Naming your images on import is good practice but there’s times when you’d like to rename a batch of images after import, maybe you’ve whittled down the images and would like them to be sequentially numbered or, and I admit this happens far too frequently, your images are named ‘Enter custom name here’. The examples […]

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I recently attended an Adobe event and saw Rufus Deuchler presenting about mobile apps. As interesting as this talk was I was transfixed by the presentation he was giving because it has a moving background. I pondered the fact that Adobe might be releasing some new presentation software where this was a feature, but when […]

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There’s plenty to shout about with Adobe Lightroom  and if you take a lot of images it really is the way to go. For some, especially those that’ve been using Photoshop for some time, Bridge is the workhorse of their asset management. Why Bridge? Lightroom is an amazing Database program with editing and export capabilities […]

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If you’re shooting in a studio for compositing with Photoshop then you may be using a grey or green backdrop. I was spending a long time making masks until I saw this cool tip from Photoshop trainer Dave Cross, the time it’s saved me, thanks Dave! Open the images For this example I’ve got two […]

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A little while ago Adobe acquired the stock image website Fotolia and integration with the Creative Cloud was inevitable, but just how easy is it to get images from Adobe Stock to Photoshop? Finding an Image Right now images have to be searched and added to your account through a web browser. Although its easy […]

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Inspired by the cover image of Rich Harrington’s recent post ‘An In-Depth Look at Selling, Budgeting, and Planning Video Projects’ in this tutorial I’ll be looking at how to take text and manipulate it so that it looks like it’s hanging from ropes. I’ll be exploring how to change the text to shapes, moving and […]

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When you drag and drop an image into Photoshop you’ll notice that it is changed into a Smart Object. This means that the image can be made bigger and smaller with no loss to its quality. (Doing this to a non Smart Object will lead to potential pixelation) The size in which this Smart object […]

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