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Fun Effects in Photoshop CS3: Make Your Photos Bend with Vanishing Point
By Helen Bradley
Jun 29, 2007
Are you ready to showcase your art on a billboard or up on a building? In this article, Helen Bradley shows you how to harness the power of the Vanishing Point filter to create fun effects with your digital images.
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Jun 25, 2007
Take Back Your Mac's Hard Drive: The Best Ways to Reclaim Disk Space
By Ryan Faas
Jun 8, 2007
Do you feel like your Mac is always running short of hard drive space? And you can never quite figure out how it all got used up? Ryan Faas is your guide to not only finding out where all those gigabytes went but also how to get them back.
The Color Thief: Stealing Colors Using Illustrator CS3's LiveTrace
By Mike McHugh
Jun 8, 2007
Adobe Ambassador Mike McHugh wants you to get excited about color. In this colorful article, he shows you how to create swatches in Adobe's Creative Suite 3 using Adobe Illustrator's new LiveColor tool.
The Power of Preview: Ten Tricks for Getting More Out of Apple's Little PDF Viewer
By Neale Monks
Jun 1, 2007
Can you dump Photoshop in favor of Preview? Probably not, but Preview is a little gem of a program capable of doing far more than you might imagine, says Neale Monks.
Creating a Home or Small Office Server Using Apple's AirPort Extreme Base Station
By Ryan Faas
Jun 1, 2007
Looking to set up centralized file and printer sharing for your home or office? Want to avoid sacrificing performance of any of your computers or suffering the hassle of setting up a server? Apple's AirPort Extreme offers a simple, cross-platform, one-stop solution that includes incredible performance. Ryan Faas shows you why AirPort Extreme's amazing combination of features for a relatively low price point is a great tool for your home or small business.
Photoshop CS3 and Lightroom Reflect Digital Photography's New Workflows
By Conrad Chavez
Jun 1, 2007
Adobe Photoshop CS3, Adobe Photoshop CS3 Extended, and Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 1.0 offer the widest and deepest range of digital-imaging options ever produced by Adobe. How do you decide which of these applications should be on your upgrade list? Conrad Chavez sheds light on which combination is the best for your digital photography workflow.
Misunderstood Photoshop: Paths
By Helen Bradley
May 25, 2007
In the ninth article in her series on handy Photoshop tools that are often overlooked or misunderstood, Helen Bradley looks at paths, which is a useful Photoshop tool for working with and saving selections. Although working with paths brings you into contact with the sometimes complex Pen tool, the combined power of these two tools makes them important additions to your Photoshop skill set.
Image Management in the New, Improved Adobe Bridge CS3
By Jon Langer
May 18, 2007
Although Adobe Bridge isn't a new program, the updates to this file browser in the release of Photoshop CS3 make it a more powerful and useful tool for all your image-management needs. Jon Canfield shows you some useful new features that should make Bridge CS3 a more popular option for managing your media files. (And not just images, either!)
Misunderstood Photoshop: Channels
By Helen Bradley
May 18, 2007
In the eighth part of her series on handy Photoshop tools that are often overlooked or misunderstood, Helen Bradley discusses channels, a feature that not only provides information about your image but can also be used for photo editing. You learn how to use channel data to convert an image to black and white and even how to save a selection in a channel for reuse later on.
Safe Working Procedures and General Maintenance
May 14, 2007
Mii and You: Making the Most Out of Your Mii in the Wii Universe
By Bart G. Farkas
May 4, 2007
Bart Farkas show you how to squeeze every last drop of creativity out of Miis in the Nintendo Wii universe.
Misunderstood Photoshop: The Apply Image Command
By Helen Bradley
May 4, 2007
Photoshop's Apply Image command is a tool for blending two images or layers. You can use it to apply masked borders to images and to create interesting collage effects. It's also one of the quickest ways of creating a mask from an image. Helen Bradley explains the basics of using the Apply Image feature in Photoshop.
The Top Five Add-ons for Apple's iPhoto
By Ryan Faas
May 4, 2007
Ever since its initial introduction, Apple's iPhoto has been a great tool for anyone with a digital camera. As great as iPhoto is, however, longtime users with libraries containing thousands of photos know that the application does have some areas that need enhancing to make it more powerful and seamless for today's digital photographers. Ryan Faas gives his top five iPhoto plug-ins and helper applications to help tame your iPhoto library and expand your iPhoto experience.
Understanding Type and Text in Photoshop, Part 3: Type-Related Palettes
By Peter Bauer
Apr 27, 2007
In Part 3 of his three-part series, Photoshop expert Pete Bauer provides an in-depth look at the many type-related options Photoshop offers through the Character and Paragraph palettes.
Mii and You
By Bart G. Farkas
Apr 23, 2007
Get Consistent Color With Nikon's Capture NX
By Ben Long
Apr 20, 2007
Getting predictable color from any image editing program is not easy, but Capture NX offers some simple color management tools that make color reproduction more predictable. In this chapter, you'll take a look at some of the basics of color management theory and how color management is handled in Capture NX, so you'll have more consistent color throughout your workflow.
Understanding Type and Text in Photoshop, Part 2: Type Layers and Tools
By Peter Bauer
Apr 20, 2007
In Part 2 of his three-part series, Photoshop expert Pete Bauer explains how you can work with Photoshop's type layers and tools to add text to your artwork.
How to Adjust Your Printer Settings to Get Great Photos
By Jon Langer
Apr 13, 2007
Photo printers have a number of options available to assist with getting top-notch photo prints, but they don't always make the choices clear. This chapter covers how to select the correct options in your printer driver. If you've ever been frustrated trying to figure out your printer driver options or you just couldn't get a print that looked right, this chapter is for you.
Understanding Type and Text in Photoshop, Part 1
By Peter Bauer
Apr 13, 2007
In Part 1 of his three-part series, Photoshop expert Pete Bauer explains the fundamental concepts you need to understand to work with type in Photoshop.

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