<img style="padding-left: 0px;padding-right: 0px;padding-top: 0px;border: 0px" src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/sshot-768.png" border="0" alt="sshot-768" width="650" height="410" />Photoshop is named “Photoshop” for a reason; it’s for editing photographs. Take a look through some basic photo-editing techniques and learn how you can improve your own family photographs.
<img style="border-width: 0px" src="http://www.howtogeek.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/11/sshot-648.png" border="0" alt="sshot-648" width="650" height="395" />Photoshop has a huge menu system with options even advanced users may ignore. For today's lesson we'll take a quick tour through them and learn which of them will help you increase your mastery of photo editing.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cce18463076c.jpg" />Going to a lot of night parties? We all know that the flash will give your pictures red eye, but here’s a simple way to use freeware Paint.NET to remove the red eye from any of your pictures.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cce1212a2d4e.jpg" />As one of the hallmark features of Photoshop, Layers are the foundation of learning good photo editing techniques. In this article, we’ll go through their basic usage, as well as cover some basic types of layers.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cc9ce908ac02.jpg" />There’s nothing more frustrating than finally getting the screenshot or image you asked for, but the sender dropped them into a Word or Powerpoint document, and you don’t have Office 2007 or 2010 installed. Here’s how to view the screenshots anyway.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cc63f8698d18.jpg" />Sick of the same boring Jack O’Lantern faces? For something different this year, fire up Photoshop and make your own custom stencils out of Photographs or nearly any kind of image.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cc59df5e8f02.jpg" />Photoshop is one of the most intimidating programs for any beginner, but has powerful image editing ability for any skill level. Look through a fresh install of CS5, and learn the basic tools and info to help you get started.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cbfbb4d0d88f.jpg" />As the basis of nearly every image format worth using, Pixels and Vectors are the broad categories of modern 2D image files. But what are they exactly, and how are they different?
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cb5636c9c00f.jpg" />After taking several dozen large, multi-megapixel photos, the last thing I want to do before uploading is manually shrink them. Rather than deal with long upload times, freeware application XnView comes to the rescue, batching resizes in a few easy steps.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cb5536184887.jpg" />While making any image into an 8-Bit style graphic can be a lot of fun, it’s surprisingly easy to go the extra mile and use authentic palettes of popular retro gaming systems like the Gameboy, NES, or Sega Master system.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cb2758e60323.jpg" />Ever lay out a page of multiple business cards (or other project) to print, only to have to come back to perform dozens of annoying edits? Photoshop Smart Objects can automate this process and turn dozens of annoying steps into an easy few.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cad9d509d23c.jpg" />One of the most common questions I get from inexperienced Photo editors is “How do I remove the background from my picture?” There are probably dozens of ways in any version of Photoshop to do this, and each has its challenges. This technique is most likely the simplest.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cad9b17a49e8.jpg" />If you’re tired of your photos and videos being impossible to retrieve from Facebook, you’ll be happy to know that they are rolling out a new feature that allows you to download all of them in one big zip file. Here’s how it works.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cacf7e05b918.png" />If you have too much media in your collection that you want to access remotely, sometimes even the largest size iPods won’t do. Here is how you can use ZumoCast to access your entire digital library from virtually anywhere.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4cabef677d488.jpg" />It happens to the best of us: we take a quick pic, hoping to blog it or print it. And despite good intentions, it never comes out straight! Here’s a quick fix in any version of Photoshop to straighten and correct perspective of those frustrating photographs.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot4caa9bc360a84.jpg" />As we keep building on old image technology, types of file formats keep piling up, each with their own nuances and uses. JPG, PNG, and GIF have become the most common of these, but what sets them apart from each other?
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-30-1-17-04-59.jpg" />While tools like the Magic Eraser can sometimes remove your backgrounds, the fact is you're going to have to get your hands dirty with the eraser if you have images with complex backgrounds that need removing.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-09-28-1-08-20-05.jpg" />Looking for a quick way to transform your photos into handsome, convincing vintage art? Lots of programs offer vintage photograph filters, but these are often rough and give unexciting, unconvincing results. Here's how to do it in Photoshop.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-25-[21-22-10].png" />Nothing is more annoying than getting your Internet connection shut down, due to weather, or perhaps forgetting to pay your bill. Let’s take a look at some ways you can be productive and entertained without the Internet.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-08-25-[17-53-52].png" />Opera is a solid, well built browser that is easy to customize once you become familiar with it. If you want to tweak how Opera handles actions such as viewing images or pdf files without saving them to your computer then here is how to do it.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-07-29-[18-06-18].png" />Whether it’s a graduation or new birth, there are many special occasions in life that we’d like to be present for but can’t due to distance. When a call doesn’t cut it, here’s how to video chat with up to 20 friends or family with Tokbox.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/Copy of sshot-2010-07-26-[21-43-12].png" />Looking for a quick and easy way to make basic edits and add music to your YouTube clips? Today we’ll look at how to use YouTube’s video editor.
<img src="http://www.howtogeek.com/geekers/up/sshot-2010-07-26-[16-06-33].png" />Would you like to take great screenshots of a webpage, annotate them, and share them, all from Chrome? Here’s how you can do it with the great Awesome Screenshot addon.