Michael Burns

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Michael previously held a senior editor role at Macworld. He now writes about broadcast and film production, visual arts, graphic design, animation and illustration. He also works in a copywriting and media advisory role to creative companies and has produced books on digital content creation.

Articles by Michael Burns

aperturevslightroom

Apple Aperture vs Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Could Adobe Photoshop Lightroom be the ideal replacement for the soon to be discontinued Apple Aperture?

Could Adobe Photoshop Lightroom be the ideal replacement for the soon to be discontinued Apple Aperture?

30 Jul 14

Lightroom Mobile Picture Grid hp

Adobe Lightroom Mobile for iPad review

Organise and share Lightroom collections on the iPad, in a limited fashion

Organise and share Lightroom collections on the iPad, in a limited fashion

05 May 14

GIMP Cage Transform and Text tools

GIMP 2.8.10 review

GIMP 2.8 now has a single window interface rather than floating panels

GIMP 2.8 now has a single window interface rather than floating panels

28 Jan 14

Apple Aperture White Balance and Effects

Apple Aperture 3.5.1 review

Apple's Aperture reviewed - its minimal interface hides powerful features

Apple's Aperture reviewed - its minimal interface hides powerful features

28 Jan 14

Adobe Lightroom Upright and Radial Filter

Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5 review

Adobe's Lightroom 5 scores high on the productivity scale - reviewed

Adobe's Lightroom 5 scores high on the productivity scale - reviewed

27 Jan 14

 
Apple iPhoto grab

Apple iPhoto 9.5.1 review

Apple's iPhoto reviewed: fine if you have a consumer camera or smartphone

Apple's iPhoto reviewed: fine if you have a consumer camera or smartphone

27 Jan 14

Pixelmator Layer Styles and Effects

Pixelmator 3.0 FX review

Pixelmator 3.0 FX review: 'boasts considerable compositing power'

Pixelmator 3.0 FX review: 'boasts considerable compositing power'

27 Jan 14

Corel AfterShot Pro Layers and Regions

Corel AfterShot Pro review

Fast and powerful RAW tool, with strong colour correction capabilities

Fast and powerful RAW tool, with strong colour correction capabilities

27 Jan 14

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iPhone 11 Pro confirmed: Release date, price & specs

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Les meilleures montres connectées (2019)

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