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The Weekly Roundup: Why You Should Use RAW and Not JPG, Photoshop for Travel Photos and Learn How to Create a Double Exposure

The Weekly Roundup: Why You Should Use RAW and Not JPG, Photoshop for Travel Photos and Learn How to Create a Double Exposure | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

RAW uses the comprehension of color and depth to give it that full rounded view. So do you plan on traveling and using Photoshop? What about creating an artistic double exposure?


You Should be Shooting in RAW not JPG:

http://reframe.gizmodo.com/why-you-should-be-shooting-raw-in-one-simple-gif-1607230731


JPG comes out dull with a lack of depth. But RAW does bring more to the table while being a stand alone feature on its own.


Photoshop for Travel Photos:

http://weeder.org/rLH1kPi


Travel photos tend to collect a blur pattern, more than likely it's because you are on the go and are already thinking about where to go next.


Create an Artistic Double Exposure:

http://weeder.org/rLH1lsX


Phlearn comes to the rescue, consider this a brilliant tutorial that crosses boundaries with artistic expression.


Picking apart the travel images from the bad ones means having Photoshop on hand. But consider the option of using RAW and taking on that opportunity of double exposures. Keep coming back each week for more info.

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The Weekly Roundup: Before & After Photos Examine Photoshop, Landscape Photography Tricks and Learn More Photo Editing

The Weekly Roundup: Before & After Photos Examine Photoshop, Landscape Photography Tricks and Learn More Photo Editing | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Photoshop has won the award for being in view again this week. But its more on the beginning side of the story. Also by taking a look at the before and after effects of Photoshop, it may help to improve certain skills.


Before & After Photos Examine Photoshop:

http://petapixel.com/2014/07/04/photos-bring-question-editing-ethics-portraiture/


Karl Taylor goes step by step to show the portrait process of adding makeup and lighting to his model. However, this is a perfect example of examining how far you've gone with Photoshop and how little it takes to alter a picture.


4 Photo-Editing Tricks for Landscape photos:

http://virtualphotographystudio.com/2014/06/landscape-photography-tricks/


Surrealism plays a big role in this article about Landscape photography. The editing alone is breathtaking and a bit eye-opening for how far you can come with just an image and adjusting it to your desired value.


Learn More Photo Editing:

http://www.readmore.tips/2014/06/learn-photo-editing.html


Some of us need tips or even a helping hand when it comes to photo editing. Whether we can't just grasp the hang of it or we want a certain feel for the texture in the image. 


Photoshop has changed photo editing in every way imaginable. Please keep coming back to Photo Editing Software and Applications for more news.

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New iOS App 'Shutter' Gives You Unlimited Cloud Photo Storage Completely Free

New iOS App 'Shutter' Gives You Unlimited Cloud Photo Storage Completely Free | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Last year we featured StreamNation: a cloud storage solution built with photographers in mind. Well, a few days ago, StreamNation released a new cloud storage tool to the photography world that builds upon their existing services.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Unlimited storage space means everything to a photographer. The amount of data that has been lost on accident would astound anyone yet Shutter has in a way come to the rescue to aid us in our journey's. 

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The Weekly Roundup: Processing an Infrared Image, Pic Nix and PortraitPro

The Weekly Roundup: Processing an Infrared Image, Pic Nix and PortraitPro | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Look at all those Infrared images and how the processing can be done. Pic Nix the new app that you could use to laugh out loud with friends or family. Then the ProtraitPro that gets the preset just right every time.


Processing an Infrared Image Using Lightroom and Photoshop:

http://weeder.org/rLH0T4H


While each person may have different processing details, this one seems to be fairly easy and accessible. Starting off with Lightroom and then transferring the image to Photoshop CC to finish the editing.


Pic Nix: 

http://petapixel.com/2014/06/14/pic-nix-lets-anonymously-make-fun-instagram-friends-using-robots/


Follow someone on Instagram that posts nothing but the same stuff over and over. Or generally you and your friends want to find out where you rank on Pic Nix? Read more about the app that pokes fun at 'too many pictures of food' or 'enough with cats'.


