Julieanne Kost is a Principal Evangelist at Adobe Systems, responsible for fostering relationships with customers through meaningful and inspirational Photoshop and Lightroom instruction. As a highly sought-after speaker for the industry-standard Digital Imaging franchise, she devises and presents motivating and educational training sessions, sharing original techniques and tutorials worldwide — via live events, Adobe.com, her own website (jkost.com) and blog.Read More
Gary Nicholl’s personal fine-art project The Imaginarium started as a 20-image short story but has grown into a 450 image trilogy with 150 genuine Steampunks involved, taking storytelling to a whole new level. Combining his passion for the world of steampunk and photography, he creates amazing composited images that test the limits of image making and storytelling.
An internationally published and award winning photo artist from Ukraine now based in New York, Anya Anti has been into photography since 2009. She’s always been a creative person – as a child she was good at painting and crafts. As her passion for art grew she fell in love with photography and started shooting the world around her. As a self-taught photographer, she gained all her knowledge and inspiration through social media and online photography communities. A year-and-a-half later, she started creating fine art surrealistic female portraits, which became her preferred genre and a hallmark of her work.Read More
Motivated by the desire to be creatively challenged and overcome impossibilities, Benjamin Von Wong has become notorious for his epic photography. His hyper-realistic art style captures viewers in a fusion of special effects and innovative concepts. Benjamin's background in engineering gives him a unique edge for creative problem solving, where technical challenges become friendly competition.Read More
We sit down with editorial portrait photographer Bill Wadman about how the sensor of his Pentax 645z is making a difference in his photography. Bill transition from a professional DSLRs to the medium-format digital camera for his editorial and commercial portrait work.Read More
Once you’ve made the decision to practice photography and after you’ve made the investment in a camera and software, well, that’s when the real challenge begins. The questions becomes how you get from being yet another guy or gal with a camera to one that actually produces work that is unique, beautiful and hopefully personal.Read More
The beauty of the landscape is experienced in a unique and beautiful way when it is captured as a black and white photograph. Without the presence of color, the natural world is revealed using a very personal point of view, that of the photographer.. Shades of gray reveal the subtle nuances that are not immediately obvious when we see the world in full color.Read More
For this continuing series on black and white conversions, we share a demonstration of Macphun Tonality Pro. Starting in Adobe Lightroom, we walk you through the process of taking a flat color file and converting it into a high contrast black and white photograph.Read More
In the second in a series of videos, Ibarionex walks you through a black and white conversion using Adobe Lightroom and Silver Efex Pro II. In this video, he demonstrates how he processes a color image in Lightroom in preparation for editing the image in the b&w plug-in.Read More
Spurred by questions from viewers of the TCF YouTube Channel, we are introducing a series of videos that walk through the different ways that Ibarionex converts his color photographs into black and white photographs. This videos will discuss his approach begin with Adobe Lightroom and in subsequent videos will include the use of several third-party plug-ins.Read More
Google has released a new plug-in for its Nik Collection Suite called Nik Analog Efex Pro. The new plug-in is now part of the plug-in suite which includes Nik Silver Efex Pro II, Color Efex Pro 4 and several others.
It is the first new plug-in since Google acquired Nik Software, which bodes well for the future of the software. This certainly makes photographers like me very happy as I have become accustomed to using Nik software as a regular part of my digital workflow.Read More