Episodes

Episode 18: Does Photoshop owe us an apology?

The way some users describe there problems learning Photoshop, it’s almost like they are apologizing for not doing a better job of learning. In this episode Dave Cross ponders the question, is it Photoshop that should be apologizing to us?

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Episode 17: Failing French & Photoshop

Host Dave Cross talks about his experience as a student falling way behind in his knowledge of french, what it took to avoid failing, and how this lesson can be applied to learning Photoshop. After all, the first time you saw Photoshop it was almost like a foreign language, right? C’est vrai!

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Episode 16: A Chat with Kristina Sherk

High End Retoucher (and Instructor) Kristina Sherk and host Dave Cross discuss retouching in Photoshop and Lightroom, including how to determine the best approach to take – and how much time to spend. Kristina shares a great technique to learn more about dodging and burning, and provides a link to a free action to help...

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Episode 15: True Crimes…in Photoshop

Dave discusses some of the things people do in Photoshop that are “criminal” – or at the very least they are not very productive or efficient. Among the crimes on Dave’s list are flattening, merging, erasing, clicking on tools, using filters vs smart filters and using adjustments rather than adjustment layers. He discusses alternatives to...

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Episode 14: Adobe Stock with Mat Hayward

If you’ve ever wondered about selling your photos on Adobe Stock, this is the episode for you! Adobe Stock Contributor Evangelist Mat Hayward provides some practical tips about how to sell your photos on Adobe Stock, including the role of Photoshop. Of course there’s a Photoshop tip thrown in for good measure.

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Episode 13: A chat with Mark Heaps

Professional Creative Mark Heaps shares some great insights into responsible design, working non-destructively and offers some thoughts on the relationship between Adobe and us as their users. Very interesting stuff!

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