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Focus on Flowers!

Every year when the warm sunrays start waking nature up from its winter sleep, I can’t wait to head out again to meet spring’s first flowers. On two wheels or maybe two legs, but always with a camera. I go straight for the places nearby that are known for having early spring flowers. I hope that you too take the chance this year to get out and photograph nature in the spring. Before you do, read today’s article to learn some flower photography tips, as well as what to take in your backpack.

Photography As A Pain Killer

Scientists at the University California, Los Angeles (UCLA) are claiming that studies they’ve done over the last several years claim that in the same way we instinctively know that contact with a loved one can help mitigate pain, the mere reminder of an absent beloved—including and especially a photograph—can deliver the same relief.

Master the Blending Modes in Zoner Photo Studio

How can you give photos just the right look, one that lets the right colors shine through? The blending modes in Zoner Photo Studio are your friend here—especially the Multiply, Soft light, and Lightness modes. In this article we’ll explain what they are and how they work. Most edits in Zoner Photo Studio lie on a temporary layer until you apply them, and that layer can be blended into the picture in various ways, called modes. To pick the most useful mode for a job, you need to know how modes work and what kinds of image information go best with which modes.

Editor’s Choice: Eyes

The eyes are the foundation of every portrait. If there are eyes in a picture, they should be the sharpest thing in that picture. And they should also be at a Golden Ratio point. They are, in short, the starting point for any photo depicting any living being—any person or animal. And that’s why they’re the focus of today’s Editor’s Choice.

Photo Recovery Project For The Ages

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.

How Lens Profiles Make Your Life Easier

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.

Get Better-looking Facebook Photos!

Get Better-looking Facebook Photos!

Facebook is definitely a great friend to every photographer. But also at the same time it’s also their enemy, censoring photos and lowering their quality. Today we’ll explain a few tricks for working with the largest social network—Facebook—and for getting top quality for the photos you upload there.

Share Your Zonerama Photos Anyhwere

Share Your Zonerama Photos Anyhwere

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!

Save Time with Zoner Photo Studio Shortcuts

Save Time with Zoner Photo Studio Shortcuts

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.

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