PortraitPro:


Portraits are treated in the same textile point. But using a preset will cut your time not in half but down to a few mere minutes at a time for each head shot.


Pick or choose which you want to go through first, an app that pokes fun at people or get your presets functioning and well in order. But definitely give that Infrared Processing a few glances over and decide for yourself if you wouldn't want to make a few images standout. Come back at the end of each week for more information.

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The Weekly Roundup: 10 Useful Instagram Tips and Tricks, Apple Photokit and Instagram's Update

The Weekly Roundup: 10 Useful Instagram Tips and Tricks, Apple Photokit and Instagram's Update | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Instagram hit everyone with a storm as it's interface, tools and filters changed in the blink of an eye. However Apple's Photokit has taken on some big wigs. 



10 Useful Instagram Tips & Tricks You Should Know:

http://www.hongkiat.com/blog/useful-instagram-tips-tricks/


Keeping up with the changes that Instagram throws our way can take some time. So here with a list of tips & tricks to help you gain further knowledge about this app, which is bound to improve the skill that it takes to either maintain a business on facebook to simply removing a tagged photo that you are a part of. 


Apple PhotoKit Takes on Facebook Photos, Instagram:

http://www.thestreet.com/story/12731458/1/apple-photokit-takes-on-facebook-photos-instagram-stocktwits.html


Apple has kept their eye on the newest updates and one of those being from Instagram. Apple may have a chance by side-swiping Instagram with their own update and improvements with Apple PhotoKit.


Instagram Update Adds More Sophisticated Photo Editing Tools:

http://gizmodo.com/instagram-update-adds-more-sophisticated-photo-editing-1585389864


What is the sophistication behind this update? Being able to adjust the filter strengths, brightness, contrast, shadows and sharpening upon much more. 


Enough changes have been happening to change mobile photography for some individuals, but mostly all since the mass majority uses Instagram. Keep coming back to see the newest information we have updated for you!

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The Weekly Roundup: Slidely, Creative Cloud Updates So You Can Install Previous Versions of Adobe Software and Gloomlogue

The Weekly Roundup: Slidely, Creative Cloud Updates So You Can Install Previous Versions of Adobe Software and Gloomlogue | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Slidely came out as a new app to turn your photos into a moving video. Then after Adobe's crash they turned around and changed so you could upload various versions of Adobe to it's server. Also Gloomlogue will make you want to play with the idea that everything can look like a painting.


Slidely:

http://techcrunch.com/2014/05/27/slidely-launches-new-show-app-for-making-videos-out-of-pictures/


Sildely which is an Israel based creation, has a very cool concept. Think of it as a moving animation but more fluid and as if it were actually a mini short film.


Creative Cloud Updates and Allows Users to Use Previous Adobe Installations:

 http://petapixel.com/2014/05/29/newest-creative-cloud-update-allows-install-previous-versions-adobe-software/


Even though the thought goes back to one generation of the previous Adobe installments. It's nice to know that the CS6 that we learned back to front will be able to run just as smoothly.


Gloomlogue:

http://theappwhisperer.com/2014/05/30/ios-photography-app-gloomlogue-temporarily-free/


In the mood for new effects for your filters. Gloomlogue is not at all what the name suggests. Offering a vibrant painting effect is quite ideal, especially if you are at the beach or traveling along the coast.


Traveling using Gloomlogue, getting back to the basics with Adobe and making mini shorts with Slidely gave us this week an insight to what might be trending in the next month or so. Come back each week to hear more info!

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The Weekly Roundup: iPhone Editing Software's that are Now Free, Pixelmator 3.2 Revamps and Creating a Tilt-Shift Effect

The Weekly Roundup: iPhone Editing Software's that are Now Free, Pixelmator 3.2 Revamps and Creating a Tilt-Shift Effect | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Free photo editing software's that go beyond words so you just have to try them. Forming a tilt-shift effect as well as the revamped version of Pixelmator 3.2.


iPhone photo editor Since is Now Free to Download:

http://bgr.com/2014/05/23/since-free-download-iphone/


Since a photo editing app that gives users the ability to use mulitple photos in one setting.


