PHOTOSHOP MADNESS is where you practically go mad trying to find the most useful stuff for Photoshop when you need real color advice. This month we've found some very-cool resources, and tutorials -- and -- unfortunately we discovered another rip-off site that will take your money for other people's content! Here we go :
* Basic to Advanced Flesh Tone Color Theory and Illustration Techniques for Photoshop
* Differences between RAW vs JPEG in Digital Photography (VIDEO)
* Creating Color Mockups in Photoshop CS4
* BEWARE :: Steer Clear of "DocStoc.com"
* How to color correct skin in Photoshop
* Freebie :: Color Palette Template
* Prepping Graphics for Print
... and MORE
As always, we caution you -- be careful what you click, and where you click. We always attempt to refer you to good, clean stuff -- but malware, phishing, stalker and predator links are abundant in many sites these days. Whatch those little popups in the text. Just stay on the tutorial / content paths and you'll be okay.
BEWARE :: Steer Clear of "DocStoc.com"
As you can see from the screen above, you cannot download the "FREE" tutorial until you've filled in all that personal information, including your charge card !!!! Yikes! This is Photoshop Madness!
While looking for this month's Photoshop Madness we REALLY had a fit of madness. Seems "Doc Stoc dot com" offers "free" downloadable tutorials, and then captures your private information . . .
I ran across this cool looking tutorial, and decided to share it with you. But I was taken through a series of screens to access the documentation which had been offered "FREE" and as I walked through the process the site even sent me a confirmation. But guess what : No FREE LUNCH from www.docstoc. com
BEWARE: in the screen capture linked below, you can see they're even lifting tutorials you can get FREE from from other sites. Then we get an email saying we need to "complete" the registration to download the file . . . doc_stoc_email.jpg. Well, anyway, see the next article
Full story : Second attempt to get my charge card! Madness . . . pure madness!
See this screen capture!!! Now, you can go to that web site and pull up the exact same tutorial for FREE. Hmmmmmmm.
But that's okay . . . our Photoshop slewths chased down the original, and here, you can have it for free:
Prepping Graphics for Print
This is an article from the CS2 All-in-One Desk Reference For Dummies -- just like the previous reference, except this one is for free. In fact, you can DOWNLOAD several articles all in PDF format FREE.
Photoshop madness or not, you really got'to be careful who your friends are!!!
Full story : books.google.com
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Differences between RAW vs JPEG in Digital Photography (VIDEO)
Photography expert Quana Parker talks about the differences between shooting your photos in RAW and JPEG formats. When using JPEGs you refuse to have a full control and access over your photos in post processing process. With RAW format you make sure that if your current camera settings are not ideal, you can always adjust and tweak them in your post processing software later on without loosing the quality of the photograph.
Full story : Get Connected Show : Mike Agerbo talks to Photography Expert Quana Parker
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NEXT : Even more Madness with Color Theory and Techniques
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