How to Edit Holiday Snaps with Photoshop

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In the digital age, it pays to ensure that at least one person on your team has a grasp of the fundamentals of using Adobe products. Where once businesses would send out dry, generic cards over the holiday period wishing customers a properous New Year, these days a more personal touch is not only more pleasent, but it often expected. And what better way to see in 2016 than by sending images of the team hard at work or play? Today, we'll be looking at how to edit holiday snaps with Photoshop so that you can present your customers with a more personalised and friendly face going into the comi...
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Adobe Bridge: The Creative Link Between InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator

Adobe Bridge: The Creative Link Between InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
It wasn’t long ago – in this very blog, in fact – that I was raising the not uncommon hypothetical question: why doesn’t Adobe just combine all the greatest elements of Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign into one almighty, all-powerful package that can do everything? Well, at the time, I answered quite succinctly – “They don’t,” I said. And then added: “They might do one day, but for the time being we have to make use of them all separately – but that doesn’t mean that they can’t all be used as one single application.” var uri = 'https://impgb.tradedoubler.com/imp?type(img)g(22838624)a(30...
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Fixed-layout Vs. Reflowable EPUBs: InDesign eBook Formats Explained

Fixed-layout Vs. Reflowable EPUBs: InDesign eBook Formats Explained
The past eight years or so have really been the glory days for self-publishing. Since the advent of Amazon’s Kindle in 2007, writers (and “writers”) and novelists (and “novelists”) have come out of the woodwork, now producing nearly half a million self-published eBooks every single year – and most of them, to be frank, aren’t really any good. var uri = 'https://impgb.tradedoubler.com/imp?type(img)g(22838624)a(3049974)' + new String (Math.random()).substring (2, 11); document.write(''); Writing aside, the actual quality of the vast majority of these publications leave a lot to be desir...
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Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator & After Effects Training Courses in Sheffield

InDesign, Photosop & Illustrator Training Courses in Sheffield
Our Adobe Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator and After Effects Training Courses are only 48 Miles from Sheffield which only takes 55 Minutes in a car or 45 minutes on a Train. We have Adobe training courses to suit all levels from the absolute beginner to the experienced users looking to learn more advanced skills in either Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator or After Effects. The map below shows directions how to find our Derby based Adobe training studio by car from Sheffield, we have plenty of onsite parking for all delegates who attend our Adobe classroom based Training Courses. Why...
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Creating Images: Photoshop Or Illustrator?

Creating Images: Photoshop Or Illustrator?
When it comes to creating images, if you want your work to look professional, then your best option – perhaps your only option – is of course to turn to Adobe. Adobe leads the creative software market for a reason – it’s simply the best (better than all the rest). All of the tools that you will find when subscribing to Adobe Creative Cloud are the most powerful, most thorough, and most feature-rich and functional of their kind. They are professional standard tools and programs, and they are tried and trusted in creative industries the world over. But, they are complicated – there’s no denyi...
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5 Essential Adobe Creative Cloud Tools You Cannot Do Without

Adobe Creative Cloud
The very subscription model of Adobe Creative Cloud for some is enough to make it an absolutely essential tool to have in itself – especially if you’ve long been a fan and user of Adobe products. The very fact that by signing up to the service the user gains unlimited access to the whole suite of Adobe’s creative software – Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Muse, etc., etc., etc. – has for a few years now meant that advocates of the cloud-based service have had the very latest and the very best offerings from Adobe – literally. For not only does C...
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How To Start Using Photoshop And InDesign Together

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Adobe products are made for each another. Of course they are – that’s (more than) half the attraction of signing up to the Creative Cloud. Photoshop, Illustrator, Muse, InDesign – they have all been carved from the same wood, if you like, and the result is that they are all harmoniously in tune. It’s no accident, of course – they have been built this way. That is to say that they are meant to be used together – the only obstacle is in working out just how it’s done. Well, you’ve come to the right place. In this blog we are going to be exploring how to start getting two of Adobe’s most celebra...
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Top 5 Interactive Features That Can Be Built Into PDFs With InDesign

Interactive PDF
If you think that a document is always a document, then you should think again. Whereas for centuries it was only possible to fill documents with text and imagery, in the modern world, where the internet and technology reign supreme, no longer are documents only created in physical form, they have become electronic as well – and that opens up all manner of possibilities. Indeed, paper-based documents are already dinosaurs in the digital age, as email, eBooks, HTML and even electronic administrative forms are very rapidly replac...
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Vectors, Paths and Pixels in Photoshop & Illustrator

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The terms used in graphic design when you first get started can be difficult to get your head around. Photoshop is a large and powerful program which, for those unfamiliar with it, can be equally (if not more) confusing. With that in mind, today we’ll look at the differences between vectors, paths and pixels – all terms that you will come across regularly whilst learning to use Photoshop and Illustrator. var uri = 'https://impgb.tradedoubler.com/imp?type(img)g(22838624)a(3049974)' + new String (Math.random()).substring (2, 11); document.write(''); Pixels Essentially, pixel means a p...
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5 Free Vector Resources for Illustrator: Part Two

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In part one of the free vector resources for Illustrator, we discussed Creative Commons licensing and gave you some of the best sources. Leading on from that post, here's 5 more resources that should help you to create stunning vectors, whatever the project. Illustrator is a powerful and highly useful program for creating vectors for use in a variety of business material, such as logos, illustrations, charts, graphs and more. These can be used in both print and web promotional material and are increasingly used to create art for the web by illustrator ‘artists’. For example, the image be...
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