Shutter Release: How to use Photoshop’s healing brush, 12 things every filmmaker needs and more


posted Thursday, August 17, 2017 at 7:00 AM EDT


There is a lot of excellent photo-related content out there, including articles, tutorials and other videos. Shutter Release, our regular roundup article, is our way of sharing the interesting work done by our colleagues around the web. While we work hard to bring you great original content, ultimately our primary objective is being a reliable resource for photographers. In today's Shutter Release, we will look at a new app designed to help you select your best images, a tutorial about Photoshop's healing brush, a list of the first 12 things every filmmaker should buy and go on a video tour of a backdrop painter's studio.

Cinnac helps you choose your best photos - PetaPixel via Fstoppers

Cinnac is a new app which acts as a sort of Tinder for your photography. It isn't about matching up anything, but rather, other users can view your work and then swipe if they like it, giving you important information about which of your photos people like the best. The creators describe it as a mini blog which uses a process of elimination to settle on your best work. Click here to learn more and watch the video below.

Mastering Photoshop's healing brush - SLR Lounge

Tutvid is back with yet another great Photoshop tutorial. This time Nathaniel Dodson is focused on teaching you how to use the healing brush in "about five minutes." It takes a bit longer than that, but it's well worth the time.

The first dozen things a filmmaker should buy - DIY Photography

An afternoon with a master backdrop painter - ISO 1200

While subjects often get a lot of attention in portraiture, as they well should, the background is critical in many types of photography. For portraiture backdrops, painter Sarah Oliphant is a legend in the industry. Portrait photographer Peter Hurley visited Oliphant at her Brooklyn studio.