Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

Photoshop keyboard shortcuts are a significant time-saver for users of Photoshop.  We’ve put together a concise reference list of the most commonly used and requested shortcuts and those which benefit photography post-processing workflow. We will include references at the end of this list where you can see the most complete list of shortcuts available on […]

Cost of Photoshop, Lightroom & Creative Cloud

The most common questions concerning Photoshop price and Lightroom price are ‘How much does Photoshop cost?’ or ‘How much does Lightroom cost?’  The truth is that Photoshop and Lightroom pricing has changed significantly in the last few years with Adobe’s launch of Creative Cloud, which operates under a subscription-based model.  As photographers, we can subscribe […]

History of Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop (PS), first launched in 1988, is the industry standard for graphics editing.  Thomas and John Knoll sold the license to distribute the program to Adobe Systems. The word “photoshop” has become a moniker used to describe post-processing, as in “to Photoshop an image”.  Photoshop’s use and influence goes far beyond just the photography […]

Photoshop vs Lightroom

Photoshop vs Lightroom

Photoshop vs Lightroom, that is the most commonly asked question in photo processing.  Do professional photographers use Lightroom or Photoshop, or both. While many photographers use both to some extent, many use either Lightroom or Photoshop predominantly based on the advantages they gain while trying to accomplish their goals. What is Photoshop & What is […]

How To Install Photoshop Brushes

Install Photoshop Brushes – Import Method Open Photoshop and open the Brushes panel by going to Windows>Brushes in the menu. Click the menu (3 horizontal stripes in upper right hand corner) of the Brushes panel and click Import Brushes. Locate the .abr Brush file you wish to import, select it and then click ‘Load’. You […]

How To Add A Layer Mask In Photoshop

Layer masks are one of the most important components for creating unique effects using Photoshop actions. Photoshop’s default settings are already setup properly for Greater Than Gatsby actions; however, if your layer masks are not setup properly, then changes to your image might not be visible to you, or you may see some of the […]

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