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Match Font... in Photoshop CC 2015.5

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There is one (of many) new and very cool feature in the latest release of Photoshop CC 2015.5 . You can find this new command in Type menu > Match Font . This command can recognize font from raster images and that's not all: there is and pop-up dialog which will offer or suggest you similar or matching fonts. Not only that you will get suggestion based on installed fonts, there will be suggested and fonts available on Typekit which you can install with one click and start using them right away. Great, isn't it. Here is how to use the new and excellent feature. When and how to use Match Font in Photoshop CC 2015.5 I have mentioned that new feature can recognize font from raster (flattened) images but that's not limitation. You can use Match Font with live text on type layer in Photoshop. Usually, you will use Match Font when you want to replicate something or you want to use a similar font and you are in doubt which font have been used. It is so simple and

Open Images From Lightroom as Layers in Photoshop

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Images for this tutorial downloaded from Adobe Stock In this quick tip, I will explain to you how to open multiple images from Lightroom as content on separate layers in the same Photoshop document. Along the way I will explain to you and why to use such options with few ideas and examples. Why to open images as layers in Photoshop In case you are wondering why in the World to open multiple images as layers in Photoshop, here are few situations: To combine multiple exposures or images using layer masks. To place two images side by side. To create the layout with several images. To showcase before/after image. Side by side images Postcard created using several images Steps to open multiple images on separate layers in Photoshop There are only 2 steps: In the Library module select all images that you want to open in Photoshop on separate layers. Go to Photo > Edit In > Open as Layers in Photoshop ( the same command is available on the right click

Free Argyle Patterns for Photoshop and Elements

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Today I have to share  Argyle  seamless tiling patterns. Patterns are saved with  .pat  extension and can be used in  Photoshop and Photoshop Elements . Patterns are useful for Web and Print design. The license is free for personal and commercial projects as and everything else listed in  freebies section  and on my site Photoshop Plus > Free . Patterns in this package are created using  The Best Photoshop Plugin :  Filter Forge . There are and so many other  cool things that you can do using Filter Forge and Photoshop . What is included in the package Package contains set with 5 different seamless tiling patterns with the following dimensions: 512x512px. Preview of all patterns included in the package  

Free Lightroom Picture Collage Templates

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Good news for those who like to create collages from images without to leave Lightroom. There is a plenty collage templates with 2-17 or even more images for Lightroom which are available for free. How to get Lightroom collage templates You just need to visit Lightroom templates - index page on the site Flourish and to pick what you need. You will have access to instant download. How to install template After downloading template, run Lightroom and switch to Print module. Right click on User Templates under Template Browser and choose: Import . Navigate to a downloaded template, then select imported template name (click on it) and you are in business. How to create collage Creating collage is easy as dragging the image from Filmstrip over any of defined places for the image. How to save (export) template Once you are done creating collage just click Print to File button in the bottom right corner of Print module. Product used in this tutorial

Free Plaid Patterns for Photoshop and Elements

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Today I have to share  Plaid  seamless tiling patterns. Patterns are saved with  .pat  extension and can be used in  Photoshop and Photoshop Elements . Patterns are useful for Web and Print design. The license is free for personal and commercial projects as and everything else listed in  freebies section  and on my site Photoshop Plus > Free . Patterns in this package are created using  The Best Photoshop Plugin :  Filter Forge . There are and so many other  cool things that you can do using Filter Forge and Photoshop . What is included in the package Package contains set with 5 different seamless tiling patterns with the following dimensions: 512x512px. Preview of all patterns included in the package  

How To Filter by File Type in Adobe Bridge

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Among many other useful options and filters in Adobe Bridge there is and option to filter files by file type. This can be extremely useful filter especially in folders with many different types of files like: JPG, PSD, TIFF, AI and so on. In a second you can have displayed only files which are saved with the certain file type (s). How to filter by file type There are only three easy steps (assuming that Bridge is running): Navigate to the folder with files that you are looking for or use: Show Items from Subfolders to see all files inside the top level folder. Ensure that you have Filter panel ( Window > Filter Panel ) displayed and File Type checked (click on the panel menu to see options). Click on file type in the Filter panel for which you want to filter displayed result. You can filter for more than one file type, filters are additive and you must uncheck them manually (click one more time on the file type) to turn off the filter for that file type. Produ

Open Image From Lightroom as a Smart Object in Photoshop

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Photoshop plus Lightroom is the best image editing workflow one can imagine. Although Lightroom itself is enough for many photographers, there are certain times when you just can not live without Photoshop. As you already know, Lightroom is completely non-destructive in terms of editing. Photoshop from its side offers layers, non-destructive adjustments and Smart Object layers which are completely non-destructive and the best choice in case you want to use one of the most powerful options: Photoshop filters. Going from non-destructive to non-destructive is possible by opening image from Lightroom as a smart Object layer in Photoshop. You are two clicks away. How to open image as a Smart Object layer in Photoshop As already mentioned, you are two clicks away from opening the image in Photoshop as a Smart Object layer. Either in Library or Develop module use Photo > Edit In > Open as Smart Object in Photoshop or right click on image/image thumbnail and choose: Edit

Interweaving (Basket Weaving) Effect Using Photoshop and Filter Forge (Video)

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In this post, I will explain to you how to quickly and easily create adjustable interweaving (or basket weaving) effect using Filter Forge filter and Photoshop. Beside nice looking effect you will have options to tweak final result or even to change it on the fly in case you decide to use Carbon Fiber seamless tiling pattern created with Filter Forge. To create seamless tiling patterns you need a blank new document with 1x1 aspect ratio and Carbon Fiber filter. Video tutorial Here is my video tutorial with quick and easy to follow explanation. If you have any problem, doubt or question, please do not hesitate to leave comments. Poducts used in this tutorial: Adobe Photoshop CC 2015 Filter Forge

Free Carbon Fiber Patterns for Photoshop and Elements

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Today I have to share  Carbon Fiber  seamless tiling patterns. Patterns are saved with  .pat  extension and can be used in  Photoshop and Photoshop Elements . Patterns are useful for Web and Print design. The license is free for personal and commercial projects as and everything else listed in  freebies section  and on my site Photoshop Plus > Free . Patterns in this package are created using  The Best Photoshop Plugin :  Filter Forge . There are and so many other  cool things that you can do using Filter Forge and Photoshop . What is included in the package Package contains set with 5 different seamless tiling patterns with the following dimensions: 512x512px. Preview of all patterns included in the package