Links to Material Referenced in Dennis Fritsche's Ask Me Anything Sessions
Making Sharp Images
My notes from the discussion of making sharp images with examples of Topaz Sharpen AI. HERE
Links to Articles on Making Sharp Images
Tips from a Photographer with Grandkids Playing Sports - Jim Walsh
Tips from a Photographer with Grandkids.pdf
Alternatives to Adobe Software
jerryc41 Loc: Catskill Mts of NY
Before you commit to $120/year, try some free programs, or even less expensive ones. Almost any software can crop, adjust brightness and color, and do basic things like that. If you want to replace heads and backgrounds, you might need more specialized software. Whatever you use will have tutorials online.
Russell McGuire copied these references from another site showing links to alternatives to Adobe's programs. Some are free. I cannot vouch for any of them.
Photoshop alternatives - 6 Cheap Alternatives to Adobe Photoshop
Affinity Photo (Low Cost Processing Software)
NOTE: From now through April 20, 2020, you can purchase Affinity Photo for 50% off ($24.95) or take advantage of a 90-day free trial of the product.
Get Something Out Of Staying In: Ideas For Photo Isolation
At an "Ask Me Anything" group session, a member asked about handling hair which has picked up a green tint from a green screen.
Russell McGuire came through and found this video explaining how to remove the green tint:
Russell McGuire also provided a link to an article on using Google Maps and Google Earth in photo shoot planning:
Tips for Cyber-Scouting Photo Locations So You Can Get the Best Shots
To The Moon And Back (includes videos)
Dennis' Daily Readings:
On Russel's reading list: Ugly Hedgehog - Photography Forum (Just be wary of occasional snide remarks - the moderators do a pretty good job squashing people who repeat offend.)