About Jeff

Jeff Butterworth is the founder of Alien Skin Software. He used to create the products, but now he does marketing and gets coffee for the programmers.
1 07, 2013

Insects in Flight

By |July 1st, 2013|Exposure, Fun, Photography, Tutorials|6 Comments

Recently I’ve been having fun taking photos of insects in flight. It is difficult, but rewarding when it works.

You can buy fancy motion triggers,

28 06, 2013

The Photographer’s Ephemeris

By |June 28th, 2013|Fun, Photography|1 Comment

If you photograph outdoors, you know how important the sun is. Both the compass direction and the elevation in the sky have a huge

21 06, 2013

Exposure Background Color

By |June 21st, 2013|Exposure, Photography, Tutorials|1 Comment

By default, the area around the preview image in Exposure is medium grey, just like Lightroom. You can also change it just like Lightroom.

13 06, 2013

Tyson Robichaud on Exposure 5

By |June 13th, 2013|Exposure, Photography, Reviews|2 Comments

Tyson Robichaud is the first to write a review of Exposure 5 and it’s a great one. I’m always happy when reviewers provide detail,

23 05, 2013

Adobe Creative Cloud

By |May 23rd, 2013|Alien Skin Software, Announcements, Business, Philosophy|13 Comments

We have heard a lot of concern about Adobe’s move to the Creative Cloud (CC). Here is what you need to know about it in

21 05, 2013

Exposure 5 Texture Overlays

By |May 21st, 2013|Alien Skin Software, Announcements, Exposure, Photography|8 Comments

The release of Exposure 5 is just around the corner in June. Last month I wrote about the big redesign of the user interface.

25 04, 2013

Exposure 5 Preview

By |April 25th, 2013|Alien Skin Software, Announcements, Exposure, Photography|103 Comments

I’m excited that Exposure 5 is close enough that we can start showing you parts of it. We’ve been improving the user interface to create

18 03, 2013

What do you like to read?

By |March 18th, 2013|Announcements, Fun, Philosophy|1 Comment

Please take a short survey to tell us what you want to see in our articles. This will help us keep the blog interesting

18 03, 2013

Photographing Birds at Home

By |March 18th, 2013|Fun, Photography, Tutorials|22 Comments

I need a break from hiking through marshes in the winter to photograph birds. For now, I’m trying to make the birds come to

1 03, 2013

Cloudy Day Photography

By |March 1st, 2013|Exposure, Fun, Photography, Tutorials|5 Comments

A rainy day recently started out as a miserable photography experience, but in the end turned out great. First I discovered that there were herons