Archive for January, 2006

Photoshop Actions as a learning tool

Tuesday, January 31st, 2006

Photoshop actions are great time savers, they can help you automate repetitive tasks and batch process images. However, actions can be used as a learning tool as well. If you have found an action that produces a result you like and you are wondering about the technique used, there is a simple way of […]

Radiant Vista

Sunday, January 29th, 2006

I have just found this website and it went straight into my bookmarks . Radiant Vista is a site offering Video and PDF Photoshop tutorials but it’s much more than that. The site is run by three people Craig, Mark and Mathew, all three of them are photographers and they provide daily critiques for photos […]

Online Color tools

Friday, January 27th, 2006

Choosing matching colors for a design is one of the most important steps for every design. There are a lot of ways to choose your colors based on color theory, however there are a number of online color tools that can help you create color schemes for your graphic or web design and make your […]

High Pass Sharpening Action

Wednesday, January 25th, 2006

I have created a small simple Photoshop action for sharpening images. This action uses the high pass sharpening technique which I believe is better than using unsharp mask. Within the action set I have included three small variations of the action, the only difference between them is the blending mode applied (Overlay, Soft light and […]

Adobe Camera Raw update

Tuesday, January 24th, 2006

Adobe has released an update of their Camera Raw software which has now reached version 3.3. This update adds support for 17 more digital cameras, among those are the Canon EOS 5D, the Canon EOS 1D Mark II N, the Nikon D200 and the Olympus E-500. This latest version, now supports a total of 113 […]