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‘Tips & Tricks’ Archive

Adobe updates auto tone in Camera RAW & Lightroom

Adobe updates auto tone in Camera RAW & Lightroom

Adobe released an update to both Camera RAW and Lightroom Classic CC earlier this week which includes a completely reworked auto tone feature.

Select subject coming to Photoshop CC - Michael Campanella Photography

Select subject coming to Photoshop CC

Adobe previews a new feature coming to Photoshop CC. A machine learning based “select subject” feature could change the way we make selections in Photoshop.

Color & Luminance Masking in Camera Raw - Michael Campanella Photography

Color & Luminance Masking in Camera Raw

Another post about Photoshop CC 2018 features. The color & luminance masking features in Camera RAW really look to be the standouts and my personal favorites.

Digital Color Meter in MacOS - Michael Campanella Photography

Digital Color Meter in MacOS

MacOS still turns up some surprises. The Digital Color Meter app hidden in the Utilities folder is a great tool to select a color range.

New in Photoshop CC 2018 - Michael Campanella Photography

New in Photoshop CC 2018

Adobe has released Photoshop CC 2018. What do I think about this year’s offering? Check out the post for some of the new features and some useful videos.

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.