In honor of the 25th anniversary of Adobe Photoshop, CreativeLive asked 8 Photoshop experts to try their hand at Photoshop 1.0. The results are in the video above and will put a smile on your face.
The liquify filter in Photoshop is often demonized as the tool for making unrealistic body alterations in advertising images. However, that doesn’t have to be the case. In the above video, Jeff Rojas walks us through the basics of using the liquify filter and what the various tools inside the filter do to an image. He also makes a case for editing subtle changes with an eye toward natural body proportions.
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Today, Adobe released Photoshop Mix 1.5 with added support for Adobe Ink and the Cloud Clipboard, allowing users to browse an album of their creative assets that can be pasted into an image in Photoshop Mix with one touch of the stylus. Photoshop Mix also now supports Wacom and Pencil styluses. [Read more…]
This week, February 23-28, 2015, is Photoshop Week and CreativeLive will broadcast 49 FREE seminars for Photoshop and Lightroom from some of the top experts, including Julieanne Kost, Matt Kloskowski, Ben Willmore, and Julia Kuzmenko McKim, among others.
Anyone can watch these classes for free on CreativeLive’s website during the live broadcast. Individual classes will also be available for later on-demand access for $19 each or you can get all 49 for $299.
More details and course schedule available here on CreativeLive.
Curtis covers some pretty cool landscape editing approaches. The tutorial clocks in at 27 minutes but is worth the watch if you have not explored the relationship of Smart Objects in Photoshop and Lightroom.
Also, Premiere Elements 13 is available for $59.99 (reg. $89.99) in limited quantity. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
You can also get the combo pack of Premiere and Photoshop Elements on sale for $104.99 (reg. $134.99) here at B&H Photo.
Dodgers’ Pitcher Brandon McCarthy recently left the Yankees to sign a new four year, $48M contract with the LA ball club. Clearly though, he hasn’t been spending that money on a subscription to Lynda.com so he can sharpen his Photoshop skills. [Read more…]
Here’s another great video from Phlearn that shows you how to use the lens flare filter in Photoshop. As you’ll see, the key is to using an appropriate backlit image and making sure that you align your flare source with the actual light source. But check out the video for some crucial tips on making the lens flare more natural.
Adobe has announced the availability of Camera Raw 8.7.1 for Photoshop CC and Photoshop CS6, which adds RAW file support for the new Sony A7 II and updated support for the Samsung NX1. Several new lens profiles are also part of the update.
A corresponding update for Lightroom 5 (to version 5.7.1) is expected to be released within the next week. I’ll have the latest on that update as soon as it is released.
The full list of newly supported cameras for RAW files is as follows: [Read more…]