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Photoshop TV episode 36In the 36th episode of Photoshop TV special guest Felix Nelson joins Matt Kloskowski.

Subjects

- how to make a realistic, watery reflection of a building, using transform and the warp filter
- Part 2 of Matt’s trip to Bert Monroy’s digs. Take a look at how Bert manages his workflow
- How to create a flock of birds using a custom brush
- Retouching tip for making a model’s nose appear smaller

To-do list

- Check out Terry White’s Creative Suite Podcast at creativesuitepodcast.com
- Grab some great tutorials from Dr. Photoshop at dr-photoshop.com
- Get the monthly creative newsletter from Jay Nelson at design-tools.com

Photoshop TV episode 35In the the 35th episode of Photoshop TV, Scott Kelby, Matt Kloskowski and Dave Cross present the following subjects;

- a tutorial for turning a photo into an illustration using the pen tool
- a technique for changing an object’s background while keeping natural shadows
- how to make a realistic studio background for your photo’s model using channels
- how to order Kodak Prints with Bridge and Photoshop Services
- a tip for presenting and selling your photos online using Bridge and PhotoManager
- interview with Bert Monroy

Photoshop TV episode 34

Another round for the photoshop guys Scott Kelby, Dave Cross and Matt Kloskowski in this 34th episode of Photoshop TV.

So what do they have in store for us this time?

- A different method to make fluffy clouds
- Using Bridge with the Iron Mountain photo backup service from Photoshop Services
- Tutorial for photographers to correct dark edges using Lens Correction (download)
- How to straighten up a crooked photo

- New contest and previous winner

Special reports:
- Scott at Adobe Live in Stockholm
- Part 2 of Matt’s visit with the folks at Adobe Systems Incorporated

This Week’s To-Do List:
- Layers magazine InDesign Advantage Center
- competitions at PhotoshopContest.com
- Stay up to date at VersionTracker.com

Photoshop TV episode 33In this episode of Photoshop TV:

- how to make a realistic depth-of-field effect
- how to create a stunning chrome effect
- how to correct a series faded photographs with adjustment layers
- tip on video actions for creating DVD slide shows from your images
- tip for using Bridge and Photoshop Services to create an awesome picture book
- how to use the DLO HomeDock to watch Photoshop TV on your television
- an interview with some of Adobe’s top creative people
- Photoshop Soup 2 Nuts Digital Imaging Conference mentioned
- New contest and prize winner of previous contest.

To do list:

- Check out the digital workflow seminars now scheduled at D-65.com
- Scott Kelby’s new Photoshop for Digital Photographers online course at Photoshop Training
- Get the new class schedule for Photoshop World Las Vegas

Photoshop TV Episode 32Join Scott Kelby, Dave Cross, Matt Kloskowski and guest Felix Nelson in the 32nd episode of Photoshop TV in which they talk about the following subjects:

- how to make a realistic looking 45rpm record
- getting rid of your digital photograph’s metadata
- a tour of Adobe’s Headquarters in San Jose, California
- use Adobe Bridge and Photoshop Services to make US Postage stamps out of your digital images
- a tutorial on hotkeys and shortcuts

UpdateAccording to PhotoshopNews there is an issue with the Windows update for Photoshop CS2; in some cases you will need two clicks to regain focus on your menu (an issue that we can confirm after some testing).
Check the article for a workaround.

The issue does not effect the Mac version of 9.0.1.

Photoshop TV Episode 31In this episode of Photoshop TV;

- how to create a multistroke using gradient stops.
- restore a faded photograph using multiply layers
- how to automate adding watermarks to an entire folder of images
- a trick on Camera RAW

Adobe Photoshop 9.0.1 (CS2) update - all languages

The Adobe Photoshop 9.0.1 update fixes a number of problems discovered after Photoshop CS2 (9.0) software was released.

The most significant fixes in the 9.0.1 release include the following:

• Photoshop no longer hangs for several seconds when using painting tools with quick strokes.
• A runtime error that could appear when mousing over a high-res document with the Brush tool has been fixed.
• Documents containing a large number of text layers now open more quickly.
• Problems related to palettes (slow redraw, palettes go white, possible crash) have been addressed.
• TIFF files from certain scanners can now be opened correctly.
• After editing an image in Photoshop CS2 via the TouchUp tool in Adobe Acrobat software, the image no longer gets repositioned.
• XMP metadata from AI and PDF files is now retained in Photoshop.
• Slow performance when toggling layer visibility has been fixed.
• Info palette numbers are now displayed and updated when moving a curve point in Curves via the cursor keys.
• Problems opening certain TIFF and PSB files greater than 2GB have been resolved.
• The Merge to HDR command now functions properly when using high-ASCII characters in user login.

Download update here

Lunacore offers several Photoshop challenges on the Photoshop board, like:

- Give an old rusty car a makeover
- Replace Mona Lisa’s face
- Create a stone wall
- Place a child in a unique environment
- Retouch and colorize and old photograph
- Photo fix challenge
- Mount Rushmore challenge (replace/turn face into stone)

etc.

Photoshop Challenges

Feel free to join our challenges at any time, even if we started them weeks or months ago since the challenges never end.

Photoshop TV episode 27Scott Kelby, Dave Cross and Matt Kloskowski continue to share their tips and news with the Photoshop community.
The 27th episode of Photoshop TV has the following subjects:

- make a photo ‘jump’ out of its border
- cut-out technique
- using Smart Objects
- photo-in-a-photo technique

- amazing photography tutorials at ScienceDaily.com
- a sample issue of Photoshop User magazine
- tutorials at Pixel2Life.com

- contest

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