In This Issue *June

Table of Contents

Kia Bondurant: Celebrating Every Child's Uniqueness

Stephanie Saujon Baltz Turns Pregnancy Into Art

Product Roundup: Sales & Marketing Tools

My Studio: Muse Photo Design


Web Exclusives *June

Launch Essentials: Things to Do Before You Begin Your Web Project

For many photographers, getting started with a new website—or updating a current website—can be overwhelming. But when looking at where to start, you have to consider much more than choosing a design. Being clear on your requirements and planning for ongoing management are key to the success of your site.

How To: Video Compression for the Web

Perhaps one of the more challenging issues photographers entering the world of video face is compression for the web. It's one thing exporting a jpeg. When it comes to creating videos for the web, it's a whole different ballgame.

Lensbaby + Video = Dreamy

Like a tilt-shift, the Lensbaby has a selective focus, creating a dreamlike blur around the perimeter of the focus spot (or sweet spot). It's a great lens to use if you want to add a dream-like aesthetic to your photography, or if you want to draw attention to a particular part of your image.

Introduction to New Features in Adobe Photoshop CC

The latest version of Photoshop, Photoshop CC (Creative Cloud), is being widely discussed on the Internet, but the discussion has focused more on Adobe's new licensing model rather than on what has changed in the application. This is unfortunate because the majority of new features and improvements to previous features are of value to photographers.

Understanding Adobe Creative Cloud

The Adobe Cloud model is here, as it has been for nearly a year, and it doesn't look like it is going to go away. On March 14, Adobe announced that beginning May 1, 2013, boxed copies of all CS6 applications would no longer be produced or shipped except "under special circumstances."