Level: Intermediate You may have already heard about Frequency Separation technique in photo editing, since it became popular in the past few years. In short you separate your image into two parts: High Frequency that contains the texture and fine details and the Low Frequency that contain colors and tones and rough details. This way … Read moreFrequency separation with Photo-Reactor
Quite a lot of people are using DAP as a preparation tool for real paintings. And I am not exception and used DAP occasionally to simply “pre-chew” a boring photo into something paint worthy. The idea of U-Paint is that it breaks image into various steps and layers that can be helpful for real-world painting. … Read moreU-Paint Helper
Originally when I build layers for version 5 some of the blending effects in DAP layers got (let’s call it by a mistake) reversed from how they behave in Photoshop. I simply didn’t compare what the same effects in Photoshop does. This wasn’t big deal when you use it all in DAP, until now when … Read morePSD Compatible Mode in Layers, what is it?
If you want to scan negatives at home there are few options. The most common these days is to use flatbed scanner with a negative attachment (which is basically a light inside the lid and some sort of plastic negative holder). Then there are dedicated film scanners that usually produce sharper results such as Canon … Read moreScanning Negatives the fast way (Part 1)