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The relations between Curves, Colour and Magic

Colours on curvesThe relations between Curves, Color and Magic from DIY Photography is an interesting article that starts by explaining how additive colour works and goes on to explain how to make use of this with the curves tool in Photoshop or other software to get the best from your images.

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A free Lightroom book

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Photofocus are offering free copies of their new ebook Get Organized in Lightroom until 14 February 2016. If you use Lightroom, or plan to start using Lightroom, you’ll probably want to grab a copy.

Find out how to get your own copy of the book

A Brief Introduction to Lightroom

lrAn article from Digital Photography School

Since the first version was released over eight years ago, Lightroom has become the go-to software for many photographers, both hobbyist and professional. But if you’re new to Lightroom you may be wondering exactly what it does, what you would use it for, and how it differs from other well known programs like Photoshop.

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Leica Photography Magazine Archive

PetaPixel posted about an online archive of Leica Photography magazines dating back to 1949 and I thought these would interest many of our members, even if they haven’t been able to own a Leica camera.

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Celebrating 25 years of Photoshop

Well known education site Lynda.com has created a special section of their web site celebrating the 25th anniversary of Photoshop. Click on the image below to visit it.

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How Do I Save My Lightroom Work?

lightroom-photo-collection-save-workLaura Shoe blogged,

For those new to Lightroom, naturally you want to understand how to save your work. You’ll notice that the File menu in the menu bar suspiciously does not have “File Save” and “File Save As …” options. The short answer is that as you work in Lightroom – adding keywords, stars, flags and other metadata; developing your photos; creating collections and more, your work is being saved automatically, so there is no need to do a “save” before you wrap up your session.

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Become A Better Photographer In Your Spare Time With These 5 Free Online Courses from Top Universities

The Light Stalking blog published this article listing some free courses that might interest members. It begins,

Most of us probably have full time jobs that don’t allow us to spend as much time learning about our beloved photography as we’d like. And, wouldn’t you much rather spend your money on a fast new lens instead of textbooks? I know I would! Fortunately, there are ways you can save your money and still take on an Ivy League photography course. Here’s a list of some of my favorite classes that I invite you to enjoy, too:

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