Camera Raw 8.5 and DNG Converter 8.5 Now Available

Photoshop CC

Along with Lightroom 5.5, Adobe has released Camera Raw 8.5 for Photoshop CC and Photoshop CS6. A final version of the free DNG Converter 8.5 is also available for those using older versions of Photoshop.

While Camera Raw 8.5 provides several new features, they are only available to Photoshop CC users. Those using Photoshop CS6, however, do get the new camera support provided in Camera Raw 8.5.

Camera Raw 8.5 includes several new features for Photoshop CC users and include the following: [Read more...]

5 Things You Need to Know About Photoshop Layers

Adobe Wordwide Design Evangelist Terry White is back with some more helpful tips. Last we saw 5 helpful tips about the Lightroom catalog. This time around, Terry is showing off 5 cool features that are worth knowing about Photoshop layers.

These are rather new features for the Photoshop CC crowd, so if you are using an older version, these tips probably don’t apply. Here’s a quick list of an overview of the tips from the video above: [Read more...]

Photoshop CC Sneak Peek: Focus Masks

In this video, Senior Photoshop Product Manager Zorana Gee shares a sneak peek of a new feature Adobe is working on for Photoshop CC. It’s a new way to make an automatic selection based off of pixels that are in-focus versus out-of-focus, called Focus Masks.

Expect to see this and more new bells and whistles next week on June 18 for Adobe’s lastest edition of Creative Cloud.

How to Use Photoshop to Edit Video

In the above video, Photoshop Principal Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes explains how to make the video experience less intimidating right inside of Photoshop CC.

In addition to working with video clips and trimming the footage, he shows how you can edit the color and effects of video using Photoshop’s tools instead of a video editing application. You can even edit video with the tools inside of Adobe Camera Raw.

How to Use the Clone Stamp Tool in Photoshop

The Clone Stamp Tool is a powerful tool in Photoshop; however, many of us never reach the full potential of what we can do with it. Phlearn has put together a great tutorial video (embedded above) that shows several ways to extend your use of the Clone Stamp Tool, particularly with the use of layers as you are working different areas of an image.

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