Adobe Photoshop Layers explained Here is a Layers crash course for you. Layers were introduced in Photoshop 3.0. This totally revolutionized Photoshop. For the first time you could do complex compositions easily without having to be a channels guru. Adobe Photoshop CS5 Basics Guide – Interface and Tools Review With all the advanced Photoshop tutorials we’ve been making here on groovyPost, we figured it probably made sense to take a step back and review some of the basics for those of you who might not “yet” be experts… So over the next few weeks were going to be working on a series of groovyPost’s covering all the basics for Adobe Photoshop CS5. The goal of the series is to break things down to the most basic level so even those who have never used Photoshop before can get comfortable with this great app. To kick things off, our Photoshop expert DW96 has created a groovy Video / Screencast which walks through the high level basics of the Photoshop CS5 Interface and each of the basic tools / functions you should become familiar with on the Photoshop toolbar. The video and the write-up below will not dig very deep into any of the tools as we’ll cover each in detail in later groovyPost’s. So with that being said, let’s jump right in!
What is Adobe Photoshop Lightroom? Post-processing is an unavoidable, inseparable part of professional photography today, be it photojournalism or fashion photography. Because of that, choosing the right software tool for post-processing your work efficiently is as important as having the right camera and lens combination for the job. It is no surprise that demand for such flexible and powerful software is met with some serious contenders. One of such contenders comes courtesy of Adobe, a software development company best known for its powerful graphics tool Photoshop.
Photoshop Tool Basics This is a quick summary of Photoshop’s Tools palette with a description of each tool’s functions and shortcuts. Great for those brand new to Photoshop. I decided to start at the beginning. The very beginning. Good Crop Bad Crop - How to Crop Portraits All images © Gina Milicia 2015 “Learn the rules like a pro, so you can break them like an artist.” ? Pablo Picasso When it comes to knowing what is right for me there are a few things I know for sure: First, garlic and ice cream are never meant to be mixed together. Secondly, even if I colour my hair blonde I’m never going to look like madonna, and finally when my mechanic warns me that the timing chain in my car should be fixed as soon as possible, I need to listen up and act. If who have read my other articles or ebooks, you will know that I’ve also learned many lessons in my photography career from stupid mistakes, or lapses in judgement.
How to Get Popular on 500px Check out all of our other how-to guides here. Ok, I know, I know, before you are even going to read my first paragraph you are probably wondering … why in the world am I giving other people, many who are better in photography than me, advice on how to get popular on 500px? How can someone who isn’t even that popular on 500px give advice to others? 8 Simple Free Photoshop Alternatives that are under 2 MB There are hundreds of free image editors out there for your computer, many of which are known as “bloatware” since they are bloated with unecessary features. Sometimes you just want a light, simple program that doesn’t take forever to load and will let you do a few simple tasks. Well, here is a list of 8 simple free Photoshop alternatives under 2MB that will save you time and headache. Fotografix (616KB) Fotografix is an image editor that can be used to enhance, adjust and add filters to images as well as retouching photos.
6 Best Sites To Download Free Photoshop Brushes Unsatisfied with your Photoshop brushes? Are the ones you have now just not working for you or just plain boring? With the Web, it’s easy to find new brushes to add into your current collection.