It’s been almost two years since Google liquefied our brains with its Deep Dream neural network and the nightmare-inducing images the technology created. But now, a team from the University of California, Berkeley is sort of doing the opposite—emphasis on “sort of.”
Google Photos is getting a tweak that will automatically adjust the white balance on your photos. While this seems small, it can significantly improve your yellowish indoor shots.
Instagram’s a fun place to share candid photos about your daily life, but many people opt for intentional compositions and care when crafting a photo. Here are a few photo styling tips to elevate your images.
Chromatic aberration is the unwanted distortion of colors that you sometimes notice on the edges of your photos. It happens because colors of light have different wavelengths, which means your camera lens refracts them slightly differently. Here’s a quick fix to compensate in Photoshop.
A portrait is often defined with a little depth of field of effect that makes the person in focus really pop. Most smartphone’s can’t produce this effect, but How-To Geek shows off a way to use a single Photoshop effect to create the same look.
Mac: Pixelmator gets a handful of new features today, most notably finally adding in support for tabs. That comes alongside support for the new Touch Bar on MacBook Pros and a pretty nifty new smart refine selection tool.
Sometimes it takes more than simple color correction to make a good photo into a great photo. If you have a scenic picture that could use just a little more warmth to make it pop, try adding some extra light in Photoshop with “light bleeding.”
Sharpening a photo digitally can be a helpful way to bring out the textures in a soft image, but sharpening too much can create an annoying ‘ghost’ effect around hard lines. Here’s a better way to do it in Photoshop without overemphasizing the hard edges.