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…]

 

Unified Color Updates 32 Float v2 HDR Plug-in for Photoshop CS6

32Float v2

Unified Color Technologies has released an update for its Photoshop plug-in HDR software, 32 Float v2, which adds compatibility with Adobe Photoshop CS6.

Users on 32 Float will need to install the latest update from Unified Color’s website or through the in-program update process. In addition, Unified Color will also be running a summer promotion offering 10% off all their software through June 29.

More details in the press release below. [Read more…]

Photography Rules of Composition with Scott Kelby

In this video from the Google+ Photographers’ Conference, Scott Kelby shakes up some of the traditional instruction of teaching photographic composition.  It’s a rather long video; however, Scott Kelby is a great teacher and this session is worth a listen.  I hit play and planned on catching a few minutes of it, but Scott sucked me in and I stuck around for the duration.

[via Fstoppers]

Photoshop CS6: The Missing Manual – New Book

Photoshop CS6: The Missing Manual

Photoshop CS6: The Missing Manual is a new book O’Reilly Media and author Lesa Snider, who explains what the book is made of.

“This edition features all new screen shots, new and updated practical techniques, as well as a new chapter on video editing… It’s simply the most comprehensive yet conversational, Photoshop book on the market and I’m incredibly proud to have it available upon ship date of the software.”

Photoshop CS6: The Missing Manual retails for $49.99, however, you can currently find it for $27.26 on Amazon.