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Create a unique Instagram photograph showing love
Photoshop Tip: How to use Dehaze in Photoshop
Creativity through Photoshop Brushes
Photoshop CC 2017 Important Changes
10 Quotes about Creativity
My Favorite Photoshop Add-on
Colorize an area without making a selection
Advice To Photographers From Models
Adobe Stock Contributor Portal
5 Ways to Make Your Photoshop Life Easier
You know you use Photoshop a lot when…
Rethinking how to learn

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2017

Photoshop CC 2017 Important Changes

Adobe has introduced a series of “small” but important changes in the recent new release of Photoshop CC 2017. Here are some of the changes that caught my eye: The New New Document Dialog Box When you create a new document (File>New

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creativity

10 Quotes about Creativity

Here are some of my favorite quotes about creativity – and we can all use a little help being creative, right? “The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.” ― Pablo Picasso “Creativity takes courage.” ― Henri Matisse “Creativity is

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My Favorite Photoshop Add-on

People often ask me what is my most frequently used Photoshop add-on or plug-in. They are usually surprised to hear that my favorite Photoshop add-on is my camera. When I have my camera in hand I often use it as an extension to Photoshop,

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models

Advice To Photographers From Models

When a photographer works with a model for the first time, what should you do? What expectations does the model have from you as the photographer? What can the photographer do to ensure a successful shoot? Rather than speculate and come

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stock

Adobe Stock Contributor Portal

Submitting photos to Adobe Stock has just become a whole lot easier thanks to the new Contributor Portal. Most stock photo photographers will tell you that keywords are a very important part of their success in selling their images. Adobe Stock has

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5ways

5 Ways to Make Your Photoshop Life Easier

As much as Photoshop is an amazingly powerful tool, as photographers our goal should be to spend as little time in Photoshop as possible. My motto is “Edit Faster/Shoot More” (and hopefully sell more). With that in mind, here are

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ps-lot

You know you use Photoshop a lot when…

…you make a spill your coffee and immediately think “undo” …you look at a beautiful sky and imagine cloning out the telephone wire …you look in the mirror and wish Liquify worked in real life …you try to imagine everything you

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learn

Rethinking how to learn

Over the last few months I’ve had a series on conversations that have made me think that perhaps one of my next tutorials should be on how to watch a tutorial – or perhaps how to take best advantage of

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cheating

Photoshop is not cheating

Most experienced photographers will tell you to “get it right in the camera”. By that they mean know your camera well enough, and understand the concepts of aperture, shutter speed, ISO and your lens to be able to get the

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50

When 50% is Good Enough

Back in my college days, there was at least one class that I would have happy to get 50% on an exam. But let’s not go there… This post is about Photoshop and how some people don’t use an automated

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drobo5n

Drobo 5N setup

In this video I recorded “live” as I attempted to follow the instructions and set up the Drobo 5N to use as a networked backup drive. You won’t believe what happens next (I always wanted to write that, but spoiler

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super-header

My Favorite Photoshop Add-on

People often ask me what is my most frequently used Photoshop add-on or plug-in. They are usually surprised to hear that my favorite Photoshop add-on is my camera. When I have my camera in hand I often use it as an extension to Photoshop,

Read More
models

Advice To Photographers From Models

When a photographer works with a model for the first time, what should you do? What expectations does the model have from you as the photographer? What can the photographer do to ensure a successful shoot? Rather than speculate and come

Read More
stock

Adobe Stock Contributor Portal

Submitting photos to Adobe Stock has just become a whole lot easier thanks to the new Contributor Portal. Most stock photo photographers will tell you that keywords are a very important part of their success in selling their images. Adobe Stock has

Read More
5ways

5 Ways to Make Your Photoshop Life Easier

As much as Photoshop is an amazingly powerful tool, as photographers our goal should be to spend as little time in Photoshop as possible. My motto is “Edit Faster/Shoot More” (and hopefully sell more). With that in mind, here are

Read More
ps-lot

You know you use Photoshop a lot when…

…you make a spill your coffee and immediately think “undo” …you look at a beautiful sky and imagine cloning out the telephone wire …you look in the mirror and wish Liquify worked in real life …you try to imagine everything you

Read More
learn

Rethinking how to learn

Over the last few months I’ve had a series on conversations that have made me think that perhaps one of my next tutorials should be on how to watch a tutorial – or perhaps how to take best advantage of

Read More
cheating

Photoshop is not cheating

Most experienced photographers will tell you to “get it right in the camera”. By that they mean know your camera well enough, and understand the concepts of aperture, shutter speed, ISO and your lens to be able to get the

Read More
50

When 50% is Good Enough

Back in my college days, there was at least one class that I would have happy to get 50% on an exam. But let’s not go there… This post is about Photoshop and how some people don’t use an automated

Read More
drobo5n

Drobo 5N setup

In this video I recorded “live” as I attempted to follow the instructions and set up the Drobo 5N to use as a networked backup drive. You won’t believe what happens next (I always wanted to write that, but spoiler

Read More
tools

The Photoshop Tools you should NOT use

Needless to say, there are almost always multiple ways to do something in Photoshop, and more than one tool to use to get to the same end. On the surface, it might seem like “any” tool is okay to use if

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