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October 2011 Update

Posted on 25. Oct, 2011 by .


An entrepreneur is always hesitant to complain about being too busy. After all, the alternative can lead to difficulty putting food on the table. That being said, I would have to confess that I’ve found this fall to be a bit busy for my liking. I’ve had workshops of one description or another almost every weekend. Additionally, it seems that this is the time of year many galleries have their calls for submissions due. Add that together with some writing, some home renovations, some new photo contracts and I suddenly find that I’m…

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Photoshop Tutorial – Sharpener Pro 3.0 by Nik Software

Posted on 04. Mar, 2009 by .


In this Photoshop tutorial, I take a look at the Sharpener Pro 3.0 plugin from Nik Software. During the video presentation, I work on sharpening the same image for the web/email, printing an 8″ x 12″ print on an Epson 3800 printer and preparing the print for printing on an offset press on coated paper. Like everything we do here at WildShots, this tutorial…

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Photoshop Tutorial-Silver Efex Pro by Nik Software

Posted on 19. Jan, 2009 by .


This isn’t the first Silver Efex Pro overview/tutorial you’ll find online. But, I do believe it is the first to show you how…

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Photoshop Tutorial-My favourite plugin

Posted on 16. Dec, 2008 by .


Do a Google search for Photoshop plugin and you’ll come up with literally thousands of possibilities. For the wildlife photographer, finding the plugins that can truly enhance your workflow can be a real time saver. A friend introduced me to a plugin called Viveza from Nik Software. It isn’t very often that something comes along that really improves your productivity, but for me, Viveza is one of them.

I put together a short’ish Photoshop tutorial on Vizeza to show how I might use it to enhance a wildlife image. What makes Viveza great is how fast you can accomplish making adjustments which would otherwise involve numerous selections, layers and layer masks. To say I don’t miss those is an understatement.

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