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Printing your own calendars with MagCloud

Printing your own calendars with MagCloud

In my last version of this article I wrote the steps needed to print your own 2012 calendar on large format printers. I have sense found an easier way to do it. Let MagCloug.com print and bind your photo calendars for you! The true beauty of MagCloud is they are a Print-on-Demand, so you can…

Morning Light Effect

Morning Light Effect

Lighting Trends and Effects There Is a new lighting trend primarily associated with today’s advertising and commercial fashion industries. I called this effect morning light. Personally I hate the effect, but nonetheless its popularity seems to be growing today and even I must learn to change with the times. If you do not enjoy shooting…

Lens Flare Effect

Lens Flare Effect

My editing style in Photoshop is called Non-Destructive. What that means is that we apply effects to the image without actually altering the original image itself. Yes, of course, I do still use the Healing Brush and Liquify, which do alter the base image, but more likely than not I will work with Adjustment layers,…

Easy GreenScreen Plugin 4.0

Easy GreenScreen Plugin 4.0

The Easy Green Screen 4x plugin is finally out and I am in love with it! Damon did an outstanding job with the new “One Click Extraction”, which is available in the Pro version only. Blue chromakey backdrops are also supported along with batch processes within the Pro version. You may demo this plugin at…

Easy GreenScreen Plugin for Photoshop

Easy GreenScreen Plugin for Photoshop

Shooting on Chroma-key or Green Screen backdrops have come a long way with today’s technological advances. The purpose of this article is to explore the advantages of one plugin in particular; the Easy Green Screen 3.0 plugin, available from: http://ezgreenscreen.com/, as Freeware. The plugin is available for all versions of Photoshop, CS or higher, running…

Photo Greeting Cards

Photo Greeting Cards

I love the Holiday season and this is a wonderful opportunity to share some of my photography with family and friends. Making your own cards couldn’t be easier with blank InkJet or Laser printer cards, available everywhere. Creating perfect holiday photo cards should be an enjoyable experience and not an agonizing chore. Choosing a great…

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