BTW, the poster in another forum refers to Adobe Bridge as "the Bridge" (as opposed to just Weird, I thought - until I read further into Deke's book and noticed that's how he also refers to the program.
I am having trouble loading Deke's Keys -- I used the directions for Windows vista and it is not working. Do you know if I need to do something else?
thanks Deke for your great videos on Lynda.com
Hello Deke, I wondered if you might be able to offer some guidance. I have a real problem trying to remove ugly eye shadows in some portraits I've shot. Apart from dodging around the eyes using a brush on a new layer and filling with 50 gray (which looks a little rough, especially if the shadows are quite dark) is there any other way? I really hope you can help me with this. Thanks in advance.
what you mean by eye shadows, and I'm no pro, far from it in fact. But while you wait for Deke to give the correct response, try making a mask layer of the offending area(s), and play with Image Adjustments, Brightness/Contrast, Shadow/Highlight, and Hue/Saturation on that layer. Key word there being play :-)
thanks aztech, by ugly eye shadows i mean there was a down light almost right above the subject and not enough bounce into his face meant an ugly shadow around his eyes. i'll give your advice a try.
Havenot got passed 5 pages yet and have run into a problem. I cannot find any contact info for this course and Amazon.com sez I have to contact deke.com about problem!!!Christmas gift.
In Adobe Bridge I cannot find the "change color settings" option. It is NOT in Bridge(Home)>Edit>CS Color Settings.
I cannot find it anywhere. Not a happy camper right now!
How do I contact any tech support??
If you purchased Photoshop independently, or if the Bridge does not recognize the installation of the full Creative Suite, you have to load my Best Workflow color settings from inside Photoshop.
Admittedly, it's very frustrating (damn Adobe for making it this way). But it's explained in the book.
I purchased CS3 independently and Bridge APPEARS to recognize the full blown version BUT how do I tell?
I did revise the color settings that the deke manual advises but I cant change them in Bridge asd deke advises that there will be conflicts if not changed.
I cant seem to find any "contact" for Deke and will this hinder my workflow for the lessons?
You really know your stuff... Keep up the good work!
I went through first four chapters of your book, and used CS4 to do all the exercises. Now that I have upgraded to CS5 and want to continue, the color setting workflow for CS4 does not load. Do you happen to have a plug in that works for CS5 and how would I get it?
Just tried to log onto lynda.com/dekeps for the free trial and extra credit but it is no longer accessable.
Thanks Deke. I DO wish you were more accessable but I do understand. I have changed the color profile in CS3 as instructed in the book.
I assume from your "no comment" that not having it changed in Bridge will NOT affect color profiles in CS3 when printing and viewing.
I plan on taking your CS3 lynda.com courses also so that will provide a more structured working/tutorial environment.
Thanks and Happy New Year!
Opening Bridge and doing a Ctrl + Shift + K...
CRTL>SHFT>K doesnt do anything.
I have just started to learn photoshop and I want some suggestion. In fact, anyone online must be familliar with photoshop.
I am monitoring Deke's course on Smart Objects in Lynda.com and when he got to the discussion of the use of Filter Gallery, I noted that when he applied one filter, clicked OK and was back in Photoshop, there was listed under the thumbnail of the Smart Object the name of the filter chosen. When he moved on to adding two filters from the Filter Gallery and was back in Photoshop, there was listed only the name Filter Gallery with the individual filter names missing.
However, when I replicate this exercise using the same exercise files, I always get the name Filter Gallery even with one filter chosen.
Can anybody comment on this from experience?
i'm new to the game and want to know is there a way around going to in-design for laser safe raised printing.... by still using photoshop! ;) i would be oh so grateful!
i bumped into this image i hope you don't mind I'm posting this here. but i had to turn to someone who knows...
and i loved how the text goes and fades outs. besides the fact its curves, but thats not the question.
first it thought it was something i dont know how to do in PS CS4
but then i bumped into someone who said it was done in illustrator.
so i jumped right on it, the only thing is after googling back and forth i couldn't find how to do the fade out and they said the only way to do it is with cs2....
not really fade out more like text contracting and becoming smaller and smaller.
here are someone the explanation
o tried to find this file they they were talking about
CS4 dont have at least mine doesnt.
thanks for the great help you provided with all the rest of your lessons.
While smoking my favorite Cuban cigars, I came across with this page and thought that it will really be useful with my study of Photoshop CS2. Does Deke also offer tutorials online? I think it will be a good feature for the site.
This post has nothing to do about Deke or Photoshop. you want to attract people to sell cigars. I don't suppose your post is going to last here very long.
The post will last longer unless we are there.. .photoshop and cigar are inter related in terms of creativity... people wont buy cigar but they smoke it while working on the desktops.
I am a software engineer and i am a die hard fan of Cigars which i buy from CIGAR SHOP
It is a best shop and need no advice on it... i love it...
http://www.gocubans.com is also online....
Very sensational work.
Keep up the good sense of creativeness :)
it really depends on your requirements, CS4 is also in market now, you can install this one. There are some good changes in CS3 and CS4 and i have just installed CS4 because i am a logo designer http://www.logodesignblock.com by professional and i like this as a professional and changes they have introduces in are pretty nice especially layering is good enough now.
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