Author Archives: Jeff

About Jeff

Jeff Butterworth is the founder of Alien Skin Software. He used to create the products, but now he does marketing and gets coffee for the programmers.

Free Alt Photo + Update

Alt Photo is now free! At least for now, we decided that the best use of Alt Photo is to show off our effects to as wide an audience as possible. In case you didn’t know, Alt Photo is our … Continue reading

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The Graphic Mac: 8 Reasons I LOVE Eye Candy 7

James Dempsey reviewed Eye Candy 7 in exactly the way I would, through pictures instead of words. You can read the article at The Graphic Mac. Thanks, James!

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Exposure Wins PDN 2012 Software of the Year

Photo District News named Exposure 4 the Best Software of 2012. Dan Havlik said, “There’s tons of software on the market that digitally simulates the look of classic film stocks but Alien Skin Exposure 4 was the most comprehensive — and most … Continue reading

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Lower Prices

We lowered the price of the Photo Bundle by $150, Bokeh by $100, and each of our other products by $50. Most upgrades are less too. This is a permanent price change, not a sale. Enjoy! Stop by our store … Continue reading

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Eye Candy 7 is almost here!

Eye Candy 7 will be here in early December and it’s going to be awesome! Even Easier We completely rewrote the Eye Candy user interface to make it easier to explore. The theme is less clicking and more visual browsing. … Continue reading

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Alt Photo Update 1.1

Alt Photo is off to an exciting start! Apple noticed all the five star reviews and featured Alt Photo in the New & Noteworthy section. That catapulted us into the top 10 of the photography section of the app store. … Continue reading

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Alt Photo

I’m pleased to introduce Alt Photo, our first photography app for the iPhone. Alt Photo puts some of our well researched film looks into a fast and easy to use mobile tool. Alt Photo was designed for quick shooting on … Continue reading

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Free Gallery Wrap Tool

A gallery wrap is a canvas print stretched around the outside of a wood frame. You can see an example below. Preparing a photo for a gallery wrap is tricky because part of the canvas is visible along the sides of the … Continue reading

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More Mushroom Madness

My mushroom photography project is surprisingly popular, so here are more highlights from my walks (and crawls) in the woods. I like the diffuse lighting found in a forest. Direct sunlight is usually too harsh. In many of my shots … Continue reading

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The Mushroom Project

I recently started photographing mushrooms. At first I didn’t think there were many mushrooms here in Raleigh, NC, but now that I’m looking I’m discovering them everywhere. I used Exposure 4 on most of these photos. The captions list the … Continue reading

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