Auto Colour Correct Using Adjustment Layers

Photoshop provides the ability to automatically adjust the contrast and colour of an image in a non-destructive way. It is not immediately apparent, but you can auto colour correct an image using either a Curves adjustment layer or a Levels adjustment layer. Should you wish, you can use this auto colour correct process directly on [...]

Increase Contrast in a Colour Image with a Black and White Adjustment Layer

As ridiculous as it may sound, you can increase contrast in a colour image with a black and white adjustment layer. A black and white adjustment layer in Photoshop, or any similar application, is designed to convert a colour image to black and white. Using an adjustment layer to create the black and white conversion [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]


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