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What Photoshop Product Should I Buy First?

By Steve Russell Recently, a Beyond Megapixels reader emailed us the question, ā€œIā€™m new to photography and was wondering what Photoshop I should buy first?ā€ I responded to the email and got to thinking that this would make a good article. Comparing image processing software is a lot like comparing other things that are mostly […]

Digital vs. Film Photography – A Brief Cost Comparison

Sometimes it’s fun to try to justify decisions you’ve made and things you’ve done. This is one of those. I hope it hits home with some of you. A woman that works in my office loves nature and nature photography. Because of our common interest she and I talk about photography from time to time. […]

Photo Fix in Corel Paintshop Pro X3

Quite some time ago I came across some old rolls of undeveloped film. I had them developed and put onto a CD, and when I opened the files I saw that the photo quality was very poor, due to the age of the film. I decided to try my hand and enhancing and improving this […]

Creative Frames in Corel Paintshop Photo Pro X3

Corel Paintshop Photo Pro X3 allows you to create frames for your photographs quickly and easily. For the purpose of this tutorial, I took some shots of a recently purchased bottle of Taylor Fladgate port (pictures, that is… one does not “shoot” port!). Here is the original: Open your photograph in Full Editor Mode. Then […]

Some HDR Learnings

I’m an HDR novice, so I took the opportunity yesterday afternoon to futz around in my house and try to familiarize myself with the concept. I addressed things with an eye toward learning what works, and what doesn’t work. For the purposes of the exercise I used the HDR Photo Merge capability in Corel PaintShop […]

Review – Corel PaintShop Photo Pro X3

PaintShop Photo Pro X3, by the good folks at Corel, offers a photo management and photo editing tool all in one. Geared toward the hobbyist photographer and novice photo editor, the program combines powerful organizational and editing tools within a user-friendly and affordable package. Upon first launching the program, the very first functionality the user […]