Category Archives: Workflow/ Interface/ Organizer

63. PSE 12 – Keyboard “Must Know” for Workflow

Although icons can make some tasks as simple as pressing a button, sometimes the keyboard is still faster or easier.  While in the Expert Tab section of the Editor you have many button/ icons and I use almost all.  Below … Continue reading

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62. PSE 12 – File Formats

A brief overview of file formats generally used with images. JPEG is used in the majority of the camera that are not SLR cameras.  The SLR cameras have the option to use this file format and the RAW file format. … Continue reading

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35. Render Black and White using layers And pull color back in

This approach to converting a picture to black and white results in an image very similar to the results given when using the process for Blog post #34.  The only advantage to this approach, and it’s a LARGE advantage: if … Continue reading

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23. Adjusting to Pure Blacks and Pure Whites – basic

Adjusting the image for pure black and whites was at the forefront of the work done by Ansel Adams.  This adjustment is subjective and cannot always be achieved as in photographs on a grey day or a strong color picture. … Continue reading

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19. Editor Interface – Preferences

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These changes are optional.  If you have limited memory space on your computer, consider the first two listed.  In the Fix/Edit mode… Above in the menu Edit >Preferences >General.  Look for the “Export Clipboard.”  Click on it to UNcheck mark … Continue reading

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18. Editor Interface – Palettes

We will now venture into the Fix/Edit interface of this program, finally!  So get excited, although it will still take a few more posts for you to gain total control (we will explore some of the automated features first.) Select … Continue reading

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17. File Formats

A brief overview of file formats generally used: JPEG is used in the majority of the cameras that are not SLR cameras.  The SLR cameras have the option to use this file and the RAW file format.  The jpeg is … Continue reading

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