Expanding Your Photography Portfolio

This excerpt from Exposed: Inside the Life and Images of a Pro Photographer focuses on four images that Michael Clark created in an effort to expand his photography portfolio. He explains the genesis of each image, how the images were shot, the gear involved, and how they were worked up in Lightroom and Photoshop so you can see the entire process from start to finish. July 30, 2012

Use the Field Blur Filter in Photoshop CS6

This tutorial is from Photoshop CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide -- Teaching you how to use the Field Blur filter, which is handy when you need the most flexibility and control in blurring specific areas of an image while keeping other (more important) areas in sharp focus. July 30, 2012

Adobe InDesign CS6: Paragraph Composers & Tabs

The powers of desktop publishing programs is in their ability to help automate much of the tedium and repetitive tasks associated with DTP. Now, Adobe InDesign CS6 borrows all the best capabilities from RSG, PageMaker, FrameMaker and QuarkExpress to evolve the ultimage publishing platform. In this edition, you'll be learning about and working with paragraph composers and tabs in InDesign CS6... July 25, 2012

Effects in Adobe InDesign CS6 : Transparency

This excerpt from Adobe InDesign CS6 Classroom in a Book shows you how to apply transparency by using the nine transparency effects in InDesign. Transparency can be a highly powerful visual device to use in your publications! July 25, 2012

Adobe InDesign CS6 : Paragraph & Character Styles

The powers of desktop publishing programs is in their ability to help automate much of the tedium and repetitive tasks associated with DTP. Now, Adobe InDesign CS6 borrows all the best capabilities from RSG, PageMaker, FrameMaker and QuarkExpress to evolve the ultimage publishing platform. In this edition, you'll be learning about and working with paragraph and character styles ... style sheets in InDesign CS6... July 24, 2012

Photoshop CS6: Filters for Lens Distortions

Everyone's talking about some of the awesome new features of Adobe Photoshop CS6 ... a "game changer" they're calling it . . . for this edition, we're going to study the aspects of removing distortions with the adaptive wide angle filter in Photoshop CS6 July 23, 2012

Photoshop CS5 Types and Shapes

Create an Ad Using Adobe -- Using just the basic Photoshop software, Rafael Concepcion shows how you can manipulate the shapes and text in your designs to produce pleasing and compelling results. Learn these techniques and incorporate them into your Photoshop toolbox. November 27, 2010

New Lightroom Still Holds Surprises

While working on his book Photoshop Lightroom 3: Visual QuickStart Guide, Nolan Hester figured he'd seen all the secrets with the Lightroom 3 betas. But when the final version of the program arrived, his heart skipped a beat. October 29, 2010

Flipbooks Using Photoshop Actions

Many designers and crafts savvy creatives are now thinking about cool things they can design for the upcoming holiday season. xtine burrough, coauthor of Digital Foundations: Intro to Media Design with the Adobe Creative Suite, interprets the Photoshop Actions panel to show you how to create very cool flipbooks! October 25, 2010