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SubjectDate Asked
raw to jpeg loss of saturation2/21/2015
  Q: After I have made my adjustments to my RAW file I save the file to a jpeg. However the saved file ...
  A: Without seeing your exact workflow (version etc.) it is impossible to nail down what exactly is ...
mix & match CMYK channels in PS1/7/2015
  Q: Is it possible to take the Black sep/channel from image-A and paste it into image-B's Black channel, ...
  A: It's very easy. Simply go to the channels panel and click on the Black channel in Image A. Next do a ...
Creating inforgraphics12/11/2014
  Q: I really like the infographics I attached and I would like to know which software I can use to ...
  A: This image was created using Adobe Illustrator, not Adobe Photoshop. Here is a link to an online ...
Photoshop on Celeron7/25/2014
  Q: I want to buy a computer and on a budget. I would just like to know if Adobe Photoshop runs on an ...
  A: Here are the requirements for the most recent versions of Adobe Photoshop: ...
Can't Open NEF and ORF file in Photoshop7/16/2014
  Q: Hey, I am a novice photo editor.I use to edit photos for some photographers.I am given some NEF and ...
  A: You can try making sure you have run all your current updates, but I'm sure it is a case where your ...
ebook cover7/8/2014
  Q: Mr. Stohlmeyer: I don't presently have photoshop, but I see that you have expert knowledge in ...
  A: I think the cover is ok for a first idea. Perhaps moving your name down to the bottom and moving the ...
PhotoshopCS5 "Paths"7/1/2014
  Q: I'm fairly new/beginner with Photoshop and have the followingWhen I click on "paths", nothing is ...
  A: The Paths Panel is supposed to be empty until you use the Pen Tool to create a path which will then ...
PDF2/25/2014
  Q: Is there any way to convert a PDF so that changes can be made in the copy
  A: If you have Acrobat Pro, you may be able to edit the copy if you have the fonts used in the ...
Elements 5 not reponding10/26/2013
  Q: Just recently Elements 5 is not responding. I am using Firefox Browser and Windows 7. It has been ...
  A: Unfortunately Elements 5 is not supported on windows 7 and your system has probably updated past the ...
Photoshop 7 startup9/16/2013
  Q: You helped me before on a few issues and I'm hoping you can again. I have Photoshop 7.01 that I'm ...
  A: Unfortunately, you have probably updated your system past the point of compatibility with Photoshop ...
Filters in Essentials8/25/2013
  Q: "I have Photoshop Essentials 10. I am working with a 4x5 B/W negative and am trying to apply the Old ...
  A: The Old Paper filter will only work in RGB mode, so the other sites were correct. Once you change ...
Face recognition / tags Elements 118/9/2013
  Q: 2nd question, will try not to make a habit of this.... still learning. Thought I was being clever, ...
  A: Hey Roger, No worries. You shouldn't have to wipe the tags out to do Facial recognition, it should ...
Photoshop Elements 11 newbie8/8/2013
  Q: Just a bit confused.... What is the practical difference between albums and tags? Thank you Roger
  A: Tags are applied to individual photos much like keywords that assist with searching through your ...
Resizing image in Photoshop4/27/2013
  Q: I'm a Painter applying for a grant, I must submit my images digitally, which I have done many times ...
  A: Unfortunately you are correct. 1024x768 is relatively small. Do they also give you a file type ...
Photoshop CS6 Extended oil filter4/7/2013
  Q: I am currently trying to apply the oil filter to a photo. I am working on a HP 2000 Notebook PC ...
  A: Quick question, then a couple of things I need you to do. First, what OS are you running? XP, ...
Photoshop CS6 Issue3/21/2013
  Q: I have photoshop version CS6 and ever since I've got it I've been having one issue. I use the ...
  A: My first question for you is, when you reopen your file in PS is the color still correct or has the ...
Color coverage of an image2/14/2013
  Q: CS6, Version 13 Trying to remember how to determine the percent of an image that is a certain color. ...
  A: You might be mistaking inDesign with Illustrator. ID can calculate ink coverage but not AI ...
Query1/23/2013
  Q: Good day Is it possible to make images and photos greater than 300 dpi in photoshop and how ...
  A: You can make images larger in Photoshop using the Image>Image Size menu. However, enlarging photos ...
Photoshop cs4 compatibility with windows 81/19/2013
  Q: I have recently purchased a laptop with windows 8 and I was wondering if I can instal photoshop cs4 ...
  A: Cs4 on Win 8 is hit or miss. Some people have gotten it to work while others have had bugs. ...
Masking in PS12/20/2012
  Q: Im trying to cut or mask the yellow area shown in the photo using the blue area shown. The result I ...
  A: This would be much easier in Illustrator and would keep them as vector. In Photoshop, You can make ...
Photoshop 7.0 bugs12/19/2012
  Q: Kevin, Hello, I've been using PS for about 15 years and have never seen this come up, I'll be ...
  A: A couple of things can help. First you need to reset your preferences. Click the icon to start up ...
crop out images without white box around it.11/29/2012
  Q: my name is k.c; I thank you for your time and help. I am not new to photoshop, but not an expert. ...
  A: Try saving your files as Photoshop native file (PSD), TIFF or PNG to preserve the transparency. If ...
Photoshop Keyline/Stroke Effect11/15/2012
  Q: What I am trying to accomplish in Photoshop CS5 is a stroke or keyline effect on a layer but not on ...
  A: Have you tried using Layer Styles/Effects? They have a stroke option that you can align to the ...
Background Issue10/18/2012
  Q: I am having a problem deleting the background from logo's then adding them to my website. I usually ...
  A: Are you using the Save for Web command in Photoshop? Your image needs to be on a layer and not on ...
Adobe Certified Expert10/10/2012
  Q: I'm currently working on to get Adobe Certified Expert in Photoshop. I know it must be tough ...
  A: First, this is just a certification held by Adobe, it is not a license like being an architect. ...
type dissapearing y10/3/2012
  Q: I am using PS 6.0 and am working on a 24x36" document in which one layer is a large amount of text. ...
  A: When creating your text try this: Create a new document, same size, resolution etc. and copy and ...
Ref: question7/25/2012
  Q: Good day With reference to Adobe Photoshop I have the following question. I have 4 or 5 separate ...
  A: You should be able to select everything even on multiple layers and get one bounding box around ...
Camera Raw Graduated Filter - Color Swatch7/2/2012
  Q: Stohlmeyer, On my MAC, using CS5, I am able to use the color swatch option in the graduated filter ...
