Small but important changes inside Effects 10.5 filters stack. Watch me show the new display icons and help you understand how you can use them in your workflow.
We have reached the point in our workflow where the most excitement is generated, Artistic Effects! While it is much more fun to apply creative effects than to get our images technically perfect, it is important that we do not “jump the gun”. The initial movements we make with Tone and Color in our workflow set the stage for the Artistic Effects.
Watch me, ON1 Guru Nicole S. Young create a tilt-shift lens look and refine the masking using one of my favorite secret tools, erase brush strokes. It lets me refine my tilt-shift effect in ON1 Effects without affecting the underlying gradient mask.
Watch me show how easy it is to find, adjust, and apply borders and frames using ON1 Photo 10.5.
Watch me show how to browse and apply textures to your photos using ON1 Photo 10.
The Future of RAW Photo Editing – Coming this fall – Includes support for over 800 cameras
Portland, OR – April 26, 2016 – ON1, Inc. today announced ON1 Photo RAW, the first all-new RAW processor and non-destructive photo editor released in years. With modern code optimized for today’s super-megapixel cameras and high-performance computer graphics systems, Photo RAW will be the world’s fastest, most flexible, and easiest-to-use RAW processor and photo editor on the market when it is released this fall.
It is practically impossible to go any further in our Photo Workflow Mastery course without taking a strong look at Color. There are a lot of tools that you can use to edit the colors in your images, but I have to ask you one question. Do you know what those color adjustments are doing to the color relationships in your image?
If you’ve followed my work over the past seven or eight years, you’d undoubtedly recall my obsession with HDR and tone-mapping. It became such an ingrained part of my workflow, that I eventually forgot the reasons why tone-mapping was so important to begin with. I just bracketed the hell out of everything without question and, as a result, a huge chunk of my storage container being used to house all those files.
I want you to bring the vision you had for the photo to reality. Watch me do some basic adjustments and styling in ON1 Photo 10. I use ON1 Enhance for some basic highlight and shadow adjustments and then jump into ON1 Effects for adding glow, detail, and to paint in light & warmth (white balance). I’ll then finish off the photo with a vignette.
When it comes to workflow, it is critical to know what is happening to every aspect of your photo as you edit it. One of those elements that we discussed in Part 1 was Tone. Sure you may have manipulated a Tone Curve and modified your Highlight and Shadow adjustments here and there, but did you know what was happening to your photo as you made those moves?
We live in a time where photo editing is getting easier and easier. From Auto Adjustments to Sliders and Filters that do a lot of the work for us, you’d think image editing would be on autopilot, right? The truth is, these features are great but if you have no idea how they operate you could be doing more harm than good in your workflow.
Tim VanBergen is a local photographer that specializes in model portfolio development. He was kind enough to let us share with you his approach to post processing, editing, and photos from a recent shoot.
A few weeks ago, Google® announced the Nik® Collection of plug-ins—which Google has owned since buying Nik Software in 2012—would now be a free product. This sent a few shock waves through the photo industry, and in the last few weeks, here at ON1 we’ve seen a bunch people asking if we’d follow Google/Nik by making our plug-ins free too. How would we compete? What was our plan?