Pixelmator 3.2 Revamped:

http://9to5mac.com/2014/05/22/pixelmator-3-2-revamps-the-repair-tool-adds-locked-layers-16-bit-support-for-all-macs-and-more/


With it's repair tool used in three very awesome functions. From the quick to the advanced setting taking on the major removal of objects.


Tutorial to show how you can use the Tilt-Shift Effect:

http://petapixel.com/2014/05/23/quick-tutorial-shows-create-tilt-shift-effect-photoshop/


Taking on a tilt-shift can be done in two ways. Using a lens or in the workflow production. If you want to create a tilt-shift, use this as your fast tutorial to get started right away.


Thankfully you can create a tilt-shift pretty quick, along with using the Pixelmator 3.2. version. However, if you are wanting to use the Since photo editing app, it's now free for download. Each week we have more news from Photo Editing Software and Applications.




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The Weekly Roundup: Image Editing Curve, How to Clean Up Your Background and Litely

The Weekly Roundup: Image Editing Curve, How to Clean Up Your Background and Litely | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

How can you clean up the background of your photo? Or how about Litely is improving mobile photography as we know it. Then again if you are not all that familiar with the image editing tool curve, you will be after reading this roundup!


Image Editing: Curve:

http://sidhavision.weebly.com/1/post/2014/05/image-editing-curve.html


Really any image editing program has the curve tool. A simplistic editing color or even monochrome option to enhance, darken, lighten or even a negative aspect to your photos.


How to Clean Up Your Photo Background:

http://weeder.org/rLHZs1X


If you use a fabric, vinyl or any kind of material that can collect dirt and you obviously don't want that to show up in your photo.  These steps in Photoshop will show you how to get rid of the clutter and dirt while keeping your subject clean cut.


Litely:

 

Behind Litely is Cole Rise who has made filters for Instagram and wants bring only the best for mobile cameras. Instagram filters are a bit on the more saturated heavy side, while Rise's idea is to create a software that will bring out the natural qualities of a photographers work rather than just mask the bad photos that someone doesn't want to throw away.


For now this week has brought you Litely that may just be the greatest idea to come into play, along with playing around with the curve tool. Whether you knew your program had it or not, cleaning up your background doesn't have to mean in the literal sense. Come back at the end of each week to see which three we've picked for Photo Editing Software and Applications.

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The Weekly Roundup: Editing Photos on the Go, Google Street View Allows You to Go Back in Time and Taking Your Landscape Photos to the Next Level

The Weekly Roundup: Editing Photos on the Go, Google Street View Allows You to Go Back in Time and Taking Your Landscape Photos to the Next Level | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

On the go, looking at Google Street View or taking Landscape photos on your vacation. All of these things have one thing in common, workflow or at least location, looking back on your images and knowing that getting the best out of your work counts.


Editing Photos on the Go:

http://weeder.org/rLHZh5I


So how has Lightroom Mobile compare with all the other competitors out there? Well with anything new, there will be a few bugs that need fixing. Otherwise it acts as it always has, the younger sibling to Photoshop. 


Google Street View Allows You To  Go Back in Time:

http://petapixel.com/2014/04/23/google-street-view-now-lets-go-back-time-delorean-required/


Then and Now, has never quite had this approach. Google Street View has been in production since 2007. And that is the year where we get to go back and see how much has changed around the world. What has become urban decay or has grown to become our newest skyscrapers.


Taking Your Landscape Photos to the Next Level:

http://weeder.org/rLHZgLD


Vacations mean time with the family and your camera. Capturing the Grand Canyon can mean the best photo to the point you decide to hang it up on the wall. Or it's still on your SD card waiting to be altered to bring out the light some more. Either way these tips will guarantee your ultimate landscape photo.


