7 best colour controls in Photoshop (and how to use them)

7 best colour controls in Photoshop (and how to use them)

Whether you want to supercharge your colours or change them completely, find out how with our guide to the best colour controls in Photoshop.

RGB to CMYK: how to prepare photos for print in Photoshop

RGB to CMYK: how to prepare photos for print in Photoshop

In this photo editing tutorial we show you how to convert images from RGB to CMYK in Photoshop to produce perfect colour prints.

Best photo editing software? Photoshop CC and 7 Photoshop alternatives tested

Best photo editing software? 6 top programs reviewed and rated

What is the best photo editing software? Photoshop has long been the benchmark against which other image editing programs are judged. So, here we put Photoshop CC and seven popular alternatives head-to-head to find out which is the best photo editing software, offering photographers the most complete package of features and ease of use along… Continue reading

Open Thread: How do you feel about Adobe’s subscription plan for Photoshop CC and Lightroom? Let us know!

Create a book in Lightroom

There’s been some debate going on in the office. Now that it has been made permanent rather than a time-limited offer, how do you feel about the subscription model for Adobe’s Photography plan? The Photography Plan gives you Photoshop CC and Lightroom for £8.78/$9.99 per month – is this good value? Anyone taken it up?… Continue reading

7 ways to make precise selections in Photoshop

How to make precise selections in Photoshop: step 2

Follow these seven expert tips for making better, faster, more precise selections in Photoshop, no matter what you want to select.

Photoshop CC 2014: a user’s guide to Adobe’s new updates

Photoshop CC 2014 User Guide

Photoshop CC subscribers can take advantage of a host of new features, tools and apps. Here’s our pick of the improvements in Adobe’s Photoshop CC 2014 update, and a quick user’s guide to how they work.

Adobe makes photography program price permanent, unveils 14 new apps

Adobe makes photography program price offer permanent, unveils new CC & Lightroom apps

As well as announcing updates to 14 desktop apps in its Creative Cloud suite, Adobe has confirmed that its photography program, which was previously billed as a special offer, will be a permanent feature.

The plan includes access to the Photoshop CC and Lightroom desktop applications with free upgrades when they are available, mobile and web apps, 20 GB of cloud storage and a Behance ProSite for £8.78/US$9.99/AU$9.99 per month when you sign up for a one-year plan.

Adobe Lightroom 5 vs Photoshop CC: which software should you choose?

Adobe Lightroom 5 vs Photoshop CC: which software should you choose?

In this head to head test we’ll compare Lightroom 5 vs Photoshop CC to see how well they meet the needs of photographers.

The 6 best Photoshop layers any photographer can use

The 6 best Photoshop layers any photographer can use

Photoshop has many types of layers and adjustment layers available, but there are six that you’ll find you need to use again and again.

Photoshop for beginners: master your photo editing workflow in 24 hours

Photoshop for Beginners: 04 Layers and masks

Photoshop CC is a complex and sophisticated program, but once you understand what it can do and how it works, the pieces will fall into place. In this guide to Photoshop for beginners we’ll take you through the stages of setting up the ideal photo editing workflow.