Somewhat designed for strife… The thinking behind Designer impresses. You drop bitmap art onto an OS X window and can preview it on any iOS devices running the free Designer Preview app. There’s also a strong feature set, with the Mac app providing controls for orientation and toggling the iOS keyboard. There are layers, enabling… Continue reading DESIGNER 1.0

Portrait Professional 11 Studio Edition

The easy, fun way to create flattering portraits that your subjects will love Photoshopping portraits might be commonplace these days, but coming up with a believable result takes practice, patience and skill – and you’ll need a working knowledge of the structure of the human face, too. Or, if you have none of those, then… Continue reading Portrait Professional 11 Studio Edition

Shine: A new way to enhance photos

Features are scant, but the price is right, as are performance and results With so many lightweight photo editors available for iOS, it’s surprising that cheap, click-and-forget image editors aren’t more common on the Mac App Store. Shine does a simple job: adding light sources to images, and with them, associated lens flare, gradient overlays… Continue reading Shine: A new way to enhance photos