This week has brought the past back to light and our vacation photos closer to masterpieces. Otherwise who wouldn't want to use Lightroom Mobile while on vacation instead of waiting till you got home to start up your laptop. Come back at the end of each week for more!

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The Weekly Roundup: Adobe Lightroom Mobile Review, Recovering Shadow Detail in Photoshop and The Photoshop Tool Everyone Knows

The Weekly Roundup: Adobe Lightroom Mobile Review, Recovering Shadow Detail in Photoshop and The Photoshop Tool Everyone Knows | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

The reviews are in and we also have a way to recover shadow detail that tends to get lost in the thick of it all. However, you know the crop tool well there is so much more we don't know.


Adobe Lightroom Mobile Review:

http://www.macworld.com/article/2143801/adobe-lightroom-mobile-review-a-strong-start-but-still-a-work-in-progress.html


With all incredible ventures in the mobile industry, unfortunately some hiccups will come to the surface. There seems to be a problem with the system not telling you when you've signed out. Read this review to see if you are experiencing some of the same version 1 mistakes.


Tutorial Teaches You A Great Way to Recover Shadow Detail:

http://petapixel.com/2014/04/15/short-tutorial-teaches-great-way-recover-shadow-detail-photoshop/


Needing more control for this particular effect in recovery may be what you are looking for. Mainly this is a trick to help you along the way. Since there is no adjustment when it comes to highlights/shadows, complete control over your work is needed.


The Photoshop Tool You Thought You Knew & How To Use It:

http://weeder.org/rLHY4DG


Cropping, we do it to every photo for one reason or another. Did you know you could realign an image that's a bit tilted? Or turning a landscape image into a portrait oriented image? Yeah cropping has a few tricks up its sleeve.


We bring you the reviews to see if a product or software will work in your favor. Then we give you the tools that may just break you out of the slump because simply you've lost some shadow detail. So keep coming back to hear more great ideas from Photo Editing Software and Applications.

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The Weekly Roundup: How to Colorize a Black and White Photo, Making the Most of Flickr and PhotoToasters Big Update

The Weekly Roundup: How to Colorize a Black and White Photo, Making the Most of Flickr and PhotoToasters Big Update | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Gathering the tools to have a successful workflow sometimes falls into our laps and other times we really work for it. So this roundup we will give you some much needed tips that could ease that headache.

How to Colorize a Black and White Photo:

http://weeder.org/rLHYYKP

Turning a photo into black and white is done in a flash or with a click of the mouse. However, reversing that image back to color may seem impossible but surely it is not. Here is a tutorial that in 11 minutes will help you achieve that bright pop of color your image needs.

The Best Tools and Apps to Make the Most of Flickr: 

http://lifehacker.com/the-best-tools-and-apps-to-make-the-most-of-flickr-1557281790

Tons of people use Flickr, which means they use it to house their photography, show off their work or to family and friends. Even if you are not about showing them to the world. These apps and tools will give you the full experience that Flickr has to offer.

PhotoToaster Gets a Big Upgrade:

http://appadvice.com/appnn/2014/04/phototoaster-gets-a-big-update-adding-new-photo-picker-tools-and-more

The popular iOS app has received the 6.0 version treatment. Click on the article to read the full list of updates on features you are sure to find delightful.

Nonetheless this week has given us some tips we need to have under our belt. Come back at the end of each week for more info.

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The Weekly Roundup: Top 5 Instagram Editing Apps Revealed, LifePrint and Track the Time You Spend on Photoshop

The Weekly Roundup: Top 5 Instagram Editing Apps Revealed, LifePrint and Track the Time You Spend on Photoshop | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

For this week we have a tracker to time how much you spend on Photoshop. To the LifePrint and the top 5 editing apps for Instagrams that you may want to using.


