May 19, 2009

Photoshop: quick mask

  Selecting specific parts of a photo is sometimes necessary, as tedious a job as it can be. When you want to add selective colors to a B&W photo, or replace backgrounds for instance, you just can’t get out of making a selection. There are several ways you can select specific parts of a photo; oftentimes the magic wand or quick selection tool will do a great job, but they…

    Apr 28, 2009

    Photoshop: creating actions

      Creating your own actions isn’t just fun; it’s also a huge time saver when you automate the editing techniques you use a lot. I have a enormous collection of my own actions. Each and every editing technique I’ve ever done over the past 10 years or so, I literally transformed into an action. Anywhere from simple borders, to special color pop techniques, sharpening, resizing, favorite B & W editing and foggy overlays. You name…