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Reviews

Tutorials

Review of Adobe Photoshop Elements 14 New 09-28-15

Review of Adobe Lightroom CC and Lightroom 6 (the Standalone version) Created 104-27-14

Review of Tiffen Dfx v4 Plug-in Created 02-26-15

Review of Digital Film Tools Light v4 Plug-in Created 12-10-14

Review of Digital Film Tools Rays v2 Created 12-10-14

Review of onOne Software's Perfect Photo Suite 9 Premium Edition Created 11-19-14

Review of Adobe Photoshop Elements 13Created 10-05-14

Review of Alien Skin Software's Exposure 6 Created 06-08-14

Review of onOne Software's Perfect Photo Suite 8created12-17-13

Review of Auto FX Plug-in Suite Gen 1created 12-10-13

Review of Alien Skin Software's Snap Art 4created 12-01-13

Review of Adobe Photoshop Elements 12created 11-07-13

Some New Features and My Impressions of Adobe Photoshop CCcreated 10-27-13

Review of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 created 06-22-13

Review of Aquafadas MotionComposerCreated 03-08-13

Review of onOne Software's Perfect Photo Suite 7 Created 10-24-12

Review of Adobe Acrobat XI Pro Created 10-24-12

Review of Adobe Premiere Elements 11Created 9-30-12

Review of Adobe Photoshop Elements 11Created 9-30-12

Review of Auto FX DreamSuite Ultimate Created 7-10-12

Review of E-on Software's Vue 10.5 InfiniteCreated 6-13-12

Review of Adobe InDesign CS6 Created 6-16-12

Review of Adobe Dreamweaver CS6 Created 6-12-12

Review of Adobe Fireworks CS6 Created 6-04-12

Review of Adobe Illustrator CS6 Created 5-27-12

Review of Adobe Photoshop CS6 ExtendedCreated 05-19-12

Review of Alien Skin's Snap Art 3Created 05-01-12

Review of Nik Software's HDR Efex ProCreated 04-25-12

Review of Nik Software's Color Efex Pro 4 CompleteCreated 04-09-12

Review of Adobe Photoshop CS6 BetaCreated 04-02-12

Review of Nik Software's Silver Efex Pro 2Created 03-28-12

Review of PaintSupreme Version 1.1 by BrainDistrict Created 03-22-12

Review of onOne Software's New Preset Packs for Lightroom 4 Created 03-15-12

Review of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Created 03-15-12

Review of Digital Film Tools Film Stocks Plug-inCreated 02-27-12

Tutorial on Using Layers in PaintSupremeCreated 01-26-12

Review of reFine Plug-in by Digital Film ToolsCreated 01-17-12

Review of onOne Software's Perfect Photo Suite 6 and Perfect Layers 2Created 11-28-11