  A: It could be any number of things. Are you both using the same file? Here's what I would do first: ...
Photoshop vector5/8/2012
  Q: Does Photoshop have a vector conversion fucntion?
  A: I'm not sure what you mean by "vector conversion"... Photoshop can have vector images in a document ...
tiff files change size when opened in photoshop2/22/2012
  Q: I have two related problems with photoshop: 1) A relatively small tiff file (28 MB) changes file ...
  A: I'm not sure you understand what is going on. Your Photoshop file is actually 1.3 GB in size. ...
Resizing font in Photoshop2/14/2012
  Q: I work in photoshop CS5. I would like to be able to resize a font on the north/south axis leaving ...
  A: The look you are trying to achieve (the lower one) is done by cutting apart the letters and ...
Creating Altered Duplicates from Source Image1/25/2012
  Q: I am attempting to photograph different products for an e-commerce website. All of the products are ...
  A: You have to be very careful how you proceed with this. When it comes to products that are sold, ...
layer extraction12/23/2011
  Q: I have a photo taken through my scope. So, there is staff around the organism I want out. I Have ...
  A: Extracting onto a layer has nothing to do with the history palette so just close that for now. Lets ...
Sizing11/21/2011
  Q: I'm using Photoshop CS. Whenever I try to create a new project and set the sizes, the program ...
  A: Never go by what you see on screen. Everyone's screen is different. The caveat to all of this is ...
image processing11/20/2011
  Q: When we zoom on any images it gets blur the more you zoom the more blur it gets. you tend to see the ...
  A: There is no software what can do this. At 100% you will see the best quality. Any closer will show ...
Ref: question11/9/2011
  Q: Good day Can you tell me how hard it is to learn Photoshop CS5 (and how long would it take) if ...
  A: It all depends on how your learning curve is. Photoshop CS5 does have some similarities to Elements, ...
Clone Stamp10/29/2011
  Q: Greetings again: Followed the clone stamp tutorial and was able to 'eliminate' the 'railing' from ...
  A: You should never increase the image size - it will distort your image, which is what you are ...
Photoshop CS3 lasso10/11/2011
  Q: Recently i got a new computer at work running Vista since then when i use the lasso tool in ...
  A: There is no way to change this setting as it is not a function error from Photoshop per se. Your ...
Layer Query10/11/2011
  Q: Presently working on a project starting with a single image that became the base layer. Added two ...
  A: To unlock a partially locked layer, go to the Layer panel and select the layer in question. Look at ...
photoshop cs410/9/2011
  Q: My mask tool was not working and now it is because I reset my PS preferences. I asked you a question ...
  A: You shouldnt have to keep resetting your preferences. Did you heck your foreground color and make ...
Layer Mask10/9/2011
  Q: I am trying to combine 2 images into one. Open the two images in Adobe Photoshop, and arrange the ...
  A: You are not missing a step. Without seeing the image and what you are trying to so, your issue and ...
photoshop cs49/29/2011
  Q: After I type my text, it creates a layer but the text doesn't show. I've selected the text and tried ...
  A: There are a few things to try - First make sure your text layer is in it's proper place (i.e. not ...
photoshop 2.09/29/2011
  Q: when i am trying to open my pictures (from my card) in my photoshop deluxe it is saying there is ...
  A: The answer is pretty easy, but not one you may want to hear. Your software is too old to read your ...
RGB To CMYK Batch Conversion9/1/2011
  Q: I want to batch convert images from RGB to CMYK to print in newspapers / magazines. Do you have any ...
  A: If you are grabbing images off the web, you have to be constantly aware of the image size. If they ...
want to learn photoshop8/2/2011
  Q: I am using photoshop 7.0 (don't laugh, I know its ancient haha) I am learning by myself and would ...
  A: The best option is to go to a community college or something the like and learn Photoshop from a ...
move tool7/25/2011
  Q: I have made lots of cards in the past...20 are so. Today, I can not get the move tool to click on my ...
  A: Im not sure exactly what is going on without seeing your layers panel or your document. It could be ...
Hue/Saturation7/9/2011
  Q: I am using Photoshop Elements 6. What drives me crazy is everytime I want to alter the ...
  A: Are you making corrections in Quick Fix or full edit? I have long since uninstalled 6, but I can try ...
Extracting Pictures7/7/2011
  Q: Good day... I have these photos with black backgrounds. I need to extract this photos because my ...
  A: Unfortunately, this is why it is best to shoot on a neutral gray, light blue background. The only ...
installing photoshop on laptops7/6/2011
  Q: I just got a new hp laptop, and ive been shopping around for photoshop on the internet, and ran into ...
  A: Emily, There is no "portable" version of Photoshop so be wary of that. There are only full copies ...
Photoshop 7.06/30/2011
  Q: Hope you can help me here: I just upgraded my PC computer to Windows 7, and re-loaded my Adobe ...
  A: This is an easy, but not pleasant answer. Photoshop 7 is not compatible with Windows 7. You will ...
Photoshop CS44/15/2011
  Q: I am wondering why it is that when I copy a jpg file to past it into my work space it is a lot ...
  A: This is solely based on the resolution. If you are copying from a 300 dpi image to a 72 dpi image, ...
Move tool not moving!3/20/2011
  Q: I'm using PS CS4 and am trying to make a photo collage banner that I've previously done without ...
  A: You are either trying to move a locked layer or the background layer (check your layers panel). In ...
Resizing an Image2/1/2011
  Q: I've got a JPEG image (256k, 7" x 1") that I reduced by 80% using the Image Size menu. However, the ...
  A: First, you must come to grips that you are reducing an already tiny file 80% which means it is going ...
Rounding Pictures1/30/2011
  Q: I have read on here how to round a pic but when I selected the Orange and deleted the background and ...
  A: You must save your image as a .png or .tif (layered) with the image on a layer with no background ...
Hello1/28/2011
  Q: I have a problem with Photoshop CS5. When I open a EPS file it asks me every time for Rastersize EPS ...
  A: As I said, there are no preferences or settings that will allow you to keep the settings to 300 dpi ...
Photo-editing with Photoshop CS 331/6/2011
  Q: I have professional photos of my girl-friend where the photo studio has placed a slightly ...
  A: The effect involves layers. You take your original image and then copy/paste another image into that ...
Batch converting 300dpi layered PSD files to 72dpi Jpg1/4/2011
  Q: Then I batch automate the images in the folder specified, it goes through the process as I watch, ...