The Top 5 Instagram Editing Apps Revealed:

http://thechrisellefactor.com/2014/03/5-instagram-editing-apps-revealed/


moreBeaute does the job of creating any blemishes you which not to translate over in your selfie. However there are some other apps you may be surprised to see.


LifePrint:

http://petapixel.com/2014/03/18/lifeprint-wireless-social-photo-printer-prints-smartphone-snaps-anywhere/


This small hand held printer, activated by an app gives back to the physical copy world. Think of it as a super modern Polaroid. Nonetheless this very cool app and printer should be given some thought.


Track Your Time on Photoshop:

http://designinstruct.com/tool/track-time-photoshop/


There is a free tool called TimeTracker that will without a doubt give you reports about how much time you are spending. If you want to know how much time you feel you are either wasting or using for any creative purpose.


For this week you can track, print out virtually anywhere and 5 editing apps that you may want to start using. Come back each week for more info.

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VSCO Announces $100k Scholarship Fund For Creatives

VSCO Announces $100k Scholarship Fund For Creatives | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Sticking to their mantra "by creatives, for creatives", Visual Supply Co. has announced the VSCO Artist Initiative fund: a $100,000 scholarship fund that seeks to "provide artists the resources to pursue their creative vision."

Kitty Fisher's insight:

VSCO has announced a scholarship and this happens to be one of the greatest moments for creative visionaries everywhere. Between 8 individuals, $100,000 will be split up to help get these creative minds off the ground, even further.


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The Weekly Update: Cinemagraphs, Installing Photoshop Brushes and Ten Best Mobile Video Apps

The Weekly Update: Cinemagraphs, Installing Photoshop Brushes and Ten Best Mobile Video Apps | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

The still photograph with a hint of a moving object to installing those Photoshop brushes you'll need to create your next big project. And a list of mobile video apps worth having.


Hypnotic Effect of Cinemagraphs:

http://blog.templatemonster.com/2014/07/10/how-can-bloggers-benefit-from-cinemagraphs/


This is the craftsmanship of the combining a moving and a still image to creating the hypnotic effect of seeing the wind blow the leaves down the street without the rest of the image moving at all.


How to Install Photoshop Brushes:

http://weeder.org/rLH1eMs


Besides using the default brushes that come with Photoshop adding to the range of possibilities usually means adding on some others that need to be installed.


10 Best Mobile Video Apps:

http://weeder.org/rLH0826


Ten of the best mobile video apps and this list just so happens to be one of the most likely to hold the apps that will have you dreaming about creating a short film. 


Join in on the film-making crowd, create a Cinemagraph and install those Photoshop brushes. Creativity is just waiting to be tapped into so remember to come back each week to see what we've picked for you.


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The Weekly Roundup: PicsArt jumps to Windows 8.1, Apple Aperture is No More and 35 Brilliant Photoshop Poster Designs

The Weekly Roundup: PicsArt jumps to Windows 8.1, Apple Aperture is No More and 35 Brilliant Photoshop Poster Designs | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

On a weekly basis we give you the news from the accumulated sources that collect within the span of 7 days. The big turnover was Apple's Aperture will be discontinued, PicsArt went back and forward with their jump to Windows 8.1 PC. And then becoming creative with 35 tutorials for Photo-shopping posters.


PicsArt Jumps to Windows 8.1:

http://www.wpcentral.com/comment/1052565


PicsArt has claimed the spot of a true universal app. Jumping from only a phone app to now a widely used PC installation.  Could this be the step in a new direction for all photo editing apps?


Apple Aperture is Officially Dead:

http://weeder.org/rLH05AB


Adobe must have been cheering on this one. As a photograph and being a primary user of this program, it was like a slap in the face. However maybe it just goes to show that even Apple themselves are faced with the utmost rule of needing to not only upgrade but keeping up with the trends of today.


35 Brilliant Photoshop Poster Designs:

http://www.antsmagazine.com/inspiration/35-brilliant-photoshop-poster-design-tutorials/


As tutorials go it can something as simple as a few shortcut options in Photoshop or a whole introduction, middle and end to a project. In this portion designing movie posters seemed like a genuine idea of something new to get involved with.


