We present a set of 15 Gradients. When used as a Gradient Fill the resulting effect is a simple split screen base colour to transparent gradient and when used as
The download contains 10 blurred backgrounds created from articles around the foreshore and harbour.
To use – open an image you wish to work on, then select which background you want
Today we have released a free set of 40 solid single colour backgrounds in square format. The download file contains 2 versions of each colour, both as JPGs. One is
The ON1 Curves Filter offers very precise control of the tonal and colour channels of an image. The curves are represented as a graph (‘green dot’); All covers the
The Curves Adjustment Layer is probably the most useful and flexible means of controlling highlights, shadows and all tonal and colour values through the use of Control Points. Using
In this post we take dodging and burning a step further. A quick reminder – Dodge and Burn lighten or darken specific areas of a photo and are often
In part 1 of this focus on vignetting, we began with the simplest form, a vignette which darkens or lightens the image corners; In part 2 we moved
Why use traditional dark vignettes when you can have coloured vignettes ?
Vignetting, is a popular, simple, and sometimes subtle way, to guide the viewer’s eye through an
Vignetting is the darkening (or lightening) of an image towards the corners of the frame – in the past vignettes were avoided as they implied lens distortion, however, in
Following some requests we have added a Brightness / Contrast Adjustment Layer to the Actions to enable even more control of the final border colour. We have also split out the
Choosing a border for your images is not always a simple matter. Many people default to white or what they consider to be a suitable pastel colour, but if