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Vector-Drawing for Mac

The latest version of this easy-to-use, powerful vector-drawing application for Mac, is unique in that it presents the user with a simple and clean interface, yet packs an impressive assortment of useful, professional features December 22, 2009

Beware Dangerous Searches

It's amazing how the cybercriminals can infect just about anything. When a search word becomes popular -- you can bet the crooks are there waiting to catch you! Here, I look into several warnings about Google searches that take you directly to malware sites! December 22, 2009

Photoshop for Fingerprinting

This Photoshop 911 reader requested information about using Photoshop to compare fingerprints -- while not generally used for law enforcement, this tutorial uses Difference blending mode and Hue / Saturation to compare fingerprints -- or any two images! Enjoy December 22, 2009

Photoshop YouTube Background Tutorial

From one of our "Photoshop Faves", Jordan Charters, comes this tutorial primarily designed for use on YouTube -- however, there are some good lessons and good techniques in this Photoshop tutorial December 22, 2009

3D modeling solution for Mac

Cheetah3D is a super cool, very popular 3D modeling solution for Mac OS X. It's now been upgraded to 5.0, adding completely new node based material system, optimized render engine, extended modeling tools, and many small UI enhancements. December 21, 2009

Photoshop: Surreal Landscapes, Part 2

Dan Moughamian presents the second in a series of articles designed to illustrate the compositing workflow for a surreal landscape. December 18, 2009

Logo Design Tips

Golden arches. A "swoosh" sign. A man on a horse holding a polo mallet. What kind of attention goes into a good logo? Here's a few brief but important tips December 18, 2009

InDesign automated output

BatchOutput was developed for one of the largest Canadian ad agencies -- now you can take advantage of this utility to output multiple files, single page output, link auto-update, variable file names and other functions you need in InDesign. December 17, 2009

Your Digital Camera Knows Much More!

Professionals who use digital cameras, and particularly RAW formats will appreciate this plug-in that allows you to view, edit, and create EXIF data - flash energy, aperture, exposure time, ISO, focal length - for better control of imaging December 16, 2009

Photoshop Actions Madness

This edition of Photoshop Madness focuses on actions and reflections ... Photoshop reflections, FREE high-quality Photoshop PSD icons, Photoshop Actions for Amazing Color Enhancements, 50 essential photo actions, Photoshop clone tool actions and Quick straighten tutorial for Photoshop Madness December 16, 2009