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    Photoshop Pen Tool: how to remove distractions in your images

    | Uncategorized | 13/03/2013 12:12pm

    Photoshop’s Pen Tool is useful and versatile, and handy to get to know. It can be used to draw custom shapes,  make selections, and it can also help with your photo fixing. To remove the ropes in the image above, you could spray the Spot Healing Brush over them. But for more accuracy, you would use [...]

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    Gallery: Photoshop Art From Marie Wengler

    | Showcase, Uncategorized | 03/12/2012 10:00am

    With meaning behind Marie Wengler’s work she creates visually captivating pieces of art. Her use of Photoshop includes blend modes and brush work. Her composites are just stunning.

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    The Next Adobe Photoshop Evangelist | Vote for James!

    | Uncategorized | 20/04/2012 15:24pm

    Practical Photoshop’s technique editor James Paterson has just been shortlisted in the Adobe Photoshop Evangelist competition. It’s now down to a public vote via Adobe’s Facebook page. Obviously we think he should win so we’d really appreciate it if you go here: and vote for: Make Eyes Sparkle and Zoom with Birds Eye View by James P we need as many votes as possible before April 23nd – Remember you can vote once a day!

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    Blurb integration may be coming to Adobe Photoshop and Elements

    | Uncategorized | 19/04/2012 10:41am

    Blurb, the self-publishing book company, has said that there’s the possibility of integrating its book creation software into other Adobe products after the success it has experienced with Lightroom and InDesign.

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    Fotolia offers free PSD file from Joolz

    Fotolia offers free PSD from artist Joolz

    | News, Uncategorized | 30/03/2012 09:25am

    Fotolia has introduced the 5th digital artist to its ongoing TEN collection.

    Digital artist Joolz joins the series, dubbed ’10 Artists – 10 Themes – 10 Months’, which aims to bring together the best of digital art, graphic resources and education.

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    Future leads British Media Awards shortlist

    Future leads British Media Awards shortlist

    | News, Uncategorized | 23/03/2012 13:52pm

    Future Publishing leads the pack of media companies shortlisted for next month’s British Media Awards, organisers have announced.

    The BMA shortlist revealed today shows Future Publishing has been shortlisted for British Media Awards in Social Media and Marketing Innovation, for N-Photo magazine; Paid Content Innovation, for its Teach Yourself Photoshop iPad app; and Consumer Magazine Innovator of the Year, for N-Photo magazine.

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    Photoshop CS6 unveiled

    Adobe unveils Photoshop CS6 beta

    | News, Uncategorized | 22/03/2012 05:01am

    Adobe has officially unveiled its Photoshop CS6 beta, a preview of what’s to come in the next release of its Photoshop CS software.

    The Photoshop CS6 beta is available as a free download from Adobe Labs. Customers can download the beta, try out the experience and provide feedback to the product team.

    Photoshop CS6 beta is available for the Mac OS and Microsoft Windows platforms. The final Photoshop CS6 release date is expected in the first half of 2012.

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    Photoshop CS6: new interface explained

    7 things to know about the new Photoshop CS6 interface

    | News, Uncategorized | 22/03/2012 05:01am

    Perhaps the most celebrated change in Photoshop CS6 is its new interface. Straightaway you’ll notice a new darker look to Photoshop, but the changes to CS6′s interface go much deeper than a mere colour change.

    Here, we’ve rounded up seven of the most important changes you should know about the new Photoshop CS6 interface.

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    Photoshop CS6: 20 things you need to know

    Photoshop CS6: 20 things you need to know

    | News, Uncategorized | 22/03/2012 05:00am

    Photoshop CS6 is finally here! Albeit in beta form. Nevertheless, we’ve spent the past few weeks putting Photoshop CS6 through its paces. There’s been a good deal to get our teeth into and we think that the additions to this new version of Photoshop CS will be welcomed by new and old Photoshop users alike.

    The most obvious change in Photoshop CS6 is the darker interface, but there are plenty of other more intriguing new features, as well as plenty of tweaks and upgrades to existing Photoshop tools. Click to read the 20 things you need to know about Photoshop CS6 and how it can enhance your photo editing experience.

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    Adobe Lightroom 4

    Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 is now available

    | News, Uncategorized | 06/03/2012 11:06am

    Adobe has announced today that Lightroom 4 is now available for Mac OS and Windows at just £86.57 ex VAT, or £49.24 ex VAT for the upgrade. Compared to the price of Lightroom 3 at launch, which was £198 ex VAT and £64 ex VAT for the upgrade, that’s a significant price cut!

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