Take the time to see if your talents can create a film poster worthy of catching the attention certain directors or mourning over Aperture. But what we can rely on is that now with photo editing apps jumping from phone to PC, we may stand a chance at getting those perfect iPhone photos using a PC. Come back at the end of each week.

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The Weekly Roundup: Adobe's New Mobile App and Hardware, Golden Hour and Snapchat is Upping Their Game

The Weekly Roundup: Adobe's New Mobile App and Hardware, Golden Hour and Snapchat is Upping Their Game | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Adobe's big week, an app strictly to direct you towards a photographer's delight 'the golden hour' and how Snapchat is trying to reclaim their victory.


Adobe's New Mobile App and Hardware:

http://design.tutsplus.com/articles/adobes-new-mobile-apps-and-hardware--cms-21459


Adobe went on a massive update with it's hardware and apps that left use giddy like school children. Adobe Sketch that feels more for the professional that we all wish to be, gives a great starting point to practice, practice and practice.


Beautifully Designed App Called 'The Golden Hour":

http://petapixel.com/2014/06/19/free-beautifully-designed-app-notifies-golden-hour-start/


When minimal and elegance are combined to create something truly helpful and beautiful to look at, you've hit a gold mine. The team behind Exposure is bringing us Golden Hour. No matter where you are in the world, this app will tell you exactly the time when the sun will be setting giving you all the advantages to set up a photo-shoot or go exploring.


Snapchat's big Update: 

http://mashable.com/2014/06/19/snapchat-logo-snaps/


Snapchat is trying to lure in big name brands by simply adding that brand's logo to an image. Smart thinking or will you participate at all? Let's see where it will go from here.


Combing through Adobe's network of unveiled fun activities to Snapchat going after brand names to pull in users. We can also be anywhere on the globe and without worrying check our Golden Hour app, waiting for that special magic moment that photographers crave. Until next time this is what this week's round up has picked for you. 

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The Picquest Mobile App is Like Uber, Only Instead of a Ride You Find a Photographer

The Picquest Mobile App is Like Uber, Only Instead of a Ride You Find a Photographer | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Following in the footsteps of the crowd-sourced transit app Uber and others like it, a new iOS and Android app called Picquest is bringing the same sort of on-demand location-based service to potential photography clients.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Media platforms come and go. So here is Picquest bringing an on-demand focus of attention to it's photography clients. Giving a client the ability to go through the photographer of their choice and even send messages to get a bit more info.

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Apple PhotoKit Takes On Facebook Photos, Instagram: StockTwits

Apple PhotoKit Takes On Facebook Photos, Instagram: StockTwits | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Once InsaApple wants to usurp Facebook's Instagram-built photo sharing dominance with its new program, PhotoKit.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Once Instagram came up with the controls the now adjustable filters from heavy to soft. Apple will introduce PhotoKit, a suite that will come with the IOS8. Taking their editing levels to the next step, as well as giving Instagram a run for the top.

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Turn Your iPad Into a Production Tool With This Gadget – Padcaster Review @ Weeder

Turn Your iPad Into a Production Tool With This Gadget – Padcaster Review @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Many photographers make fun of people taking photos and videos with their iPads for good reason. iPads don’t have very good lenses, you can’t attach them to a tripod and the sound just isn’t that good when recording video. The Padcaster is a gadget that was built to overcome all those issues.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

iPads have bad lenses...well they are not exactly the best. Unless you watch this video and find the tools to turn your iPad into a camera incredible enough to turn heads.

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The Weekly Roundup: Adobe Creative Cloud, Short Sweet Tutorial Workflow and Nine Editing Cliches to Avoid

The Weekly Roundup: Adobe Creative Cloud, Short Sweet Tutorial Workflow and Nine Editing Cliches to Avoid | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Creative Cloud crashed this week which isn't good news for anyone. A short and sweet tutorial for your workflow involving street photography. And how about some cliches to avoid when editing photos, this what we have for you this week.