  A: Things changed a little in CS5 with actions. Instead of using save for web and devices, try this: ...
Photoshop 7 cursor (windows vista)12/21/2010
  Q: How do I resize the text cursor? Every time I use the text tab, the cursor appears very long.
  A: This is an incompatibility error. Photoshop 7 is not supported in Windows Vista. There were ...
Adoboe Photoshop Elements11/24/2010
  Q: I have a 10,000 image library set up in Photoshop Elements 8 for Windows. I've switched over to ...
  A: You can export out any albums and organizer items you have in Elements 8, then import them into ...
camera raw (CS3)10/22/2010
  Q: I just got Adobe Photoshop CS3. I like to shoot in raw. When I try to open a raw file in ...
  A: I wish I responding with better news. Camera raw for cs3 does not support your camera- it is too ...
adding people to a picture10/3/2010
  Q: I was wondering how you can add people into a picture. I wanted to add my sister into a picture ...
  A: I answered this same exact line of questioning a few weeks ago. Check my previous answers and you ...
quick mask9/27/2010
  Q: I using quick mask to modify the depth of field and after I finish the selection, I want it to be ...
  A: Quick mask relies on you to make your selection by painting into the image, so you cannot feather ...
Photoshop Elements 79/21/2010
  Q: Is there a way to know in gigabytes the size of a category I have created in PE7? When I tried to ...
  A: Mark, You need to go to your folder where the images are stored and find out how large the overall ...
Adobe 5.5 circle crop save as .jpg9/17/2010
  Q: Sorry to bother you, but I had a question that's been urking me for a while. How to make an ...
  A: Any way you do it, if you save this or transpose this into a jpg, you will have a square crop and a ...
Help with making 72 resolution into 150+ DPI8/26/2010
  Q: I have photos that I open in Photoshop 6.0 and I have to have the size for a contest entry no less ...
  A: You will need to go to Image>Image Size to change the resolution of the image. Once in the window, ...
Photoshop Elements 6.0 won't scan in a picture8/20/2010
  Q: I have a mac and photoshop elements. I also have an EPSON perfection V350 Photo scanner. However, ...
  A: What Mac OS version are you currently running? It may be that you have an incompatible scanner with ...
Receiving Digital Photos8/18/2010
  Q: When receiving digital photos by e-mail from customers.What is the best format to use ? Is jpeg the ...
  A: Jpegs are fine as long as they are saved with maximum quality at full resolution. You lose quality ...
program error8/6/2010
  Q: I'm using OS X and CS4 and I keep getting Photoshop program error message. Normally I am just ...
  A: Unfortunately, without an error code number, it is almost impossible to pin down what is causing it. ...
Adobe for Invitations7/28/2010
  Q: I am trying to find a program to make invitations in. I purchased "PrintingPress Platinum" and am ...
  A: InDesign would work for creating invitations, however it is over $600. I doubt you would want to pay ...
Photoshop7/24/2010
  Q: What I would like to know how to achive is: I have a photo of myself riding motocross with other ...
  A: This can be very simple depending on how new your version of Photoshop is. First, select yourself ...
Photoshop CS7/1/2010
  Q: I'm running Win. XP home addition.I did not upgrade any thing. The problem as I mentioned before is ...
  A: It's a pretty broad error to pinpoint what is going on, but I have a two ideas. If you are a Wacom ...
File Size6/23/2010
  Q: When I open a 3.8MB JPEG photo in photoshop CS4, the file becomes 28.8M. Why is this? I checked ...
  A: Jpeg are a compressed file format, which means when saved your 28.8MB file turns into a 3.8MB file. ...
Resolution6/19/2010
  Q: I am really very new to Photoshop and I know s.th little about it because I rarely use it except ...
  A: The different size is caused by the resolution. You are bringing a smaller resolution image into a ...
restoring text on a cancelled stamp6/16/2010
  Q: i have photo and computer experience but ive never used photoshop, elements, gimp, etc. to modify a ...
  A: First, Elements is $99, and Photoshop is $1,000. Once you have the sofware, its pretty simple. In ...
can't open adobe pdf msg6/13/2010
  Q: I have a lot of Photo soft ware on this comp.I use outbook express as my email. When I get a email ...
  A: You have to direct your file to the Adobe Acrobat application you have installed when it asks you ...
Resizing a multipage pdf presentation in CS36/5/2010
  Q: I just made a Multipage PDF Presentation in CS3 on Windows Vista 32bit. The file is too big to ...
  A: Since this came through the Photoshop Question, I'm assuming you used Photoshop to create this. If ...
Add person to a group photo6/2/2010
  Q: i would be most grateful if you would guide me on how to add my sister to my family wedding ...
  A: The steps I am going to give you are general steps, since I do not know how the photo is arranged or ...
Action - File naming5/28/2010
  Q: I caught this earlier post you answered in 2008. ...
  A: Using Bridge, you can batch rename files after you have resized them with any naming structure you ...
opening adobe photoshop cs45/27/2010
  Q: I'm trying to open the adobe photoshop Cs4 program on my computer which has been extracted from a ...
  A: You should never copy an application from another source. You are missing key resources, it has ...
PSP 7.0 screen shot5/13/2010
  Q: I am still trying to figure out drop shadows in 7.0. Here are two screen shots. I hope they help. ...
  A: You are not in Photoshop 7.0, you are in Photoshop Elements, hence why you do not have the same ...
Photoshop 7.0 layer style5/10/2010
  Q: I'm trying to create a drop shadow. I click on the layer, then click on the file menu "layer", ...
  A: Double click on the layer in the layers palette or right click on the layer and choose "drop ...
need help on photoshop5/6/2010
  Q: and i am trying to develop food photo more close or crisp in photoshop to look impressive,could you ...
  A: I would start by adjusting the contrast in the food using Brightness and Contrast (v. CS3 or 4) or ...
Problem with Adobe Photoshop5/5/2010
  Q: I have windows 7. I just installed adobe photoshop. When I try to run it it gives message that I ...
  A: Sorry if my answer wasn't clear before. The issue is not reducing the resolution, rather the issue ...
Swatches4/28/2010
  Q: I am having a problem drawing a simple cirlcle as on the instructions the video has the option of ...
  A: I think you are getting Photoshop and Illustrator mixed up. Photoshop has foreground and background ...
CS4 vs CS5 certification4/20/2010
  Q: I purchased CS4 last year and and almost ready to take the certification test. Now that CS5 is ...
