Some companies know how to offer good customer service, period! MOO is an Internet-based printing company that offers a variety of products with high quality printing on hefty stock. Last year I made a set of business cards that featured a couple of … [Read more...] about MOO, No, Not That One!
(The opening photograph above shows what I perceive as the typical texture of Cape Cod, pine needles and twigs) Last July I received an invitation from Cape Cod Vievfinders Camera Club (CCVFCC) in Harwich to make a presentation to their members. … [Read more...] about Cape Cod 2014
I have been using various versions of Photoshop and other products in Adobe's Creative Suite, beginning with the original CS and the last version of CS6. As you probably know, Adobe recently moved to a subscription model and called it the Creative … [Read more...] about Creative Censor (CC)
After the series of posts related to sharpening in Photoshop, one reader commented and asked whether split sharpening or edge-mask sharpening would be a better approach. I indicated in my reply that edge-mask is just that, a mask created from the … [Read more...] about Yet Another Photoshop Sharpening Method: Edge Mask
In this final post about split sharpening I will provide a method of sharpening lighten and darken components of the Unsharp Mask in a way that will allow for changing all the parameters even after multiple saves, edits, etc. (Part 1 and Part 2) Of … [Read more...] about Split Sharpening: Better Sharpening in Photoshop, 3
In the previous post in this series, I have shown how to separate a sharpened layer into separate lighten and darken components and adjust the opacity and masking each separately. This would allow greater control than keeping the sharpened layer as a … [Read more...] about Split Sharpening: Better Sharpening in Photoshop, 2
Sharpening digitally captured images in Photoshop, or any other editing software is unavoidable because of the softness introduced in the digitizing process no matter how good the capture device may be. When we digitally photograph the continuous … [Read more...] about Split Sharpening: Better Sharpening in Photoshop, 1