Portrait colors and retouching, are two very common and time consuming tasks photographers face, when ever they need to work on portrait photos. My good friend Gadi Ohad, sent me this studio portrait, for color develop and retouch (click on images to enlarge). Products used in this Lightroom / Photoshop tutorial: – Cross Camera Color […]

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It’s all about expanding your possibilities. It’s all about expanding your creativity. To achieve these important goals, you need to expand your toolkit. With the right tools you can do magic! Just note that this magic works only with Raw files. Allow me to tell you a true story… A few days ago, my good […]

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We recently received a very interesting mail message from photographer Mark Mortensen (http://www.markmortensen.com). Mark uses our Cross Camera Color profiles when developing his Nikon D700 and Nikon D7000 NEF files. Mark said that he has noticed that when he set the camera calibration of the D7000 in Lightroom, to match the D3 Standard profile, he got […]

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A free step-by-step tutorial directly from the developer’s desk // Nir Kaufman Intro All the filters in PSKiss Toolkits, create the result image on a separate layer. This fact should encourage you to try some extreme settings… I call this technique – Process And Withdrawal or simply: PAW. The principle is simple: Use the full […]

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The Secrets of the Photographer’s ToolBox Some secrets and tips directly from the developer’s desk // by Nir Kaufman In real life, we usually don’t treat people as products. However, when using PSKiss Photographer’s Toolbox, I encourage you to give it a try… First, a few words about the techniques behind the scripts: The “Product […]

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About cameras, formats and smart tips… My first digital camera was Canon Digital Rebel aka Canon EOS 300D. The price was reasonable, for $999 including the kit lens, with 6.3 MP and frame rate of 3 frames per second, it was a very good value for money, back in 2003. The camera was purchased in a photography shop […]

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Categorizing is somehow, a human nature. We tend to do it in almost every part of our lives. Developing and editing our photos, isn’t different. We categorize our workflow to “technical” or “creative”. If we use a “technical” workflow, we want to get the most of our photo – more details, wider dynamic range, more […]

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When working with a large number of photos, using presets in Adobe Camera Raw window increases productivity. Lets say you prefer a certain color profile and you want to reproduce this particular look, on a lot of photos. First, we recommend that you get your camera’s Cross Camera Color DNG Profile pack. Check out the supported […]

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