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Understanding basic image file formats

What's the difference between a JPEG, PNG, and TIFF? Which file format should you use and when?

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The secret to producing subtle photographic color effects in Photoshop

The trick to using Photoshop's toning presets is knowing where to find them.

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How to calculate print size for your photos

A little bit of easy math is all it takes to make sure your prints look their best.

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InDesign low memory and old software on new platforms

A reader has an error with InDesign that appears to come from using it with a new OS.

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iCloud Photo Library requires copying images to the Photos for OS X app

Photos lets you reference images as well as duplicating them into its library, but it won't upload them to iCloud.

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How to create your own Valentine cards using Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

Learn to create a simple yet classy Valentine cards.

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How to consolidate iPhoto libraries

A reader finds many old iPhoto libraries and doesn't know what each contains.

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How to make gorgeous landscape panoramas with Adobe Lightroom’s new Boundary Warp

Adobe’s Creative Cloud update to Lightroom offers a quick fix for vexing pano problem.

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Essential tips for creating your own ebooks

Creating and publishing your own ebook is easier than ever before.

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How to create an animated GIF in Photoshop

Learn to use Photoshop to make an animated GIF that cycles through several images to create a slideshow that plays automatically on the web.

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How to create a custom calendar in Photos for Mac

A calendar is a great way to enjoy your favorite photos. And it also makes for a great gift.

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How to check your photo’s colors before ordering print projects online

Color space matters when ordering prints or other print projects online. Here's how to make sure your projects look their best.

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How to access hidden typographic characters in OS X

Ever need to type a euro symbol, or infinity, or an umlaut? You're in luck.