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Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers. This section of the site contains a list of tutorial movies.

Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers

These are intended to accompany the book and show how some of the techniques discussed can be carried out. You'll see here a selection of movies about Photoshop CC as well assome that were previously recorded to accompany the CS6 and CS5 books. Just click on one of the links or the movie image preview to play. Note that full size and small-size versions are available to view here. NOTE: There is a known issue where the Safari web browser on a Mac is unable to play these movies. Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers.

Layer styles are layer effects that can be applied to individual layers such as pixel layers, vector layers or type layers and also applied to layer groups as well.

Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers

The order these appear in the Layer Style dialog has been altered in Photoshop CS6 or later (and again in Photoshop CC 2015), but the way these effects operate remains more or less the same. To use this page you can either scroll down the page or use the links above to go directly to any particular layer style section. Bevel and Emboss The Bevel and Emboss effect adds a highlight and a shadow edge 180 degrees apart from each other. When you adjust the height or angle settings of the light, the two move in sync, and this can be used to create an illusion of depth. Bevel and Emboss is often used to create contoured type and 3D web page buttons, but this layer effect can sometimes be used in photography to produce molten-looking effects. Figure 1 The Bevel and Emboss Layer Style dialog.

Figure 4 The Stroke Layer Style dialog. Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers. You can use the area above to navigate to all the Tools and Panels pages that are listed in this section.

Adobe Photoshop CC for Photographers

Click on the tool or panel icon or click on a name in the alphabetical lists. The Tools panel layout contains 72 separate tools. Double-clicking any tool will automatically display the Tool options panel (if it happens to be hidden) and from there you can select individual options for that tool. The Best Ways to Open a PSD File Without Photoshop. Photoshop definitely got it right with the PSD file format.

The Best Ways to Open a PSD File Without Photoshop

It saves the complete state of a still-being-edited image so that you can close down and resume work later. When working with images, you should always keep a PSD copy around in case you need to make tweaks to the image later on. The problem is that PSD is not an open format. While PNGs, JPGs, and BMPs can be opened in nearly every image editor out there, PSD is special — and it needs special support. But what if you don’t want to pay for a Creative Cloud subscription plan? Fortunately, there are free options available. We’ll be using this business card PSD template that’s freely available on Freepik to show how each of the apps below can actually load, view, and even edit real PSD files.

Graphic Display Resolutions - What Do The Numbers Mean? [MakeUseOf Explains] Graphic Display resolutions can be a rather cryptic business, with multiple standards used to describe the same display resolution in 10 different ways.

Graphic Display Resolutions - What Do The Numbers Mean? [MakeUseOf Explains]

All of those technical terms tend to change based on the display’s purpose (television versus computer monitor) and even your region (the meaning of HD Ready). Previously, we talked about 7 Important Things To Know When Buying an LCD Monitor, the difference between full HD and HD Ready and even how Apple’s retina display works. Today, we’ll help you make sense of the different terms people tend to throw around when describing display resolutions. How To Save High-Quality Images in Photoshop, Explained. Using Photoshop’s UI is sort of like wandering through a cavernous walkway.

How To Save High-Quality Images in Photoshop, Explained

There are so many twists and turns that you don’t know where to start, or what you’re walking towards. That is, until a project calls for a specific capability. An Idiot's Guide to Photoshop, Part 1: Easy Photoshop An Idiot's Guide to Photoshop, Part 1: Easy Photoshop At first glance Photoshop is confusing, but you can quickly be on your way to becoming a Photoshop guru.

This is our introductory guide on how to do basic functions in Photoshop. Read More That doesn’t apply to saving images though, right? Remove Moire Patterns From Scanned Photos. f64 Academy home - f64 Academy. How to Color, Sharpen, and Save for Web in Photoshop. How to Color Images for Web In this episode we use a couple of different adjustment layers to color the image before saving it out to the web.

How to Color, Sharpen, and Save for Web in Photoshop

We start with a Color Balance adjustment layer and add green and blue into the waves. Then we add another Color Balance layer to bring some red and yellow into our subject and the background, adding a nice contrast to the blue. After getting our color right, it is time to work on the exposure. We use a Curves Adjustment Layer to bring up the shadow level and keep the highlights where they are. then we mask that layer to only be visible over the subject. The Best Way to Watermark Your Images in Photoshop. Why Would We Watermark?

The Best Way to Watermark Your Images in Photoshop

Many have asked us about the best way to watermark your images in photoshop. With the rise of blogging and media sharing websites like Pinterest and Tumblr it is becoming more and more important to protect your images. Placing a watermark on your images is a great way of letting people know who owns the rights to the photo. A watermark can ruin an image of not designed and placed well. The 72dpi myth. The 72 PPI Web And Screen Resolution Myth. Written by Steve Patterson.

