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Complaints. I get them now and then, and the theme at the moment is that I don’t provide enough example files and demos for readers to work on. In fact, that is the overwhelming criticism about my work (the other is that it’s too advanced for some – I’ll write about that another time). My…

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Tip – Masking Groups

When working with groups in Adobe Photoshop, don’t forget that you can apply a mask to the group itself. This is really handy for compositing where you might want to add several layers using the same mask. Of course, you can also duplicate a mask by holding Shift + Option (PC: Shift + Alt) and…

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Yuck!

The blog is going to look a little underwhelming for the next week or two while I hammer out a new format. Everything should be available, but if you notice something missing, give me a shout on facebook! fb.com/photoscott You can also email me: me@34.210.180.59 Thanks for your patience! I hope the new experience will…

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Clone Stamp Much?

Recently, I was asked to present a webinar via Adobe Connect to the Photoshop and Lightroom Facebook group (managed by Andrew Kavanaugh). Since I’ve been tinkering with the Clone Stamp tool (see this post), I decided it was time to bust out a new technique with it, one that replicates a style I’ve seen here…

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New Blog Things!

Now with 5% more things! Ok, don’t hold me to that; I just needed a number. What I really want to share is that I will be taking time to revamp this blog over the next few weeks. The first phase will be to add new features and resources – something I’ve always appreciated in…

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DVD in the works!

I just wrapped preliminary recording for a new DVD with my publisher, Peachpit. This one is aimed at blending modes and adjustment layers for photographers, and you get to see me forget… um… demonstrate my favorite techniques right on your screen! Well, more precisely, you get to watch my Photoshop desktop and listen to me…

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