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Wednesday, November 6, 2013

#Photography: 10 Expert Tips for Aspiring Landscape Photographers

Surrounded by the beauty of nature, many photographers experience a longing to capture those stunning vistas, towering mountains and waterfalls, decorated valleys, and quiet pools, alive with light...

#Photography: 10 Expert Tips for Aspiring Landscape Photographers


#Photography: Close-up Portrait Photo Tips

Martin Schoeller is famed for his stunning close-up portraits, but he says that’s not because he possesses the innate ability to coach his subjects to pose like trained models and or possesses any ...

#Photography: Close-up Portrait Photo Tips


#Photography: A Street Photographer’s Unwavering Determination

Street photographer Flo Fox was born blind in one eye. As she approached the age of thirty, the vision in her other eye became fuzzy. And later she started walking with a cane, one leg dragging stu...

#Photography: A Street Photographer’s Unwavering Determination


#Writing: 3 Tips for Careful Writers

1. Know the Rules This doesn’t mean to simply remember what you learned — or what you think you learned — five or fifty years ago. Careful writers continuously educate and reeducate themselves abou...

#Writing: 3 Tips for Careful Writers

#Photoshop: Create a Spiral Telephone Cord From Scratch With Photoshop

You could also design a spiral cable of a guitar. Sounds retro, I know. Now you have sender on stage. But there was a time when guitarrists used cables to connect to the amp. And I always had problems with those cables. Some were broken after a few gigs. But you only find out on stage. And that is damned late to save the gig.
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Given the right tools, Photoshop can make just about any task easy. Today’s tutorial will demonstrate how to create a still life telephone scene from scratch using the smudge tool.

#Photoshop: Create a Spiral Telephone Cord From Scratch With Photoshop

#Photoshop: Video Tutorial: How to airbrush portraits in Photoshop

Airbrush portraits in Photoshop using these quick and easy retouching secrets…

#Photoshop: Video Tutorial: How to airbrush portraits in Photoshop


#Photoshop: Elements 12: Improve images with the new Camera Raw editor

Adobe has now introduced the Camera Raw editing features into Photoshop Elements 12, so we can edit images with more precision. Treat yourself, or someone else, this Christmas with Photoshop Elemen...

#Photoshop: Elements 12: Improve images with the new Camera Raw editor

#Illustrator: Pattern Tutorial

Now we have a 2 inch by 2 inch area to make our pattern. Change the rectangle’s fill color to none and stroke to black (just to identify it). Make a second layer for the shapes that we’ll create. N...

#Illustrator: Pattern Tutorial


#Illustrator: Pattern Tutorial

Now we have a 2 inch by 2 inch area to make our pattern. Change the rectangle’s fill color to none and stroke to black (just to identify it). Make a second layer for the shapes that we’ll create. N...

#Illustrator: Pattern Tutorial


#Photoshop: Interview With Digital Artist and Photographer Calvin Hollywood

We recently had a chance to talk with Calvin Hollywood, a digital artist, photographer, and retoucher from Germany who has a passion for teaching others. In this interview, we talked about Hollywoo...

#Photoshop: Interview With Digital Artist and Photographer Calvin Hollywood

#Photography: Tips for Holding a Camera

Depending on the type of camera you have, there are some basic techniques required to ensure that you have a stable platform on which to start taking your photos. If you have a compact camera and a...

#Photography: Tips for Holding a Camera

#Photoshop: Create Conditional Actions in Photoshop CS6.1

Photoshop CS6.1 includes the ability to create Conditional Actions. This means that you can now create actions that are optimized for certain situations. For instance, you could create a conditiona...

#Photoshop: Create Conditional Actions in Photoshop CS6.1


#Photoshop: Create a Retro Chrome Automobile Emblem in Photoshop

By combining certain fonts and styles, you can create graphics reminiscent of the automobile emblems of the 1950's, also known as Brightwork. In this tutorial we will show you how to create a reflective, retro chrome emblem using Photoshop layer styles and a few selection tricks.

#Photoshop: Create a Retro Chrome Automobile Emblem in Photoshop

#Photoshop: How To Draw a Polaroid Camera Icon

Long tutorial. It's 97 steps.
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In this tutorial, we will create a Polaroid camera icon. We will use lots of layer styles and draw manually with the brush tool to achieve a realistic appearance. Let’s get started! Create new file...

#Photoshop: How To Draw a Polaroid Camera Icon