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Heads Up! Getting Information in Lightroom

April 9, 2013

Lightroom is wonderful in the way it can stay out of the way and keep you immersed in your images. But, if you need some information while your images fill the screen, there's no need to open up panels or access menus. Lightroom's View Options open the door to a wealth of information, presented heads up style in both the Grid and Loupe views. [More]

Refining Masks with Overlay Blending

February 22, 2010

After a weeks break TipSquirrel welcomes back Mike Hoffman  Creating a good mask is an essential part of retouching and compositing images, but the process of developing that mask doesn’t have to [More]

A Duo Of Duotones

February 17, 2010

A subtle overlay of color can really perk up a flat black & white image. A two color overlay, composed of (usually) black and another color, called Duotone, and three color, black and two other [More]

Photoshop Blend Modes – Part 6

February 8, 2010

The Overlay blend mode in Photoshop is typically used to enhance contrast, making the shadows darker and the highlights brighter. Last week, we looked at a method for using the High Pass Filter in [More]

Photoshop Blend Modes Part 5

February 1, 2010

Monday means Mike Hoffman. Here he continues his tour of Photoshop’s Blend Mode  This week, we’ll continue our exploration of practical uses of the Overlay blending mode in Photoshop. Recall [More]

Photoshop Blend Mode Basics – Part 4

January 25, 2010

Welcome back to Mike Hoffman for the latest in his Blend Mode series. Links to previous parts can be found at the bottom of this post.   In earlier parts of this series, we’ve seen that Screen [More]