Please dont copy my stuff.

Category : Photoshop

eSATA, Thunderbolt, USB 3, Firewire, USB 2 – Whats Best

The Computer industry is adopting new interface standards to connect peripheral devices (hard disks, cameras, memory cards, etc.) in order to cope with increased file sizes from such things as new digital imaging technology, video and audio file sizes. USB 2 connections just won’t cut it any longer, they are too slow.  This post discusses the alternatives and applies to both Apple and Windows technology. For anyone with large files, the connection to Hard Disks and external devices (such as […]

Photoshop – Cycling through Layers Blend Modes (shortcut keys)

Want a fast method of checking what each blend mode in the Layers panel looks like without having to manually select each one? Use Shift and the “+” key and the next Blend Mode in the list is applied.  Shift “-” to move back though the list.  Note: if the Paint tool is active, the same keys apply the blend to the Paint tool so ensure other tools are active while using the above keys. Works on a Mac as […]

Northumberland Photography Club – Article 3, January 2011

This is the third and final article of the series, and deals with Output (see links below for previous articles).  To recap the steps as described so far: images would be catalogued, noise reduced and some sharping would be performed to eliminate issues inherent with digital photography.  Any artistic editing should also be completed (ideally on a colour balanced monitor) and the image would then be ready for output, usually for display on a web site or for print.  The […]