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Want to polish your lighting skills? Join Joey Terrell, Dave Black and myself at the Summit Lighting Photography Workshop May 22-24 in Denver, Co. There are still a few spots left! Check out the Summit Series of Photography Workshops web site for more info and registration: http://goo.gl/1VT21g
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In-depth Review of the Sony a6000

If you have been thinking about moving to a mirrorless camera system or are simply interested in new technology, check out my in-depth review of the +Sony  a6000. After taking it with me on multiple projects to various countries and through many different environments, I am finally ready to share my thoughts! Enjoy!
Take a closer look at the Sony a6000 mirrorless camera with landscape, travel and humanitarian photographer and photo educator, Colby Brown.
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A few interesting tips for the workflow between Lightroom and Photoshop

There are a few tricks that can really help you integrate these two programs in your image editing workflow. Check out this video with Adobe’s Richard Curtis.
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Moved from a Wordpress hosted site, to #SmugMug hosted site yet again.  Seems I do this every other year :).
Photography by Paul Ciura. Landscapes, Seascapes, Long Exposure, Portraits, Off Camera Flash.
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Anyone interested in some fantastic photoshop Directional Hair/Fur Brushes go check out +Aaron Blaise​ website.I purchased this 24 pack of brushes and they are simply awesome.I think they are going to be a great addition to anyone's brush collection with endless possibilities,can't wait to see them work in a composite image.I was introduced to Aaron through +Glyn Dewis​ Great video tutorials on YouTube.So pop on over check out Glyn 's latest video.
Watch "3 Retouching Quick Tips PHOTOSHOP #71" on YouTube
3 Retouching Quick Tips PHOTOSHOP #71: http://youtu.be/LyeMfDbfu-0

And this is the link for brushes
https://creatureartteacher.com/product-category/tutorials-lessons/brush-texture-sets/

While your there check out Aaron's fantastic work.
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Just Released: Canon EF 100-400mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Lens

If you like the 1st generation of this lens you're sure to love this one. Perfect as a lightweight wildlife lens and even for long distance landscape work.

http://www.bhphotovideo.com/c/product/1092632-REG/canon_9524b002_ef_100_400mm_f_4_5_5_6l_is.html/BI/1217/KBID/1550

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Here is Fritz as Jawa (slightly taller than usual Jawa  ). My third composite from the 501st Legion, Tampa Garrison (http://fl501st.com/) shoot.

Another Fotolia background with my treatment for that Star Wars feel.

#photoshop   #composite   #photography   #starwars   #jawa   #portrait   #FloridaGarrison    #501stLegion   #florida  
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+Mark Rodriguez Thanks a bunch!
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Snapseed 2.0 is Here!!
Woohoo! It's here!  We're so excited to see that Google's new Snapseed app is out - and we think it's going to be a great update for anyone editing on a mobile phone or tablet. 

In this bonus episode of The Grid - +Scott Kelby  and I are joined by +Nils Kokemohr  of Google to go through some basic use of the tool as well as a couple of hidden features that will really excite you. 

For a full 28 lesson class on how to use Snapseed 2.0 make sure you visit http://kelbyone.com/snapseed

Get the newest version of Snapseed by Google by visiting iTunes or Google Play 

Google Play: http://bit.ly/k1SnapseedAndroid
Itunes: http://bit.ly/k1SnapseediOS
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Sarah DeRemer uses her #Photoshop skills to create goofy hybrid animals - like this Birboon. More fun: http://bit.ly/1Eqlmb3
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A new update to the Nik Collection!

Hey Nik fans!  We just released the newest version of the Nik Collection, 1.2.8. Along with compatibility with Mac OS 10.9.5 and 10.10, we’re including many other updates.

If you do not yet have 1.2.8, you can manually download and install the trial version from www.google.com/nikcollection.  Provided you already have the full version on your computer, it will install as a full version.

To learn more about this update, please visit our Release Notes page: https://support.google.com/nikcollection/answer/4400822?hl=en&ref_topic=3001406

If you have any questions, we're here to help!  Feel free to contact our support team at https://support.google.com/nikcollection/?hl=en#topic=3288093.
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