Archive for the 'Photoshop' Category

New Photo Blog!

Friday, April 18th, 2014

Exciting news – Adrian and I have started a new photography blog. It’s already turning into a lot of fun! I get to write the background story to my photos, which is a new thing for me. It also means I have to think a little more about the why and the how of going […]

Speeding up workflow with Photoshop Shortcut keys

Monday, March 12th, 2007

I’m working on speeding up my workflow in Photoshop CS2.  There are two aspects that I think will help me most – mastering the shortcut keys and making more use of the functions on my Wacom graphics tablet (more on this here). Shortcut Keys There are literally hundreds of keyboard shortcut keys in Photoshop – […]

More Scary Halloween Vista graphics

Tuesday, October 31st, 2006

Taking a quick break from pumpkin carving and decorating Castle Kingsley-Hughes ready for the trick or treaters tonight, to do another rush job: creating an animated graphic for Hardware 2.0 as part of the Halloween Scary Technology series over on ZDNet.  Windows Vista EULA – scarier than ghosties, ghoulies and zombies put together! Happy Halloween!! […]

Halloween Vista Pictures

Friday, October 27th, 2006

Here are some images I designed for Hardware 2.0 over on ZDNet today, with the remit of combining a halloween theme with the current licensing issues for the next version of Microsoft Windows, Vista.  It wasn’t a hard remit and as I’m one of what they rather quaintly call ‘enthusiasts’ – people who build their […]


Wednesday, October 11th, 2006

Question: If I open up a NEF file in Photoshop CS2, why can’t I save it as a JPEG when I’ve finished editing it? That’s a bit of a puzzler but after a bit of searching round and some divine inspiration (ie. clicking on everything!) I managed to recreate the problem. Originally I was thinking […]

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