Tag Archives: image editing

Android Gallery Thumbnails Folder Size – Solved!

OK, OK, I know. This isn’t really much about “beginners” or even tech, but I had a problem that has been just disastrously annoying to me and so when I found the solution, I had to share it. If you … Continue reading

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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

After reading many examples and explanations of layers and masks, they all struck me as confusing. Now, if you have read my blog before, you’ll probably know I do a lot of things while tired. I was reading tired too. … 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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