Are you still using Photoshop with only the default filters and textures? Don’t feel bad. It’s a common mistake most Photoshop users, even the experts, often make. Photoshop is an incredible piece of software that comes with tons of features for editing and creating art. But, if you haven’t explored the uses of this software beyond its default features, you’re… Read the full article.
If you’re like most photographers and graphic designers you’re probably always on the search for new tools and apps for supercharging your workflow to save hours of your valuable time. Because when working with hundreds of photos at a time, you must find new ways to adjust and improve them as quick as you can. In this post, you’ll learn… Read the full article.
Color fonts are the next big thing in graphic design. They represent a key evolution in digital typography. We are talking about font sets that include multiple colors, shades, textures and transparency in both vector and bitmap format. The standard vector fonts we all know, are just vector outlines that can be filled with any color using your favorite graphic… Read the full article.
Filter Forge is a high-end plugin for Adobe Photoshop allowing computer artists to build their own filters. The key features of Filter Forge include the filter editor and a free online library of user-created filters, currently containing more than 11,000 filters. All filters are adjustable, resolution-independent, support real-world HDRI lighting, and most of them can be seamlessly tiled. Also, filters… Read the full article.
As a photographer or designer you’re always seeking for perfection. You want your images to be stunningly good looking. In fact, You probably are an expert in color enhancement, frequency separation skin retouching, subtle hdr effects, and many obscure and little-known image sharpening techniques. You enjoy that, don’t you? But when it comes to unusual stuff, I’m pretty sure you… Read the full article.
Topaz Labs has rolled out a new update for its Glow plugin and it now comes packed with even more amazing features than ever before. For those of you who are not familiar with the company, Topaz Labs is a brand well-known among photographers and graphic designers. This company makes brilliant Photoshop plugins, like Topaz Impression and DeNoise, that lets… Read the full article.
Sometimes having too much detail can be a distraction. Even in photography, only the expert photographers know how to capture the essence of a scenery or an object with true emotion, just like true artists like da Vinci and Van Gogh did with their beautiful paintings. But, what if you could make your gorgeous high definition photos look like an… Read the full article.
Changing the ISO settings of the camera is one of the tricks expert photographers use to take crisp clear photographs in low light conditions. Unfortunately, using higher levels of ISO has an annoying downside: It adds more noise to the photographs. Sure, Photoshop does have some basic filters that let you get rid of the noise in photos. But the… Read the full article.
Have you ever wondered how those professional photographers, like Trey Ratcliff, take amazing looking HDR photographs that are so rich in colors and detail? Well, they don’t. That’s right! The photos they take looks just like the ones you take. And that HDR look is all part of the Photoshop magic they do afterward. Although, it’s easier said than done…. Read the full article.
Would you like to learn a secret trick many photographers and graphic designers use to make their photos look more professional? It’s actually a simple plugin that makes your photo editing work a whole lot easier. Meet Filter Forge, the Photoshop plugin that experts use to cut their design work in half. Since Photoshop’s release in 1990, the software has… Read the full article.