While my own images tend to be less manipulated, I do some freelance retouching and can tell you from experience that most cover images and (in my experience) all fashion or celebrity images are retouched in some way. Most images are captured digitally these days and come into contact with Photoshop, Lightroom (or some other… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Photoshop
Macworld recently reported on a security flaw with Adobe’s CS3 installer for Mac OS. It seems the installer automatically disables the firewall in OS X in order to install certain components and then fails to re-enable it, causing a security risk. I was particularly interested in this story since I’ve recently upgraded to the CS3… Read more »
I have a long standing love/hate relationship with Epson printers. These issues started when I purchased an Epson Stylus Photo 2200 four years ago . Most of the issues I have with Epson’s Printers stem from their printer drivers, which in my opinion Epson has always treated as an afterthought, an unwelcome but necessary evil…. Read more »
Ever wonder how you should set up your color settings in Photoshop CS3/CS2? What are color settings you say? This video is for you. In it we’ll cover: What RGB color space to use and why, what a color space is, and where to set custom CMYK color settings to get the best results when… Read more »
Knowing how limited my own time and brainpower are, I’ve been thinking of ways to you learn or advance with Photoshop with whatever limited time you have available. With that in mind I decided to produce a series of short screencasts covering various topics in Photoshop. With the imminent release of Photoshop CS3 I’ve decided… Read more »
Ever have to strip the backround out of an image that was so complex and detailed you didn’t know where to start? Let me share with you a great technique for masking very complex areas like hair that would take forever to mask using more traditional techniques. This tutorial is excerpted from my upcoming book,… Read more »
Since the release of Lightroom 1.0 in February (2007) there has been a renewed comparison between it and Apple’s Aperture. Do you need one of these programs? Which one should you choose?
Tired of Photoshop, Lightroom, and iPhoto? Got friends bugging you to Photoshop their images all the time? Tell them about Picnik – a free online photo editor (with a premium version on the way) that will let them do it themselves and save you the trouble. Seems to work pretty well too.