So, saw a link to DxO OpticsPro 9 Elite. They are apparently a promotion right now at http://www.dxo.com/us/digitalcamerauk where you can get it for free. So I decided to try it.
Trying to get the hang of scanning my film as flat as I can to get as much information as possible from the negative, then editing it back to a good look. On the right is how my shot looked coming right from how my scanner wanted to process it. At the left is how it looked after I scanned it as flat as possible to…
So, I just recently purchased Photoshop Elements 14/Premiere Elements 14 from Amazon because it was a very good price. I’ve been using Lightroom for a while now. I don’t really edit my photos too much, except for the occasional lighting disaster *cough*WizardWorld*cough* so I’m not sure how I feel about photoshop.
I don’t know what I’m doing exactly and I don’t know if I like it.
My continuing quest to get my pictures to look like something approaching good or interesting continues. I went through some old photos and did a couple edits that I liked.
Last week, I posted a picture of a Mustang. This week, I decided to try my hand at selective colouring. I think it turned out okay for a first try, but I’m not sure if I like it more than the original. Oh well, always good to try something new.
Finally got my hands on a colour calibration tool, the Spyder3pro. This calibrator is now 2 models behind, so I got it for dirt cheap. I started realizing that one of these was important as I started printing my photos. Most turned out ok, but there were also some that turned out completely weird but seemed fine on my…
In case you use it and missed this morning's email: Its out of beta! Which means, they are gonna start charging for use.
Not the best but I just wanted to play around with setting and see what it could do. If you don't know, Darktable is a free editing software.
I'm not a fan of Adobe's Creative Cloud and monthly payment model, but for anyone in the market for two highly capable and very complimentary editing programs, this is as good a chance as any.