4 Simple & Useful Ways with the Crop Tool in Photoshop

4 Simple & Useful Ways with the Crop Tool in Photoshop

There’s more to the Crop Tool in Photoshop than chopping off the sides of your photo! 

You can straighten images, not just manually but using a nifty little straighten tool. Size to specific dimensions or create your own presets you can save and use over and over again. Improve the layout of photos with useful grid overlays. Find out how to crop without losing any pixels, so you can re-crop or change your mind as many times as you need to. 

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Top 10 Shared How-To & Visual Content Posts this Year

Top 10 Shared How-To & Visual Content Posts this Year

Looking for some reading material as you plan your small-business blogging for next year?

Here's a roundup of the most shared and read posts from the blog this year. Topics include photo editing, Photoshop and creating beautiful, shareable visual content for your business.

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10 small changes that will instantly improve your photography

10 small changes that will instantly improve your photography

10 small changes that will instantly improve your photography. Are you a little disappointed with the photos you’re taking, but don’t know what you're doing wrong? You’d be surprised at how a few small changes can instantly improve your photography. It doesn’t matter if you use a DSLR or a phone, these 10 tips will help you make better use of the camera you’ve got. 

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How to Easily Brighten Shadows and Grey Areas in Photos

How to Easily Brighten Shadows and Grey Areas in Photos

The Dodge Tool lightens areas of an image. It’s named after the original darkroom technique for lightening areas of a photograph. By dodging light, photographers were able to create bright areas on film. It’s easy and quick to use, and is ideal for brightening white backgrounds, for softening harsh shadows, or for lightening dark areas in an otherwise well-exposed image.

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How to Easily Change the Colour of an Object in Photoshop

How to Easily Change the Colour of an Object in Photoshop

Have you ever taken a photo that would be perfect if you could just change the colour of something?

Perhaps you use stock images and want to make yours look a little different to everyone else's.

Today’s tutorial will walk you through one method to do just that, using Photoshop. For today’s example, I’ll be changing the colour of a glass coaster in a stock photo from the Resource Library.

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