Free Photoshop Plug-ins Collection Photoshop plug-ins are the add-ons that power a Photoshop user. They make a complicated task much easier & help creating amazing effects, designing faster & better. There are lots of free Photoshop plug-ins which can fire your skills. This post aims to present most of them (150+) in a comprehensive way. How to install Photoshop plug-ins? Photoshop plug-ins are .8bf files.
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40 Incredibly Inspirational Retro & Vintage Photoshop Tutorials The memories of yesteryears invoke in us a sense of nostalgia as we long for the days gone by when life seems so much simpler. Technology was not as advanced as it is today, and things were changing at a slower pace. Retro and vintage years usually refer to the decades before our present day, up to the last century. Images of the early 1900s to the 1980s comes into mind as we think about the designs of this era. The hand The hands are a notorious source of frustration. This section won't concentrate on the muscle structure, since the hand is very complex in this regard, and knowing this won't help much in drawing them. Instead, we'll look at proportions, range of motion, and possible simplifications. Structure and proportions Figure 2.20. Bone structure and proportions of the hand
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Photoshop CS4: A Picture Worth a Thousand Words I love Photoshop techniques that offer all kinds of possibilities for experimentation—and the following tutorial is a perfect example of one of those techniques. In this issue, we’re going to take a portrait and replace the person’s image with text (think 2009 Grammy posters). Pick a portrait that offers good contrast—a photo that’s very dramatic and dark probably won’t work as well. I’ve had the best success with straight-on head and shoulder shots, but again, feel free to experiment with all types of photos. Design Seeds®: For All Who Love Color #ededed #e8dcca #b08a61 #66503c Pixel Spreadsheet Microscope image of an iPhone screen.It really is just a spreadsheet. Digital photographs are actually just spreadsheets. When you take a photo, your camera measures the amount of red, green and blue light hitting each pixel, ranks them on a scale from 0 to 255 and then records those values as a spreadsheet. Matt Parker found a way to actually open digital photos as spreadsheets in Excel. The process involves cracking the digital photo file open, scraping out all of the numbers and putting them into the cells of an Excel spreadsheet.
Comparing 7 Common Light Modifiers Guest post by Robert Mitchell. Hit the bottom of the post to see his links. When assembling a lighting kit, it’s very difficult to know which modifiers are best for the type of work you want to do, and sometimes you don’t know or are discovering what you want to shoot. 5 Great Google Analytics Alternatives If you manage a website, there’s a good chance you are using Google Analytics (GA) to keeping track of your visitors, or you are considering using it. GA is an excellent product, and given the fact it’s free makes it a very viable and attractive solution to many website owners. But it has its flaws and imperfections, some of which are: It’s Google They already know so much about you, should they know your web site stats too? Real-Time GA does have a feature to view real-time stats, but it could use some improvement so it can be more than just a fancy counter. Time spent on page GA can’t really keep track of time spent by a visitor unless he or she moves forward to the next page.