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Photo editing 101: Master the layer mask

Layer masks are a great tool for hiding parts of images, adding color to black and white photos, and creating fun vignettes. Here's a quick primer on how to use this great tool in your digital image editing program of choice.

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Adobe Lightroom mobile review: A strong start, but still a work-in-progress

Adobe successfully reimagines Lightroom for touch, but the app has much room to grow, both in features and in resolving first version hiccups.

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When iPhoto isn't enough: Four reasons to upgrade your software

iPhoto is an excellent tool for basic photo management and editing, but if your library's growing too big to handle or you need advanced editing options, it might be time to look into alternatives.

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First look: Adobe Lightroom mobile for iPad

Adobe's pro photography editing software has come to the iPad: Take an in-depth tour of its features with Macworld contributor and photographer Jeff Carlson.

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Expo Notes: Spruce up your selfies with Facetune

Because selfies aren’t going anywhere anytime soon.

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How to create beautiful B&W images with Adobe Photoshop Elements 12

Convert your so-so color images into stunning black and white photos with this tutorial from Macworld contributor Theano Nikitas.

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PicFrame review: Easy app makes quick photo collages

PicFrame for Mac may not have the bells and whistles of fancier photo-collage apps, but its tools are perfect if you just want a quick collection for an email message, Facebook post, or tweet.

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The Week in Mac Apps: Meet me at the corner

There's a way to bring those meetings you can't avoid to order in this week's Mac App roundup, alongside other great pieces of software that help you organize your business, crop your pictures, and keep your remote connections safe, secure, and looking great.

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MyPhotostream review: All your Photo Stream, none of the bloat

If you don't want all the extra bells and whistles of iPhoto and Aperture, MyPhotostream will let you just view the photos in your Photo Stream.

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Pixelmator 3.1 Marble review: New tools, expanded capabilities nudge photo-editing app into pro arena

Pixelmator 3.1 Marble accelerates performance and adds marquee features such as print-on-demand services and the ability to edit 16-bit images.