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Level 2.5

If you haven’t got either of my Hidden Powers titles, you might be wondering what makes them different and worth your time. As luck would have it, I am in just the position to ‘splain it you. Never let your tools get in the way of your vision I write from the perspective of someone…

Partnering with Fotolia

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…

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…

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…