When disaster strikes, often times with unexpected fury, beyond the obvious concerns over well-being and the safety of loved ones, the loss of photographs is high on the list of cherished things lost.
Every lens type has its own set of distortions and optical defects. In some pictures these are not visible, but in others they are very, very visible. The good news is that these defects are very easy to correct while developing pictures from RAW. Zoner Photo Studio has enabled manual correction of lens defects for many years, but version 17 is the first to offer automatic correction. Equally attractive here is the support for camera body profiles. If you want the maximum from your pictures, then you should definitely pay attention to these two features.
Until this past week, we had only heard about this super-creepy trend from a friend in Chicago who had told us that images of her 2 year-old twins were turning up on another women’s profile page on Facebook with the woman treating the twins as her children.
You don’t always have to know time from aperture from ISO to get a good shot. With good taste and a sense for composition, you can create superb photos even with no technical knowledge. Composition is the foundation of all visual perception. And so today we chose photos on Zonerama that caught our eye because their composition was exemplary or original.
Every week, we select interesting photos from the Zonerama web galleries and show them off in this magazine’s Editor’s Choice feature. The Zonerama galleries are free, and you can upload your pictures to them at full size, either over the Web or using the Zoner Photo Studio photo software. But what about when you want to show off your albums elsewhere on the Web? Don’t worry, it’s simple!
Power users view keyboard shortcuts as a necessity. Maybe that’s putting it too strongly, but the shortcuts below will save you time and make you more efficient. We’ll focus on shortcuts that you’ll appreciate practically every time you go to edit a picture.
Not hairlines—building lines! Many people find it distracting when buildings in pictures are “falling backwards.” If you’re not a fan either, read on to find the solution.