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Unsharpen Mask Actually Sharpens Your Digital Photographs

Unsharpen Mask is a pro tool that you can use now to sharpen your digital photos.  Today, its name refers to a filter found in most image editing software.  According to Wikipedia, Unsharpen Mask originally referred to a darkroom film processing technique using, “… a blurred, or “unsharp,” positive image to create a “mask” of […]

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Open Source Software for Your Mac – Save Big / Loose Little

What Is Open Source Software? You just purchased your new Mac, and now it’s time to add software.  Gulp!  Sticker-shock, software is expensive.  Here are some examples (Note:  These are full version prices, not upgrades or student prices): Microsoft Office 2011                            $148.99 Adobe Photoshop CS6                          $413.99 Quark Express V 9.0                           $1024.14 On the other hand, […]