  A: Take the CS4 test as soon as possible. Once you have your certs, you can take the update exam for ...
Bitmap Mode4/3/2010
  Q: I am just the new user of Photoshop CS3 and I know only some of them. Now I am wondering about the ...
  A: Bitmap will not do what you need it to. Bitmap is a 1-bit color image - black or white. To create ...
Sharpening color image in black & white mode3/31/2010
  Q: I have heard that one way to produce sharp color photos is to convert the photo to b & w, sharpen, ...
  A: Thats actually not possible. Once you convert to B&W/Grayscale the color is gone unless you use an ...
CMYK separation3/3/2010
  Q: I am familiar with using channels to separate CMYK, but they always come up greyscale. I would like ...
  A: There is no automatic way to have this happen. I actually had the same question a few months ago. ...
Photoshop CS3 Crash2/25/2010
  Q: I am using Mac OS 10.6.2 - 2.8 GHz Intel Core i7 - 8GB 1067 MHz DDR3 - and Photoshop CS3 10.0.1 As ...
  A: It sounds like a font issue. Have you tried resetting your preferences (shift+opt+cmd/apple) when ...
Decompression2/12/2010
  Q: I took a photo using my point and shoot camera. The size of that photo(JPEG) was about 2.17MB. After ...
  A: Did you crop this photo at all or accidentally change the size or resolution somehow? The crop tool ...
frame or border2/11/2010
  Q: This is one of the images I was wondering about how to make the border.. If I can get this one then ...
  A: You would create this border by either bringing in another image or creating it by hand on a new ...
resolution2/1/2010
  Q: hope you can help me Using photoshop PS3 i have composed some photos, i took the portriate on 8meg ...
  A: No unfortunately, you will have to find a larger background image to start with. If you try to ...
Printing oversize pict1/30/2010
  Q: I am a novice and I have a Canon Pixma Pro 9500MKII printer, using a mac OS X 10.6.2 with PSE 8 ...
  A: It's not really a PSE issue, you have to make sure you have the printer driver installed properly ...
photoshop cs 4 wont run after installation on mac book pro1/23/2010
  Q: I recently brought the adobe design premium package with flash, illustrator, indesign, photoshop and ...
  A: What version of CS did you purchase? If you have CS3, it is not compatible with Snow Leopard. If you ...
clipping path12/20/2009
  Q: Kevin: I use an iMac 2ghz intel core 2 duo, photoshop CS 8.0. I am having problems trying to use ...
  A: Lets start at the beginning. When you created your path in Photoshop, did you save it as a specific ...
parsing errors12/10/2009
  Q: just checked your answer concerning parsing problems of JPR-files. I have encoutered this issue with ...
  A: Honestly, its all a matter of utilizing outdated software. CS is no longer supported since it is ...
photoshop cs layers palette12/9/2009
  Q: I'm using photoshop cs(1) on a mac osx. I would like to know how to detach the layer styles/blending ...
  A: The easiest thing to do is to change your screen resolution in your mac system preferences. It is a ...
Scanning12/5/2009
  Q: I have hundreds of slides that I started scanning but I am not sure what resolution would be best. ...
  A: When it comes to burning a photo CD or DVD, most televisions will turn the images into full screen ...
Photoshop Help: Converting a RGB file into CMYK for printing.11/20/2009
  Q: I have created a RGB file in Photoshop CS3 and now need to convert it to CMYK for printing. What ...
  A: This is totally dependent on your RGB image. First you would go to edit>Color Settings and set up ...
stencil11/4/2009
  Q: i have a question about stencil. i work in photoshop.so i use cutout effect and i get 4(less or ...
  A: Make sure that your document is in CMYK Color or Multichannel mode, and then choose File > Print. ...
Saving a file with slices for the web10/27/2009
  Q: I am working on a web image that is comprised of text and image layers. The white text sits on a ...
  A: In the Save for Web and Devices window, make sure you can see your optimized image. Then click on a ...
Revisiting a previous jpg preview question10/24/2009
  Q: previous question from Chris <Hi, I have a new Mac and new Photoshop CS3. When I save JPEGs, they ...
  A: Previews are previews and you should not judge your file based on these. Changing a jpg to a camera ...
Photoshop CS3 2-Color Printing9/23/2009
  Q: I work for a University and have designed a brochure which I sent to Printing & Publications to be ...
  A: LAB, CMYK, or RGB will not separate out in to two colors. Unfortunately, you may need to start over. ...
Photoshop8/31/2009
  Q: Kevin, Site would not allow me to ask another follow-up question. I have been using COLOR ...
  A: When using the color replacement tool, its depending on your foreground color in your tool bar. If ...
Photoshop8/31/2009
  Q: I am a novice working with PhotoshopCS on a PC. Recently, I repaired "red eye" in a photo. I ...
  A: I don't think you are an idiot. I am however wondering how you are coming up with blue, since the ...
Photoshop8/11/2009
  Q: I have one text logo I erase the background & I copy this to Illustrator when I past the file I show ...
  A: Your PS file must be brought into Illustrator using File>Place not cut and paste. It must also be on ...
VECTOR EDGES/SHAPES IN PHOTOSHOP8/6/2009
  Q: I photograph vintage and classic automobiles. Once my images are in Photoshop I rework them whereby ...
  A: Unfortunately, the answer is probably what you don't want to hear. The solution is either using ...
Install of Free Trial with Photoshop8/4/2009
  Q: This is amazingly ignorant, however I have successfully downloaded a free trial of Adobe Photoshop ...
  A: Did you check your applications folder in your computer? The icon never goes directly to your ...
shrink/expand pic?7/10/2009
  Q: I will try to keep this as short and concise as possible. I am the lab manager of a science ...
  A: With the move tool selected, you will find a check box in the options bar (located above your ...
saving file that don't need to be saved again7/6/2009
  Q: I have a very PS document that has a lot of groups with a lot of files. Anytime I make a change in ...
  A: Anytime you change anything in a document, it has to save the entire document. There is no way to ...
monitor resolution settings6/30/2009
  Q: I am an illustrator and was working on one project where my 17" Sony monitor was set at a ...
  A: Monitor resolution should not stretch art if it is used at the proper settings. When you use a res ...
Text format problem6/2/2009
  Q: I am on a Mac OS X, and am running Adobe Photoshop Elements 6. My problem is, whenever I try to ...
