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‘Tips & Tricks’ Archive

Mar 15
2018
JPEGMini Review
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The JPEGmini review

You can never have enough image compression apps. I recently started using JPEGmini when I wanted to compress old images on this blog and am really happy with the results.

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Dec 13
2017
Adobe updates auto tone in Camera RAW & Lightroom
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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.

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Nov 29
2017
Select subject coming to Photoshop CC - Michael Campanella Photography
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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.

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Oct 31
2017
Color & Luminance Masking in Camera Raw - Michael Campanella Photography
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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.

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Oct 27
2017
Digital Color Meter in MacOS - Michael Campanella Photography
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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.

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Oct 24
2017
New in Photoshop CC 2018 - Michael Campanella Photography
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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.

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Apr 2
2017
Excellent How To section on Broncolor's website
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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.

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Mar 25
2017
Equipment stickers from Stickit.se
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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.

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Feb 28
2017
Remove dynamiclinkmediaserver folder created by Adobe apps
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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.

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Jan 11
2017
Photoshop Actions by Sleeklens
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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.

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Nov 2
2016
Photoshop CC 2017
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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.

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Sep 3
2016
Faster Time Machine backups
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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.

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