Tag Archives: graphic editing

Easiest Orton Effect for Photoshop or GIMP

A lot of tutorials cover the coveted “Orton Effect” for Photoshop and GIMP, but they also make things sound so complicated, far more than need be. Well, I have a habit of getting long-winded, but let’s see how much I … Continue reading

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A Simple Explanation of Layers and Masks in GIMP or Photoshop

OK, so this isn’t exactly a how-to on blogging, computers, or anything else I would normally cover, but it does cover something that could be helpful in your blog. After reading many examples and explanations of layers and masks, they … Continue reading

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Easily Display a Photo Slideshow on Blogger

Photoblogs are really popular, and a lot of them use a slideshow to display some of the photos. In Blogger, there is a slideshow gadget available but it doesn’t work very well. If you’ve ever tried to use Blogger’s YouTube … Continue reading

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The Best Free Graphic and Photo Editing Software (When You’re Too Broke for Photoshop)

Microsoft Blog News Channel Many fancy photography effects, created by utilizing fancy lighting setups and a professional-grade camera (both very expensive), can be recreated in Photoshop with a little electronic wizardry. “Photoshop” has gone beyond being merely a brand name … Continue reading

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