Review E-on Software's Vue 10 InfiniteCreated 11-11-11

Review of Tiffen Dfx v3 Photo Plug-inCreated 10-14-11

Review of Adobe Premiere Elements 10Created 10-06-11

Review of Adobe Photoshop Elements 10Created 09-29-11

Review of Adobe Digital Publishing Suite Updated 01-12-12

Review of Dax Pandhi's New Book- Realism in Vue created 07-14-11

Review of Xycod's PostworkShop Pro 2

Review of E-on Software's Vue 9.5 Infinite

Review of Adobe Captivate 5

Review of Adobe Acrobat X Suite

Review of Adobe Presenter 7

Review of onOne Software's Perfect Photo Suite 5.5

YURdigital - a new website

Review of Adobe Acrobat X Pro

Review of E-on Software's Vue 9 Infinite

Review of Adobe Premiere Elements 9

Review of Adobe Photoshop Elements 9

Review of Filter Forge 2 Professional

Review of Adobe InCopy CS5

Review of Adobe CS Live

Review of Adobe InDesign CS5

Review of Spiral Graphics Genetica 3.51 Studio

Alien Skin's Exposure 3

Review of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3

Review of Adobe Flash Catalyst CS5

Review of Auto FX Software's Mystical Suite
Mystical Lighting and Ambiance 2

Review of Auto FX Software's Mystical Suite
Mystical Focus

Review of Adobe Illustrator CS5

Review of E-on Software's Vue 8.5 Infinite

Review of Adobe Dreamweaver CS5

Review of Adobe Photoshop CS5 Extended

Introduction to Adobe CS5 Suites

Review of Auto FX's Mystical Tint Tone and Color 2

Plug-ins that I have Reviewed for the 64-bit version of Photoshop

Review of onOne Software's PhotoFrame 4.5 Professional

Review of onOne Software's PhotoTune 3

Review of Nik Software's Viveza 2

Review of onOne Software's PhotoTools 2.5 Professional Edition

Review of onOne Software's FocalPoint 2

Review of Alien Skin's Eye Candy 6

Review of onOne Software's Mask Pro 4

Review of onOne Software's Plug-in Suite 5

Review of E-on Software's Vue 8 Infinite

QuadSpinner Training Video Series

Review of Adobe Photoshop Elements

Review of Adobe Premiere Elements 8

Review Alien Skin Software's Snap Art 2

Review VUE 7: From the Ground Up - by Ami and Vladimir Chopine

Review of Vue 7: Beyond the Basics by Richard Schrand

Review of E-on Software's Vue 7.5 xStream

Review of Auto FX Software's Photo/Graphic Edges
Version 7.0 Platinum Edition

Review of Nik Software's Color Efex™ Pro 3.0 - Complete Edition

Review of Nik Software's Viveza

Review of Nik Software's Sharpener Pro™ 3.0

Review of Nik Software's Dfine® 2.0

Review of onOne Software's Genuine Fractals 6 Professional Edition

Review of Nik Software's Silver Efex Pro

Review of Corel's Painter 11

Review of Alien Skin's Bokeh

Review of GeoControl2

Review of Adobe Bridge CS4

Profiling under Vista 64-bit Using Two Video Cards with a Monitor Attached to Each

Review of Adobe InDesign CS4

Review of Adobe Flash CS4 Professional

Review of Adobe Fireworks CS4

Review of e-on software's Vue 7 Infinite

Review of Adobe Illustrator CS4

Review of Adobe Dreamweaver CS4

Review of Adobe Photoshop CS4 Extended

Review of Spiral Graphics Genetica 3 Studio

Interview with Dee Marie - Author of Sons of Avalon: Merlin's Prophecy

Review of Alien Skins' Blow Up 2

Review of OnOne Software's FocalPoint 1

Review of Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2

Review of Adobe's Acrobat 9 Pro

Noise and Grain Reduction

Review of Datacolor Spyder3Studio-Spyder3Elite™ and Spyder3Print™

Review of Auto FX Photo/Graphic Edges

Review of Auto FX's Mystical Tint Tone and Color

Review of Auto FX DreamSuite Bundle

Review of Auto FX Software's AutoEye 2.0

Review of Auto FX Software's Mystical Lighting

Review of Alien Skin Software's Exposure 2

Review of Alien Skin Software's Image Doctor 2

Review of Alien Skin Software's Xenofex 2

Review of Geekatplay™ Studio

Review of Filter Forge Professional

Review of Tiffen Dfx Digital Filter Suite

 

How to Associate files when Using Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 New 08-06-15

Installing Plugins and Filters in Photoshop CC 2014 Created 07-01-14

Vue

Discussion of the New Physical Sea Water Model and Underwater CausticsCreated 10-23-11

Photography

Photography Primer 2 - Composition Created 07-24-11

Understanding How Your Programs Work

A Visual Metaphor

How to Use the L Ring Ultra II Ring Light

Photography Primer - Simple Basics of Photography

Photoshop and Lightroom

Making Layer Masks in Photoshop

Tutorial Using Alien Skin's Eye Candy 6

How to Create an Image using Multi-Layers and Snap Art 2

Photomerge in Adobe Photoshop CS3 and CS4

Alpha Channels and Masking

Tutorial on Creating Photo Galleries in Lightroom 2

Blending a Selection into the Background (mini-tute)

Photoshop - How to Add Light to an Area Using Overlay Blend Mode (mini-tute)

Film Grain Reduction

Black and White Photos in Photoshop, etc.

