Tag Archive for Photoshop

The rule of thirds, soon to be enforced

In composition, it is often considered that putting objects of interest on the key attention points helps build more powerful images. Daniel Cohen-Or and Lior Wolf at Tel-Aviv University, Israel, with colleagues at Zhejiang University in Hangzhou, China, created a software program that automatically re-organizes photos to make them more powerful, more pleasing. NS link…

Photo fakery in History

Even before Photoshop was available, some photographers tried to improve their photos. Sometimes, it was to clean little blemishes, but it could go to quite significant upgrades: removing somebody form a group portrait (like with chairman Mao, below), putting a better body under the head of VIP, etc. Source: NY Times.

False HDR for free

If you want to get an HDR (High Dynamic Range) aspect to your photos but do not want to spend the effort of taking multiple picture and combining them together, there is a free solution: Fake it! Forget all the hassle and apply the right image transformations to obtain a picture with all the features…

Photoshop CS4: upgrade

Adobe just published a patch/upgrade to Photoshop CS4. Those who are equipped with this software program will probably be interested in visiting http://www.adobe.com/downloads/updates/ to get the upgrade in order to correct a few performance and feature bugs. Moreover, the users of MacBook Air and recent MacBook Pro systems can use mutli-touch to rotate documents frame.But,…