The 72 PPI Web And Screen Resolution Myth

If you've been around computers and digital images for a while, especially if you're a web designer or a photographer publishing your photos online, you've no doubt heard it said that the correct resolution for images displayed on the web, or on computer screens in general, is 72 pixels per inch (ppi). You may have even heard it said that while 72 ppi is correct for images displayed on a Mac, a Windows-based PC needs the resolution set to 96 ppi. Some say it's "ppi" (pixels per inch), others claim it's "dpi" (dots per inch), and the whole thing would get very confusing if it were not for one small fact - it's all complete nonsense!

Cast Shadow in Photoshop Tutorial. When you combine photos together, realistic cast shadows are the trick to making it look real.

Cast Shadow in Photoshop Tutorial

In this Photoshop tutorial, Colin Smith shows you different ways to make shadows to blend people with the background environment. Scroll down to see the written tutorial and more tips and watch the 14 minute video right here. O.htm?k=photoshop&SUName=graphicssoft&d=Photoshop&r= Cheetyr – Cheat Sheets for Designers & Developers. Free Photoshop actions. The content of is the intellectual property of Panos Efstathiadis (except for User Generated Content - UGC).

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FORUM: Spamming the forum is not allowed. We reserve the right to ban/remove any user who tries to spam the forum. By downloading the trial/purchase add-ons you agree to the following: The trial versions may be used with non-commercial projects only. 41 Nicest Photoshop Photo Effects [Photoshop Tutorials] - Hongkiat. Looking at how powerful Photoshop can be in terms of photo editing, it’s probably not important if you suck at taking photographs or being labeled an amateur photographer. As long as you picked up a couple of Photoshop photo editing skills, it will still impress those who sees it. Pin it So the next time you want to publish some photos online, consider editing them so they look more impressive. Perfect Effects 9 – Training Categories – ON1, Inc. Free Engraved Illustration Effect Action for Photoshop.

My most popular tutorial of 2014 was my guide to creating a realistic money effect in Photoshop, which explained the steps to achieve an authentic engraved illustration style. The process is quite time consuming, so I figured it would be useful to follow it up with a ready made Photoshop Action that produces the effect automatically with just the click of a button. Choose from 3 levels of detail for your image, then the Action will transform your photo into a realistic engraved illustration. This free Photoshop Action transforms your photographs into realistic engraved illustrations with the click of a button, allowing you to easily create money or wood cut style effects. An unwanted moire effect has appeared on these scaled down preview images, but at 100% scale you can see the fine detail of the engraving lines that build up the illustration with multiple tonal layers.

The download package contains the Photoshop .atn Action file and a .pat Pattern file. Understanding Actions in Photoshop - On this video photographer Nino Batista goes back to Photoshop basics and looks at everything you need to know about using actions in Photoshop. Actions are simply a set of functions or operations that a user can record and use later on automatically with one click of a bottom in Photoshop (you can also have actions in windows or MAC and many other programs – but that is a matter for another lesson). An action can be simple – like reduce opacity and increase contrast or can be very complex involving many changes to you image with a single click of the mouse.

Batista also mentions the Phlern actions from phlearn (called the phlearnmethod), we actually mentioned these in this video in the past – we also highly recommend them and you can download a few of them for free to check out what they do. As we have mentioned in one of his previous videos, Batista created a set of actions that work well for his style of retouching and he demonstrate that in the video. How to print a 3D object in Photoshop. 3D printing from Photoshop CC. An Easy Recipe to Edit Close-Up Portrait Images » MCP Actions. Everything You Need to Know About Lightroom Presets – onOne Software. A better way to learning Photoshop, Lightroom and Photography. Photoshop. 9 Great blogs that regularly publish Photoshop tutorials.

By Jobey Buya - Thursday, June 19, 2014 - No Comments. Common Characters: Windows, Mac, iOS, and HTML. 56 Absolutely Brilliant and Intriguing Photoshop Video Tutorials. We see a lot of Photoshop tutorials on the net, but most of what we come across are tutorials written in a step-by-step manner. In most cases, the instructions are clear-cut and easy to follow, but few would argue against an even more effective kind of tutorial: Video tutorials.

With the emergence of video sharing websites such as Youtube and Metacafe over the recent years, we see an ever-increasing number of user-generated videos from all over the net. High Speed Motion Trail Effect. Written by Steve Patterson. Unlock The Full Power Of Basic Selections In Photoshop. Written by Steve Patterson. In this Photoshop tutorial, we’re going to look at how to get the most out of Photoshop’s basic selection tools, such as the Marquee tools or the Lasso tool.

Making Selections With The Pen Tool In Photoshop. Written by Steve Patterson. Photoshop Training & Tutorials "FREE". Free Photoshop Tutorials: Free Online Photography Course. Photoshop Classes - Introduction to Photoshop. Inspire Magazine.

Best Design Options for Designers. Tutorials - Alien Skin Software. Free Photoshop Tutorials: Free Online Photography Course. Main Page - iSchool Tutorials. This wiki is the repository for current iSchool tutorials. You may need additional software to view certain tutorials; the most common of these are a PDF Reader and a Flash player. Newer tutorials are HTML5, and also work on mobile devices!