5 11, 2013

Sharpening Simplified

By |November 5th, 2013|Blow Up, Exposure, Photography, Tutorials|15 Comments

We’ve all used sharpening during post-processing before. It’s something as common as retouching red-eye or removing skin blemishes. Unfortunately, it’s commonly misunderstood. First, let’s

1 11, 2013

OS X Mavericks Updates

By |November 1st, 2013|Alien Skin Software, Announcements, Blow Up, Bokeh, Design, Exposure, Eye Candy, Photography|2 Comments

If you installed OS X Mavericks and are having trouble with Exposure 5, Eye Candy 7, Blow Up 3, Snap Art 3, or Bokeh

25 02, 2013

It’s always a good day to shoot.

By |February 25th, 2013|Blow Up, Exposure, Fun, Philosophy, Photography, Tutorials|5 Comments

Recently we had a lot of cold, cloudy, rainy weather. Each morning a voice in my head said, “There’s no light out there for

18 11, 2012

Lower Prices

By |November 18th, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Announcements, Blow Up, Bokeh, Exposure, Eye Candy, Snap Art|7 Comments

We lowered the price of the Photo Bundle by $150, Bokeh by $100, and each of our other products by $50. Most upgrades are

19 10, 2012

Free Gallery Wrap Tool

By |October 19th, 2012|Announcements, Blow Up, Design, Photography|2 Comments

A gallery wrap is a canvas print stretched around the outside of a wood frame. You can see an example below.

Preparing a photo for a gallery

5 10, 2012

Blow something up with Marilyn Sholin

By |October 5th, 2012|Blow Up, Design, Photography, Tutorials|2 Comments

Marilyn Sholin wrote this article about resizing her paintings. She’s a veteran at preparing art for prints. Her painting style combines photography, Photoshop and

11 09, 2012

20 Best Photoshop Plug-ins

By |September 11th, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Blow Up, Design, Exposure, Eye Candy, Photography, Reviews|Comments Off

Creative Bloq is a web site that provides daily design tips and inspiration. I’m pleased as punch that they included Exposure, Eye Candy, and

10 08, 2012

Using our tools on travel photos

By |August 10th, 2012|Blow Up, Bokeh, Exposure, Snap Art, Tutorials|3 Comments

I’m going to share a few ideas for how to use our software tools in travel photography. For more travel topics, see my recent

22 05, 2012

Photoshop CS6 Compatibility

By |May 22nd, 2012|Alien Skin Software, Announcements, Blow Up, Bokeh, Exposure, Eye Candy, Snap Art|21 Comments

The latest versions of all of our currently shipping products are compatible with Photoshop CS6. If an old installer can’t find Photoshop CS6 then

9 03, 2012

Shortcuts

By |March 9th, 2012|Blow Up, Bokeh, Exposure, Eye Candy, Snap Art, Tutorials|2 Comments

If you aren’t familiar with the shortcut keys in our products then I strongly suggest that you read this article and watch the video