Category Archives: Snap Art

Great Blue Heron

I discovered a small population of Great Blue Heron while getting to know my telephoto lens. They live year round at Lake Crabtree here in Raleigh, NC. It was fun learning how to approach close enough for a good shot … Continue reading

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Flower photography with Tony Sweet

Here is an article by Tony Sweet where he jazzes up a photo with Bokeh and Snap Art. He shares plenty of workflow tips as he transforms a good shot into a great shot. – A classic dilemma in flower photography … Continue reading

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Watercolor Portrait with Marilyn Sholin

Here is an article by Marilyn Sholin about using Snap Art for portraits. — Watercolor is an extremely expressive medium. It takes a lot of tedious control and expert coloring skills to make an attractive picture, even with software. Portraits … 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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Snap Art version 2 & 3 comparison

Take a look at William Ray’s review of Snap Art 3 on gadgeteer.com. He made excellent comparisons between different filters from versions 2 & 3. Copious examples clearly show the improvements made to each effect. Below are a few of William’s example images. See his article for … Continue reading

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Using our tools on travel photos

I’m going to share a few ideas for how to use our software tools in travel photography. For more travel topics, see my recent article on low key travel photography and photogenic destinations. Exposure: Old Looks Exposure has many presets … Continue reading

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Photoshop CS6 Compatibility

The latest versions of all of our currently shipping products are compatible with Photoshop CS6. If an old installer can’t find Photoshop CS6 then get the latest installer from our web site. Note that you don’t need to save old … Continue reading

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Tony Sweet’s watercolor

Take a look at this shot from Tony Sweet. He used Snap Art 3 for the painterly effects. Tony is a photography and Photoshop guru. He knows all of the tricks to achieve the specific look he’s after. Here’s what … Continue reading

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Unique Applications

I recently came across an interesting review of Snap Art 3. The article’s unique examples immediately got my attention. I think of using Snap Art on a beautiful shot from a DSLR or point-and-shoot camera. The author, Kay Michael Kuhnlein, has … Continue reading

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Shortcuts

If you aren’t familiar with the shortcut keys in our products then I strongly suggest that you read this article and watch the video below. These tips will also make you more productive in Photoshop since we use the same … Continue reading

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