Shutter Release: Using smart objects, balancing indoor and outdoor light and speeding up Mac


posted Thursday, June 1, 2017 at 1:00 PM EST


New iPhone camera app Halide offers gesture-based pro controls – 9to5Mac via The Click

Halide is a new app for iOS which uses gesture controls for adjusting exposure and focus. It includes features like focus peaking and RAW image capture as well. It currently costs US$2.99 as a launch week promotion. Click here to read more.

Guide to Smart Objects in Photoshop – Fstoppers

Anthony Morganti is in the midst of creating an in-depth video tutorial series, “Getting Started in Photoshop.” You can see his latest video below, which focuses on smart objects and Gaussian blur.

How to keep you and your gear safe while traveling – Photography Life

No matter which country you’re in, there are risky areas and it can be difficult to keep you and your photo gear safe. Speaking from extensive traveling experience, Photography Life’s Nasim Mansurov has many tips to help you navigate unfamiliar areas and stay safe as a travelling photographer.

Balancing indoor and outdoor light with Mark Wallace – The Digital Picture

Mark Wallace has a new video tutorial for Adorama in which he shows you how to balance indoor and outdoor light using a variety of gear and techniques.

Speed up your macOS finder with these tips – SLR Lounge

Many photographers are working on Mac computers, but by default, the operating system isn’t necessarily the most user-friendly or efficient it could be. Photographer Bill Larkin has tips to help Mac users get the most of the Finder and make their workflow more efficient.