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New Pixelmator update targets the Mac Pro

Hot on the heels of its major version 3 FX release comes 3.1 Marble with under-the-hood enhancements that boost competition with underscore increasing competition with Photoshop.

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CameraBag 2.5 review: Mac app helps you take your best shot

This app is like having 100 years worth of cameras in your pocket.

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Lightroom Mobile app is in the spotlight after brief Web revelation

In what appears to be an inadvertent public view of a private Adobe Web page, new information surfaces about an upcoming iPad app.

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How to use Wi-Fi for an expert photo workflow

The best of hardware and software combinations provide an integrated environment for more efficient field work.

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Luxi review: Let your iPhone double as your camera's light meter

iPhone light meter app does what standard gadgets can do in calibrating the light on your subject to suggest the best settings for your shot.

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Portrait retouching in five easy steps

How to use Aperture to create alluring photos of friends and family.

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Tadaa SLR review: iPhone app facilitates your focus after the fact

Use this app to adjust the focus point of your iPhone photos after you shoot them.

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Eye-Fi previews beta version of Mac desktop receiver

Users of Eye-Fi's Mobi wireless SD card can now automatically transfer photos to their desktop

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How to control focus and depth of field on your iPhone camera

Tips and tricks for adjusting camera controls on your favorite camera phone.

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How to shoot the best portraits with your iPhone

Whether you're taking a self-portrait, or a photo of a family member or furry friend, these smart tips guarantee you'll put the best face forward.

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How to create a photo book with Lightroom 5

Tips and tricks for using the Blurb plug-in for a professional looking photo book.

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How to turn old photos into new holiday calendars

Digitizing film-printed images and gathering them into a calendar is a great way to make a gift and give these old photos some new life. We take you step-by-step from start to finish.

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Focus 2 review: Specialized photo app makes lens and focus effects easy

MacPhun's Focus 2 makes it quick and easy to apply tilt-shift and depth-of-field effects to your photos.

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What's the best smartphone for photographers?

Smartphones aren't just for phone calls, or even texting or email. Now your smartphone doubles as a full-service camera, so which one is the best shooter these days? We compare several popular models to find out.

Judging a smartphone by its camera

Here's what to keep in mind if mobile photography is at the top of your smartphone wish list.

Say No to Selfies

Selfies aren't going away. But that doesn't mean you have to consign yourself to a future of horrible photos. Here are the selfies you'll want to avoid.

Simple techniques for shooting close-up photos

A close-up photo gives you a unique perspective on your subject. Here are some simple techniques for a taking great shot without a special macro lens.

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