Remove Scratches and Dust from an image using Photoshop CS2 or CS3

Remove Scratches and Dust To get rid of scratches and dust on an image first Make a duplicate layer. Then  de-select the eyeball on the top layer and select it on the bottom layer. Click on Filter then Noise and select Dust and Scratches. Now reselect the eyeball on the first layer then use the […]

Convert image to greyscale in Photoshop

Instead of using the auto black and white function, try using grayscale. Click on Image, Mode and then select Convert to Grayscale. This will give your image more depth than a typical flat look when converting a color image to black and white.

Photoshop Formatting Shortcuts for Mac

 Increase point size Command (Mac) / Control (Win) + Shift + <  Decrease point size Command (Mac) / Control (Win) + Shift + >  Increase baseline Shift Option (Mac) / Alt (Win) + Shift + up arrow  Decrease baseline Shift Option (Mac) / Alt (Win) + Shift + down arrow  Increase kerning/tracking Option (Mac) / […]

Adding Transparent overlays in Photoshop

With Layer Effects you can easily create common effects such as drop shadows and glows. However, you might want to put a more advanced spin on that effect.  This technique shows you how to separate the layer effect from the layer using advanced blending options. Open the file that you need to add the overlay […]