Posts tagged ‘photoshop’

When to Use RGB, CMYK, or Lab Settings in Photoshop

Photoshop doesn’t just support multiple color spaces, it supports infinite variations on the device-dependent ones. You can open an RGB photo, process it in Lab, and output it to CMYK, with certainty that the conversions will work. Produced for lyndapodcast by Deke McClelland

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I grabbed a set of buttons from PSDguides.com. This is free Photoshop file created using layers and are fully customizable done in scalable vector, made up of shapes. This file has been optimized to be used for printing purpose.

Quick tip to open Photoshop files in their own window

Maybe this doesn’t bother you, but it bothers me! I like all my files to open in their own window — not in tabs. Follow this tip to solve a huge irritation.

  • Photoshop > Preferences > Interface  (PC Edit > Preferences > Interface)
  • Uncheck Open Documents as Tabs.

Export Layers to Files in Photoshop Automatically

I recently found a website Colorburned that has tutorials for Fireworks, Illustrator and Photoshop. This particular tutorial shows how to export several thumbnails of identical size for posts and articles. I hope you find it helpful.

Quick Digital Imaging Tip 30/101

This is tip #30 of 101 digital imaging tips. When you need JPEGs – fast – from your RAW files, use Photoshop’s Image Processor. Tip from Rick Sammon’s Digital Photography Blog. Check it out.

Creating coffee creme effect in Photoshop CS5

This morning as I was pouring cream into my coffee I watched the result of my stirring the new addition. It was interesting and I began wondering if the effect could be created in Photoshop. Searching the web in pursuit of a tutorial I discovered this post at Photoshop Atoms. He also gives you the source files if you are willing to give him your email address. I say “he” but I really don’t know. A quick glance around for someone to credit turned up nothing.

Smart Objects in Photoshop

Smart Objects are layers that contain image data from raster or vector images, such as Photoshop or Illustrator files. Smart Objects preserve an image’s source content with all its original characteristics, enabling you to perform nondestructive editing to the layer.

The biggest advantage digital artists have over artists that use other mediums is the ability to go back and fix things with out having to start over. Smart Objects is a great tool in our powerful arsenal that allows us to do a whole lot very quickly without any fear of doing any irreversible damage.