Digital Darkroom

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Jon Canfield Posted: Sep 01, 2004 0 comments

Hello, and welcome to Output Options. In this column, I'll be covering issues and topics related to how you can get the most from your images after you've made the pictures and have downloaded them into your computer. Whether you need information...

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Joe Farace Posted: Sep 01, 2004 0 comments

Editor's Note: This month starts a new column here at eDigitalPhoto from Joe Farace. Loyal readers of the magazine will know that Joe has been doing the Buzzwords here each month, and...

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Howard Millard Posted: Sep 01, 2004 1 comments

It was the swinging `60s, I was in college, and many wore a rainbow of tie-dyed colors. What had been "normal" was being challenged on every front, and that included photography. The bulging, startling...

Paul Mozell Posted: Sep 01, 2004 2 comments

Very few people would dare to ask this question, "Is digital better than film?" just a few years ago when the only cameras that could produce a digital file with qualities that approached film's capabilities cost in the neighborhood
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Tony Sweet Posted: Jul 01, 2004 0 comments

Warming Effect
The filter that I use the most, by far, is the warming filter. It is used primarily in overcast light or in shade to remove the inherent blue or cold light from such scenes. As a result, an amber or warm tonality is added to the scene.

Here is...

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Darryl C. Nicholas Posted: Jul 01, 2004 0 comments

The new Photoshop CS has a greatly expanded Filter section. One of the new filter options is called Filter Gallery. The Filter Gallery is so extensive it just boggles the mind! In order to give you a little introduction into this feature-rich area of...

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Howard Millard Posted: Jun 01, 2004 0 comments

Are you looking for a way to make your digital photos really stand out? Starting with one of your existing color shots, here's a great way to create a dynamic new image that will really catch your viewer's eye. By combining a black and white...

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Rick Sammon Posted: Jun 01, 2004 0 comments

Thanks to image-editing programs, turning soft shots into sharp shots is relatively easy. I do it all the time!

In this article, I'd like to share with you some of my tips and tricks for sharpening pictures. I use Adobe Photoshop...

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Rick Sammon Posted: May 01, 2004 0 comments

Perhaps the coolest feature of digital imaging programs is that they let our imaginations soar. Using our imagination, and working with the latest technology, virtually any effect is possible. I thought I'd share a few techniques that illustrate how...

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Darryl C. Nicholas Posted: May 01, 2004 0 comments

Of all the new tools in Photoshop CS, the one that I have heard the least about is the Shadow/Highlight tool. And, yet, for photographers, it is an extremely useful tool. Think of it as an alternate method for the Curves tool, one that often gives people...

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Rick Sammon Posted: May 01, 2004 0 comments

In 1980, I was involved in a project to create the world's largest photograph: a panorama of the Grand Canyon. Our team of six (photographers and a TV crew) rode mules into the Grand Canyon, where, in the sweltering August heat, we set up a 35mm SLR...

Steve Bedell Posted: Mar 01, 2004 0 comments

Now that digital is no longer new, a few rules of the road have been established that most folks would agree yield better quality results. Of course, you might find that bending the rules might be fun, and that there's still lots to learn. But these...

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Howard Millard Posted: Mar 01, 2004 1 comments

Do you backup your digital photos onto CD or DVD discs? Whether your digital pictures are JPEG or raw files from a digital camera, scans from prints, negatives, or slides, or corrected and enhanced versions saved in your image-editing software's...

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Uwe Steinmueller Posted: Mar 01, 2004 0 comments

While most digital photographers are familiar with JPEG and TIFF formats, the latest format to come down the pike for digital cameras, known as "raw," as it deals with the raw information right from the sensor, is something fairly new. Simply stated: to gain maximum image quality, you...

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Darryl C. Nicholas Posted: Jan 01, 2004 0 comments

When I read this press release headline, "Canon launches world's first film scanning capable, bus-powered 2400x4800dpi CIS scanner," I was intrigued. Then learning that the CanoScan LiDE 80 also features 48-bit color depth, only requires...

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