Picture downsizing for web

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You have to properly downsize pictures to get nice thumbnails for your website. If you just resize full resolution to thumbnail size, the reult is quite bad. This article wil teach you how... READ MORE

Using histogram

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Histogram is a special graph showing distribution of lights and shadows in the image. It is the ultimate tool for both exposure metering and picture editing. Understanding histogram alone will greatly improve your... READ MORE

Choosing right image editing software

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Just for the start – forget about all that crap distributed with Windows installation. These programs are bad even for simple image presentation. Forget about straight-from-the-camera pictures. You have to properly edit your... READ MORE

How to make solid white background?

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White background is not very artistic but it works pretty well. And you can easily change it in any decent photo retouching SW later. White background might seem easy but getting solid black... READ MORE

How to make solid black background?

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Black background looks simple but it works just great for most minerals. It doesn’t work very well for dark minerals like dark brown, gray or black. It looks like an easy solution but... READ MORE