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Bert Monroy on Creating Photorealistic Reflections and Shadows
May 9, 2008
In this excerpt from Photoshop Studio with Bert Monroy: Digital Painting, author and celebrated digital painter Bert Monroy shares techniques he used to create a painting of a shoe shop in Photoshop, with tips on how to create realistic reflections and shadows.
Bokeh 2: Adding Soft Background Focus
Oct 3, 2011
Photoshop expert Dan Moughamian explains how Alien Skin Software’s Bokeh 2 provides intuitive and powerful options for selectively blurring your digital photos. Common uses include blurring unwanted background details, creating the “bokeh effect” behind a close-up subject, and creating faux miniature cityscapes and landscapes.
Bridge
Jun 18, 2007
Capture Sharpening in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2
Feb 3, 2009
Sharpening is tricky, as it is easy to over-sharpen photos. It is a good idea to proceed delicately and to spend adequate time learning how the sharpening tools work.
Changing Print Dimensions and Resolution in Adobe Photoshop CS5
Dec 6, 2010
In this excerpt from Photoshop CS5 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide, Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas show you how to resize three common types of files for print output —low res/large dimensions, high res/small dimensions, and medium res/small dimensions—and how to resize a file for Web output.
Changing the Canvas Size in Adobe Photoshop CS5
Dec 6, 2010
In this excerpt from Photoshop CS5 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide, Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas show you how to change the canvas size by using the Canvas Size command.
Changing the Zoom Level in Adobe Photoshop CS5
Dec 6, 2010
In this excerpt from Photoshop CS5 for Windows and Macintosh: Visual QuickStart Guide, Elaine Weinmann and Peter Lourekas show you how to change the Zoom level in Adobe Photoshop CS5 using the Zoom tool or the Navigator panel.
Choose the Right Tool for Every Job in Photoshop CS2
Nov 18, 2005
Photoshop has a number of selection tools. Some appear in the toolbox, but others are hidden in the Photoshop interface. Helen Bradley examines the tools, how they work, and how you might use them. Familiarizing yourself with these tools and understanding how to use them will allow you to make the best choice of tool for the job and get your work done much faster.
Choosing Photographic Subjects for Creative Composites in Photoshop CS4
Sep 23, 2008
What makes great composite imagery? You need more than just the right tools. Dan Moughamian and Scott Valentine provide some real world advice for designers and artists who want to create killer composits in Photoshop CS4.
Chris Orwig’s Lightroom Tips & Tricks
Feb 22, 2008
Chris Orwig shares some techniques for speeding up your work (while simplifying the effort) in Lightroom.
Chris Orwig's Lightroom Tips & Tricks: Clipping Warnings, Auto Corrections, Copy Settings, Faster Retouching, and Faster Gradient Adjustments
Mar 23, 2009
Chris Orwig offers some great Lightroom tips, including clipping warnings, auto corrections, copy settings, faster retouching, and faster gradient adjustments.
Chris Orwig's Lightroom Tips & Tricks: Keywords, Crop Coolness, and the Basic Panel
Mar 16, 2009
Chris Orwig shares some handy Lightroom tips, including Library module’s Keyword List panel, Keyword Sets, the Crop Overlay Tool, and the Basic panel.
Chris Orwig's Lightroom Tips & Tricks: Picture Package, Print Sharpening, Prints and Printing, and Web Gallery Options
Mar 9, 2009
Chris Orwig offers some handy Lightroom tips, including working with Grid or Picture Package templates, print sharpening, getting prints to a lab, printing and rendering intent, and web gallery options.
Clean up the Clutter: Photoshop CS3 Window Tips
Feb 22, 2008
In this excerpt from Real World Adobe Photoshop CS3, David Blatner, Conrad Chavez, and Bruce Fraser show you how to corral all those pesky palettes and wandering windows that clutter up your screen.
Cloning and Healing in Lightroom
Nov 30, 2007
NAPP instructor Dave Cross explains how to use Lightroom’s Cloning and Healing tools to fix blemishes across multiple photos.
Collage Offline and Add Color Using Photoshop
Nov 29, 2010
Photoshop expert xtine Burrough shows you how to make a collage with scissors and glue before adding color in Photoshop. An adjustment layer is used to create a sepia tone on the digital file, and the Brush Tool is used in combination with blending modes and a low opacity for an easy application of color to separate layers.
Collections in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 2
Feb 9, 2009
Martin Evening discusses Quick Collections, Collections, Collection Sets, and Smart Collections.
Color Correct Your Images in Photoshop Elements 4
Aug 4, 2006
In this chapter, you'll discover Photoshop Elements' color-correction tools and discuss which tools you may want to use, and when you'll most likely want to use them. You'll also learn how to make sure colors display and print accurately (also known as color management) and how to correct colors and tonal values in your images. Along the way, you'll find out why what may at first appear to be the most obvious color-enhancement options are not always the best choices for improving the color in an image.
Color Correction and Enhancement in Adobe Photoshop CS6
Aug 16, 2012
By analyzing the most important tools in Photoshop and determining in which situations they might help you, you can achieve a more thorough understanding of color correction.
Color Correction and Enhancement with Adobe Photoshop CS4
Oct 17, 2008
Photoshop offers a wide range of features for rescuing washed-out faces, teasing subjects out of the shadows, and adding richness and depth to images. Rich Harrington explores some of the most useful Photoshop options for bringing life-giving color to your photos.

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