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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 [...]

Aperture Will Stop Working on MacOS After Mojave

Apple's photo editing software, Aperture will stop working on your Apple Mac after Mojave. Apple made the announcement on an Apple support page on April 29, 2019.  Apple stopped the development of Aperture in 2014, but users have been able to continue using the software. However, since 2014, the Mac operating system has undergone many [...]

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 [...]