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Creating a Single Step Action in Photoshop – Facebook Cover Image

Continuing with my series about Photoshop Actions, this article describes how to create a single step Action in Photoshop. Single step Actions are straightforward to create but they can save you much time if you find yourself repeatedly performing the same task in Photoshop. A single step Action can perform more functions than using a [...]

Introduction to the Photoshop Actions Panel

Photoshop Actions are a great way of automating tasks you perform often. Photoshop Actions consist of one or more commands that play with a single click. Their ease and speed will significantly increase the speed you work with Photoshop and improve your consistency when editing multiple images. You use and record Actions using the Photoshop [...]

Working with Smart Object Layers in Photoshop

What are Smart Objects? Smart Object layers in Photoshop are layers that can contain information that is both pixels-based and vector-based. For example, Smart Object Layers can include files like Photoshop and Illustrator. Unlike regular Photoshop layers, Smart Object layers are wrapped in a protective coating. The information contained in the Smart Object layer is [...]

Export Photos from Lightroom Classic CC

An essential skill for any photographer to know is how to export photos from Lightroom. As you may have already discovered, Adobe Lightroom does not work like a regular photo editor such as Photoshop, Photoshop Elements or Affinity Photo. One of the main differences with Lightroom is the lack of a Save function. In all [...]

Add a Watermark with Lightroom to Your Exported Images

Being able to add a watermark with Lightroom is a great way to add branding to your images. A watermark will make it more difficult for someone to steal your online images. A watermark won't make it impossible to steal an image, but it does add a layer of complication. This article will show you [...]

Cool Trick Using Selections In Photoshop and Adobe Camera Raw

This cool technique allows you to edit selections in Photoshop and Adobe Camera Raw. I am sure many photographers are unaware of this Photoshop feature. So let's have a look at what you can do with selections in Photoshop and Adobe Camera Raw. Before I explain the technique, let me outline what this technique does and why [...]

10 Common Photography Mistakes to Avoid

You own a new DSLR camera. Snap photos of everything that comes by. However, feel there’s something missing in your pictures. You are probably making some photography mistakes! Here are the 10 common photography mistakes that every amateur photographer makes and should avoid. Mistake 1: Using Auto mode Not shooting in manual mode is the [...]

Lens Profile Correction – What Is It and When Should You Use It?

All camera lenses are different and all camera lenses have their own optical characteristics and idiosyncrasies. The lens profile correction adjustment built into most Raw software packages will compensate and remove these idiosyncracies from camera lenses. This article will show you how to use the lens profile correction within Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Camera Raw and [...]