Tag Archives: Photoshop

Gimp image manipulation in the Library

Photoshop is installed on all Macs in Commercial Road Library….. but maybe you prefer to use a PC?  The solution is GIMP! GIMP (GNU Image Manipulation Program) has been installed on all our PCs. It has a similar layout to … Continue reading

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Photoshop tutorials

I’d like to recommend Nigel Goldsmith’s Photoshop Course for anyone struggling with the more advanced image manipulation tools in Photoshop. Nigel’s  blog demystifies concepts such as layer masks and editing brush behaviour. The video tutorials are clear and concise and … Continue reading

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Pixels, bits & resolution:mystery solved

A good place to start if you need to understand the basic terminology of digital imaging. This interactive tutorial from Cornell University is clear and concise. It covers bit depth, file size, resolution, pixel dimensions and image compression.  

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Photoshop-substitute on Library PCs

If you are using a PC in Commercial Road Library and want to manipulate images, use the PaintNet software installed on all  machines. This is an excellent substitute for Photoshop. PaintNet features  sophisticated image re-sizing. You can adjust levels and … Continue reading

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