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November 2013

2 Easy Ways to Quickly Dodge and Burn in Camera Raw and Lightroom

By |November 14th, 2013|D&M Imaging Blog|

If you dodge and burn in Photoshop, you know that the process can be time consuming. Dodging and burning with layers, in a non-destructive way, requires even more attention, and it's messier. So why strain your eyes in front of that monitor more than you have to, when you can dodge and burn in Camera Raw or Lightroom? Let me demonstrate.

How to Enhance Backgrounds in Camera Raw 8 Without Photoshop’s Daunting Layers

By |November 7th, 2013|D&M Imaging Blog|

Photoshop layers still confuse many professional and amateur photographers. But the great thing is that if you shoot raw files, a simpler, yet a non-destructive, process can be implemented. Let me show you what I mean by demonstrating how I enhance backgrounds in Camera Raw 8, without layers, and without the need to save my files!

September 2013

Photoshop Photography Program: What Is It & Who Should Get It?

By |September 26th, 2013|D&M Imaging Blog|

Photoshop Photography Program offers Photoshop CC and Lightroom for $9.99/month. This is not an introductory price, and you must sign up before December 31, 2013. Find out how this special offer by Adobe can save you money on Adobe products.

How Image Aspect Ratios Work in Digital Photography

By |September 16th, 2013|D&M Imaging Blog|

Many amateur and even professionals photographers are still confounded by the cropping results of certain image aspect ratios. You can't always have your 8x10 prints without sacrificing at least two inches. Why? Because of the 4:5 aspect ratio. Let's clarify image aspect ratios.

How to Paint Hair in Photoshop

By |September 12th, 2013|D&M Imaging Blog|

If you retouch your own images, at some point you may have had a bad experience with your subject's hair. Fixing stray and coarse hair isn't always fun, but it doesn't have to be impossible. This week you'll learn how to paint hair with Oil Paints in Photoshop CS6.

Photoshop World Las Vegas Keynote. What You Need to Know.

By |September 6th, 2013|D&M Imaging Blog|

If you missed the Photoshop World Keynote this week, here is a chance to catch up so that you're not left behind. Since our creative process is always changing with the advent of newer and improved technology, it's important for photographers and designers alike to keep up.

August 2013

Memory Card Lifespan. When to Replace Your Memory Cards & How to Prevent Damage Today

By |August 19th, 2013|D&M Imaging Blog|

Do you wonder how often you should replace your camera’s memory card? Maybe after a year or two? Maybe three? Is there such thing as a memory card life span? This week we are discussing the lifespan of your memory card and how you can prevent damage.

5 Secret Photoshop Alternatives You Need to Know About

By |August 9th, 2013|D&M Imaging Blog|

You probably know by now that Adobe is charging a monthly fee for its latest line of products. This change by Adobe has made many photographers upset, as they’re asking us to rent their software. That's why we are discussing 5 Photoshop alternatives.

July 2013

5 Benefits of Business Downtime and What You Can Do To Improve For the Next Season

By |July 29th, 2013|D&M Imaging Blog|

As a photographer, do you worry about money in your downtime? Are you on a tight budget? If you answered yes to both questions, it may be a good sign! Let's discuss 5 things to improve during business downtime.

Folder Organization: How to Manage Your Images Intelligently and Work Faster

By |July 21st, 2013|D&M Imaging Blog|

Because photographers, like you, want to manage hundreds of images and files efficiently, it’s necessary that they are properly organized and archived for quick and easy retrieval. The solution to a messy desktop, and hard-to-find files, is rooted in a hierarchical folder structure.