Author: Scott Valentine

Scott Valentine

Scott Valentine is an award-winning experimental photographer and long-time Photoshop user in both artistic and technical capacities. He contributes considerable time to Photoshop and digital photography communities. Scott has a deep understanding of digital imaging and optical physics, and served as a subject matter expert in microphotography and technical image analysis at a national laboratory. As a member of Photoshop's prerelease team, Scott has access to all the latest features and thinking from Adobe on "what's next." http://scoxel.com, http://lightningsymphony.com (blog) fb: PhotoScott @sjv

Website: http://lightningsymphony.com

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3D in Photoshop: What was Adobe Thinking??

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Sometimes I wonder what Adobe is thinking. I mean, Photoshop CS3 introduced 3D tools, which I had never heard anyone asking for. Why didn’t we get more flexible smart filters, or a magic Noise Killer button? I’d have settled for infinite undos! When Photoshop first introduced the ability to include 3D models, many people were…

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Blending in Photoshop for the perfect family portrait

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Sometimes the stars don’t line up and you can’t get the shot you want in one nice frame. Photoshop can help with blending images together into a seamless whole, but you need to start with good source material. Last year, my wife wanted to get her family together for a group portrait as a gift…

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