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4 things iPhoto can do that Photos can't (yet)

While it’s true that Apple is phasing out iPhoto in favor of its new Photos app, iPhoto is still an incredibly powerful program and includes many features you likely know nothing about. If you don’t plan on moving to Yosemite 10.10.3, or if you elect to keep using iPhoto when you do—yep, it’ll still work!—here are four useful things that iPhoto can do that even the new Photos app currently cannot...click here to read the full story on Macworld.com

Photoshop tips galore on This Week in Photo's TheFIX podcast, episode 2

Recently I had the honor of being a guest on a new podcast, This Week in Photo's TheFIX with host, and fellow Photoshop author, Jan Kabili. We had a blast talking Photoshop and Lightroom. The 36 minute show is filled with tips as well as full-on tutorials on editing with adjustment layers, using retouching tools safely on empty layers, handling multi-layer documents without flattening them, slimming techniques, using smart filters, and how to soften skin using the Camera Raw filter.

Design a sharp typographic logo, even if all you have is TextEdit

Logos are notoriously difficult (and costly) to design, yet they’re mission critical for any business. Instead of using graphics, try a typographic approach instead. Typographic logos, like the ones shown here—some inspired by tips in Before & After—are both timeless and classy.

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