Smart Objects are layers that contain image data from raster or vector images, such as Photoshop or Illustrator files. Smart Objects preserve an image’s source content with all its original characteristics, enabling you to perform nondestructive editing to the layer. -Adobe This sounds complicated but it’s simple once you use Smart Objects on a project. […]
I hope you enjoyed Howard’s great tutorial on new features and Levi’s look at some hidden gems. Adobe announced a bunch of new things yesterday that you should check out and of course Photoshop World is just around the corner. I was feeling a bit nostalgic (and wanted to see how far we’ve come). Here’s the […]
Clipping can really screw up a photo. As you make adjustments to a developed image, it’s possible to clip data (essentially create a loss of detail in the shadows or higlights). Crush the whites or blacks in an image and you’ll lose important areas and range. Sure, the problem shows up most when you print, but it […]
If you have several raw files that were shot under, similar conditions you can save a lot of time by synchronizing their settings Using Bridge or the Open dialog, select multiple raw files and open them with Camera Raw. Select one image and make any desired adjustments. Select multiple images in the Filmstrip area. You […]
Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Mark Morrow. One of my favorite ways to spend a sunny afternoon is to grab the kids, the GoPro & monopod and head for water. If you’ve owned a GoPro Hero camera and have experimented with underwater shooting in creeks and streams, you’re probably well-accustomed to the […]
Want to take complete control over your depth of field? Check out the Lens Blur effect in Photoshop which let’s you draw depth of field and get a realistic effect with both bokeh and grain.
We continue our look at editing video from a photographer’s point of view. Be sure to check out these earlier articles (Why edit in Photoshop and The editing process). If you have Adobe Creative Cloud, you have three different choices when it comes to editing video. Additionally, the many suite configurations often put many software packages into […]