In This Issue *July

Table of Contents

Dan Frievalt Helps Clients Feel Transformed

Mark DeLong's Commercial Career

Review: PocketWizard PlusX Transceiver

My Studio: Margaret Bryant Dog Photography


Web Exclusives *July

When Products and Ideas Converge

A while back Moab by Legion Paper sent me a box of their new Slickrock Metallic Silver paper, a gorgeous glossy metallic ink jet paper with instant dry time. I looked at the sleek model in their example print and thought of my own collection of personal work and couldn’t think of anything that I had photographed that would be suitable for a sleek metallic print like that.

New Feature Review: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5

Photographers struggling with the concept of Adobe Photoshop CC and the Creative Cloud will be pleased to discover that all of the important image adjustment features added to Adobe Camera Raw 8 (ACR 8) for Photoshop CC (but not ACR 8 for Photoshop CS6) are now available in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5, which remains a boxed product.

Blogging for Photographers: Creating a Community and Dealing with Negative Comments

Jolie O'Dell's new book, "Blogging for Photographers," is a thorough guide to everything you'll need to know about beginning and succeeding in the blogging process. From early preparation that will save you loads of time to more advanced advice on how to navigate the Internet and the potential pitfalls of putting yourself in front of the public. Here we share a small part of her chapter on community, which also includes information on spam, blogger networking, making good impressions with introductions, moving up networking tiers, and integrating social media.

How To: Prepare Photos for Video

Photographers often ask what resolution setting to use when they prepare photos to be displayed along with video in a fusion presentation. The simplest way to think about this is to understand the pixel ratio of video relative to a photo.