A photography blog from the creators of Perfectly Clear


Like you, we’re learning all the time. And this blog gives us a chance to pass along the latest news from the frontlines of photo correction. Every week, we’ll report on the trends that we see shaping the industry… as well as the very coolest customer stories.

before and after portrait of lady

The purpose of working in a studio is control. This includes lighting for the most flattering result to go along with makeup, hair styling and camera angle. A photograph that has all of these advantages still has the finishing done in post-production. In the days of film and making prints, it was common to use […]

we're now eyeq

In a move that will accelerate our innovation in automatic photo correction and photography solutions to save you time, we’re pleased to announce that EyeQ acquired Athentech Imaging Inc., makers of Perfectly Clear. Our multi-patented solutions have empowered photographers, printers and every day photo enthusiasts worldwide with perfectly clear, brilliant and sharp images for the […]

woman on the beach learning how to take beach portraits

There are so many backdrops out there for outdoor portraits, but the beach is one of our favorites. There’s so much you can do with beach portraits, not to mention it is a preferred spot for many clients. So, here are some tips on how to take beach portraits that will knock competitors out of […]

chicago bean

Well, we didn’t actually receive any red carpet when we arrived in Chicago, but perhaps the wind blew it away?  Chicago certainly lived up to its reputation as the “windy city” as this image illustrates! Image edited with Perfectly Clear – Brownie LOOKs We’re delighted to have been invited by the good people over at […]

V8.3 SDK release

We’ve been continually upgrading our latest “v8” SDK since we launched it last summer, and the aim of most of these improvements have been around ease of use and performance. Today, we’re happy to announce the next release, version 8.3, which continues on this trend of continual investment and improvement.  This update brings the following […]

sharpness retouching example of man

Since I started using Perfectly Clear a couple years ago, there’s been one feature that’s continually been my go-to, no matter what the subject is that I’m photographing. Sharpness. The sharpness tools in Perfectly Clear are the most accurate and precise I’ve ever used, and it’s something I apply to all of my corporate portraits, […]

prague

If you aren’t using Presets and LOOKs in your daily workflow, you might want to rethink it. Not only can you create and save your own presets in Perfectly Clear, you can also get Presets and LOOKs created by some amazing photographers. One of our favorite sets is the Wandering Traveler. This pack includes 30 […]

portrait of girl

Making a picture with your camera is the first step in making a portrait, but retouching it on the computer is when you truly finish it. If you’re using tools like Photoshop to do your retouching, then it can be a complicated and time-consuming to give your picture the finish it needs. Personally, I like […]

done photograph of water

In theory, a skillful user of Lightroom or Photoshop can massage a photo to shine, highlighting the best features of a scene, minimizing distracting elements and directing the viewer’s eye to whatever it was that first attracted the photographer to the scene. In practice, optimizing images can take a LOT of time and effort, even […]

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