Using the Concept of Ansel Adams Zone System for Black and White Digital Images

Adding Detail to Very Light Areas in a Black and White Image (mini-tute)

How to Increase Contrast in the Midtones of a Photograph (mini-tute)

How to Improve a Grainy Face (mini-tute)

How to Turn a Color Image into Black and White

Old Vue Tutorials

Vue 7.5 xStream Render Settings Tests

Tutorial #5 GeoControl2 to Vue

Tutorial #4 A Summary of Fog and Haze Settings in Different Atmospheres

Tutorial #3 Vue 7 Tutorial - Rendering an Object for Use in a 2D Image

Tutorial #2 How to Use the New Water Feature in Vue 7 Infinite

Tutorial #1Discussion of New Camera Lock Feature in Vue 7 Infinite

When an Image Renders Too Slowly in Vue 6 Infinite (mini-tute)

Some Hints On Painting an EcoSystem in Vue 6 Infinite

TOC of Vue 5 Easel and Basic Vue 5 Tutorials

Expanding Color Maps in Vue 5 Series

More on Positioning Objects - Vue 5 Series

Creating Lakes in Vue d'Esprit 4

Placing Objects and Terrains in Vue d'Esprit 4

Vue - Hints for Newbies - Positioning Objects

Poser Tutorials

Lighting a Scene in Poser 7 as well as 6

Creating a Skullcap for DAZ Victoria 4.2 in Poser 6 or 7

Creating Hair for DAZ Victoria 4.2 in Poser 6 or 7

Poser 7 Tutorial - Fitting Clothes to Sidney

Making a Mustache in Poser 5 or 6

Making a Beard in Poser 5 or 6

Understanding Lights in Poser 5

How to Create Hair in Poser 5

Hints on Creating Hair in Poser 5 #1

Hints on Creating Hair in Poser 5 #2

Hints on Creating Hair in Poser 5 #3

Hints on Creating Hair in Poser 5 #4

How to Create Image Maps for Poser with BodyPaint 3D

Miscelaneous Tutorials

How a Digital Image can be Born

Installing According to Automatic Paths

Working with Genuine Fractals Print Pro 5 in Photoshop (mini-tute)

Tutorial on Creating Filters in Filter Forge

From a Photograph to a Painting using Painter IX.5

XfrogPlants Builboards Tutorial

How to Create an Animation with the Blend Tool and 3D Effects in Adobe Illustrator CS

How to Create Spheres in Adobe Illustrator CS

Using Multi-Pass Rendered Images in Photoshop

Image Manipulation - Part 1-Basic Image Editing

Image Manipulation - Part 2-Using Andromeda Screens Filter for Special Effects

Deep Paint Tutorials

Working with Layers in Deep Paint

How to Customize Brushes in Deep Paint

How to create a Water Color Type Image in Deep Paint

How to Create Impressionistic Effects Using Deep Paint

How to Create Continuous Tone Images Using Deep Paint

Image Manipulation - Part 3-Using Right Hemisphere Deep Paint

 

Reviews of Apps for Tablets

Review of the Tiffen Dfx App for the iPad Created 10-29-11

Review of 3 Photoshop Touch Apps by Adobe for the iPad - Eazel, Color Lava, and Nav Created 09-19-11

Review of Nik Software's Snapseed Created 09-19-11

Review of Adobe Photoshop Express Using the iPad 2 Created 09-15-11

 

General Articles on Graphics

Why Calibrate Your System?

Sand Patterns in Nature

What Nature Leaves Behind

RGB and CMYK Colors - updated 2005

The term "Resolution" - updated 2005

Types of Images in the Field of Computer Graphics

When Computers Have Problems

A Printing Primer for the Home Inkjet User

Printing Isn't an Island - Part 1 Color

Printing Isn't an Island - Part 2 Resolution

Printing Isn't an Island - Part 3 How Permanent is Permanent?

Printing Isn't an Island - Part 4 Printing on Various Substrates

Printing on Various Substrates with Various Inkjet Receivers - Updates

What is Computer Generated Art?

