How to Use Puppet Warp in Photoshop to Manipulate Images

Check out this tutorial from Photoshop Principal Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes as he share how to warp, distort and manipulate images using Photoshop‘s built-in puppet warp tool, along with Content-Aware fill and delete commands.

If you are interested in the tutorial on making selections that he references in the above video, you can check it out below. [Read more...]

Get Totally Rad Launches Replichrome II: Slide Film for Lightroom and ACR

Replichrome II

Get Totally Rad has released a new preset pack called Replichrome II: Slide, which works with Lightroom and Adobe Camera Raw.

Replichrome II includes presets for Fuji, Agfa and Kodak slide films, which further contains multiple versions of each slide film, using both Nortitsu and Epson scanners. Check out the rundown of the various slide film presets below. [Read more...]

Tutorial: Selective Edits – Dodging, Burning & Sharpening in Photoshop

In the above video, Photoshop Principal Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes demonstrates selective editing using dodging, burning and sharpening in Photoshop CC.

You can use dodge and burn tools to only affect shadows, mid-tones or highlights, which make these tools much more effective than they used to be. Likewise, Smart Sharpen is a more powerful tool than it had previously been.

4 Hidden Gems in Photoshop CC

Adobe Photoshop evangelist, Terry White, posted a new video that shows off four hidden gems in Photoshop CC. While not very useful to my everyday workflow, I had no idea any of these existed. Check out the list below and you can watch the full tutorial in the embedded video above.

  1. Layer names now support 256 characters allowing you to auto-generate many more assets on a single layer
  2. Fill command lets you insert a tree as a pattern into images
  3. Fill command lets you insert a frame as a pattern into images
  4. Converting a background into a layer by just clicking the unlock

Lightroom Mobile Now Available for iPad

Lightroom mobile for iPad

Adobe has finally launched Lightroom mobile for iPad after teasing the app for the better part of a year. Before we get to the features, some readers will want to know up front that it is only available for Creative Cloud members. If you are part of the Photoshop Photography Program or a full Creative Cloud subscriber, Lightroom mobile is available to you at no additional expense.

Lightroom mobile now allows you to sync your iPad with your Lightroom 5 desktop library. Lightroom mobile uses Smart Previews to allow you to make non-destructive edits on your iPad, which will then sync to your desktop library.

Lightroom mobile requires an iPad 2 or later running iOS 7. You can download it here on the iTunes App Store. Adobe also notes that an iPhone version is coming soon. [Read more...]