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65. PSE 12 – Crop Tool

The first and hardest paradox I had to relearn when moving into digital photography and out of film photography was the idea that you cropped a picture AFTER shooting.  I began taking digital pictures putting inside the frame exactly what … Continue reading

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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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57. PSE 12 – Instant Fix in Organizer

While still in the Organizer you can do some quick editing using the “Instant Fix” button at the bottom of the screen.  Once you click it a side panel on the right appears.  You have some automatic choices: contrast, red … Continue reading

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47. PSE 11: Automatic Download

For a faster download, you can skip the dialog box and preset preferences to download images as soon as you insert the memory card or attach camera, with no additional input from you. Open PSE 11 – Organizer From the … Continue reading

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30. Size Images for Prints

This is an additional way to size your images.  Blog #21 Crop explains how to choose what you want in your image and ways to size this selection.  The information that follows can be used to take any picture and … Continue reading

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29. A Faster Edit (to posts #23-28)

Photoshop never ceases to amaze me.   In this post you can quickly edit your photos. Click the Edit Tab, select Quick Edit in the drop down menu.  On the right side of your image there are sections with sliders … 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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21. Crop –

The first and hardest paradox I had to relearn when moving into digital photography and out of film photography was the idea that you cropped a picture AFTER shooting.  I began taking digital pictures putting inside the frame exactly what … Continue reading

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20. Learning to Fly

Time to step to the edge of new beginnings, feel the overwhelming sensation of the unknown wash over you…and press forward anyway.  Truly, “playing with pictures” in Photoshop has the potential to change how you see the world, or at … Continue reading

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