Today, Adobe released Photoshop Mix 1.5 with added support for Adobe Ink and the Cloud Clipboard, allowing users to browse an album of their creative assets that can be pasted into an image in Photoshop Mix with one touch of the stylus. Photoshop Mix also now supports Wacom and Pencil styluses. [Read more…]
This week, February 23-28, 2015, is Photoshop Week and CreativeLive will broadcast 49 FREE seminars for Photoshop and Lightroom from some of the top experts, including Julieanne Kost, Matt Kloskowski, Ben Willmore, and Julia Kuzmenko McKim, among others.
Anyone can watch these classes for free on CreativeLive’s website during the live broadcast. Individual classes will also be available for later on-demand access for $19 each or you can get all 49 for $299.
More details and course schedule available here on CreativeLive.
Curtis covers some pretty cool landscape editing approaches. The tutorial clocks in at 27 minutes but is worth the watch if you have not explored the relationship of Smart Objects in Photoshop and Lightroom.
Also, Premiere Elements 13 is available for $59.99 (reg. $89.99) in limited quantity. Check it out here at B&H Photo.
You can also get the combo pack of Premiere and Photoshop Elements on sale for $104.99 (reg. $134.99) here at B&H Photo.
Adobe recently updated Photoshop Mix to version 1.4 for the iPad and iPhone with several new features, including:
- Auto Crop analyzes images and suggests non-destructive boundaries based on the primary objects in an image
- Easier sharing with Instagram now as an option
- Open files from Lightroom, Photoshop Sketch, Illustrator Line and Illustrator Draw through expanded Creative Cloud connectivity
- Faster preview generation and iOS 8 compatibility
You can download the updated version for free on the iTunes App Store.
Dodgers’ Pitcher Brandon McCarthy recently left the Yankees to sign a new four year, $48M contract with the LA ball club. Clearly though, he hasn’t been spending that money on a subscription to Lynda.com so he can sharpen his Photoshop skills. [Read more…]
It’s the baby steps that take us where we want to go. But they don’t always take us down the path we want to get us there. [Read more…]
Here’s another great video from Phlearn that shows you how to use the lens flare filter in Photoshop. As you’ll see, the key is to using an appropriate backlit image and making sure that you align your flare source with the actual light source. But check out the video for some crucial tips on making the lens flare more natural.
Adobe has announced the availability of Camera Raw 8.7.1 for Photoshop CC and Photoshop CS6, which adds RAW file support for the new Sony A7 II and updated support for the Samsung NX1. Several new lens profiles are also part of the update.
A corresponding update for Lightroom 5 (to version 5.7.1) is expected to be released within the next week. I’ll have the latest on that update as soon as it is released.
Here’s a great Plearn tutorial on how to black out eyes in Photoshop, which could come in handy during the lead up to Halloween. It’s not as simple as just painting the eyes black. You need to actually show the catch lights to make it look legit. Aaron Nace guides you through step-by-step in the above video.