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How to Change the Color of Anything in Photoshop

Aaron Nace over at has posted a really easy and well done tutorial on how to change the color of anything in Photoshop. Check out the full post over on Phlearn.

Enhance Texture and Detail with Intelligent High Pass Sharpening

Michael Woloszynowicz has some of the best Photoshop tutorials out there. He is very articulate and is a great teacher. He just posted a tutorial on how to enhance texture and detail in your images. And the best part is he gives you a link to a free action to download that does everything he does in the 10 minute video in about 10 seconds. Check out his full blog post on the tutorial here.

Time Stack Timelapse Tutorial

Photographer Matt Molloy has created a nice how-to time stacking tutorial from time-lapse images. He goes into further detail in a blog post you can find here.

DigiShade Lite magnetic sun shade for your MacBook Pro and Air

By popular demand, we have developed a magnetic lightweight and rigid sunscreen for the Apple MacBook Pro and MacBook Air that sets up in seconds using a magnetic mount. The shade is made from 6061 aircraft grade aluminum with durable cloth hinges which is both very lightweight and rigid and creates a professional and clean sun shade unlike many of the clunky collapsable solutions currently on the market. The DigiShade Lit is available for pre-order now.  

Some of the Best Photos of the Night Sky and How to Make Your Own

Fstoppers has posted an awesome article on how to shoot those great night shots with stars and the milky way. They even give good insight and where and when to shoot those shots along with the all important post processing. Check out the article on their site.

A Photographer’s Guide to the First Amendment (and what to do if you get arrested)

PDN has posted and interview with Mickey Osterreicher who is the lead counsel for the NPPA (National Press Photographers Association). He explains the laws that protect news photographers from police interference. He also offers tips on how to avoid confrontations with police, how to protect yourself legally, and what to do if you get arrested. Check the short but informative video here.

How To Use AF-On for a Faster Autofocus Workflow

This may be remedial for some people but we just came across this and have either forgotten about this little gem or really never discovered it all. Steve Perry has a great little how-to video on improving your workflow when shooting with autofocus by utilizing the AF-On button and disabling focus on the shutter button half-press.

Photo Recovery – How to undelete data from erased or formatted memory card

We've all done this once or twice before—deleted images or formatted a memory card by accident. There is some software out there that can recover your images but even the best ones don't always get the job done (and the software is not always cheap!). But now Canon5Dtips has a writeup of how to do recover those images using some software that is absolutely free. The software is called PhotoRec and the writeup on how to do it all can be found here on Canon5Dtips' web site.

DIY Wireless Camera Control for Canon and Nikon DSLRs over Android WIFI for $30

Here's a really cool DIY way to get wireless monitoring and control for you Nikon and Canon DSLR. The below video gives you a pretty good overview of how it works and what it can do. After watching that, be sure to visit for the complete instructions and firmware updates which are necessary to make it all work.

Award for the Best Use of a DigiPlate Lite Goes to…

These images come to us from one of our favorite DigiTechs, Johnny Tergo. We're pretty sure this is the first time a DigiPlate Lite with a DigiBase has been used to mount a NASA space helmet to a c-stand so that it could be photographed. If anyone else has any great DigiPlate shots in action (whether they are being used to hold a laptop or not), we'd love to see them!

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