  A: I checked my version of Elements 6 to replicate the error and have not found any way to do this ...
cs3 on new pc system problems5/30/2009
  Q: -) System: Intel i7 920 Vista Ultimate 64 bit 6 GB DDR 3 ram Photoshop cs3 Extended I've recently ...
  A: Yes, these are just a few of the issues that I remember from Vista, but it has been a while. The ...
Adobe Photoshop cs3 and laptop5/29/2009
  Q: I want to buy a laptop to run only CS3.. to keep it seperate from my desktop.. What laptop should ...
  A: I personally prefer the mac for running my apps. I don't dislike Windows, but it does tend to have a ...
Reducing images in Photoshop5/12/2009
  Q: A problem I cannot find a solution to. I've reduced some JPEG images with Photoshop, I've decreased ...
  A: Reducing the number of pixels means you have reduced the overall size of your file. This will cause ...
HELP!!!4/30/2009
  Q: I have photoshop and I am trying to convert a PDF File into a JPG, please help me
  A: Go to file>open, choose your PDF and open. In the dialog box, make sure the size is ok, and the ...
follow up question4/28/2009
  Q: First off, thank you for your help. I am a starting to design wedding invitations. I went to a ...
  A: CMYK is the end result for print, but you can start in RGB. For now, Id just stick with working in ...
Illustrator CS2 Pantone print to HP printer4/21/2009
  Q: I'm trying to print an invitation to my HP B9180 printer and I've used Pantone colors in the ...
  A: Neither are to blame. Rather it is the fact that you are trying to replicate a spot color using ...
Recovering old Picture: A semitransperent coating came over it. Bluring the entire image.4/16/2009
  Q: I have a more than 20 years old color photograph (my own as a child). It has got a semitransparent ...
  A: I would scan this at the highest settings possible making sure to crop closely so the scanner does ...
Photoshop to InDesign4/14/2009
  Q: I am working on a yearbook and I need to create a "puzzle" piece in Photoshop (which is easy to do ...
  A: The easiest way to achieve what you are trying to do is to trace the shape using the pen tool in ...
cs34/7/2009
  Q: I use CS3 Illustrator..i usually work with one image..but i save multiple version of it on PDF ...
  A: You have to delete the layers instead of just turning them off before you send it to PDF. Usually I ...
GIF problems3/31/2009
  Q: I try to save as .gif an animation that i have made in photoshop 8 cs3 extended but when it saves it ...
  A: Stergios, You should be saving using the File>Save for Web command and not the Save As. You should ...
Adobe Photoshop Reads and Close3/27/2009
  Q: 0 the problem is when ever i opened photoshop it reads and closed come back to the window suggest ...
  A: If Photoshop is opening then immediately closing after startup, is is normally one of three things ...
Creating a ps file type3/25/2009
  Q: Kevin: This is an easy question for you. I would like to create a ps filetype for use in Acrobat 5, ...
  A: You can save a Photoshop file as a Photoshop PDF, which will save you a step, however if the text is ...
Filter Effect?3/10/2009
  Q: Kevin First I would like to thank you for taking time to answere my question. I want to create a ...
  A: I would use the Brush tools and some of the artistic brushes to create the rip manually on a ...
creating a true pantone logo in photoshop not cymk2/27/2009
  Q: I have a logo and it is colored with the PMS colour in photoshop but when I use it in indesign I ...
  A: You will need to create your image as a one color image (grayscale). Then go to Image>Mode>Duotone ...
MS Home Publishing 2000 file format conversion2/24/2009
  Q: Kevin, I forgot to say in my last question that accepted file formats are: .pdf, .ai, .psd, .bmp, ...
  A: Connie, I know what formats are accepted by the apps, but PHP and HTML are not accepted in either ...
Scratch Disk Full Error - no solutions working2/24/2009
  Q: My wife just bought a new HP PC - it's a decently outfitted machine. She runs Photoshop CS (no ...
  A: Unfortunately the error is caused because CS is not compatible with Vista at all. You can go under ...
RESOLUTION...2/22/2009
  Q: I have Photoshop CS 8.0 & am having problems with the cartoons I color. I would like my cartoons to ...
  A: 72 ppi is 72 dpi. This is a common occurrence when reducing images. What you should do is when you ...
Missing Fonts2/12/2009
  Q: I am using CS3 on a Mac laptop. Yesterday everything was working normally. Earlier today it worked ...
  A: It sounds like your fonts are in the wrong place on your system. The fonts that are showing up are ...
Web Page Design2/10/2009
  Q: I am designing a web page via photoshop - just the looks of it, I will have someone else do all the ...
  A: 800x600 is not that small in pixels. You can extend the length if you want your page to scroll, but ...
CS3 cropping2/5/2009
  Q: I am running windows VISTA PS CS3 and photoshop is cropping the photos to a barely visible DOT - DO ...
  A: When you select your crop tool, check the options bar at the top of your screen (below the menus). ...
photoshop2/1/2009
  Q: Respected Sir I am a collector of coins. Many times a coin is minted with different Die ...
  A: First, go to window and open up the info palette. Then using the ruler/measurement tool in your tool ...
adobe fonts1/31/2009
  Q: Is there anyway to transfer an adobe CS3 font into my regular font book to use in other ...
  A: You should be using a font mgmt. application other than the built-in font book. Font book requires ...
Photshop Cs2 & Bridge1/23/2009
  Q: Hey Kevin . Thanks for answering this question. I have installed and registered CS2 and Bridge. I ...
  A: locate Photoshop and launch it first without Bridge open, then go to file>browse and bridge will ...
some commands not working1/23/2009
  Q: Ok ive reinstalled my CS3 again and again ..i even formatted my system .... What im getting is when ...
  A: There is no way to reset actions and tools specifically, but you can reset the entire app by holding ...
Default file-saving folder1/20/2009
  Q: I will have a number of images open on CS2. I wish to save and close them all automatically to an ...
  A: When you Batch Automate your actions, you can then designate any folder you wish at that time, but ...
Photoshop Elements 4.01/16/2009
  Q: Adobe Photoshop (Elements 4.0) is a very useful program, even for a rank amateur like myself. ...
  A: You can disable your downloader in your windows control panel. This link from Google books ...
photo problems1/8/2009
  Q: I just installed photoshop from the adobe creative suite 4 design premium software and everytime i ...
  A: Tejan, This is usually a result of corrupted files and is not something to do with Photoshop. If ...
Adobe CS3 slideshow1/6/2009
  Q: My Adobe photoshop CS3 slideshow has stopped working. I highlight the file as usual and select the ...
