To get the (closest) matching Pantone value for any color you’ve selected in the Color Picker, just press the “Color Libraries” button. Continue Reading »
You can quickly copy Layer Mask between Layers just by holding [Alt + Ctrl] and dragging the mask between the Layers in the Layers Palette [F7]. Continue Reading »
Press Ctrl + F to redo the last filter you ran. Press Ctrl + Alt + F to bring up the dialog box of the last filter you ran.
Holding the spacebar will bring up the Hand Tool no matter what tool you currently have selected.
Use the [ and ] keys to adjust the size of your brushes. Hold [Shift] and press the keys to adjust the edge hardness of the brush.
Be careful when switching a file from Photoshop CS to ImageReady CS… if you close ImageReady, your file isn’t in Photoshop anymore.
If it’s dirty and gross, clean it. Nothing more annoying than trying to remove a spot on an image thats actually one of your boogers. Eww.
Instead of zooming in, editing, then zooming out to see your result, duplicate your window. Go under Winow > Arrange > New Window. This clones your window, so you can work in one window zoomed in, but leave the other at 100% to immediately see the results.
Seriously. Unless you’re creating a tv, don’t use scan lines. They’re not cool anymore, and they’re just kind of irritating.
You can Right-button/Control click on your document to open a pop-up menu that lists the Layers under your cursor.
- Creative Suite Replacement Icons
The issue of Adobe’s CS icons is nothing new, but here is another alternative.
- Optimizing Photoshop CS4 for Peak Performance
- Exploded DSLR
Not that kind of exploded, the Popular Mechanics kind of exploded.
- Rap Chop with Vince
Watch this, you’re gonna love my…
- iPhone Photography by Chase Jarvis
Why do all of my iPhone photos