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Selective Color Photoshop Tutorial Selective color is a cool post-processing technique that can really make your subject and photo stand out. You might have seen a photo where one thing might be in color and the rest of the photo is all in monotone (black and white or sepia). Today, I’m going to show you how to achieve this effect in Photoshop by using a quick and easy technique. For this photo, I just want the red Union Jack part of the Australian flag to stand out, and the rest I want it to be in black and white. As you can see, there are other red colors present in this photo, so we need to firstly separate the Australian flag. 1.) Book Browse {*style:<ul>*} {*style:<li>*} {*style:<br>*}{*style:<b>*}Harry's Trees{*style:</b>*}{*style:<br>*} by Jon Cohen{*style:<br>*}What a dazzlingly yet wonderful cast of characters we meet in Harry’s Trees by Jon Cohen. The one thing united them is grief and loss. A widow loses her husband to a ...{*style:<br>*} {*style:<a href=' more{*style:</a>*} {*style:</li>*} {*style:<li>*} {*style:<br>*}{*style:<b>*}Don't Look Back: An Inspector Sejer Mystery{*style:</b>*}{*style:<br>*} by Karin Fossum{*style:<br>*}A friend recommended this mystery to me and said she had just discovered Norwegian author Karin Fossum. This book is in a series of Inspector Sejer mysteries. Now I'm ...

Windows Azure: A look back and hints of what's ahead This past year was a busy one for Microsoft's Windows Azure team. And next year seems to be shaping up as an equally fast-paced one for the groups building, maintaining and selling Microsoft's public cloud platform. In January 2012, I posted a roadmap with which Microsoft had provided some of its partners, listing many of the planned Azure features slated to roll out in the coming months. Looking back on that now, it seems like the Softies made good on pretty much all of the listed promises. 50+ Excellent Body Enhancement Photoshop Tutorials Making a photograph of a person look amazing adds an extra dimension of professionalism to your design. These photoshop body enhancement tutorials will help you transform your people pictures to stunning models in next to no time. Most techniques involve similar use of the photoshop tools. Inspiration and Full Makeover Tutorials Digital Cosmetic Surgery This complete transformation is explained in simple steps.

Black hat down: What happened to the world’s most famous hackers? - Slideshow Hackers can be any shape, size, color, and creed, but they are all graced with a level of mental acuity that mere mortals simply do not possess. Physically, they are rarely exceptional. Philosophically and morally, they can vary from ultra-conservative to bleeding-heart liberal. Even by nature and nurture, there is no obvious way to discern whether someone will become a hacker or not. But there is something that sets hackers apart from normal people.

Skin Tones Tutorial, skin, tone, skin tone Why do we use a Pallette? Our eyes can sometimes deveive us. Everyone's eyes see slightly different colors. One person will see a purple color, while another will see a blue. Those that are colorblind cannot distinquish some colors from another. The future of CPU scaling: Exploring options on the cutting edge In our first article, we discussed the problems facing CPU scaling and how neither multi-core or heterogeneous many-core designs are a long-term solution. This follow-up addresses what the semiconductor industry is doing about it. It’s a question best answered in two parts: Near-term innovations (think 3-5 years out) and longer-term research initiatives.

10 Very Useful Lightning Effect Photoshop Brush Packs 10 Very Useful Lightning brushes for photoshop These are handy and useful photoshop lightning effect brush packs which contains more then 300 ready to use lightning effect brushes. For a designer, Photo Manipulator these kind of brushes are very helpful and useful to create awesome effects in short period of time. Pushing computers towards petahertz, with femtosecond lasers and weird dielectrics New findings published by quantum scientists in Germany could pave the way towards computer chips that use light instead of electricity to control their internal logic. Where today’s silicon-based electrical computer chips are capable of speeds in the gigahertz range, the German light-based chips would be some 1,000,000 times faster, operating in the petahertz range. Rather than focusing on an exciting new semiconductor, or some metamaterial that manipulates light in weird and wonderful ways, this research instead revolves around dielectrics. In the field of electronics, materials generally fall into one of three categories: charge carriers (conductors), semiconductors, and dielectrics (insulators).

Dreamy, Magical and Lighting Effects Photoshop Tutorials About nine years ago, when I started The Photoshop Roadmap, tutorials were all about special effects. In fact, no matter how ugly, any kind of effect was well received, because designers and artists were starting to discover the Web as an invaluable source of inspiration. As time went by, the need for more complex, better looking and usable effects began to prevail. Tutorials writers replied with a new wave of awesome, eye catching well designed tutorials with loads of cool ideas inside them. Some of these new wave of tutorials can be found in previous selections I made, such as The Best 80 Photoshop Text Effects on the Web, 100 Wonderful Photoshop Photo Effects Tutorials, A Complete Guide to Digital Makeover in Photoshop, 70 Horror, Blood and Gore Photoshop Effects and Brushes and Grunge and Dirty Photoshop Tutorials, Brushes and Textures. The titles pretty much explain the content of these articles.

12 Best Firefox Add-ons of 2012 Firefox users love add-ons – those little pieces of software that enhance your Web browsing experience. Each month, a group of Mozillians — who especially love add-ons — comes together to look at the newest, latest and greatest Firefox Add-ons, and recommend the best of the best to other Firefox users. Here’s a look back at the 12 best add-ons of 2012, as recommended by this add-ons board. 12. 30 Beautiful Photoshop Text Effect Tutorials You will be Amazed with Designs Photoshop is one of the best graphic designing software. I don’t think that there would be any designers who have not used Photoshop. They are aware of the awesome power of Photoshop. You have to imagine the concept of your design and it can be easily done on Photoshop.

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