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‘Tips & Tricks’ Archive

Excellent How To section on Broncolor's website

Excellent How-To section on Broncolor’s website

Broncolor has a great How To section with pictures & lighting diagrams showing how they were made. Great resource if you are looking for inspiration.

Equipment stickers from Stickit.se

Stickers for my photography equipment

Today I received my order of high quality vinyl stickers from Stickit.se that I am putting on all my photography gear and equipment.

Remove dynamiclinkmediaserver folder created by Adobe apps

Remove dynamiclinkmediaserver folder created by Adobe apps

How to remove the annoying dynamiclinkmediaserver and Adobe folders that are automatically created inside of your Documents folder.

Photoshop Actions by Sleeklens

Photoshop Actions by Sleeklens

Photoshop Actions are a great way to speed up your workflow. In this post I test Sleeklens “Portrait Perfection Collection” of actions for Photoshop CC.

Photoshop CC 2017

The Photoshop CC 2017 update has arrived

This morning I saw that the yearly updated to Photoshop CC 2017 is now available. Doesn’t look as impressive as last year’s offerings.

Faster Time Machine backups

Faster Time Machine backups 

A quick MacOS tip that will allow you to speed Time Machine up and give it more resources to complete your backups faster.

Use plain text as default in TextEdit

A quick tip for how you can change the default in TextEdit from RTF to plain text. Useful if you edit Code Replacement files in TextEdit.

Copy app icons in OS-X

Copy app icons in OS-X

Here’s a quick tip on how you can easily copy app icons in OS-X.

Interactive Histogram in Camera RAW CC

Interactive Histogram in Camera RAW

Quick Camera RAW tip about the interactive histogram, added to Photoshop CC in late 2014.

Open in Photoshop as Smart Object

Open in Photoshop as Smart Object

How and why you might want to open RAW images as smart objects in Adobe Photoshop.

Manual available for EOS-1D X Mark II

Manual available for EOS-1D X Mark II

The users manual for the new Canon EOS-1D X Mark II is now available for download. Something to hold you over while you wait for your pre-order.

Offsite Backup with Backblaze

Offsite Backup with Backblaze

I’ve decided to sign up for Backblaze and backup all my data to the cloud for just five dollars a month.