by MICHAEL ZHANG, PetaPixel One of Photoshop’s most impressive features was just added to After Effects. Content-Aware Fill is now available for automatically removing unwanted elements from video. Adobe first teased Content-Aware Fill for video back at the Adobe MAX 2017 conference in October 2017. Utilizing the power of Adobe Sensei AI technology, After Effects’ new Content-Aware […]Read more "New! After Effects Just Got Content-Aware Fill for Auto-Erasing Things in Video"
by MICHAEL ZHANG, PetaPixel Heads up if you’re a drone-flying photographer in the United States: the government may soon require a physical license plate on the outside of your drone. Bloomberg spotted the proposed rule that was quietly filed in early May 2018. Drone owners are currently required to register their aircraft with the FAA and […]Read more "US May Soon Require Drones to Have Visible License Plates!"
by MICHAEL ZHANG, PetaPixel (Thanks to reader, Rodney Mitchell, for the referral) Windowed is a simple new app that finally lets you upload to Instagram directly from your Mac or PC desktop. Created by photographer and programmer Felix Sun, the app is essentially a tiny mobile browser that you can log into Instagram’s website through your […]Read more "Windowed: Upload to Instagram Directly From Your Desktop, FREE"
by DL CADE, PetaPixel Model maker/collector and photographer Michael Paul Smith is a master at recreating incredibly accurate outdoor scenes using his extensive die-cast model car collection and forced perspective. Mixing up miniature cars, detail items and buildings into a scene whose backdrop is the real world, he shoots the gorgeous miniature vistas of the […]Read more "Amazing Miniature Scenes Shot with Model Cars, Forced Perspective"
by MICHAEL ZHANG, PetaPixel Want to quickly find out the current market value of a used camera or lens? Bokeh Market is a new website that can tell you the real-time value of used equipment. It’s like the Kelley Blue Book of camera gear. The front page features a search bar. Type in whatever piece of […]Read more "This Website Tracks the Market Value of Used Camera Gear"
by Will Nicholls, PetaPixel Hollywood photos and still frames often look fairly dreamy with a bit of a glow to the subject in the image. In this tutorial by the guys at Photoshop Cafe, you can learn a number of ways to do this to your own portraits. The video above outlines three ways you […]Read more "How to Give Portraits a Dreamy Glow"
by Michael Zhang, PetaPixel The foods you buy in the store and at restaurants are never as tasty as they look in advertising photos, but what many people might not know is that you probably wouldn’t enjoy eating the foods seen in those pictures. The reason is because commercial food photographers use all kinds of […]Read more "10 Sneaky Tricks Used in Food Photos"