I want to get some feedback on my idea for photographing eroded gravestones before I go out and buy the materials to test it. I propose taking two camera flashes and putting green film over one and red film over the other. Then I'll mount one on the left and one on the right of the camera. I hope that this will give green shadows on one side of the carvings and red shadows on the other, and by fiddling with the resulting photo in Photoshop I'll be able to see the faded carvings better. Does this sound as though it would work? Could I get by with a single coloured flash? Is there a better way?
PhotoshopFilter: The Magic Wand tool seems to be selecting too much, even when the tolerance is set to zero. What gives? [more inside]
How do I upload RAW files from my new Canon 7-D to Photoshop Elements? [more inside]
Is there some sort of online program that makes pictures into dots? Like Lite brite pictures? [more inside]
I will be doing print layout for a photobook with text... using solely Adobe Photoshop. What technical secrets do I need to know to make sure that graphics, background AND text come out looking cohesive and snappy on the printed page? [more inside]
looking for resources/guidelines on cleaning and retouching a photo of handwritten text. i'm not looking for OCR, just methods to combat uneven light, and compression artifacts. [more inside]
How do I make web banners (the ones on top of blog/website, not ads) without warping the picture I want to use? [more inside]
FontFilter: What font is used in Photoshop CS3 dialog boxes? [more inside]
What's the best workflow for posting edited RAW files to Flickr from Photoshop Elements 8? [more inside]
I can't find my Photoshop license/authorization! [more inside]
Why do my Adobe Lightroom 2.5 exports look so dark and red? [more inside]
Calling all Photoshop and photo enhancement experts, and/or people who can pick out Hebrew letters: help me digitally fiddle with these photos of old weathered Romanian-Jewish tombstones to make the inscriptions clearer, so that I can hopefully get the Hebrew writing on them translated. [more inside]
I use this image (source image here) as my desktop background - it's one of Ubuntu's default wallpapers. Can I do something about the artifacts? [more inside]
I have a picture I want to modify in photoshop, and I'm sure there are relevant tutorials out there on the web, but I don't know how to describe what I want to do to it. Basically, I'd like to give it the illusion of depth -- make the back wall seem further away, and give it more of a sense of perspective, so you get more of a feeling of looking into a room, and less like you're looking at a flattened image of a room. Is there a term for that? [more inside]
I just received a copy of Photoshop CS2 that I purchased via eBay. How can I tell if it's fake? [more inside]
I'm getting a copy of Photoshop CS3 for my younger sister, who's always shown a lot of interest in graphic design. She's turning 16, what beginner's resources can I point her to? [more inside]
How do I COMPLETELY uninstall Photoshop CS4 to allow me to reinstall it properly? I am debating wiping my master boot sector. [more inside]
Why does my version of Photoshop open the Nikon D700 images I have stored but not the D90 images? [more inside]
I have a bunch of old Microsoft Image Composer (.mic) files. Nothing in my current toolkit can handle the format. How can I view them and/or convert them to something useful? [more inside]
Photoshop CS3 for the graphically impaired. I'm struggling to create a banner print file. Two-by-eight foot banner. 200-300 dpi (ppi?). [more inside]
Why do minor changes to a PDF in Photoshop CS3 radically increase the file size (from 200k to 6.5MB)? [more inside]
Photoshop CS3 for Mac: Is there a way to create new slices from guides, without destroying existing slices?
I am trying to create an animated button in Photoshop CS4 which includes a logo scaling down and moving a bit across the animation. I've created two frames that I'll tween between, but no matter what I do, when I scale the logo it changes in both frames. I've turned on and off the three unify buttons and the propagate frame 1 checkbox, and I've scaled using Transform and with the move tool options, every time it scales in both frames. Moving it from one position to another works just fine. Can anyone help?
