Focus stacking in CS6

This video shows the steps to get a set of images taken using various focus points and merging them into a single image, a technique called focus stacking, using Photoshop CS6.

Lightroom 4 public beta

Lightroom 4 public beta

Last week Adobe announced the public beta of Lightroom 4. ┬áThe idea of a public beta is sort of unique to Lightroom for major software. ┬áThere is no public beta of Photoshop or other Adobe applications that I know of , and I’m unaware of any other major software package which has an extensive public […]

Introduction to Actions (Part 2)

Welcome to part two of our introductory look into Photoshop actions. Last time we covered the basics of what an action is, how to run one, and how to make one. Today we’ll start with a look at a few more features within the Actions Palette in Photoshop.

Introduction to Actions (Part One)

Ever wish you could record a set of Photoshop commands and repeat them at a later time? Welcome to the world of Photoshop actions. So what is an action?

An action is a recorded set of image editing commands that can be performed at a later time without having to re-enter each change manually. Actions can provide a handy way for editors to speed up commonly used tasks and are compatible with the Batch function in Photoshop (allowing you to automatically apply commands to hundreds of images with only a few keystrokes).