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Understanding Photoshop is a biweekly column that takes an in-depth look at how digital photographs are built and manipulated.  It is a college-level course in plain english for free at Photofocus.  To learn more see this article. Don’t Skip Column 2 Choosing an Image Mode Within Photoshop, you need to choose from one of eight image modes when […]

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Understanding Photoshop is a biweekly column that takes an in-depth look at how digital photographs are built and manipulated.  It is a college-level course in plain english for free at Photofocus.  To learn more see this article. Don’t Skip Column 1 OK, prepare to be temporarily confused (but not for long). A lot of terms are used […]

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One of my past jobs was that of college professor.  My favorite (and first) class I ever taught was Digital Imaging Essentials… which was essentially how to really know what was going on with photographic files. Each semester, a bunch of students would try to test out of the class.  They’d tell me how they’d […]

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I’ve been sitting on this article for far too long. This was my very first star shoot and even though I learned a ton, I felt my photos could have been better so I procrastinated finishing this how to article. I then realized, we are all growing and learning and what better way to share my […]

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Are you looking to make a great title slide for your next slideshow?  Or perhaps a great banner image for a blog post? Photoshop has a powerful text engine that can really manipulate your text but if you really want to change your font and make it look unique, then Photoshop Shapes are your new […]

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I’m a big fan go shooting GoPro cameras because their size lets me get them in some great places (especially with waterproof cases) But GoPro footage is heavily compressed, which means your images can appear dull and flat. Fortunately its a pretty easy fix using Photoshop or Lightroom. Learn how to improve the look of […]

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Lets set up the scene. You have a 55 member family shoot. You loose count the ratio of kids to adults but all you know is that the kids out number the adults by a long margin. The ONLY time the family can all be together is 2 pm in the afternoon which adds to […]

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