After the many questions about certain techniques in Adobe Photoshop and other applications, we decided to start as Tips and Tricks page. Most of the techniques will deal with Adobe Photoshop. Additional techniques will be posted periodically. Just click on the title or the picture icon next to it to view the Tip.
A powerful feature in Adobe Photoshop CS4 is actions.
They can be used along with the Batch command to automatically process images from a digital camera. The technique shown will demonstrate how to create an action (example shown: resampling/resizing images), and to play the action on an individual file or a folder. Click here to start.
This hand image was originally sketched on a piece of paper. It was then scanned as a grayscale image. The image was taken into Adobe Photoshop and color added. By using the following steps you can easily add paint without worrying about staying within the lines. Click here to start.
The endothelial cells image was originally captured from a confocal laser scanning microscope (LSM) attached to a regular fluroresence light microscope (LM). From it was produced three separate images, one image for each of the three channels. These three separate images were then combined into one so that you would have a composite image. Click here to start.
Adobe Photoshop 7 was released in 2002 and became a very popular software. Since this version is still used today we have left posted the technique of using the file browser and batch processing. To view the technique using the latest version of Adobe Photoshop CS4 see above Using Actions and the Batch Command. Click here to start.
We have kept on our website information regarding the migration from QuarkXpress to Adobe InDesign CS which was originally posted in 2003. The present version of Adobe InDesign is CS4. For those users who are just now switching over to Adobe InDesign you will find this information regarding the differences of working with fonts, text, tools and transparancy useful. Click here to start.