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  • Sharpening your images

    by Antoinettew | 26th of November, 2009

    The other day I came across an article on the internet about sharpening your image in a safer way in stat of using Unsharp Mak. One reason for this is that the Unsharp mask operates on the actual image pixels and it makes changes to those pixels. This sharpening process... More
  • Hello, microstocks!

    by Adash | 24th of November, 2009

    My new art website is ready for visitors. Just say "Cheese!" and... sell it. Everyday Fine Arts. Webscience, Photos, Video. Adobe Photoshop tips and tricks, Microstock tips and tricks, interesting links, workshops, Books and free LEGAL images, of course. Welcome! You... More
  • What You Is Doing? (A straightening tip)

    by Noonie | 16th of November, 2009

    He was a cute kid standing on the side of the road holding a plastic ball and bat. He saw us riding by on our bicycles and grinned really big. We slowed down to say "hello" and he asked, "What you is doing?". Well, sometimes I have no idea! That day, of course, I did... More
  • Photo Preview DT Style!

    by Mani33 | 4th of November, 2009

    Hi! This is a fast tip... If you want to see how your image looks when published on DT, do the following using Photoshop... 1- Open your photo (Illustration); 2- Change the resolution from 300DPI to 72DPI; 3- Resize your image to width 300 pixels for landscape images... More
  • Photoshop keyboard shortcuts...

    by Littlemacproductions | 1st of November, 2009

    Do I love these shortcut keys in Photoshop (CS4)... Yes I do! There are a couple of keyboard shortcuts I have been recently introduced to. Better late than never! To undo an effect I used to use the Ctrl Z key combination and get that one undo. Now I use Ctrl-Shift-... More
  • Checkout my new model

    by Picstudio | 12th of October, 2009

    Here are some pics of my new model, hope you like them:- More
  • Questions for administrators of Dreamstime: a suggestion.

    by Davidwatmough | 3rd of October, 2009

    It would be good in my view, especially for those relatively new to Dreamstime if there was a box on the management site where we could ask questions and get quick replies. I did a property release for instance on my own workshop but keep being asked for one as if the adjudicator... More
  • Level Four, Windows 7, Photoshop Cover Action Pro and Ultimate Social Community all in one.

    by Creativei | 1st of October, 2009

    Hello all my DT friends. So many news things in this past one week. First one of my image reached the landmark Level Four, This image of Abu Dhabi City, , finally I recorded the 50th sale, 51 to be precise. Now I'm waiting for these images to reach this land mark, some... More
  • How far can it go?

    by Jalama1 | 30th of September, 2009

    I was reading in the message boards about illustrations. What are they? How to create one? What software to use? etc. Photoshop is the software I use to post process my photos so, I decided to make an illustration using PS. I uploaded it just to see how far it would go...... More
  • 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 they... 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

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