Blurring The Lines
Aug10

Blurring The Lines

“When life gets blurry, adjust your focus.”—Internet meme Blur, soft focus…take your choice. I received an e-mail from reader Carol Baker. As a movie buff you gotta know that name got my attention. Carol told me she likes “the effect that blur and selective blur can have” and feels “blur and selective blur can add mystery and depth to an otherwise ordinary photograph.” As far as I know, there is no rule about how...

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Actions Speak Louder Than…Software?
Sep28

Actions Speak Louder Than…Software?

One of the most useful and fun features of Photoshop is called Actions. The actions palette lets users to record a sequence of image editing steps as an “action” that can be saved, then applied again at a future time. This action can be applied to a selection in an image, another image file, or in a batch operation to hundreds of different image files. The order in which tasks are executed can be edited by dragging-and-dropping. One...

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