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Reset Photoshop to Factory Settings

If your copy of Photoshop starts acting strange with panels or menu items disappearing or tools not working as they should, then it is quite possible your Photoshop Preferences file has become corrupted. The Preferences file holds all the performance,...
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Mini Tutorial – Vintage Image Look

Taking one of your images and giving it that 'Vintage' look can be fun as well as being rewarding. The typical first step taken by many is to convert an image to black/white and add a sepia tone, but in...
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Free on-line Remove Background tool

Quick, Easy and Free are the claims made by inPixio for their on-line background removal tool - and it's true as long as your image has a distinct foreground. Photos containing people or solid objects usually generate good results, eg:...
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Mini Guide – Gradient Fill, Map and Tool

Gradient Fill, Map or Tool ? All involve the term Gradient but in normal use, they couldn’t be more different. However, what they do share in common is that by simply blending two colours together you can add some visual...
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Unique Vignettes – Tutorial

In this post we are going to use the gradients from a previous post, where we discussed using Gradient Fill in order to create a split screen base colour to transparent gradient. These Gradients will now act as the basis...
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Getting Started with Layers Guide

Layers are one of most powerful features an image editing application can have. They are important to any editing workflow as they can be stacked, moved, masked, subjected to different Blend Modes and Opacities to meet your artistic goals and...
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ON1 announces Professional Plugin Series

ON1 states, 'The ON1 Professional Plugin Series is a new product line focusing on bringing ON1's editing technologies into existing professional photo workflows with a more integrated experience.' The series includes new versions of ON1 HDR, ON1 Effects, ON1 Resize...
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WR 15 Simple Split Gradients

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 a Gradient Map, the gradient is a simple transition from...
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Dual View Photo Editing – Photoshop

A common problem in photo editing is in making precise edits to a small area but being unable to see their impact on the wider view without continually zooming in and out. The purpose of this mini-tutorial is to demonstrate...
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10 Seaside Blurred Backgrounds

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 to use and then (Photopea File > Open and...
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Simple Split Screen Tutorial Pt 2

In Part 1 we showed you how to create a split screen effect with the minimum of effort. In this part (and it is best to understand part 1 first), we are going to build on that and illustrate how...
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Simple Split Screen Tutorial Pt1

Seeing the before/after views can be a big help, either when you’re making your edits, or when you are illustrating the effect of the changes made. This quick tip - for Photoshop and Photopea users, will show you how to...
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