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CanonUSA on YouTube posted four tutorial videos about DPP 4.0. The video above gives an overview of the software and illustrates the user interface, the expanded controls, the improved processing algorithms and how to arrange your workspace to fit your preferences.
The first video below shows how you can use bookmarks, folders, “Collections”, filter settings and more to help organize your workspace and photos. The description for the next 2 videos can be read before the video.
More Digital Photo Professional 4 tutorials can be found here. You can download DPP 4 for free here. Just click on your camera – EOS-1D X, EOS-1D C, EOS 5D Mark III, EOS 5D Mark II, EOS 6D, EOS-1D Mark IV, EOS 70D, EOS 7D Mark II, EOS 7D, EOS 700D and EOS 100D – and select DPP 4.x from the software options to download.
Below: Photography trainer, John McQuiston, takes you through the new DPP 4’s tool palette and histogram to show you how you can edit and create impactful images
Below: Washed out areas, loss of detail and incorrect colors are some issues photographers face in their raw images. Learn how you can easily correct these common issues in DPP 4
Read more about the EOS 7D Mark II’s highlights: the excellent weather sealing, the highly advanced AF, and the industry leading high ISO performance (have a look here too). All our coverage on the EOS 7D Mark II can be seen here (and there is a lot).
CanonUSA posted a set of quick tips videos on Youtube. Each video lasts between 1 and 2 minutes. Enjoy!
- Large vs. Small Sensors (above)
- Dual Pixel CMOS AF (below)
- EF vs. EF-S lenses
- AI Servo AF Fundamentals
- EOS 5D Mark III Syncing Audio Over HDMI with External Recorders
- ISO Settings
- Importance of Shutter Speed
- Shutter Settings
- Benefits of Custom Controls
- Still Frame Extraction from 4K Video Files
- AF Point Expansion
- Ultra wide-angle lenses
CanonUSA on YouTube posted three tutorial videos about how to capture your precious moments on video. The tutorial above is called “Introduction to Storytelling”.
Demystifying HD Video on a DSLR Camera: Lesson 2 – Basic Camera Settings
Demystifying HD Video on a DSLR Camera: Lesson 3 – Tips for Capturing Great Video
Time for a new Adobe Lightroom 5 tips and tricks round-up. Enjoy.
- How to use the Tone Curve panel to fine tune tone values – Digital Camera World
- How to Use Lightroom Brushes to Contour Faces – Fstoppers
- Lightroom’s Hidden Gems: The Radial Filter – PhotoFocus
- Setting up Lightroom Mobile for First Time Users – Digital Photography School
- Quick Lightroom Tip for Richer-Looking Skies – Lightroom Killer Tips
- How to Split Tone Black and White Photos in Lightroom – Digital Photography School
- High-Contrast B&W With Lightroom – PhotographyLife
- Lightroom Retouching Tip: Fixing Hotspots – Lightroom Killer Tips
And more videos…
Mastering the Lightroom Adjustment Brush – tuts+
Lightroom Spot Removal Tool – FroKnowsPhoto
The Canon Digital Learning Center posted an article with tips and tricks about how to photograph snow.
The biggest challenge when photographing snow lies in your camera’s metering system.
No matter how sophisticated the metering in an SLR camera is, it’s engineered to assume it’s reading “normal” subjects, of an “average” brightness. Photograph a landscape in summertime, with green grass, dark green trees, blue sky and white clouds, and the different brightness levels in the scene often average each other out. Much of the time, the meter will get these scenes absolutely correctly exposed. In simplified terms, it does this by averaging bright and dark parts of a scene, so the final exposure renders the overall brightness almost a middle shade of gray.
Read the tutorial at CDLC –>