Julieanne Kost



Here are my favorite tips for working with color in Photoshop CC. 1) The Foreground / Background Color Picker Tap the “D” key to set the foreground/background colors to black/white. If a Layer mask is selected, tapping the “D” key will set the foreground/background colors to white/black. Tap the “X” key to exchange the foreground […]

Tips for Working with Color in Photoshop CC


Here are my favorite shortcuts for Photoshop’s Crop tool! 01) Shortcuts “C” selects the Crop tool. “X” swaps the width and height values Or, click the arrow icon in the Options bar. “O” cycles through view overlays (Rule of Thirds, Grid, etc.). “H” hides the image area beyond (outside of) the Crop marquee.  Note: the forward slash key […]

Essential Tips for Cropping in Photoshop CC



Because of the aspect ratio of most displays, when creating a slideshow of my photography, I typically show a single image when it’s orientation is landscape, and two images when the orientation is vertical images. Although it may be more work to find images that work well together, displaying two vertical images can better fill […]

Creating Diptychs in Lightroom CC









When capturing images in Lightroom mobile (or when importing them into Lightroom mobile from your camera roll), Lightorom uploads those photographs to the cloud and then downloads them to Lightroom CC on the desktop. By default, the images appear in the Folders panel under a new drive header with the same name as your mobile device. […]

Setting a Default Folder for Lightroom Mobile







Uploading and viewing photography on Adobe Behance and Adobe Portfolio just got even better. Photo Grids are a new way for you to easily showcase larger groups of images. Add images directly from your computer, Lightroom Collections, or Creative Cloud files, and start building a beautiful, responsive grid that makes viewing your set of images […]

Adding Photo Grids to Behance and Portfolio