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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 8 Shooting JPEG vs. Raw When digital cameras became commercially available, the memory cards used to store […]

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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 6 Let’s Finish our overview of Photoshop’s interface.  It’s important to understand the key panels and elements that you […]

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OK. This is my first and as far as I am concerned, only rant. The genesis for this rant began in 1888 with the introduction by George Eastman of a disruptive technology—black and white roll film. Not only did he provide roll film holders for practically every plate camera in existence at the time; he […]

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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 5 Let’s continue our overview of Photoshop’s interface.  It’s important to understand the key panels and elements […]

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Editor’s Note: Photoshop World is next week.  We’re holding a reader’s breakfast there and some other events you’ll have to ask about in person. I’ve written a version of this article several years ago but I want to update and share why going to Photoshop World has changed my life. All I wanted to do […]

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If you use adjustment layers to create a look in Photoshop and want to be able to replicate it then Look Up Tables, or LUTs, are the answer; For this example I’m using an image from Fotolia. Using three adjustment layers I’ve created a ‘cross processed / high contrast’ type of look. So how do […]

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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 4 Let’s continue our overview of Photoshop’s interface.  It’s important to understand the key panels and elements that […]

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