The CS4 Addendum is Complete for my Photoshop Book …

For those of you who have purchased my Photoshop  Book/E-book, the CS4 Addendum is complete –  – I’ll be sending you a link to download it  as a PDF in the next few days… For those of you still thinking about purchasing my book: Photoshop Version Compatibility: No need to worry that this book is “outdated” with the introduction of Photoshop CS4 – In fact, there is one Chapter devoted exclusively to “What’s New in CS4?. Although this book’s diagrams and illustrations are taken primarily from Photoshop CS3, the information in the book is applicable to versions as old as

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Here’s A Video on Photoshop Levels…

Here’s a taste of things to come – A sample video on Photoshop Levels from my upcoming Video Series, “Photofinishing with Photoshop” … [flashvideo file=wp-content/gallery/Levels_1.flv /] Enjoy! Don’t forget to leave a comment and let me know what you think… Cheers, John 🙂

Just Added: Free Webinar on Photoshop Curves…

I just added a new free Webinar on Photoshop Curves – – Come and explore the power of Curves, and enjoy a whole new dimension to what you can accomplish! Here are the other subjects being covered right now: Photoshop – Keep It Simple! Color Management 101 What’s New in Photoshop CS4 Layer Masks Working with RAW Images To see what it’s all about, see a short sample video and to sign up, Click Here – – And remember, It’s FREE!!! Cheers, John 🙂

My Photoshop Book “Economic Stimulus Package” Ends Later Today!!!

See this post (also shown below) for more info: In the words of the TV Telemarketers, “So you don’t forget, order before midnight tonight!!!” ( I love that line…) Cheers, John 🙂

In the Spirit of “Economic Stimulus”, Here’s a Deal on my Photoshop Book!

Times are tough. I’m going to help make them better! For the next 3 days only (Through Wednesday Midnight PST), you can save $5 on my Photoshop Book “Photofinishing with Photoshop – The Art of Printmaking in the Digital Realm”. Available in either an “E-Book” PDF download or a quality “Hard Copy” shipped to you, this is not just another Photoshop Book. Click Here for more information, including why this book is unique, sample chapters, book reviews, testimonials, and information on CS4 compatibility. When ordering, use the coupon code “deal” at checkout to receive your discount. So, that’s the deal

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Color Management 101, Part III: Soft-Proofing in Photoshop

06/22/21 – This post has been updated:  https://blog.main.wattsdigital.com/?p=3858   This is the 3rd of 3 posts on implementing proper Color Management into your Photoshop workflow. In the first post, I discussed the Three Steps to Successful Color Management as well as how to properly Profile your Monitor. In the second post, I talked about Printer Profiles. Now let’s talk about Soft-Proofing…   Step 4 (Optional) – Soft-Proof Your Image in Photoshop (not available in Elements) The purpose of Soft Proofing is a previewing procedure that Photoshop uses to “see” the results of your Printer Profile. In other words, it allows

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Color Management 101, Part II: Printer Profiles in Photoshop

06/22/21 – This post has been updated:  https://blog.main.wattsdigital.com/?p=3858   This is the 2nd of 3 posts on implementing proper Color Management into your Photoshop workflow. In the last post, we discussed the Three Steps to Successful Color Management as well as how to properly Profile your Monitor. Now let’s talk about Printer Profiles… Step 2) Use the Proper Printer Profile or Create a Custom Printer Profile A Printer Profile makes the most out of your printer’s capabilities by characterizing the behavior of your printer/ink/paper combination. With a Printer Profile, in combination with the other elements of Color Management, you will

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We had a Blast “Talkin’ Photoshop” at the Fair…

WOW!! What a blast! Last Saturday, I gave two free seminars at the San Diego County Fair Exhibition of Photography. One was on Color Management in Photoshop and the other was on Photofinishing with Photoshop. Both were well-attended and productive, and we had a lot of fun. Not only did I meet someone that I made a print for about 15 years ago (she still loves it!), but I met someone whose work I admire, Tamandra Michaels, on the midway at the fair (I recognized her by her picture on her website). If you missed these seminars, here’s a schedule

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The First Book Review for my Photoshop E-book…

Here’s a link to the first Book Review for my Photoshop E-Book, “Photofinishing with Photoshop” – – enjoy! Click Here for the Book Review… By the way, be sure to support the fine folks at Apogee – – Click here or on their logo above to visit their site. Cheers, John 🙂

The Photoshop E-Book is Available for Download…

My Photoshop E-Book, “Photofinishing with Photoshop”, is now available for purchase and immediate download. It is reasonably priced at $30. Click Here to Purchase and Download the E-Book… Have you ever wanted to learn how to make stunning photographic prints at your home or office? Have you tried, but not been happy with the results? Then this unique E-Book is for you. This is not just another Photoshop E-Book: It is unique because I focus on what makes a good color print, and I will show you how to use the basics of Photoshop to achieve your desired printing results,

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