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Fix Error “Photoshop Could Not Save File Because Write Access Was Not Granted”

I use Photoshop CS5 on a 2015 MacBook Pro.  The version of OS X is 13.6.  CS5 and I are old friends, so I have never sought out newer versions of Photoshop.  Until recently, Photoshop CS 5 has played well with all the different servers I have had over the years.  My servers have always […]

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Duplicate Photo Cleaner for iPhoto – Review

The Problem: I discovered the “Duplicate Photo Cleaner for iPhoto” out of necessity. I keep a master collection of all my photos on my server. Photos from my cameras are collected there, and then imported into iPhoto on each of my local Macs. I do this to protect my “original” photos from any errant issues […]

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Google’s NIK Photo Collection Is Now Free

Googles’s photo NIK Photo Collection software is a set of imaging plugins for Photoshop, Lightroom, and Aperture.  Google today, announced it would be offering the $150 software for FREE.  Google has decided to focus on image editing on mobile platforms and as a result, appears not to be further developing the NIK Photo Collection software.  OK, […]

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Nikon D5 – Inspired: A Movie and the Camera

Here is a very well done movie by Corey Rich, from the Nikon YouTube channel.  “Shot exclusively on the new Nikon D5 in 4K ultra-high definition video. INSPIRED, a film by Nikon Ambassador Corey Rich, explores what drives today’s most diverse and interesting professional photographers and filmmakers, and captures the commitment it takes to tell […]

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Buying Refurbished Electronics – Tips

Why Buy Refurbished Electronics? When buying refurbished electronics, you can save money on your purchase, sometimes a lot of money. It’s that simple. Here are some examples of refurbished items pulled from the internet today (12/18/2015): Onkyo TX-SR313 5.1 Home Theater Receiver: Retail Price $299 Refurb Price $169 Denon AVR-X3000 7.2 Networking Home Theater Receiver: […]

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Pixlr Image Editor Review

What Is Pixlr? Pixlr is an image editor from Autodesk, where it has some amazing engineering and entertainment software siblings : AutoCad, Maya, and many others. Adobe’s Photoshop is still the top ranking image editor, and trying to make any comparison between Pixlr and Photoshop is like comparing a bicycle to an F-18 fighter jet. […]

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Watermark Your Photos or Digital Artwork With The FREE CF/X Watermark Pro

If you have photos or digital artwork you wish to protect, the CF/X Watermark Pro for Mac OSX will be a great tool for you to use.  The CF/X Watermark Pro makes it easy to watermark your work with text, logos, gps data, and even QRCodes.  It is flexible, free, and easy to use. When […]

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Project Naptha – Manipulate Text In Graphics. A Software Review.

Project Naptha software is promoted as being able to manipulate text found in images, found in comics, document scans, photographs, posters, charts, diagrams, screenshots and memes on the internet. This is how he Developer describes his product: “This entire webpage is a live demo. You can watch as moving your cursor over a block of words changes […]

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Digital Photgraphy & Artwork iPad Product Reviews

Blink – Fast, Instant Video For Your iPad or iPhone

There are too many times to mention that I have tried to take a quick movie or photo, only to miss the shot entirely because it took me too long to get my iPad camera program working. What I needed was to have a “Wild West gun-slinger quick draw” camera moment, and until now there […]

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Add An Additional Monitor To Your Computer Through A USB Port

Add an additional monitor to your computer to greatly increase your productivity.  The second monitor comes in really handy for photo/video editing, audio editing, writing/blogging, stock trading, and for any project for which you might want to free up some space on your desktop. If you have a video card on your computer with multiple […]