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  • Titania1980
    Getting a pure white background for non pros, some tips

    by Titania1980 | 26th of January, 2010

    I would like to share with non pros, people like me, who don't own a photographic studio neither expensive lights and spotlights and just have their home lights (like me ^^) Well, I always try to shoot in natural daylight, I often go to the balcony, I put a white background... More
  • Julia161
    Background out of a cat ;)

    by Julia161 | 20th of January, 2010

    Hi, Friends. Today I desided to share an easy tip how to make abstract backgrounds out of anything. This background , for ex. was made of this picture . To do so I opened Photoshop filters => distort => wave and later played a bit with settings. Other examples:... More
  • Rzs
    Another way for sharpening

    by Rzs | 15th of December, 2009

    Hi people, my friend told me a great tip for sharpening pictures a few months ago, but I haven't mentioned it here. It's my mistake and I am sorry about that:) I know you know how to sharpen pictures, even you can know this way that I am going to introduce in a few lines,... More
  • Jinlide
    Black Friday

    by Jinlide | 2nd of December, 2009

    Black Friday is the Friday after Thanksgiving day in US, when Christmas shopping begins. While many worry about how to cook the big bird, others have something different in mind: to get the best spot in line for the Black Friday sale. Some people skip Thanksgiving to... More
  • Antoinettew
    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
  • Adash
    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
  • Noonie
    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
  • Mani33
    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
  • Littlemacproductions
    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
  • Picstudio
    Checkout my new model

    by Picstudio | 12th of October, 2009

    Here are some pics of my new model, hope you like them:- More
  • Davidwatmough
    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
  • Creativei
    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
  • Jalama1
    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
  • Rcaucino
    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
  • Summerrain
    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
  • Risto40
    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
  • Risto40
    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
  • Risto40
    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
  • Spitfirebbmf
    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
  • Mani33
    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

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