Pentax 645Z Hands On Experience

The last time I got to play with a medium format camera was a few years back at Hasselblad. Back then I loved the quality of the photos but found the experience of using the camera cumbersome compared to a DSLR. Jump forward to late 2014, switch brands to Pentax and things have really changed...

InDesign Secrets Video: Deleting Tabs at the Beginning of Paragraphs and Applying a Paragraph Style

With all due respect to Tom Hanks and his nifty Hanx Writer app for iPad, people who use computers as typewriters just cause headaches for those of us responsible for laying out pages in InDesign, because, well, you never know what you’re gonna get from them. And in the latest InDesign Secrets video at lynda.com, David Blatner shares...

Overscroling Documents in Photoshop CC 2014

The ability to “Overscroll” in Photoshop is extremely useful new feature in Photoshop CC 2014 – especially when free transforming images. Overscrolling enables an image that is smaller than the application frame to be repositioned within the application frame. In the example below, I’ve dragged and dropped a very large image onto a smaller document. Because the...

How to Create a Halloween Illustration With a White Kitten in Adobe Illustrator

What You'll Be CreatingIn this tutorial, you will learn how to create a Halloween-inspired illustration featuring a cute kitten. You will mostly use ovals and other basic shapes. It's bit longer than usual but easy to follow, and will lead to an adorable final result. Let's get started!1. Creating the HeadStep 1Hit the Ellipse Tool...