Chris McVeighContributor, Macworld

Chris McVeigh is an author, illustrator and toy photographer who lives in Halifax, Nova Scotia.

BannerZest Pro 2.1

Easy-to-use BannerZest Pro 2.1 lets you build Flash-based slideshows for your Website.

Photoshop tip: Masking 101

Chris McVeigh shows you three masking techniques that can be used in Photoshop CS3 or CS4.

Photoshop tip: Vignettes add focus and character to photos

The vignette effect can add style to your photos. Here's how to create a vignette in Photoshop CS4.

Creating a favicon for your Web site

Go to any major Web site, and you’ll almost certainly see an icon to the left of the address in your browser. This tiny image is called a favicon (or Favorites Icon), and with a little effort, you can create one of your own.