Your Photoshop workflow depends on several factors, including the volume of work you’re dealing with and your own mastery of the software. Lightroom and Photoshop instructor Ben Willmore has another secret for helping speed up your workflow when editing photos: Photoshop keyboard shortcuts. Becoming familiar (and quick) with these shortcuts can help you make changes without requiring a lot of physical… Read the full article.
After some steep, but fun, learning curve you are starting to get a grasp of Photoshop. But your constant trips to the menu bar, toolbar or panels are starting to get tedious. Then it’s time to start learning some basic hotkeys. As a computer user, you probably know all the common system hotkeys like Copy, Paste, Cut, Save, etc. But… Read the full article.
Learning new obscure hotkeys an obsession for some. There are lots of them hidden in Photoshop and I’m pretty sure that some of them are even undocumented. In this video tutorial Nathaniel Dodson from TutVid will show you 31 hotkeys in Photoshop that are both useful and that you probably have never heard of or even used before. Nathaniel will… Read the full article.
Removing something from its background has been perhaps the most popular task in Photoshop. For those on CS6 or earlier versions, the quick select brush and refine edge have been the tools of choice for most of the work. But the new Photoshop CC Select and Mask space provides dramatically better results than refine edge. This tool will let you… Read the full article.
Face recognition has been around for a while in digital cameras or photo albums. And lately, it became a both disturbing and fascinating new phenomenon when Snapchat added the face swap feature to its app. And what about Photoshop? Retouching facial features has always been difficult and the results were far from realistic, if not cheesy or grotesque. In this last… Read the full article.
Photoshop was originally conceived as an imaging software, and that’s still its primary purpose. After all, that’s why it was named that way. And much that Adobe doesn’t like it, Photoshop has become a colloquial expression for photo retouching. But over the years Adobe has added a great deal of features such as vectors, layers or artboards to mention a… Read the full article.
Trying to get the perfect and most creative color toning for your image seems like a daunting, and most of the times, frustrating experience. Dealing with Curves, channel operations and other complex tools is for the pros only. Fortunately, Photoshop has always an ace up its sleeve. We talked before about the Color Lookup Tables, where you could apply different… Read the full article.
The real beauty in Photoshop is that even it is a high-end professional software, you can simply open an image and quickly apply effects or corrections to achieve beautiful results. But that can only take you so far. And I don’t mean you should go and learn complex curves manipulation or channel mixing techniques. Those are difficult indeed! There are… Read the full article.
If you’re using Photoshop, chances are you‘re going to have to clip a subject from its background and work your editing magic. As a newbie, you may have been using the eraser tool to death, making memes that you hope would impress your Facebook friends and go viral. Well, that’s fine. But, ever wondered how to retouch a bad hair… Read the full article.
Reintroduced in Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.1 release the Oil Paint filter lets you transform a photo into an image with the visual appearance of a classic oil painting. With a few simple sliders, you can adjust the amount of stylization, brush scale, cleanliness, and other parameters. In this tutorial, Howard Pinsky will take a look at two examples of how… Read the full article.