Latest Articles in the Category Basic Edits:
7 Tips for Easier and Faster Work in the Editor
Are you a beginner with the Editor module in ZPS X or an old hand? Either way, we’re bringing you seven tips you might not know that will definitely help when you’re working in the Editor. They focus on shortcut keys, speeding up your work with the Editor, and other interesting features you can find in Zoner Photo Studio X.
How to Add Snow to Your Photos: It’s Easy With Layers
This time around we’ll be looking at another of the many ways to make use of layers for your photo editing. We’ll teach you how to add realistic-looking snow to your photos. Adding textures to photos is very popular, but you need to learn the right approach if you want your results to look believable. Fortunately it’s not complicated—you can do it using layers in Zoner Photo Studio X.
A Star Wars Special: Create Your Own Lightsaber Photo!
It only takes 4 simple steps to create a picture of you as a skilled lightsaber duelist. Want to look like a true Jedi, or are you drawn more to the dark side of the Force? The choice is yours: Zoner Photo Studio can help you create lightsabers in all colors. Just take a suitable source photo, open it in the Editor, and in a couple of minutes, you’ll be done. We’ll describe the steps in this guide.
ZPS X Editing School II: Developing an Autumn Portrait Step by Step
This time around, we’ll show you how to edit an autumn portrait in the Develop module. And we’ll give you the original RAW on top, so that you can try out the edit for yourself. You’ll learn to work with local edits and fine-tune a photo’s colors—and you’ll also appreciate our practical tips on how to work in the Develop module.
6 Edits You’ll Do Better to Avoid
We usually give you tips on what you should do when editing your photos. This time we’ll work from the opposite end and show you some edits that are best avoided. We’ll be talking about edits that you often see out there, but it’s best to stay away from them. What are they, and how can you do things better? You’ll learn all this in today’s article.
Make It Miniature With the Tilt-shift Effect
Tilt-shift is an effect that makes the objects in a picture look like miniatures. You may know those special tilt-shift lenses for cameras, but did you know that you can create this attractive effect in Zoner Photo Studio as well? We’ve taken a closer look at this fun feature, and we’re bringing you a guide to working with it.
ZPS X Editing School: Try Editing a Nighttime Portrait
In this article I’ll show you how to edit a photo from a nighttime portrait, and I’ll give you a RAW file on which you can try out the whole approach for yourself. This time around, you’ll be concentrating on work in the Develop module. You’ll learn how to rescue night photos that turned out too dark, improve their colors, and give them some spark using effects and local edits.
3 Practical Examples of How to Edit Car Racing Photos
Photographing motor sports is not at all just about capturing buzzing bikes and cars. At races, you’re also taking background portraits and reportage photos, for example, and some of those pictures are closest genre-wise to landscape photography. But when it comes to editing, you’ll still be spending the most time on the main heroes—the racing vehicles. And that’s what I’ll be exploring in this article. I’ll be using three examples to show you the edits that are most commonly needed to make your racing photos shine.
How Do You Fix Unhealthy Skin Tone? The Tone Curve Will Help
Having the right skin tone is key for portrait photography. But it often turns out that bad light or color reflections from your subject’s surroundings have given their skin an unhealthy look. You don’t have to throw these photos away, however. You can solve this problem easily using tone curves in Zoner Photo Studio. We’ll show you how.