  A: Do you mean Bridge? Photoshop can create slideshows, but Bridge has the slideshow button so thats ...
Actions12/31/2008
  Q: So, I want to blog some photos that I have taken adding my logo to each photo via batch conversion ...
  A: If you copy your logo as a layer first, you can then record an action using a paste command with ...
Jpeg12/30/2008
  Q: How do I convert photo files to Jpeg? I have Windows Vista, PhotoShop 7, Picasa 3. I was easy with ...
  A: Open your files in Photoshop and go to file>save as and choose the jpg format. Unfortunately you may ...
copy paste12/24/2008
  Q: i'm trying to copy & paste an image (png) into photoshop but when i paste, the image has a black ...
  A: Try opening the PNG file in PS first, or use file>place to place it into your file. Also double ...
Reversing project12/21/2008
  Q: Kevin, I am attempting a project with transferring to T-shirt(s), however I ruined a sweat because ...
  A: There are two ways to fix this. One, in your print window you should be able to access your printer ...
cs3 extended12/20/2008
  Q: I've been using cs3e for a year and it just started to freeze when trying to save files. It's ...
  A: Does PS crash any other time or only when you save? Try resetting your preferences by holding down ...
Text Box12/16/2008
  Q: I was wondering if there was a way to make a text box follow a curve, so that my text will ...
  A: What you are looking to do is called text on a path. You will need to use the pen tool (make sure ...
Color setting12/16/2008
  Q: I'm using Vista and PS CS2. Both got the options in color setting. What's the best way and ...
  A: Your monitor settings can be changed using either one of the control panels, and either is fine ...
pdf presentation12/11/2008
  Q: I have a question on pdf presentation, when I click on the automate pdf presentation and go through ...
  A: This could be as simple as its saving this in another location not your desktop. I would do a search ...
Photoshop CS problem12/11/2008
  Q: I edited some JPEG images and saved them. When I tried to open them I got the following message: ...
  A: Your file is corrupted. This happened for one of two reasons, either your app crashed while saving ...
Importing Illustrator text into Photoshop12/9/2008
  Q: I am having difficulties with "fuzz" around my text that I created in Illustrator, copied it, and ...
  A: If you go to file>place that is the preferred way to bring in an ai file into ps. If you are just ...
Transparent Canvas?12/9/2008
  Q: I'm hoping you can answer a Photoshop 7.0 Elements question. I am trying to make some jpg files fit ...
  A: I would create a master file of 450 x 450 (at 72 dpi) and then copy and paste the images over to ...
Adobe PhotoDeluxe Business Editon 112/3/2008
  Q: I am having trouble with opening photos with this program after many years (and OS upgrades) of ...
  A: Unfortunately Gale, you have surpassed the life expectancy of this application and upgraded out of ...
clip board error message12/2/2008
  Q: "clipboard export failed because image too wide to save as PICT" I keep getting this error after I ...
  A: Somewhere during your work, you are copying something that is too large for Photoshop to export as a ...
Huge text cursor in CS311/13/2008
  Q: When I use my text tool (any font) the cursor is huge and the text only appears at the top of the ...
  A: Normally, this is a common issue and it has to do with the font you have selected. Certain fonts ...
Tools Not Working in CS3E11/4/2008
  Q: I'm not exactly a new guy at Photoshop, but this is starting to make me mad. I will note now I have ...
  A: There are several reasons why your image editing tools (the tools in the middle, brush, eraser, ...
Thumbnail colors different when opened11/2/2008
  Q: I am having a color display problem. my monitor is calibrated with Spyder. my camera is set to srbg ...
  A: Sheila, Did you save your camera raw files as another file format? If you made your adjustments in ...
photoshop inquiry10/28/2008
  Q: the photoshop portion of my creative suites opens, but everything on the screen appears 'posterized' ...
  A: A couple of questions. First, what version of PS and OS are you running? You mention that "when you ...
Photoshop Plug in10/27/2008
  Q: I'm using Photoshop CS8.I tried to open my Raw images from my Camera, but could not open because the ...
  A: The name is not what is causing the error, its the version of camera raw you are using. Photoshop CS ...
anti-aliasing type10/17/2008
  Q: Kevin- I have been using photoshop for retouching art for many years, however I have never had to ...
  A: When you are using the type tool a pull down option shows up in the menu bar at the top of your ...
curving a picture10/16/2008
  Q: I'm trying to superimpose a map onto the body of a person to look almost like a tattoo. After ...
  A: I would use the Liquify filter myself. When you are in there one of the options on the right is to ...
Fonts in Photoshop10/8/2008
  Q: How can I get fonts installed in my fonts folder to show up in Photoshop CS (mac)?
  A: If your fonts are installed in your system and they are not showing up in Photoshop when you restart ...
merging layers for print10/2/2008
  Q: I have designed a poster (100cm x 80cm / 300ppi) which i would like to print. The printers need a ...
  A: Here is a neat trick - go to the top most layer and type this - shift+cmd+alt+E and it will take a ...
Photoshop elements9/26/2008
  Q: I'm currently using Photoshop Elements 4.0 on my Mac. I would like to upgrade to 6.0 for Mac. ...
  A: Unfortunately, there is always going to be "what ifs" for new software. If you go to Adobe's ...
adobe photoshop elements 79/13/2008
  Q: I recently purchased a laptop w/vista. I am looking for a program to run on the laptop for photos(I ...
  A: Believe it or not, unless you are going to do professional work consistently on your laptop, CS3 may ...
ATN files9/11/2008
  Q: I am using CS3 and im trying to use ATN files but do not know where they go. My only "preset" folder ...
  A: An action (ATN) file would be used in Photoshop and loaded in the actions palette. The folder is ...
photoshop CS2 eraser error9/10/2008
  Q: Ever since I upgraded to photoshop CS2 I have had a problem with the eraser tool. This problem ONLY ...
  A: Two things, if this is a layered file check to make sure that the layer you are erasing is not ...
actions - file naming9/2/2008
  Q: For the life of me, I cannot figure this out! please help: My coworkers and I use a PS action that I ...
  A: You will have to run these in batches of the same size crops in order to add the prefix to the file ...
Photoshop CS2 Printing8/30/2008
  Q: Kevin: I can not get a white backgroung to print white. I have tried on a laser and an inkjet. It ...
  A: This has to do more with your printer handling and RGB file than Photoshop. Convert your file to ...
