Capture Time

Make a preset to rename your files in Adobe Bridge or Lightroom based upon the capture date. When you travel, reset the clock in your camera to the local time zone. This way, all your…

Help-Portrait 2011

It’s that time of year. The one time where most stop and be thankful for what they have and to perhaps give back. Last year I participated in the Help-Portrait project, founded by famed photographer…

Bypass The New Layer Dialog

Pressing Command-Shift-N (PC: Ctrl-Shift-N) creates a new layer and brings up the New Layer dialog so you can name it. Personally, I find it kind of annoying and not a lot faster than clicking on…

Lens Correction For Video

If you have Photoshop Extended (CS3 or higher), you have the ability to open and edit video. In addition to any filter or adjustment layer, you can lens correct video! Just turn the layer into…

Change Quick Mask Options

When creating selections, change the Quick Mask options to make it easier. Double-click on the Quick Mask icon at the bottom of the Toolbox, and change the Color Indicates from Masked Areas to Selected Areas….