Don't-Miss Photography software Stories

Create and print great holiday cards using iPhoto '11

As of Thursday, we are officially two weeks into the holiday season, enough to instill minor panic into even the most hearty of gift-givers. Thankfully, you can avoid offending your second cousin—and cut down your Christmas buying list—by substituting a gift with the time-honored tradition of sending over a holiday card.

Share your holiday photos privately

Here are a few sites that let you share your holiday snapshots while retaining control over your privacy.

Create a gift collage from your favorite photos

Shape Collage helps you create gorgeous and personal holiday gifts suitable for framing.

Bugs & Fixes: A trio of bugs make news

Bugs related to Apple's Clock app, iPhoto '11, and new MacBook Air displays hit the newswire this week.

Bugs & Fixes: Photoshop Elements 9 importing issue

Adobe's new Photoshop Elements 9 can have difficulties importing iPhoto libraries. Adobe claims to be working on a solution.

Scan images wirelessly with Preview

Cut the cords and set up your Mac and all-in-one scanner so you can scan documents and images over a Wi-Fi connection.

Editing tips and tricks for Apple's mobile iMovie app

Apple's iMovie app for iOS 4 is fairly easy to use, but it also carries expectations based on what iMovie for Mac (or really any video editor) can do. Being a mobile app, some capabilities aren’t available—or are they? Here are some tips for expanding the editing features of iMovie 1.1.

Bugs & Fixes: Preview's TIFF-to-JPEG color inversion bug

Ted Landau tries to convert a TIFF image to the JPEG format and gets an image with inverted colors. But don't worry -- there are several easy work-arounds.

Give your artwork that comic book look

You can take any photo or drawing and make it look like it belongs in the funny pages. Chris McVeigh walks you through the steps.

How to pull still images from your videos

Have you ever captured a fleeting moment on digital video, only to wish you also had it as a still image? Follow these simple directions to turn any frame of a video into a photograph.

Three Mac photo apps that add creative effects

Use the effects in the TiltShiftFocus, HDRtist, or ImageFramer Mac desktop apps to give your bland photos a completely new look.

Three Mac photo apps that imitate film

Give digital photos the charm of old Kodachrome photos and toy cameras. These three low-cost applications give you a number of easy ways to imitate the film look on your Mac.

Discover Preview's hidden image editing powers

With Preview, you can adjust an image’s tonality, color, and even select objects within the shot to copy and add to other photographs. Take a quick photographer’s tour of this handy imaging application.