Adobe CS5

Plug-ins for Photoshop

April 3, 2013

Photoshop Plug-ins… What are they? Why do I need them? Plug-ins are typically third party software that works in conjunction with a specific software or software products. Adobe, makers of Photoshop, is company that encourages developers to create plug-ins for its products. There are several plug-in products that work with Adobe Photoshop or Lightroom that [...]

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Matching Difficult Color

April 20, 2011

One of the most difficult colors to reproduce is a bright Azure blue (a bright mix of blue and cyan). I have tried many methods and color corrections and still have been unsuccessful in close color reproduction.   As you can see in the side by side comparison screen shot, the colors look great on the [...]

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HDR with Photoshop CS5

July 1, 2010

High Dynamic Range or HDR HDR, or High Dynamic Range is fast becoming a popular photo presentation. Although not new to Photoshop, in CS5 the HDR feature is new and improved.  For a excellent overview of the new HDR feature in CS5 go to  Adobe TV HDR photos are created by taking muliple exposures.  For the [...]

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Painting in Photoshop CS5

May 9, 2010

Photoshop CS5: New Feature, Paintmixer Brush This is just plain fun! I have not painted in years. Since starting in the digital arts and begining this business, I have not had time to paint and had forgotten how much fun it was to push paint around on a canvas. Painting in PSCS5 almost feels like [...]

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Photoshop CS5 Review

May 8, 2010

Brief Review of Photoshop CS5 Having just opened the box late last night, I can not give a very thorough review yet. But I had to try out some of the new features that have been so well publicized.  I will start with the feature I was most looking forward to, Content Aware Fill. It [...]

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Photoshop CS5

April 20, 2010

Adobe CS5 I know that each new version of a software has a few new tricks or features that are nice but do you really need them?  Photoshop has had 12 versions since its inception in early 1990′s.  Each version has had great new features, but can you live without them? That, of course, depends [...]

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