Adobe Creative Cloud is Down:

http://petapixel.com/2014/05/15/adobe-creative-cloud-is-down-rendering-apps-unusable/


Apps are uselss and the Cloud unfortunately took a tumble down the rabbit hole this week. The server has been suffering an extended blackout, however now everything should be working fine at the moment.


Tutorial, short sweet workflow: 

http://petapixel.com/2014/05/16/tutorial-short-sweet-workflow-editing-street-photography-lightroom-5/


With a time limit of a minute between images, this super fast street photography workflow will kick you into gear.


Nine Cliches to Avoid While Editing Photos:

http://www.digitalcameraworld.com/2014/05/13/9-photo-editing-cliches-and-how-to-avoid-them/3/


HDR overuse, too many filters, that odd black and white photo with a splash of color (that doesn't really add to the drama of the picture)...and the list goes on. Go through this list to see if you've committed any cliches recently.


Cliches to a minute per picture during your editing process. From one to another, hopefully Adobe will not shut down this week rendering nearly every outlet useless without it. Stay tuned to what we will bring you next week.

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The Weekly Roundup: PicMonkey Editing Tool, Creating Realistic Eye Makeup in Photoshop and Snapchat's Newest Features

The Weekly Roundup: PicMonkey Editing Tool, Creating Realistic Eye Makeup in Photoshop and Snapchat's Newest Features | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Finding tutorials that are not only insightful but fun and quirky. Noting that realistic makeup can be applied in Photoshop without the overhaul of extremities. Along with Snapchat's newest features that gear us toward an even better messaging system.


PicMonkey Tutorial:

http://www.picmonkey.com/blog/beginner-editing-tips-for-cool-n00bs/


Tutorials that don't make you want to pull your hair out...can be hard to find. Yet PicMonkey operates at the speed you choose, not only to your convince but if using it to create a hilarious mustached amigo is your idea. Then go ahead!


Realistic Eye Makeup Using Photoshop:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3R9_qoI8ZS0


No more need to doll up your models, using Photoshop to create a realistic eye makeup look is at the touch of your finger tips. Without going to far overboard, an effortless splay of color can come across as high fashion.


Snapchat's Big Update:

https://www.yahoo.com/tech/how-to-use-snapchats-new-instant-messaging-and-video-84459520254.html


Now instant messaging and video (face to face time) can happen without the lagging or signing off on one and restarting the other. More time to talk to two people at the same time or simply mess around with the new improved Snapchat.


Coming together to add more face value time while using Snapchat or creating an eye look that comes from Photoshop along with using PicMonkey to go from masterpiece to master goof. Come back each time to see what we've rounded up.

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Viral, But Why? That Photoshop Swarm over LAX - BagNews Notes

Viral, But Why? That Photoshop Swarm over LAX - BagNews Notes | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

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Viral, But Why? That Photoshop Swarm over LAX
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I'm entranced, too, but I'm wondering why architectural photographer, Mike Kelley's beautiful and meticulous LAX photoshop image, “Wake Turbulence,” went viral.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Mike Kelley's overlapping take off has been viral. But an interesting question has been brought to our attention, simply why? What do people see within the image that gives them the need to keep sending the image forward? Read the theories in this article.

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The Weekly Roundup: Photoshop's Navigator Tool, Dropbox Carousel App and Aviary Redesigns its iOS

The Weekly Roundup: Photoshop's Navigator Tool, Dropbox Carousel App and Aviary Redesigns its iOS | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

The big picture...what does that mean for us? As this round up has come along apps are getting bigger and a photoshop tool to help zoom in and see the whole picture.


Photoshop's Navigator Tool: 

http://weeder.org/rLHY7qg


Usually looking at the image on our computer screen means downsizing the pixels. Unless that is, you know how to work the Navigator tool to big to view any imperfections that you deem unworthy and needing an extra touch of love.


