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Scott Kelby’s World Wide Photowalk

Well, it's that time of the year again. Time for Scott Kelby's World Wide Photowalk. I've participated in each year's walk. Six as a walk leader (this will be the seventh) and last year we were attendees in two walks while we were in Maine. One in … [Read more]

Using Photoshop Layers To Fill In What’s Not There

I'm reasonably good at making Masks. I use Adobe Photoshop's (PS) Quick Selection Tool (W) and Topaz Labs' Remask and PS's Calculations. Whatever is the best tool for the task at hand. But, sometimes things slip through the cracks or are too much … [Read more]

Displacement Map in Photoshop CS6

Pradip ChowdhuryDisplacement Map is not new. It allows one photo to be ' displaced' into another following the contours of the original one. This is particularly useful as a special effect. You can use it in various ways. It can be done in any … [Read more]

Camera Shake Reduction In Photoshop CC

Pradip ChowdhuryThe Shake Reduction under Sharpen in Photoshop is a new and excellent tool that usually removes the 'shake'. It does not work if the photo is out of focus. I have used the word usually, because the sharpening is a bit too intense at … [Read more]

Learning the Basics of Photo Editing

Whether you’re into photography, there are so many basic skills that you can learn when it comes to photo editing that can make a huge difference in your photos and selfies. Between brightening up a photo, changing the size, or cutting something … [Read more]

Singapore City Sunset – Cuba Gallery Blue Lightroom Preset

Click Here - to see my complete new range of Lightroom Presets and 1hr long Lightroom Video Tutorial. The tutorial is filled with all the techniques and tips I use to process my images. Click Here - to see my complete new range of Lightroom Presets … [Read more]

10 Incredible Travel Photography Locations

I’ve been lucky enough to travel to some of the best photography locations in the world. This post is dedicated to the ones that stopped me in my tracks. 1. 1. Venice, Italy2. Bondi Beach, Australia3. Santorini, Greece4. Manhattan, New York5. … [Read more]

Learn how to use a Canon or Nikon dslr camera

Camera Basics SummaryApertureThe aperture is an adjustable hole in the lens which lets light into the camera. It can be adjusted to vary the amount of light on the camera sensor. A large aperture lets more light in, and small aperture reduces the … [Read more]

Using slow shutter speeds to create movement

How to use slow shutter speeds. As humans we are designed to always be moving, whether it's a twitch or a flat out sprint our bodies never stop. Recently I've been re-discovering the art of capturing movement with my camera. To be honest it's not … [Read more]

The Modern Sunset

I generally have a love-hate relationship with sunset photography. I love experiencing them in real life, but I really don't like sunset photos. As a child I always remember seeing people marvel over a shot that had neon pink colourings with over … [Read more]

A Day To Honor Our Fallen Soldiers

Today is Memorial Day in the United States, and our offices are closed as we honor and remember those who gave their lives in service to our country. This post is dedicated each year to the memory of David Leimbach, (shown above; the brother of … [Read more]

A Day To Honor Our Nation’s Fallen Soldiers

Today is Memorial Day in the United States, and our offices are closed as we honor and remember those who gave their lives in service to our country. This post is dedicated each year to the memory of David Leimbach, (shown above; the brother of our … [Read more]

GI Jens: A photographer’s epic self-promotion

What’s with photography-loving German Northern European dudes named Jens making little dolls of themselves? When I first started beta testing for Adobe, I remember hearing something from GoLive land about a “Jens doll” made to … [Read more]

“Ask Me About The Pen Tool�

Remember “The Girl With The Photoshop Tattoo?â€? Check out the commitment Edge Animate PM Sarah Hunt (@sarahwhatsup) made to her love of vectors & design: Sarah writes, Before joining Adobe I was a unicorn covering a broad span of … [Read more]

I was… Major Mancandy

Did I put it all out there for Photoshop? Yes, from time to time I did. :-) Scott Kelby posted a taste of the little Star Trek spoof/homage we filmed for Photoshop World a couple of years back. This is the one & only time in my life I’ve … [Read more]

Using Photoshop Luminosity Blend Modes To Control Color

Where have we been lately? There's been no posts in almost a month (give or take). Well, for most of that time I've just been lazy, but for ten days we were running around the great state of Maine. It helps to have friends. Doris has reconnected with … [Read more]

Taming The Sun Using Lightroom

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. (Hmmm, pretty catchy. Someone ought to use that as the opening line of a book or something.) Anyway, I was out shooting with some friends on Saturday. One of the group had arranged for us to go to … [Read more]

Photoshop Gradient for Tinting or Toning

Pradip ChowdhuryA toned photo has its own attractions. Some use curves to give the effect. It can be done with it. But it is easier to do with Gradients since a large number is built into Photoshop. You can even create your Gradients. Photoshop CS6 … [Read more]

Photoshop Fun with Gradients

Pradip.ChowdhuryThe default Gradients have not changed even in Photoshop CC. They are all there though PS CC is the latest. But then some ideas do not grow old and mature with time and better tools that PS seems to be providing with each new version. … [Read more]

Landing Page Design Ideas for Legal Services

Landing pages are specifically designed to be seen after clicking an advertisement on almost any platform. Landing pages are clearly different from normal web pages which involve a bit of leeway to help visitors explore the website. The sole purpose … [Read more]