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Split toning

Split Toning

Sat, 7 Jan 2012

Phil Hall shows how to create the Split Tone effect yourself

How to Sharpen in Photoshop

Sharpen images in Photoshop

Wed, 31 Aug 2011

Find out how to add extra ‘bite’ to your images using the unsharp mask filter

Making your computer portable

Making your computer portable for photography

Wed, 8 Sep 2010

What hardware you need to make your computer portable for photography

Computer set-up for photography

Computer set-up for Photography

Wed, 8 Sep 2010

The essentials for setting up a computer for photography as your own digital darkroom

Resizing for Web & Email - Main (tn)

Image Resizing for Web and Email

Sun, 25 Apr 2010

Downsizing and compressing images is easy to do using Photoshop Elements or a variety of other photo-editing software.

Image Tagging - Main Image (TN)

Image Tagging - Introduction

Sun, 4 Apr 2010

As you begin to shoot more images, it becomes harder to seek out and find that killer shot you know you’ve taken, but can’t locate. This is when good tagging practice is integral to...

How to shoot passport photos at home

How to make your own passport photos at home, from passport photo size to printing

Fri, 12 Mar 2010

How to shoot your own passport photos quickly and easily at home. Ever wondered what size is a passport photo or wondered about passport photo dimensions. We give you the low down on passport...


WDC Investigates: Printing - Introduction

Fri, 5 Mar 2010

WDC looks at the fundamentals of digital photo printing, and inkjet technology in particular

Crazy Talk Competition

Crazy Talk entries video gallery

Tue, 1 Sep 2009

Entries for our Crazy Talk competition

How to fake tilt shift in Photoshop to make scenes miniature in appearance

How to fake tilt-shift effects in Photoshop

Mon, 24 Aug 2009

Applying a few simple effects in Photoshop can make a real-life image appear like a miniature model... How to apply pseudo-shift to your images using Photoshop

How to make a zoom burst

Create a zoom burst

Fri, 14 Aug 2009

Add motion to your photographs in an instant with this simple but effective technique using your DSLR. Or, if you've not got the camera, we show you how to create a zoom burst in Photoshop too...

Non Destructive JPEG sharpen with Smart Object in PhotoShop

How to: Non destructively sharpen JPEG with Smart Objects in Photoshop

Tue, 12 May 2009

With the introduction of Photoshop CS2 came Smart Objects - the dawn of nondestructive editing for your photos, JPEG or otherwise. We show you non-destructive sharpening...

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