This Algorithm Can Change the Season and Weather In Your Photos

One time I drove five hours out of my way on a road trip to Monument Valley, only to be devastated when I arrived. Instead of the bright red buttes I'd envisioned against a clear blue sky, a gray haze had settled into the valley, rendering the landscape flat and lifeless. My photographs could have been saved by a new… » 8/08/14 12:25pm 8/08/14 12:25pm

Free Photo Editing Software Lets You Manipulate Objects in 3D

Impressive as they may be, Photoshop tricks are a little bit trite. But what if those same sorts of mind-bending manipulations came to life in 3D, allowing you to change the story of a photograph? Well, a new photo editing tool from some of the nation's top computer scientists lets you do just that. The best part is,… » 8/06/14 10:26am 8/06/14 10:26am

4 Essential Apps for Mobile Photo Editing

Post-processing is an important part of photography, and it becomes even more important with smartphone photos that may lack depth of color and and dynamic range. With the advent of Instagram and its imitators, filters have come to rule the day for most casual photogs, but many of us demand more control. Here are five… » 12/27/13 12:29pm 12/27/13 12:29pm

Cheat Sheet: 10 Quick and Easy Photoshop Tips

In the world of photography, Photoshop is the industry standard in post production work—capapble of doing nearly anything to any given photo. Though the rabbit hole is extremely deep, there are a few simple steps you can take to spruce up your images quickly and efficiently. » 4/13/11 9:20am 4/13/11 9:20am

Apple Aperture 2.1: Now With Plug-In Architecture

Today Apple have tweaked Aperture up to version 2.1. The biggest change is an open architecture allowing third-party plugins, hopefully adding some of the picture-editing tools Aperture had been lacking. Apple are even starting you off for free with a new "Dodge and burn" plug-in, and more are due soon. Version 2.1 is… » 3/28/08 8:39am 3/28/08 8:39am