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Adobe Photoshop

  • Adobe Photoshop
    Want Better Color? Use Neutral Gray Themes in Adobe Photoshop and LightroomNeutral ps bg logo daniel sone
    It's a well-known fact that the environment affects our perception of color. This extends into your software's workspace as well. Working in a neutral grey environment is a good idea when color-correcting your images. It'll improve your accuracy even if your monitor isn't calibrated. Here's how to create and use a neutral grey workspace and why it's good.Read More…
  • Brushes
    How to Create Custom Water Splash Brushes in Adobe PhotoshopPreviewshot
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    Get wet as you learn how to capture your own water splash images to use as custom brushes in Photoshop.Read More…
  • Save for Web
    Save For Web: Better JPEG Compression with Adobe PhotoshopPreview
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    Save For Web is a nifty feature of later editions of Adobe Photoshop that allows us to compromise in a better way with size and quality in order to retain a decent looking JPEG, PNG or GIF. It does this by reducing the quality and stripping out unnecessary metadata. This tutorial concentrate specifically on JPEG and will help you understand how Save For Web works so that you can get the best result for your needs.Read More…
  • Cinemagraphs
    Cinemagraphs: How to Create Animated Photographs in Adobe PhotoshopCinemagraphs photoshop workflow
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    The old GIF from the early days of the Internet never died. It was resurrected as a Cinemagraph, when photography became an important element of the Web. From smartphones to computers, static images suddenly reveal movement. It's magic! We teach you how to make that magic!Read More…
  • Post-Processing
    Twitter JPEG Compression: How to Create the Best Quality Image for Your FeedPreview
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    For pictures on your feed, Twitter don’t appear to restrict us nearly as much as Facebook does, so posting a decent quality picture to a feed should be relatively easy, right? Well, it's trickier than you might think. This Quick Tip aims to get your JPEGs displayed in the best way possible.Read More…
  • Post-Processing
    Facebook JPEG Compression: How to Get the Best Image Quality on Your TimelinePuffin for facebook compression
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    We’ve all done it, uploaded a picture that looked fantastic in our editing software only to recoil in horror at the Facebook compressed mess that now sits on our timeline. In this Quick Tip, I'll help you get the best quality result possible, when uploading your pictures.Read More…
  • Sharpening
    Selective Sharpening Using High Pass in Adobe PhotoshopHigh pass sharpening preview
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    Most digital images need sharpening; however, the amount of sharpening needed varies image to image and even area to area within an image. This tutorial explains why sharpening is needed and how to selectively apply sharpening exactly where it is needed using a high pass sharpening layer with a mask.Read More…
  • Retouching
    3 (and a Half) Uses for Content Aware in Adobe PhotoshopAdobe photoshop content aware
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    Since CS5, Adobe Photoshop has included a tool called Content Aware. It’s been described as magical and a life-saver but what exactly is it and how can we best use it? In this tutorial I’ll take you through three (and a half) of the most advantageous uses of this revolutionary tool.Read More…
  • Image Restoration
    Old Picture, New Life: Adobe Photoshop Photo Restoration and Retouching Basics Preview
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    Need to clean up an old photo? This tutorial will show you the best way in Photoshop CS6, with an emphasis on restoration.Read More…
  • Image Processing
    How to Use the Reduce Noise Filter in Adobe PhotoshopNr finished product series thumb
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    Sometimes, particularly when shooting at a high ISO, a photograph can become grainy or noisy. This can add to a photo, but often it’s a pain and we’d like to get rid of it. Photoshop (CS6 in this case but also versions below) comes with a tool called ‘Reduce Noise’. In this tutorial, we’ll look at this particular filter and its effectiveness.Read More…
  • Post-Processing
    Balancing Skin Tone and Creating Skin Tone References skintone preview
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    Skin tone varies widely between ethnicities and individuals. This tutorial teaches you how to use a precise method of colour management in Adobe Photoshop to reproduce beautiful, accurate skin tones, then use that corrected skin tone to create an index for future reference.Read More…
  • Split Toning
    Split Toning Colour Pictures in Photoshop: Theory and PracticePreview
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    Split toning involves tinting the shadows of an image in one colour and the highlights in another. Although mostly applied to black and white images, this method can quite successfully be used on colour images. Before you decide to use this technique though, knowing a little colour theory is helpfulRead More…
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