Category: Editing Photos

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Cedar Creek Grist Mill

I’m at a photo workshop in Oregon and putting my iPad photography skills to work in the field. As I type this, I’m sitting in a van driving down the freeway from our last shoot, the Cedar Creek Grist Mill. Despite a lot of rain, I had a blast shooting this old structure and the ...

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Article: Tips for iPad Photo Retouching

The iPad is a great photo viewer, but does it have enough oomph to handle photo retouching? Yes! In my latest article at Peachpit.com, I look at several ways to edit photos on the iPad, including red-eye removal, removing unwanted objects in the image, and compositing: Tips for iPad Photo Retouching

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iPad Photo Workflow—The Mongol Rally

Are you thinking about taking just an iPad on a trip? How about a driving adventure through Asia in an absurdly small car? Ben Long undertook the Mongol Rally and writes about his choice to bring only an iPad to work with his photos of the excursion: “Putting the iPad Photo Workflow to the Test: ...

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Goodbye PhotoForge and KitCam: Yahoo Buys Ghostbird

Yahoo is buying Ghostbird Software, the makers of the PhotoForge 2 editing app and KitCam, an iPhone photo capture app, to improve Flickr. According to a report at PetaPixel, the apps are being pulled from the App Store and won’t be updated. If you own them already, they can still be used. It sounds like ...

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Adobe Demonstrates Early Lightroom for iPad App

This should come as no surprise: Adobe is working on a “Lightroom for iPad” app. What is unexpected is that a very early version exists enough to demonstrate the concept, which is exactly what Tom Hogarty did on Scott Kelby’s The Grid program. Cnet reports: Adobe Systems plans to release high-end photo-editing software for tablets. ...

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Meet iPhoto for iOS

Looking for more detail about editing photos on the iPad or iPhone with Apple’s iPhoto for iOS? My friend Lisa L. Spangenberg has published a new ebook, Meet iPhoto for iOS. I find myself using iPhoto quite often when editing photos on the iPad. The book is only $5, and available from the iBookstore, Barnes ...

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Derrick Story Offers the Ultimate Workflow for iPhoto for iOS

Over at Macworld, multi-hyphenate Derrick Story offers the “ultimate workflow” for processing photos using iPhoto on the iPad. A growing number of enthusiast photographers are traveling with iPads instead of laptops. The lighter weight, thinner body, and WiFi + Cellular connectivity of an iPad (if you go that route) makes for a good companion on ...

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Watch my Photo Club Webcast

The replay of my Peachpit Photo Club webcast is now live. See how to wirelessly transfer photos from any camera to the iPad — live! Watch as I edit photos in iPhoto for iOS! Marvel at how I can start the presentation without realizing that I hadn’t yet shared my screen with the rest of ...

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Next iPad Could Be Incredible for Photographers

Matthew Panzarino looks at the iPhone 5’s incredible display and speculates what it could mean for the next iPad. “This means that you’re going to be carrying around a multi-thousand-dollar reference-quality monitor in tablet form for $500.”

“The Best Photography Advice I Ever Got”

Peachpit asked if I would contribute something to their ongoing “Best Advice I Ever Got” series on their Web site, and I was happy to say yes. My “Best Photo Advice” is focused on getting started.