Talented, creative, experienced (but mostly non-German-speaking) Canadian digital artist looking for postproduction/retouching work in Berlin. Got any leads or advice for my girlfriend? [more inside]
I'm looking for a job doing presentation graphics (in law firms, possibly financial firms); this is about 30% of my current job at a law firm. I'm one of very few "experts" at my firm which isn't very technologically advanced in this area, so I'm afraid that my skills won't cut it in the outside world. I need advice on how to upgrade my skills. [more inside]
Is there a "curves" function on Photoshop Elements 7? [more inside]
How to apply a web 2.0 radial-subtle gradient to a 1px line Photoshop? [more inside]
Photoshop Question: is there a way to get a count of pixels contained within any (irregularly shaped) selection/layer?
Photoshop Question: is there a way to get a count of pixels contained within any (irregularly shaped) selection/layer? [more inside]
Is there a legitimate way to buy discount software for a high-school student? My son, a sophomore in high school, is enjoying a class that makes heavy use of Photoshop CS4. We'd like to get him CS4 for the computer he uses at home (Vista, 4 GB memory), but it's very expensive. I know there are discounts for college students. We'd rather not use 'warez' sites. Thanks!
Fireworks vs. Photoshop - which is better? (ok, that's obviously flamebait). How do I make a workflow argument for Photoshop in a production department entrenched in Fireworks? [more inside]
Ive created a series of 16x9 videos that I want to make into a DVD using Adobe Encore. My version has no templates for some odd reason. Which Photoshop Template do I use? [more inside]
PhotoshopFilter: I'm looking for two things - recent photoshopped hoax pictures sent in by someone in the audience that the mainstream media has mistakenly printed or put on TV. Also any tips on detecting photoshopped photos would be appreciated. Even better if someone on the 'net outed them before MSM caught it. [more inside]
Best web photo prep software? Will Lightroom work? [more inside]
I am a programmer trying to use Photoshop. When programming I often use 'includes' to pull in a file that is propagated across the application or website. Is there a similar feature in Photoshop that will allow me to create, say a navigation and then include it in different pages, thus when I change the navigation it will be updated in every photoshop file?
How can I save JPG images in Photoshop CS so that a digital camera can read them? Cheap crappy software can do this easily, but no matter what file settings I use in Photoshop, I've never been able to get any of my digital cameras to be able to read any JPG that was written by Photoshop - I have to load and re-save them with other piece of software to get them to work. Surely there is a way to make Photoshop save JPG files that cameras can read? [more inside]
Photoshop-Shortcut Filter: How to toggle between layers w/out touching the mouse - basically, I'm looking for and alt-tab option for layers within Photoshop. [more inside]
I scored a huge monitor for free! Tips for video editing/motion graphics workspace layout? [more inside]
3D in Photoshop CS4: How can I use the stamp tool to paint an image over a curved area of a model? [more inside]
I'd like to programmatically recreate the Photoshop stamp filter - does anyone know how to dissect what the stamp filter is doing? [more inside]
This image of "A Mexican marine stands guard as 7000 Kg of seized marijuana are incinerated at the naval base in Guaymas, Sonora state, Mexico. seems way out of whack. Big gun, small marine... make it make sense... [more inside]
Is there an easy way to edit segments of a set of tiled images that make up a webpage? [more inside]
If I'm in Photoshop and try to open a PNG file from JungleDisk, why does Photoshop freeze indefinitely? [more inside]
Any tips for generating legible .gifs from Chinese fonts? [more inside]
Photoshop question. I have a logo. I have a banner. I want to cut the shape of the logo out of the banner to leave a logo-shaped hole so you can see the page background. [more inside]
What are some tried and true resources for someone who needs to become more familiar and efficient with Photoshop and InDesign? [more inside]
What are some good books on the digital darkroom in general, and not just Photoshop? [more inside]
Graphic designers: what's the mysterious missing link between a home-made PDF and a universally-printable ad image?
Graphic designers: what's the mysterious missing link between a home-made PDF and a universally-printable ad image? [more inside]
I would like to photograph a fairly large number of archival documents and old books, and then make them look like a regular black and white photocopy. [more inside]