AI-powered software that can automatically colourise old black and white photos exists, but it's often far from perfect. In comparison, manually colourising an image in Photoshop yields stunning results, if you have a lot of time and impressive skills. But a new app, developed at the University of California at Berkeley, cleverly merges both approaches so it's easy to accurately colourise a black and white pic.
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A well-photographed headshot can help make or break an actor or model's career, which is why performers will often spends thousands of dollars to hire a talented photographer. Your selfies, on the other hand, look like they were snapped in the back of a taxi at two in the morning. Luckily, Adobe says it can help you make them look a lot less terrible.
Ever wonder why your photos never turn out as amazing those posted by your favourite Instagrammer? There's probably a lot of post-processing happening in Photoshop you don't see. But instead of poking at sliders for an hour, computer scientists want to make it incredibly easy for even amateur photographers to achieve results comparable to a professional's.
Photoshop is the premier imaging software on the market, and it’s a skill many employers value in job candidates. That’s why picking up the Become a Photoshop Pro Bundle is a smart move, thanks to its 22 hours of top-notch Photoshop training.
Using stock images and Johannes Vermeer's 1664 painting The Concert as a base, photographer Erik Almas admirably recreated the lost masterpiece in Photoshop. Heck, it might be able to fool you into thinking it were the real thing... if you were standing and squinting from very far away. Still. It's pretty neat to see Almas' workflow and how creative he gets in trying to mimic the original.
Digital media giant Adobe — which already has its hooks into you with the Creative Cloud suite of internet-connected, monthly subscription-based software like Photoshop and Illustrator — is about to add GST to its existing prices. That means the cost of your subscription is about to take a hefty jump.
Android users are (sadly) used to playing second fiddle to Apple when it comes to getting app releases first. Case in point — Adobe's "selfie-fixing" Photoshop Fix, which is now available on Google Play over a year after its iOS debut.
You may not realise it, but many of the gadget photos you see in ads and on websites are actually faked using computer graphics. It's the easiest way to ensure the lighting, angle, shadows and details are all absolutely perfect. And now Adobe has created a new tool, code-named Project Felix, that makes it easy for even designers to flawlessly fake a product shot.
As an American, I gotta know: Is this how the rest of the world sees Trump? Or perhaps what his true face looks like when he peels back his human mask? Is The Donald a close relative of Graham?
You don't necessarily need Photoshop or a desktop computer to employ eye-catching photo editing techniques. You just need your regular smartphone and a well-chosen app to go with it. Here are some of the best tricks you can do with the gadget in your pocket, with no expert training required.
Video: Software updates exist to patch vulnerabilities and to add features, and installing those updates is just common sense. Photoshop will usually remind you on startup if you haven't updated, but Adobe has gone the extra mile and created an ad based on phone sex hotlines.
Regular users of Photoshop have probably come across this problem before: After you've straightened a photo by slightly rotating it to one side or the other, your ability to then crop the image is severely limited without having to clone in missing corners. The next version of Photoshop, however, will do that all for you.
Selfie sticks are inherently silly, but they somehow become even sillier when they get Photoshopped to replace guns in movie scenes. So instead of Clint Eastwood balancing his revolver in The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, he's now angling a selfie stick to take a picture of himself smoking a cigar. Instead of menacing characters dueling off with guns in The Hateful Eight, it's two ridiculous people pointing a selfie stick in the snow. It's hilarious.
Photoshop is a vast program, packed with all kinds of sophisticated tools and functions to keep the professional photography world turning. Whatever your level of experience with the software, though, there are some quick and easy tips you can take advantage of to improve your Photoshop experience — here are some of our favourite ones.