Category Archives: Photoshop

It’s Snowing, Time to Go Out and Play

Many folks in the southeast moan and groan about the snow and ice when it decides to show up.  Granted, it can be frustrating, but mainly because everything gets closed down, especially roads in the Smokies and along the Blue … Continue reading

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Adobe Moves to a Subscription Based Model for Software Products

Adobe recently announced it’s new subscription based method for using their Creative Suite Products, which includes Photoshop, InDesign, and many others.  This means you can no longer buy an upgrade.  Now, you must pay monthly for each product you own … Continue reading

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The Oil Paint Filter in Photoshop CS6

If you’ve ever wanted to be a painter and just didn’t have that artistic ability, well here’s your chance! One of the great new features that was added to Photoshop CS6 is the Oil Paint Filter found under the Filter … Continue reading

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Winter Photography

Winter can be a slow time of year but it can also be a great time to focus on some area of photography that you enjoy.  Being a big fan of the outdoors, I often challenge myself to seek out … Continue reading

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Create a Falling Snow Effect in Photoshop

December often makes us think of snow with all the holiday activities and the gift-giving buzz in the air.  It seemed appropriate to share a Photoshop technique for creating a snow effect especially for those who may not see snow … Continue reading

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Using Smart Filters to Track Image Filter Effects

Smart filters are a great way to keep track of various effects being done to enhance or modify an image.  It’s simple and can be toggled on and off to review effects before and after they are implemented. For this … Continue reading

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How to Create a Type Overlay

Type Overlays can add interest to your creations by using images as the overlay for text.  Just about any image will work so it’s really all about what type of effect you are trying to create. Open a new image … Continue reading

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