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There are so many modal settings in Photoshop that it can seem like a virtual mine field of things to accidentally click that will screw up your day. When you’re in the flow of work it can be a painful productivity hit when you get thrown off by something that is just not working. Here are 7 of the most common hangups that I’ve found bring me to a standstill. Check it out and join in the discussion if you’ve got some of your own. Continue Reading →
Getting the most control over your warps can be a puzzle if you haven’t figured out a good system to use every time. The good news is there is one, and it involves embedded smart objects so your warps are editable. The key to ultimate flexibility that many people miss though is the alignment step. I’ll show you how.
One of the painful steps in doing image extensions – aside from extending the picture – is redoing all of the masks after the canvas size changes. Masks are usually going to contain gradients, and they’re almost to impossible extend seamlessly without putting in a lot of time. Let Content Aware Fill help.
Layer Effects are a really powerful set of tools for creating quick effects applied to pixel information. Most people think of them in terms of typographic or design-y uses, but they’re an absolutely essential component of a high-res photo realistic retouching workflow. Follow this trick to free them from your layer stack and add endless flexibility.
Russell Brown has a great collection of scripts for Photoshop CS5/6/CC. He’s taken the Image Processor script and extended it with all the features you’d wished were in there…