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  • Photoshop / Topaz Adjust Video Tutorial (italian)

    by Rcaucino | 25th of September, 2009

    Hi all, I'm glad to share with you my last Photoshop Video Tutorial (Italian):it's about the correct use of Topaz Adjust plug-in. Everyone know that Topaz Adjust easily produces terrific results: there's a kind of "topaz flu" in the photographic world. Less easy is to chose... More
  • Fun with photoshop actions

    by Summerrain | 19th of September, 2009

    If you have photoshop and use it in your artistic work there's one thing you can do that might save you a lot of precious time. Especielly if you find yourself using a lot of the same processing for your imaging. You can create your own photoshop actions. They are basically... More
  • Misfocused / blurry photos - time to get creative

    by Risto40 | 10th of September, 2009

    Probably you have had situations when, after downloading pictures from camera to PC, you've noticed that some shots are out of focus due to incorrect focusing or accidental shake during long exposure shooting. Seems like wasted shot, isn't it? NO IT IS NOT! Be creative... More
  • Selective Black and White

    by Risto40 | 27th of August, 2009

    One fast and simple way to make your photos more interesting before turning them into black and white, is to use so called Selective black and white. In other words, some object will retain its colors on black and white surrounding that brings it more out / makes more noticeable.... More
  • Converting to Black and White

    by Risto40 | 23rd of August, 2009

    So...my first blog, ever. Wanted to start blogging with something useful.. and Photoshop came in mind. After few secs on thinking, i decided to share few B&W conversion methods I use to get rid of colors. First of all, I'm using Photoshop CS4 (PS). There might be some... More
  • Motion Blur

    by Spitfirebbmf | 21st of August, 2009

    I had some average looking shots of vehicles so to spice them up I added motion blur with photoshop, to my surprise they have been accepted. Try this on some of your less exciting shots. See Article
  • Protecting Downloaded Photos...

    by Mani33 | 20th of August, 2009

    This goes for buyers who would like to use their downloaded photos online regarding the subject. Here are some tips on how to protect these photos from being copied and used with out permission... You know it's bad for buyers as they paid for it and for photographers as... More
  • Black and White conversion

    by Jordanrusev | 14th of August, 2009

    Here is one good tip to convert some picture into a B/W colors. Sometimes black and white pictures are too flat. This problem is a result of conversion of colors with same lightness into a black with same tint. For example, in RGB picture Red 200 and Blue 200 will become... More
  • Skin retouch

    by Jordanrusev | 6th of August, 2009

    Here is a another quick and very useful photoshop tip for retouching a skin. 1. First open the picture of-course. I will use this picture for example . 2. Duplicate the layer (CTRL+J) 3. Median filter on the duplicated layer (Filter -> Noise -> Median). In my picture... More
  • White balance on JPG files

    by Jordanrusev | 30th of July, 2009

    I always shoot in RAW format, but i saw in one Forum a question "How i can correct my white balance in jpg files. So i decide to write here one quick WB correction method. 1. First open the picture in PhotoShop , for this method i will use one of my pictures with white... More
  • Imaging Tips and Tools

    by Fultonsphoto | 30th of July, 2009

    As someone who has taken many wedding images in the past, I am registered to AsukaBook USA wedding albums. http://asukabook.com/ I have used one of Desislava's wedding images to keep with the wedding theme... One of the advantages of this site was the introduction to... More
  • When to shoot RAW, when JPEG and when BOTH

    by Madbuldog | 24th of July, 2009

    Аs I mentioned before, in my previus blog RAW format is it a Plus or just a waste of digital space? most of the time i use RAW + JPEG mainly to check if the composition is right, the light is correct overexposed/underexposed areas and other minute changes in the photo.... More
  • Sometimes you have to go were it takes you.

    by Azurelaroux | 23rd of July, 2009

    I love to play with the images. For example I shot a fun girl last week. The theme was Pin up. We had a lot of fun and there were several really good images. I processed them one by one and things were going smoothly. Then one image became an issue. It had a red cast that... More
  • RAW format is it a Plus or just a waste of digital space?

    by Madbuldog | 22nd of July, 2009

    Regarding RAW format is it a Plus or just an opsolite waste of digital space? Well lett me tell you from my personal experience. I ALWAYS shoot RAW plus JPEG, ALWAYS!!! Why? you might ask - the anwser is simple. JPEG's I use just to see if the composition... More
  • Magic of gradients

    by Mildegard | 19th of July, 2009

    I love sketches. And surprises :) Adding some colors with sometimes unexpected result is what I want to share with you. Just open a sketch in Photoshop and chose Image -> Adjustments -> Gradient map. Play with options there and find gradient that suits your image the... More
  • Photoshop plugins that are worth the money

    by Summerrain | 30th of June, 2009

    If you find yourself using photoshop a lot and are looking for more ways to further enhance your art, then looking into commercial plugins might actually be worth the price. There's many many free resources out there, many are very good too. But there's an even bigger selection... More
  • ACDSee

    by Moonimage | 29th of June, 2009

    are you know? about when you make clipping path in photoshop and then add iptc info in ACDSee your clipping path will be removed! See Article
  • Purple Fringing Quick Fixes

    by Travismanley | 26th of June, 2009

    Just wrote a new post at my blog twcdm.blogspot.com Here is a sample of that post. Purple Fringing, AKA: Chromatic Aberrations (sounds like something you would hear on an episode of X-Files), AKA: Lens Fringing. Even with the best lenses you will occasionally find... More
  • 5 Simple Photoshop Fixes

    by Travismanley | 18th of June, 2009

    New post at my blog check it out twcdm.blogspot.com Here is a portion of the post: Here are a five simple Photoshop fixes you can to to most of your photos that will really make them shine. 1. Levels - Check your levels. There are a couple ways to do this here... More
  • Shopping List!

    by Rafig770 | 16th of June, 2009

    For the past 2 years I have been taking some good shots and have done some small jobs with outdated equipment which was minimal to begin with. So I have finally compiled a shopping list which I cannot afford, slowly though I may have it all. Let the list begin:... More

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