Photoshop

2nd August 2019

Isolating a portion of an image in colour may be considered a little clichéd, but nevertheless is an effective way of enhancing the point of focus of an image. This...

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21st June 2017

During a recent Adobe Illustrator training session, I realised that once again I found myself demonstrating how to revert CC2017's New Document dialog boxes back to their previous version. It...

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24th January 2017

Photoshop has far more shortcuts than I am able to remember. Doing the keyboard finger-dance isn't my forte either, but for all that I still like shortcuts – especially the easy ones!...

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18th March 2016

Double exposure is a photographic effect by which two images are combined to create an abstract and surreal image. While it can be achieved using a camera alone, Photoshop allows...

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8th November 2014

If you’ve ever used the Edit > Fill dialog in Photoshop, you may have noticed the option to fill your layer or selection with 50% grey (or gray if you...

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1st October 2014

One question that I’ve frequently encountered in Photoshop classes is the thorny subject of inserting logos or watermarks into images. Working with a handful of images is not really an...

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21st September 2014

One of the unheralded features of Photoshop CC (from version 14.1) is Adobe Generator. This remarkable function allows the creation of multiple separate files, simply by renaming layers. This can...

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4th September 2014

In this short video we create a very simple vignette using Adjustment Layers in Adobe Photoshop. Along the way we get to have a look at the deficiencies of the...

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