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  • Useful photoshop shortcuts PART 1

    by One8edegre | 15th of October, 2007

    while using photoshop if you are using short cuts it not only speeds up your work process , but leaves you to concentrate more on your work. Here is a list of exceptionally useful shortcuts for using photoshop that might come handy for you. These are the standard/usual... More
  • First few sales

    by Pirate59 | 8th of October, 2007

    Ive been here for about a month now, and am really glad to announce that i have had some sales =) I basically believe that everyone loves their own photos and thinks they should sell. Its hard not to be biased towards yourself. But when someone else actually hands over... More
  • Dreamstime Therapy

    by Dcwcreations | 5th of October, 2007

    O.k. I came up with a good idea and I thought I'd throw it out there for thought. Any good therapist will tell you that when you need some cheering up you should find some thing out of everyday to make you happy. And everytime I get a sale on Dreamstime I'm like a little... More
  • Camera Raw: Why?

    by Bluerabbit | 2nd of October, 2007

    Note: I currently use a Nikon D80 with Photoshop CS3 and selective noise reduction with Neat Image. When I first started shooting digital, I had a point and shoot that produced great jpegs, but I had to accept what the camera gave me. Most of the time, that was fine,... More
  • Chinese Brush And Seal

    by Elenaray | 2nd of October, 2007

    I'm having some nice insights working with the Chinese brush. It's astonishing how one simple tool is used in such a complex way. The tiny little moves you make with it have such import. To be able to tone down and center my energy enough to become aware of this is a huge... More
  • I need to upload more stuff

    by Bon4ire | 24th of September, 2007

    I keep telling myself I need to upload more stuff. And I should. I've been delving into a lot of HD visuals lately. Is there any need for HD photos or 3D elements I can create? If it's 3D creation, I'd like to hear from others what they would like to see me create. More
  • Importance of IPTC.

    by Sebcz | 20th of September, 2007

    Up til now I described my photos only when they had been uploaded on DT. You know, categories, keywords, etc. I have never used that File Info dialog box in Photoshop. Until I discovered how useful that is: 1. When you upload such a (described) photo on DT, the keywords... More
  • Changing color to sell pics 3...

    by Torie508 | 19th of September, 2007

    You can also change a picture from color to a black and white image, or even sepia color. This often makes some pictures more dramatic, than the color versions, and might be more sellable. See Article
  • Changing color to sell pics 2....

    by Torie508 | 19th of September, 2007

    Here is another example of how I used photoshop to change the color of a picture to make it more interesting. See Article
  • Changing color to sell more pics...

    by Torie508 | 19th of September, 2007

    I took a picture of the mini blinds hanging in my office the other day. They were a very plain ivory color and it didn't really look like a picture that would sell. So, I went into photoshop and changed the color of them several times. The blue one has sold 2 copies so far.... More
  • LINKS to tutorial sites

    by Northman | 18th of September, 2007

    I am making a list of all (most) tutorial sites for photoshop that are on the web to make the list as big as possible i wil need your guys help. so if you have a link just post it below :) http://www.jasmania.nl/ http://www.techzine.nl/ http://www.websonic.nl/ http:... More
  • Photoshop tutorials ???

    by Northman | 17th of September, 2007

    I am looking for some websites with some good Photoshop tutorials about fixing images. post the link below many thx. See Article
  • Halloween tutorial (part 4)

    by Tonygers | 16th of September, 2007

    Here's a photoshop tutorial that'll show you how to add a bloody scar onto one of your model images to give a scary, gruesome, gory and violent image just in time to scare the kids at halloween time. This tutorial could also be useful if you wanted to do a series of... More
  • Halloween tutorial (part 3)

    by Tonygers | 15th of September, 2007

    Here's the third of the Halloween photoshop tutorials that'll show you how to turn one of your model images into something witchlike or vampirelike. Try it out, even as a bit of fun on an image of yourself. More
  • Halloween tutorial (part 2)

    by Tonygers | 15th of September, 2007

    Here's the second of the Halloween photoshop tutorials that'll show you how to give the impression that skin is peeling and cracking from the face of one of your models. Enjoy More
  • Halloween tutorial (part 1)

    by Tonygers | 14th of September, 2007

    Over the coming weekend (and possibly into next week?) i'll be posting a series of photoshop tutorials for the halloween season that's almost upon us. I've done a couple of halloween related images before (haunted house, evil face) but have found a lot more out there so i'... More
  • In between work part 5: Portrait retouching

    by Dnf-style | 13th of September, 2007

    A very comprehensive, complete en well explained tutorial of 6 pages explaining all the important aspects of portrait retouching in PS is being explained at This article by Peachpit. Dive into it because I can't be more specific then they are here. More
  • Digitally Simulated GND (Graduated Neutral Density) Filters

    by Espion | 12th of September, 2007

    A Graduated Neutral Density (GND) filter is often used in the photography of landscapes. It is also possible to simulate its effect via digital manipulation. One way is something I have called digital GND filters. This was used to create the image on left. Another is... More
  • 3D mouse

    by Charon | 10th of September, 2007

    I found a very useful (& beautiful) 3D mouse not only good in 3-dimensional drawings, but also simplify some control actions in Photoshop. You may not know Photoshop could support 3D drawings in real time, amazing! Demo of using 3D mouse in Photoshop The product page... More
  • Plasma tv photoshop tutorial

    by Tonygers | 10th of September, 2007

    Now why on earth would I want to create a stupid image of a plasma tv in photoshop for I hear you ask? I was pretty amazed myself when I done a search on Dreamstime for the top selling plasma tv images. with a total of 275 sales (top seller is an unbelievable 132) these... More

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