Dust Spots are a Fact of Life. How to Deal with Them in Post-Processing.

If you have a digital camera with interchangeable lenses and you change them you will have dust spots in your photos. Period. Some cameras have a sensor cleaning function. Does it work? On my Canon and Sony cameras it doesn’t work particularly well. I use a Giotto’s Rocket Blower frequently and from time to time wet cleaning. And I still get dust spots in my photos […]

Silver Efex Screenshot

These plugins for Photoshop are quite good and they don't cost anything now

Google has recently announced that its Nik Collection of plugins for Photoshop and Lightroom will be available for free. The collection includes the following plugins: Analog Efex Pro, Color Efex Pro, Silver Efex Pro, Viveza, HDR Efex Pro, Sharpener Pro and Dfine. Google acquired Nik Software several years ago and offered the plugin bundle for a much lower price than the original plugins sold by Nik. I purchased the collection then for about $140 directly from Google.