A Creative Desert -Some Hints for When One is Creatively Blocked

Archived Reviews and Articles

Review of Procreate's KPTeffects

Review of Procreate's KnockOut 2

Review of Fo2PiX's buZZ

Review of Adobe LiveMotion 2

Review of Maxon BodyPaint 3D

Review of Macromedia Director 8.5

Review of Andromeda's EtchTone Filter

Interview with Richard Schrand

Color Concepts in the Field of Computer Graphics

Color Concepts and Calibration Update 2001

Review of Right Hemisphere's Deep Paint 2

Review of Illustrator CS

Modifying Poser Hair in Cinema 4D XL 7

Review of e-on software's Vue 5 Esprit

Review of Vue 5 Pro Studio -DeepAccess Module

Review of Vue 5 Pro Studio -LightTune Module

Review of Macromedia Studio MX 2004

Review of Macromedia Dreamweaver MX 2004

Review of Macromedia Flash MX 2004 and Flash MX 2004 Professional

Review of Macromedia Fireworks MX 2004

Review of Macromedia Freehand MX

Review and Tutorial of Vue 5 Pro Studio - Botanica Module

Review of Pixologic's ZBrush

Review Spiralgraphics Genetica 2 Pro

Review of e frontier's Poser 6

Review of e-on software's Vue 5 Easel

Review of Genuine Fractals Print Pro 4.1 and pxl SmartScale

Review of Gnomon Workshop's Introduction to ZBrush

Review of Alien Skin's Eye Candy 5 Nature Plug-in

Review of Alien Skin's Eye Candy 5 Textures Plug-in

Introduction to ZBrush With Meats Meier (DVD)

Review of Eye Candy 5 Impact

Review of Photoshop Extended CS3 3D Modeling Component

Review of Adobe Dreamweaver CS3

Review of Adobe Flash CS3

Review of Adobe Fireworks CS3

ColorVision Spyder2PRO and PrintFIX PLUS

Review Adobe Illustrator CS3

Review of onOne Software's Genuine Fractals Print Pro 5

Review of Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended

Overview of Adobe Creative Suite® 3 Web Premium and Design Premium

Review Corel Painter X

Review of Vue 6 Infinite Final Release by e-on software

Review of Epson Stylus Photo R2400 Printer

Review of Adobe Photoshop Elements 6

Review of Adobe Premiere Elements 4

Review of Adobe InCopy CS3 as Used for Teamwork with Adobe InDesign CS3

Review of Adobe Acrobat 8 Professional

Review of Andromeda's RedEyePro Filter

Review of Curious Labs Poser 5

Review of Right Hemisphere's Deep UV

Review of Right Hemisphere's Deep Paint 3D 2.0

Review of Andromeda ScatterLight Lenses Plugin

Review of Maxon's Cinema 4D XL R8

An Interview with Author Phil Gross

Refurbishing Computers - a Winner in Many Ways

Basic Color Calibration Concepts 2000

A Discussion of the Term Resolution

Review of Photoshop CS

Modifying a Poser Figure in Cinema 4D XL 7

SIGGRAPH 2006

Review of Adobe Acrobat 7 Professional

Review of Color Management in CS2

Review of Wacom 6DArt Pen with Photoshop & Illustrator CS2

Review of Wacom 6DArt Pen with Corel Painter IX

Review of e-on Softwares Vue 5 Infinite

Review of Shinycore's Path Styler Pro

Review of Lizard Tech's Genuine Fractals 4 Print Pro

Review of Corel Painter IX

Review of Adobe Creative Suite 2 Premium

Review of Adobe Photoshop CS2

Review of Adobe Illustrator CS2

Review of Adobe InDesign CS2

Review of Adobe GoLive CS2

Review of Wacom's Intuos 3 Digitizing Tablet

Review of Right Hemisphere's Deep Exploration

Review of greenworks' XfrogPlants - USA Southwest, V.2

Review of greenworks' XfrogTUNE

Review of greenworks' Xfrog 3.5

Calibration Using MonacoEZcolor Bundle

World Construction Set 6

Series on Vista Ultimate 32-Bit Part 2

Series on Vista Ultimate 32-Bit Part 1

Review Vue 6 Revealed

Review of e frontiers Poser 7

Review of Alien Skin Snap Art

Review of Corel Painter IX.5 - Review of Update

Review of Alien Skin Blow Up

XfrogPlants Billboards

Review of e frontier's Visual Fashion Basic

Review of GeoControl

Review of Carrara 5 Pro

Review of MAXON's HAIR Module for CINEMA 4D R9.5

Greenbriar Studio's CR2 Loader and Morph Tools for Cinema 4D 9

Review of MAXON Software's BodyPaint 3D 2.5

Review of Spiral Graphics' Genetica 2.5 Pro

Review of MAXON's CINEMA 4D R9.5 XL Bundle

Review of Adobe Premiere Elements 7

Review of Adobe Photoshop Elements 7

Review of Adobe InDesign CS3

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