Sharpening Images in Photoshop with the High Pass Filter

Although Photoshop does have a Sharpen filter, better results can be obtained using the High Pass filter, and you have the control over how much or how little you sharpen your image. In this quick tip I will show you how to sharpen all or some of your image.

Sharpening Images in Photoshop with the High Pass Filter

A Welcome to 2013 with Stunning Morning Photography

Yesterday we saw 2012 out with some beautiful night photography, and today we welcome 2013 with stunning morning photography. Hopefully you will all have a wonderful New Year and it will continue to be perfect for you throughout the year.

A Welcome to 2013 with Stunning Morning Photography

A Farewell to 2012 through Beautiful Night Photography

On this New Year’s Eve, we are bringing you some beautiful night photography as 2012 bows out making way for 2013 and all of it’s promise. A year that saw many new trends in website design, along with some new standards in design that were initially seen as trends but have turned into much more – here I refer to the use of HTML5 and CSS3 and the development of responsive websites. I hope you all had a wonderful 2012 as we say a fond farewell to it.

A Farewell to 2012 through Beautiful Night Photography

Rusty Text Effect: Photoshop Tutorial

This is an easy tutorial using a free font, gradient set, brush set and Photoshop’s built-in tools to get a real-looking rusty text effect. There are quite a few steps to this tutorial, but I think the end result justifies the time needed to complete it.

Rusty Text Effect: Photoshop Tutorial

30 Beautiful Nature Wallpapers

Nature – the greatest artist of all time! Where artists and designers have to carefully colour-match everything, nature seems to be able to throw every shade of every colour into the mix without causing any clashes – just beauty. We may not be able to visit the beach, a lake or the mountains, but we can use the stunning high quality free wallpapers that are on offer to bring these vistas to our desktops. This is a round-up of just 30 such beautiful free nature wallpapers.

30 Beautiful Nature Wallpapers

Photoshop Tutorial: Denim Patchwork Text Effect

This is an easy tutorial, you need no more knowledge than knowing your way around Photoshop to complete this text effect, and it uses a free font and a canvas texture. All other effects are generated by Photoshop’s built-in tools. However, be warned, it is quite time-consuming!

Denim Patchwork Text Effect

Back to Black: Beautifully Designed Black Websites

In web design, for quite some years now, trends have come and gone, but black has remained the ‘new black’. Black is, maybe surprisingly, the most versatile colour for website design – it can be used for both very formal and very casual websites, and everything in between. This article is showcasing some extremely effective, beautifully designed black websites for your inspiration.

Back to Black: Beautifully Designed Black Websites

Red, Red Wine: Beautiful Wine Related Photography

Imagine the scene: a beautiful sunny day, no pressing, urgent work or engagements, the rolling hills in perfect view just outside the door, a gentle breeze and a table and chairs waiting to be occupied. A bottle of wine on hand, along with a couple of glasses, and the person you most like to spend time with right there to share the wine with you… idealism to the max! Of course, that is not the situation most of us are in right now, so here is a selection of beautiful wine-related photographs to take you off to dreamland for a few minutes.

Red, Red Wine: Beautiful Wine Related Photography