Photoshop Tip: Justifying Text

Justify Text Not Selectable

If you have ever added text to an image using the type tool in Photoshop and later decided that you wanted create a different paragraph justification style (as opposed to the available right-, center- or left-align options), you may have been frustrated to discover that the justification options in the paragraph palette were grayed out.

There are a couple of ways to make sure you have the ability to justify text in your chosen format when working with the type tool in Photoshop.  I can confirm that the following directions work in Photoshop CS5 and CS6. [Read more...]

Editing Video in Photoshop CS6

Take a look at the above video, which was completely edited in Photoshop (CS6 maybe?).

Right now, you can edit videos in Photoshop CS5 Extended.  I’ve done it in the past even with plug-ins applied to video footage.  However, if I can get the look I’m after in Premiere Pro or After Effects, I’m going to do that because the process is more streamlined (for now).

However, I’m excited to see what Adobe has up its sleeve because of the following statement at the Photoshop blog from Photoshop Senior Product Manager, Bryan O’Neil Hughes: [Read more...]

What to Do When Content Aware Scale and Content Aware Fill Doesn’t Work

Terry White just released a new video in his Adobe Creative Suite Video Podcast.  As you may have guessed from the post’s title, this one shows you a couple of cool tricks to get around situations when Photoshop‘s Content Aware magic doesn’t quite work the way you want it to.

These are a couple of groovy, yet simple, techniques that will keep you from pulling your hair out.

[YouTube via Terry White]

DSLR Video Editing for Photographers

DSLR Video Editing in Premiere Pro CS5

Adobe Evangelist Jason Levine recently uploaded his final chapter in his 5-part series that covered DSLR Video Editing for Photographers using Adobe Premiere Pro CS5.  Previously, I passed along parts 1 through 3.  Since this is the final video in the series, I’ve embedded all 5 in this post below.

It’s good content, especially for those of us knew to the video side of DSLRs.  Enjoy.

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