Color correction in Photoshop8/25/2008
  Q: Kevin, I recently took in your Photoshop Secrets presentation at the 08 Creative Transitions ...
  A: Photoshop cannot calculate color accurately in CMYK mode. That is why when you work in CMYK mode, ...
Creating a poster from a digital image8/22/2008
  Q: I'll admit I'm still a beginner in Photoshop so this may be a silly question, but: I am using ...
  A: Unfortunately, there is no trick to enlarging something to this size. Your file will be poor quality ...
adding photo to photo8/16/2008
  Q: Kevin. I am using photoshop CS 8.0, OS 10.4.11, Imac 2Ghz intel core 2 duo. I want to insert a ...
  A: You are going to create a composite using layers. First make sure you have both docs open and the ...
CS3 Photoshop7/22/2008
  Q: After installing CS3 I have been unable to arrange my folder and file opening sequence to remain set ...
  A: In your normal Windows folder, are the icons arranged alphabetically or by something else? Your ...
Which PhotoShop to purchase for the slimming effect?7/3/2008
  Q: Which Photoshop will give me the slimming effect using layers? Which one should I purchase....as ...
  A: Nadia, If you have never used Photoshop or plan on just doing "hobbyist" type things and not ...
pen tool7/3/2008
  Q: My photoshop cs has a problem with the pen tool, everytime i try to outline a photo or image the ...
  A: You have the pen tool selected as a shape layer. Look at the top option bar when you have the pen ...
photos6/14/2008
  Q: I am a photographer and I have 100 photos saved in a folder on my computer, is there a way for me to ...
  A: You will need to use actions in Photoshop. They are recorded scripts that do automatic functions and ...
Color problems galore6/8/2008
  Q: Ok so I'm half way through a project and suddenly my colors are all screwed up. My reds are pinks... ...
  A: You should never use web colors only. They force your color palette into a very limited scale. If ...
Cropping/resizing5/25/2008
  Q: I am having a lot of probs resizing a image and maintaining a good dpi for quality prints. The ...
  A: When you go into image size, turn on the resample image box at the bottom. What you are doing is ...
Chinese Font5/23/2008
  Q: I already have number of Chinese Fonts worked in Word document. How can I get installed them in ...
  A: You will either need to load them into your font management program (such as suitcase or ...
images wont reopen5/2/2008
  Q: Here is a weird one. I recently installed the CS3 suite extended (PC). This was done after ...
  A: Easy answer, harder solution. Your uninstaller does not do a clean uninstall. You still have to ...
Computer4/28/2008
  Q: My daughter is going to become a graphic designer. Can you recommend a computer that will handle ...
  A: I would definitely go with an Apple Macintosh. However, I would wait til she actually takes a class ...
backround4/23/2008
  Q: I'm using a Nikon D80(if that matters) to take pictures of some models and since their in my room I ...
  A: Im going to let you in on a little secret - the Magnetic lasso tool sucks. Heres my trick for model ...
resolution4/23/2008
  Q: I have a pdf camera ready ad for print from client at an overall 300dpi. There are a series of ...
  A: Even though your document image size is 300, the lower res images placed in the file will still ...
Can't Save Non-"Adobe Photoshop" JPEGs?4/23/2008
  Q: I have a new Mac and new Photoshop CS3. When I save JPEGs, they have a .jpg file extension, but ...
  A: A jpg by any other name. The jpegs saved out by Photoshop are standard Jpegs. The difference is in ...
help4/22/2008
  Q: Have a beautiful picture but have 3 small signs i would like to take out of the picture....I have ...
  A: This is a very involved question but I can point you in the right direction. You will use the ...
Printing4/22/2008
  Q: We recently got our print head and pump cap assembly replaced on our Epson 10000 since we were ...
  A: When you print from Preview, it is a low resolution print. When you are printing from PS, Im ...
Slimming in photoshop4/21/2008
  Q: I have a picture which i look a bit fat and i have a big tummy. Can you pls tell me a way where i ...
  A: I would use the Liquify filter with the pucker tool and reduce. Be sure to change your brush size ...
Vista4/13/2008
  Q: Realize that you stated Photoshop 8.0, but just had a basic question. Do you know if Adobe Photoshop ...
  A: 7.0 will not run on Vista, or I should say, won't run well at all. Yes you can install 7 on a Vista ...
Reinstalling Photoshop cs34/13/2008
  Q: I'm not sure if anyone can help, but i purchased the Photoshop CS3 Student edition last year. ...
  A: Here is the phone number for Adobe customer service. They will be able to assist you with an ...
Composite Images4/4/2008
  Q: Am I able to create composite images with the photoshop software? If so, which version should I use? ...
  A: You can create composites in all versions of photoshop. However, I would recommend you look into ...
saving formats for videos4/3/2008
  Q: How are you doing? I was wondering what format do I save a video file in after I added a filer to ...
  A: The format you save in depends completely on what your output source is. If you are going just to ...
move tool4/1/2008
  Q: I have a problem with the move tool, it only moves around in the navigation window. I can't get it ...
  A: When you say Navigation window, are you referring to the small navigation palette or the main ...
on photoshop3/27/2008
  Q: No probs if you can't give your id .but can u send me a mail through these all expert site.Actually ...
  A: What I can do is point you in the right direction. Creating a webpage from Photoshop is very easy, ...
spherize3/24/2008
  Q: good day sir. i just started using photoshop cs3, the problem is that: i prepared a 1000 px by ...
  A: Im guessing that one of two things has snagged you. The first is your color mode, make sure it is ...
Photoshop cs 8.03/23/2008
  Q: I have Photoshop CS 8.0 I've tried to install maybe 30 different times only to get the same error: ...
  A: Access is Denied is a common error which means you do not have privileges to install software and is ...
removing background3/22/2008
  Q: i have a tiff file that i am working with & it has a very light gray background, i would like to ...
  A: You will have to select the background and delete it. The easiest would be the magic wand tool. ...
adobe distiller3/22/2008
  Q: not sure if you can help, we have adobe distiller 5.0 i think is simple question. when we distill ...
  A: First, you should be using one of the presets when distilling from PS that solves a lot of problems. ...
Watermark3/20/2008
  Q: I wanted to know how I can create a watermark to put into my photos. I have a logo that is avaible ...
  A: The easiest way is to drag your jpg file on top of your photo and turn the layer blending mode to ...
Contact sheets3/4/2008
  Q: My Co. has decided to make a few of us gate keepers to all the images coming and going out. My ...
