by Digital Anarchy Create digital backgrounds for photography and other design mediums with Backdrop Designer. Pick from hundreds of pre-made digital backdrops or customize your own backgrounds. This Adobe Photoshop plugin creates beautiful resolution-independent backdrops, very similar to those expensive muslin drapes you may currently have in your photography studio. Backdrop Designer comes with over […]Read more "FREE Backdrop Designer Plugin by Digital Anarchy"
by Envato Tuts+ Sketch is one of the top apps professionals use for UI & icon design. This new & free course gets you fully up to speed with this exciting design application. Whether you’re a graphic designer, a web designer or working in any other field of digital design, Sketch has a lot to […]Read more "Free Course: Up and Running with Sketch (and Sketch -vs- Photoshop?)"
by Pro Design Tools Over the years, we’ve put together a large collection of free Adobe books that we share with our readers here… This extensive set of helpful, no-cost books has now grown to over 30 different titles that you can legally download and use royalty-free, forever. These books cover many different Adobe products – but up until […]Read more "Get A Free Book on Digital Photography with Adobe Tools"
by Premiere Gal Learn how to turn your low resolution graphic or logo to a high resolution scalable vector graphic in Photoshop. You’ll learn how to remove backgrounds, blur edges, and use Curves to apply contrast in order to smooth out the pixels to make your logo usable for all sorts of future design work! […]Read more "Convert a Low Resolution Logo into a High Res Vector Graphic in Photoshop"
by John Aldred Lightroom is still considered to be the leading software out there for digital asset management and raw processing. But it’s not the only one. There’s Capture One, Luminar, Exposure X4, and a host of others. But there’s one that seems to always be improving in popularity and functionality, and that’s Darktable. Darktable is available for Windows, Mac and Linux, […]Read more "DARKTABLE – A COMPLETELY FREE ALTERNATIVE TO LIGHTROOM"
BY ANDREI MAGULEANU and Jeff Rojas Beauty photography is quite literally a fine art, since you have to take all the imperfections shown by your subject and eliminate them 100 percent. Once you have the lighting down to perfection, you have to fine-tune the photo even further. Jeff Rojas explains in the video below how you can eliminate oily skin from […]Read more "How to Fix Oily Skin (in Photoshop, of course!)"
by Joe Cavazos Joe Cavazos stretches the limits of his compositions with a technique he calls “circular pixel stretch.” See how he creates this look using selections and Polar Coordinates in Adobe Photoshop. Take a one-minute look at Cavazos’s process in this video; the steps are written out below. BEFORE YOU START Use this sample file if you’d […]Read more "One Minute Tut: How to Make a Stretch Effect in Adobe Photoshop"