Photography Software

Collection by Scott Howard


There are so many applications out there. These are a few of my personal favourites....

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8 Illustrator Tips And Tricks For Faster Work

Did you know that the Symbols panel in Adobe Illustrator is a great way of building a collection of artwork that you can quickly draw from in-between

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Copyright Your Work

It’s always a good idea to copyright your work and a good way of doing so, is to embed your copyright information into your image metadata. To do so, Press Ctrl Alt Shift I (Mac: Command Option

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Use The Boomerang Icon To Return To Photoshop

When you're in Adobe Bridge, you can quickly return to Photoshop by pressing the Boomerang icon in the Options bar.

Better Black and White Images

Don’t just desaturate images (by going to Image > adjustment > desaturate) to make black and white photos. Instead, make a Black and White adjustment layer (In the Layers panel) and use the six color

How To Change The Canvas Color

To change the Canvas color (The area outside of a document’s boundaries), Right-clicking anywhere on the canvas and select any shade of gray that you like (from Black to Light Gray). To select any other

Adjust Multiple Images in Camera Raw

If you’re using Camera Raw, you can adjust several images at once by first selecting the files you want in Adobe Bridge. Then right-click (Mac: Control-clicking) on any of the selected images and choose “Open in Camera Raw” from

Change The Interface Color

In CS6 and newer, press Shift f1 to darken the interface or Shift f2 to lighten.

Finding Stray Pixels While Creating Masks

When creating a mask you may miss a few pixels, especially when using the brush tool. To find these stray pixels, apply the Stroke Layer Style. You will then see where those pixels are, and you

Scrolling While Using The Lasso Tool

When using the Lasso tool and you’re nearing the edge of the canvas and you need to scroll over to continue drawing your selection, press-and-hold the Spacebar without letting go of mouse button. This will

Create a New Document With Two Different Units of Measurement For Width and Height

In the "New" window (File > New), you can create a document by using two separate units of measurement, for example inches for width and pixels for height. To do so, simply hold Shift while

Hide The "Marching Ants" (Selection)

Press Ctrl H (Command H) to hide or reveal a selection’s “marching ants”.

Import Photos From a PDF

You can import photos from a PDF by opening the document or by Placing it (File > Place). After doing either of these you will get an Import dialog box, click the “images” button to