accelerating the discovery of ancient sites and helping archaeologists understand them on a global scale. Below is our list …

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The Difference Between Using Bare Flash Heads and Light Shaping Tools

As a young photographer, I thought that a nice flat light, which gave smooth skin tones, was the best way to capture a portrait. I invested in a bunch of great diffused light modifiers, such as softboxes, beauty dishes, and octoboxes, and shot people with the softest, flattest lighting I …

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Apple invents new underwater photography editing tools

On April 23, 2015, the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office released an Apple patent application that reveals an all-new underwater photography image editing tool that may be included in a future version of the ‘Photos application. Apple’s patent history In photography, the color of objects in a photographic image is …

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Homestead Tools Grain Thresher and Cider Press Spotlight – Mother Earth News

Growing your own cereal is no more difficult than growing most other garden crops, and you can easily harvest a small patch by hand using a lightweight scythe, such as those offered by Johnny’s Selected Seeds and Peaceful Valley Farm and Garden Supply. The hardest part of harvesting is separating …

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14 product photography tools and resources

To create beautiful product photographs, take advantage of great and affordable tools and resources. Get the help you need at no significant cost. Here is an assortment of tools and resources for photographing your e-commerce products. There are tools for your shooting and image editing, as well as a variety …

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Adobe Lightroom Mobile brings pro-class photo tools to iPad

SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Adobe (NASDAQ: ADBE) today announced the availability of Lightroom mobile, an add-on application to Lightroom desktop software, available only as part of Adobe Creative Cloud. The new Lightroom mobile app brings powerful Lightroom tools to the iPad, providing the essentials of photography – such as non-destructive file …

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New Tools at Work: Fantastic Food Photography with the Fujifilm XE-1 | Blogs from photography experts, tips, techniques, camera reviews

Can a foodie find photographic ambrosia with a street savvy MILC? Scott Baker says “yes”! Photographing food is a true delight when you can capture its freshness and taste. It is not an easy task, however. Over the past few weeks, I have taken a variety of food images with …

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Insect Photography Tools of the Trade

Compound eye Advertising By popular demand, I present my complete kit of photographic equipment. Lenses are at the heart of any kit. My line-up includes (from left to right): Canon EF 70-200mm f2.8L IS II. This fast, crisp telephoto zoom lens is the only lens I own that hasn’t paid …

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Nik Software, owned by Google, will continue to offer premium photo tools

When news of Google’s acquisition of Nik Software broke a week ago, most of the tech press (and this blog) focused on one particular offering: Snapseed. It’s a highly acclaimed mobile photo-editing app that’s been sprouting like a weed lately, so it only made sense that Google wanted it to …

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Log Building Tools – Adzes and Broad Axes – Mother Earth News

In the previous entry, we discussed debarking spuds and drawknives. We will continue to discuss other ways to prepare your logs for the next stage of building a log cabin. This time we are going to cover adzes and broad axes. When you think of Appalachian-style hand-hewn log cabins, chances …

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Log Construction Tools – Debarking Spuds and Drawknives

This is the start of a series on the tools used in the log building process. Of course, many of these tools can be used for many other applications, but building logs will be the primary focus. I will intertwine these tool articles with others that share with you our …

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