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Luminosity Masking for Photoshop (Über Advanced Editing Techniques)

PhotoJoseph's picture
February 14, 2015 - 9:00pm
I’m going to kick off the “non-Aperture, non-Photos” posts with something crazy advanced. Luminosity masks are not for the faint of heart, but once you get your head around them, WOW you can do amazing things. I’m not going to try to teach you this stuff — I barely get it myself! — but I am going to point you in the right direction.

When Aperture Isn't Enough (aka, "Anatomy of an Interior Design Composite")

PhotoJoseph's picture
August 29, 2014 - 9:00pm
There are of course times when we need to go outside of Aperture for our work. It might be to access a single plug-in, or to use a tool in Photoshop that Aperture lacks, but in some cases it’s bigger than that, such as creating a large composite file. In situations like that however, Aperture doesn’t cease to be part of the workflow. In fact, it can be a critical component, where each individual file is prepped and managed before being sent off to another land.

Syncing Your Aperture Library via Dropbox

Matthew Morse's picture
June 9, 2014 - 9:00pm
This post discusses the controversial, dangerous, but very useful capability of syncing an Aperture library between Macs using Dropbox. Should you try it? Read on before even considering it, and see if it’s for you.


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