Author Archive: Julieanne Kost
Option + (Mac) | Alt + (Win)-click the Sync button in the Develop Module to sync multiple files using the last selected (checked) options. Because the Sync dialog is not displayed with this shortcut, it requires that you remember what you checked last time you synced files!
Click here (2014 Favorite Layer Shortcuts) to download a compilation of some of the Layer shortcuts that I am going to share today in my compositing course at ADIM. Of course this isn’t a complete list, so feel free to search the blog for more in-depth tutorials, training, techniques and shortcuts for working with Adobe Photoshop […]
Selecting Library > Find Previous Process Photos displays all images which have been changed (in the Develop Module or using Quick Develop) using a process version prior to the most current. Note: this command searches the entire catalog regardless of which folder or collection is selected.
By default, Photoshop displays the Document Size at the bottom of the document window in the Status Bar. Clicking on the arrow to the right displays additional display options (such as document profile, dimensions etc.). Clicking and holding in the information area will display the documents width, height, channels and resolution (except when the Save […]
When retouching images (especially when checking for sensor dust or imperfections), I like to systematically move through the document starting at the upper right and then moving down screen by screen. When I reach the bottom of the column, I move over one screen and start moving up again. In order to do this, the […]
Use either of these shortcuts to cycle through open, tabbed documents in Photoshop. • Command + ~ (tilde) (Mac) | Control + ~ (tilde) (Win) • Control + Tab (this is the same shortcut for both platforms). Adding the Shift key to either shortcut will reverse direction.
Most of us probably know that tapping the Tab key will show and hide your panels and Tool bar, and Tab + Shift will hide and show only the panels, but did you know that while the panels are hidden, you can auto show/hide them by positioning your cursor to the edge of the application?
Join me today, Friday February 28th, from 2:45 pm – 4:15 pm on creativeLIVE for 90 minutes of “Automating Photoshop Using Actions, Droplets, and Variables” during Photoshop Week. The best news is that the courses are free during the live broadcast! And, if you’re in a different time zone, the sessions will be rebroadcast. See […]
Join me today, Thursday February 27th, from 10:45 am – 12:15 am on creativeLIVE for 90 minutes of “Working with Video in Photoshop” during Photoshop Week. The best news is that the courses are free during the live broadcast! And, if you’re in a different time zone, the sessions will be rebroadcast. See the complete […]
Join me today, Wednesday February 26th, from 9:00 am – 10:30 am on creativeLIVE for 90 minutes of “Advanced Photoshop Layer Tips” during Photoshop Week. Then, stay tuned because from 10:45 am – 12:15 pm, I’ll be covering all sorts of tips and techniques to help speed up your workflow “Automating Camera Raw” in Photoshop. […]
Adobe Camera Raw v8.4 Release Candidate is now available for Adobe Photoshop CC and Adobe Photoshop CS6! As mentioned here, updates to Camera Raw 8 for Photoshop CS6 only include new camera support, lens profile support, and bug fixes. The new features listed here are only available in Photoshop CC. Here’s an overview of my favorite […]
The next few weeks are going to be jammed pack with opportunities to learn Photoshop and Lightroom including: February 24 – 28 | creativeLIVE Photoshop Week | San Francisco, CA and Live Broadcast. 12 instructors, 5 days, over 30 classes! March 3-6 | WPPI | Las Vegas, NV. Use promo code WPPISpeaker and receive $75 off a […]
Did you know that Lightroom has a feature that will take all of your flagged images (the ones that have the pick flag), and demote them to unflagged while also demoting all images that are unflagged to rejected? All you have to do is choose Library > Refine photos. I’m curious to hear if any […]
You’ve probably noticed that when you apply the Reject Flag to a photo, the rejected thumbnail is dimmed in the Grid view. But did you ever notice that when you Pick photos (add a flag), Lightroom displays a highlight around their thumbnails to help identify them? Well, now you know. : )
I’m really excited to announce that my new class: The Art of Photoshop Compositing is now live on www.lynda.com! “Join Julieanne Kost as she walks you through her creative thought process and explains how she transforms concepts and raw images into entirely new works of art using Adobe Photoshop. Discover how to select the images […]
Wow. I had no idea just how beautiful it would be. Trust me, these images don’t do it justice – but maybe they will inspire you to check it out someday. Really, if you ever have a chance to drive through Death Valley, I would highly recommend it. And I did captured some great backgrounds […]
When working with Virtual Copies in Collections, Control -click (Mac) | Right Mouse -click (Win) on the Virtual Copy and choose Go To Folder in Library (since Virtual Copies are always located in the same Folder as the original). However, depending on your sort order, this method might not display the Master file next to […]