Latest Articles in the Category Basic Edits:
Edit Photos Faster While Keeping Your Own Personal Style—Create your own presets.
Presets make photo editing go faster. Because they can apply several of your frequently used operations at once. Presets keep you from having to set the same sliders to the same values again and again; it all just takes one click. The built-in presets aren’t a good fit for you? No problem. Zoner Photo Studio offers an easy way to create your own. It will save you work, and you’ll get to keep your own original editing style.
Night-sky Photos: 7 Edits (+1 More) That Will Definitely Spice Them Up
We’ve just enetered the ideal season for photographing the night sky. And astrophotography is a very popular genre—but also very editing-heavy. Fortunately, the basic edits here are simple, and they’re also easy to do in Zoner Photo Studio. Join us for a look at some edits that are essential for every photo of the night sky!
Spring Portrait Editing I: The Develop Module
In this article, we’ll be taking a look at how to edit a colorful springtime portrait. We’ll walk you through all the steps of the process in the Develop module. We’ll mainly be looking at fine-tuning colors, work with skin tones, the Radial Filter (R), and mild exposure adjustments. We’ll also be giving you a few tips in the introduction on how to take a nice spring portrait. But if you’re not in the mood to take one, you can just download our RAW file and try out the whole editing process right away!
ZPS X Editing School III: Make Cinematic Edits to Your Photos
We’re back with yet another step-by-step editing example. This time you’ll be learning the steps to take for a cinematic edit to a photo. We’re also giving you the source RAW so that you can try out the whole process on it for yourself. Once again we’ll be covering work in the Develop module. You’ll learn how to enhance a dark evening photo and highlight its atmosphere by adjusting its colors.
Two Ways to Add Grain to Your Black and White Photos
When it comes to technically perfect color photos, digital noise is viewed as a blemish, and camera manufacturers are constantly improving their sensors to minimize it. And in fact we’ve published a number of guides to removing noise from your photos. But things are different for black-and-white photos—in these, “grain” is an element that’s not just tolerated; it’s downright desirable. Here’s how to add it to your photos easily.
Our Spring Update to Zoner Photo Studio X: Smarter Work With Colors—And Faster Work Overall
It’s finally here! We’re back with more improvements to Zoner Photo Studio X. And you’ve got a lot to look forward to, because this time we’ve really gone wild. Expect a rainstorm of colors and lightning-fast editing. Let’s stroll through all the changes we’ve just added to Zoner Photo Studio X.
Split Toning: Give Photos Your Own Personal Style
One special part of our bundle of new tools for working with colors is a Split Toning. You can use it to tint a whole photo towards colors of your choice—or tint its dark and light areas separately. It’s an easy way to change your photos’ mood and give them new life and your own style.
Shift Primary Colors: A Great Tool for Creative Edits—And for Fine Tuning Colors Too
Shift Primary Colors is an easy way to accommodate the way your camera portrays colors. It lets you adjust photos’ starting colors to meet your needs before you even get started editing. And that’s not all. Shift Primary Colors is also a great tool for changing colors creatively—so come take a look at how it works and try it out for yourself.
How to Hide Faces and License Plates: Learn to Use Anonymization
Blurring faces and covering license plates. These may not sound like typical photo edits, but they’re a frequent task not just for photographers, but for staff in small business, corporate, and government positions too. And due to the GDPR, this is truer than ever in Europe. Luckily, both of these edits are easy with a little help from the right software. And ZPS X includes simple and useful tools for anonymizing both faces and license plates.