  A: Sorry Lindsay, What photoshop does is opens in numerical order 1-1, 1-11, 1-12, then goes to 1-2, ...
Saving as Gif or JPEG in CS2 (9.02)3/2/2008
  Q: I have Photoshop CS2, version 9.03, and when I go to save as, GIF and JPEG are not an option. And ...
  A: Two things come to mind. One, check your color mode and make sure it is RGB, Grayscale, or bitmap ...
Photo Image Adjustment In Photoshop (To Much White Light)2/29/2008
  Q: Good Day. I am not an expert in Photoshop. I have a photo of a group that was taken and the photo ...
  A: I would use an adjustment layer. This is found in the layers palette. You could use something like ...
I can't open photoshop2/28/2008
  Q: I use photoshop CS installed on PowerPC G4 with high specs. today morning when i want to open ...
  A: It sounds like you are having a conflict with another application or shared component. If you have ...
Bypassing Jpeg Options during actions2/27/2008
  Q: I've tried to create actions for resizing and saving jpegs but even in 'Batch' mode it always stalls ...
  A: You need to record your action all the way through the saving process being sure to choose the ...
brushes2/20/2008
  Q: When using my feathered brush at 30 percent I'm finding that it leaves, what I can only describe as ...
  A: I created my brush with the 30% hardness and it seems to be ok. I thought perhaps it was a bad ...
Photoshop CS2 question2/16/2008
  Q: I have a question about drawing straight line with the bruch or pencil tool in PS CS2. I have done ...
  A: No your files are not corrupt. You are just doing one small thing out of order. Hold the shift key ...
converting from RGB to CMYK2/13/2008
  Q: What is the best way to convert an RGB image to CMYK without losing the > color quality? I have an ...
  A: There is no way to keep your RGB values when converting to CMYK. It is the nature of the two ...
color profile conversion2/12/2008
  Q: .. I shoot on a Canon Mark II in RAW format, and I then process my images down to JPEGs in the ...
  A: First, what version of Photoshop are you using? You should be converting these in Photoshop using ...
Live Trace- Live Paint2/8/2008
  Q: I'm wondering if Adobe Photoshop CS2 and Adobe Illustrator are two different things? If it is just ...
  A: Illustrator and Photoshop are night and day. They are definitely not the same product nor have they ...
Editing circled pictures2/7/2008
  Q: I don't have Adobe Photoshop but I do have Adobe PhotoDeluxe Home Edition 4.0 and Microsoft's ...
  A: Im not familiar with either of those programs, but if you can find a circular selection tool and ...
Photoshop to Illustrator2/4/2008
  Q: When I open an image in photoshop, delete the background or white space save and then place the ...
  A: I have recreated your question without problem. So the only thing I can come up with is to make sure ...
CS3 version1/29/2008
  Q: I am having problems printing a 43x90 image at 150 res on a ink jet printer. For some reason I can ...
  A: Ok, I can easily tell you right now, your file is too large for your printer, unless you are using a ...
Component Transfer Error when intsalling1/28/2008
  Q: Kevin, I recently had Photoshop CS 8.0 UNINSTALLED from my computer because it was not being used ...
  A: Courtney, You will need to go through and do a manual uninstall. Adobe's uninstaller does not ...
inserting images1/27/2008
  Q: This is probably a simple question, but I am new to photoshop. I can make small edits on it here it ...
  A: First, open each image in Photoshop as a separate item before you drag them into a new doc. Then ...
Photoshop Version 8 - on a Mac Tiger1/24/2008
  Q: I've been opening various photos in Photoshop and I don't seem to be able to use the lighting ...
  A: It sounds like you are missing some components from the original install. Step 1: Reset your ...
calibration monitor s/ware1/23/2008
  Q: ONLY when opening Adobe CS2 I get a message telling me my monitor is faulty and I should re-run ...
  A: I have never experienced this problem with monitor calibration software, nor have I heard of bugs ...
New to editing1/20/2008
  Q: I am a grandma with 10 grandchildren. I have seen photo's you can have done where a child has been ...
  A: I would recommend Adobe Photoshop Elements. It is easy to use and doesn't have a lot of the ...
Printing true to size1/15/2008
  Q: Last night i created the canvas the same size as the paper i intended to print my save the date ...
  A: This is a common mistake, you forgot to take into account your printers image area. Each printer has ...
Change a color photo to one color1/9/2008
  Q: I have a cymk photo that I need to change into a one color photo using one pms color for a two color ...
  A: This has to happen in two parts. First you have to convert this to a grayscale image under ...
Colors fade when saving image1/8/2008
  Q: First off... I am very new to Photoshop. I have CS2 and when I open my RAW image and edit it, it ...
  A: The only reasons I could see your photos looking desaturated when saving from Photoshop is because ...
Hey:)))1/5/2008
  Q: What`s a channel mask,i can`t seem to understand.
  A: I think you mean an Alpha Channel. An Alpha Channel is a saved selection, which you can create by ...
Match Color1/3/2008
  Q: At the bottom of the Match Color window there are two windows, Load Statistics and Save Statistics. ...
  A: The save statistics saves out your current documents color space and information as a data file. The ...
PhotoMerge12/29/2007
  Q: I am having an issue with photomerge. After choosing the file and selecting OK, Photoshop processes ...
  A: Are you using Leopard yet? There may be a conflict if you are. I checked the Adobe site for ...
callibration12/22/2007
  Q: How do I calibrate printer with CS2? Thanks.
  A: There is no easy way to calibrate CS2 with your printer. It can depend on many variables, what ...
Adobe Photoshop Help12/20/2007
  Q: I'm trying to build a certificate in Adobe Photoshop cs2. Are there any certificate templates in ...
  A: To change the background color, click the background swatch (normally white) on your tool bar. This ...
Grid12/19/2007
  Q: How to draw a grid in Photoshop 7.0
  A: The easiest way is to create a pattern and fill your document. If you need this to be a specific ...
about skin tone adjustment12/18/2007
  Q: how to change skin tone in different regional people
  A: You can create different skin tones by creating color overlays in layers. Mask the color to the ...

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I am an Adobe Certified Instructor for Adobe Photoshop and have been teaching this software in college/higher education and for an Adobe Authorized Training Center since 2000. I have been an active user of Adobe Photoshop as a professional graphic designer and retoucher since 1994. I also am a published author for Adobe Inspire Magazine, writing articles on Creative Suite applications including Photoshop, Illustrator and the Adobe Touch apps.

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