Dropbox Carousel App:

http://www.digitaltrends.com/photography/dropbox-releases-carousel-app/#!DXL9M


Talk about an app that gets everything right. Organizing, backs up the media files to Cloud and well is a joy to work with. Between the data selection, time stamp and event that went on during that wonderful day of photographs. Check out this app for more.


Aviary Redesigns its iOS:

http://venturebeat.com/2014/04/09/aviary-redesigns-its-ios-photo-editing-dev-tools-after-processing-10b-photos-last-year/


Hitting a mark like 10 billion photo edits does create some joy for celebration. Just in time too, Aviary goes and takes its iOS and transforms it into support, upgrades and options that you just can't go wrong with.


Bringing together the big marks and enjoying an app that keeps your photos together without the cyber mess. Come back every week to see what we have rounded up for you.


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The Weekly Roundup: Timehop, Edit Images Right in Google Slides and Drawings and 6 Hidden Tricks and Shortcuts in Adobe Lightroom

The Weekly Roundup: Timehop, Edit Images Right in Google Slides and Drawings and 6 Hidden Tricks and Shortcuts in Adobe Lightroom | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Revisiting pictures to telling your stories as best as you can. However, don't forget some of the hidden tricks up your sleeve when it comes to shortcuts when using Lightroom.


Timehop:

http://techcrunch.com/2014/03/26/timehop-brings-its-mobile-time-machine-to-android/?ncid=rss


This is considered the mobile time-machine of apps. Mark it as your own personal history book but with your own content. How cool is that!


Edit Images Right in Google Slides and Drawings:

http://googledrive.blogspot.fr/2014/03/edit-images-right-in-google-slides-and.html


Google Slides acts as your photo editing software as you begin to tell your story. Google believes in shaping your images the way you want to, whether that means borders or cropping them into a shape. It takes time to dedicate exactly what you see that fits the frame.


6 Hidden Tricks and Shortcuts in Adobe Lightroom:

http://weeder.org/rLHYRIk


Having overlays, spot removal and even the red-eye tool. Shortcuts does what the name entitles, cutting down on time. And when it comes to production and workflow some of us are on a quick and steady pace. So whatever can help is welcomed.


When in doubt look for the tricks, editing programs and lovely memories that we've used or captured over time. Come back at the end of each week for more news on Photo Editing Software and Applications.

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The Weekly Roundup: VSCO Announces Scholarship Fund, Creating A Mobile Downloader App Interface and StackMotion App

The Weekly Roundup: VSCO Announces Scholarship Fund, Creating A Mobile Downloader App Interface and StackMotion App | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

With a scholarship fund, a new editing app that you'll love and learning how to create your own app interface. This week has rolled in some punches but mainly victories that we can all cheer for.


VSCO Scholarship Fund:

http://petapixel.com/2014/03/14/vsco-announces-100k-scholarship-fund-for-creatives/


Between 8 individuals, $100,000 will be divided amongst them for their creative ideas. Showing that not only are they selling but encouraging and helping the youth to strive for their own talents.


Create a Mobile Downloader App Interface:

http://design.tutsplus.com/tutorials/create-a-mobile-downloader-app-interface-in-photoshop--psd-37219


You are a step close (a few actually) to managing your own app. Building up the interface in Photoshop could lead you to becoming a part of the app selling and trading world. Or even the next Flappy Bird, but that depends on if you want to put in the effort to create your own interface.


StackMotion App:

http://www.refinery29.com/2014/03/63964/stackmotion-photo-editing-app


Photoshop layers in an app. With green-screen technology hiding behind their backs, switching out the background for another one of your images is easy as pie now. This is Flipagram's ultimate rival.


Ending it on a good note this week. A scholarship fund that you should keeping your eye on. To learning the skills of the trade with StackMotion and eventually designing your own app interface. Each week we will have the round up for which news articles we want to focus on. Keep coming back!

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