Preparing Raster Images

Whether you acquire an image from a scanner, a digital camera, a royalty-free CD, or a stock photography vendor, it's made out of pixels. Those pixels need to be near perfect in order for the final print to be perfect February 24, 2010

Record an action in Photoshop

Actions can save you tons of time and misery by automating tasks in Photoshop -- in this tutorial, use the Actions panel to record, play, edit, and delete individual actions. December 28, 2009

Photoshop: Surreal Landscapes, Part 2

Dan Moughamian presents the second in a series of articles designed to illustrate the compositing workflow for a surreal landscape. December 18, 2009

Creating Contrast in Photoshop

In this tutorial, Scott Kelby shows you how to create contrast using the Targeted Adjustment Tool (or TAT for short), which lets you click-and-drag right on the image, and the tool will tweak the right part of the curve for you automatically. December 14, 2009

Photoshop: Matching Color Schemes

The Adobe Creative Team teaches you how to combine images and harmonize the color schemes in multiple images by matching the target image to the dominant colors in a source. December 12, 2009

Photoshop: Surreal Landscapes, Part 1

Dan Moughamian begins a new series showing how to create a unique landscape scene by blending or compositing multiple stock photos. December 11, 2009

Adjustment Layers for Shadow Balancing

Debi entered a Photoshop 911 Emergency case, with photographs where the deep shadows were too dark. So, in this Photoshop tutorial, we demonstrate the use of a Levels Adjustment Layer that acts like a mask allowing Debi to paint in the areas of the image to be adjusted! November 30, 2009

Elements: Color Correction for Photographers

Scott Kelby and Matt Kloskowski cover the details of color correction in Adobe Photoshop Elements 7, including working with histograms, studio photo correction, adjusting flesh tones, converting from color to black and white, and more. November 13, 2009