How To Color Grade With Photoshop’s Gradient Maps – Plus How To Find Hidden Presets

Photoshop’s Gradient Map is a powerful color grading tool for high-end color grades and overlays. Colin Smith shows you how to use it and find hidden presets that can transform your photos.

Photoshop Sky Replacement Updates + Free Images – Colin Smith


Colin Smith (Photoshop Cafe) shows how to use the new updates to Photoshop’s sky replacement feature. Sky replacement explained in-depth and free sky pack included.

Read Colin’s tutorial here.

Colin gives you his sky and clouds pack for free here.

Learn more in my digital photography and digital printing workshops.

Lightroom 5 Beta Resources Roundup

Lightroom 5 Beta is now available! Download it here.
Useful LR5 resources are posted by Adobe, NAPP, and Photoshop Café.
Here’s a list of and links to those resources.
LR5 Advanced Healing Brush
LR5 Radial Filter
LR5 Upright
LR5 – Terry White’s Top 5 Features
NAPP Lightroom 5 Launch Center
LR5 Smart Filters
LR5 Cloning Healing
LR5 Spot
LR5 The Radial
LR5 Upright
LR5 Book Changes
LR5 Slideshow
LR5 Tips
Plus, check out this free NAPP PDF and Lightroom eMagazine.
Photoshop Café Lightroom 5 Training Center
LR5 Colin Smith’s Top 10 New Features
LR5 Advanced Healing Brush
LR5 Radial Filter
LR5 Upright Image Correction
LR5 Video Slideshows
Using LR5 is a great way to get familiar with the latest new features. Remember, this free early beta version will expire after the final release. It does not upgrade previous versions. Many changes made with LR5 will not be backwardly compatible. (Word has it that there are issues with Drobo systems, so if you use one exercise caution.)
Learn more in my digital photography and digital printing workshops.

Colin Smith – Online Video Tips @ PhotoshopCafe

Colin Smith is the force behind PhotoshopCafe a dynamic website/web community where you can also find his high quality training DVDs. Colin also gives 9 useful video tips online – Dotted Lines, Portrait Glow, Straighten Images, Wacom C Panel, Dodge and Burn, Rollover in DW, Connect FTP, Double Glow Text, Text on Cylinder. There free!
Check them out here!
See the face behind the tutorials here at NVIDIA’s Speak
Check out Colin’s DVDs here.
Check out my DVDs here.

PhotoshopCafe – CS4 Learning Center

PhotoshopCafe has launched it’s CS4 online Learning Center. Read an illustrated overview of new CS4 features. Watch four new free videos online – Retouch and Panels, Content-Aware Scale, New Interface, GPU Viewing Options and an interview with John Nack (Photoshop Principle Product Manager). It’s excellent content. It’s free!
Visit PhotoshopCafe’s CS4 Learning Center here.
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Check out my DVDs here.
Check out my upcoming seminars here.
Learn Photoshop CS4 in my workshops.