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The 2020 Autumn Update: Local Color Edits, an Improved Create Module, Variants, and Much More
And it’s here! We’ve just released the 2020 autumn update to Zoner Photo Studio X. Besides a number of new features, it also offers many improvements to existing ones. In this article we’ll briefly summarize all the important things you can look forward to. Because there really are a lot of them. Everything you’ve wanted to know about the autumn update but were afraid to ask, you’ll learn riiight… now!
Coloring Step by Step II: Adjust Your Images’ Colors Like the Filmmakers Do!
How can you as a photographer take inspiration from color toning in movies? We’ll use the examples of four famous movies to show you different styles of color grading. As you’ll see, colors have a fundamental impact on how we see movies. We’ll be looking at legends such as Saving Private Ryan, The Godfather, and The Matrix. Have you ever thought about the roles that color palettes play in them?
Coloring Step by Step I: Color Theory
You’ve probably noticed the various popular photo styles, presets, and filters out there that give photos a retro look—as if you’d peeled them out of an old, dusty album. We’re fans of these too, and you’ll find some among our presets. You can encounter this vintage look not only in portraits and reportage, but in landscape photos too. But why do some people give fresh green landscapes an autumnal, parched look, like after a drought?
sRGB, ProPhoto RGB and More—Do You Know Your Color Spaces?
Color spaces are fundamental when you want to talk about correct and correctly displayed colors and about how to get the most out of them. This relates to both displaying pictures on various displays and printing your pictures after editing. Take a look with us at the chromatic building blocks that affect the rest of your work with photos.
Make Old Documents More Readable: A Scanner and ZPS X Will Help
A reader of ours recently turned to us seeking advice. Her work duties revolve around scanning and manually transcribing old printed material and manuscripts, and there’s a certain problem she sometimes runs into. Time sometimes gnaws heavily at a document, leaving it largely unreadable, which makes the job of transcribing it more difficult. But you can make your work easier here just by reaching for Zoner Photo Studio X. It can help you to improve documents’ readability quickly and easily.
Hyperlapses: Put Your Photos in Motion
Hyperlapses are a very popular supplement to time-lapses. A hyperlapse adds motion to an image, letting you create breathtaking views of cities or nature on the border between photography and video. And it has seen a major boom in recent decades. So let’s take a look at what hyperlapses really are and how to create them—it’s simpler than it seems at first sight.
Annotations: Mark It, Describe It, Show the Way. Try out This New ZPS X Feature.
Say it with a picture. When you want to describe something for someone simply, graphically, and quickly on a photo, our Annotations feature is here to help. You can use it to caption a photo or mark important places and objects. There’s a truly wide range of ways to use it. Read on to read up on everything that Annotations can do.
The New Improved Export: Faster, Smarter, and Multitasking
Photo work generally includes import, sorting, editing, and export, i.e. saving your final photos. But saving edited photos isn’t by far the only thing the new, improved Export can do: It also has a wide range of uses for preparing previews, renaming saved photos, and saving photos online. And you can even do all of this at once with no problems. So take a moment to get to know this new feature in the Autumn Update of Zoner Photo Studio X.
How to Create Videos in ZPS X – Part 2
In the first part of this two-part article, we showed you how to add a variety of image and sound tracks to your videos. Now that you know the basics, we’ll take a look at more complicated edits. In this part you’ll be learning advanced tricks during work with sound and music. We’ll also show you how to add text elements or your own logo to a video.