Hey – where’d my icons go?

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I lost the minimize, maximize and close icons in Adobe Lightroom. What to do? It turned out i was running in one of the full screen modes of the tool. I pressed the F key twice and bada-bing-bada-boom – the icons were back. Great success…

Failures are for learning

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Some projects don’t work out like you hoped. I had decided to make some soap film pictures today. First, i spent an hour in the garage, building a rig to hold the soap frame and to make it possible to dip it in the soap and then return it to the exact same position. Then i mixed my soapy water. …

I love the pen tool

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A few months ago, i was watching a tutorial on Youtube about the pen tool in Photoshop. It felt impossible to master it and i remember the person in the tutorial saying -“this is the best tool. When you learn how to use it, you’ll use it for everything”. I was thinking “yeah right”… But now i’m there. Finally figured …

Those grungy edges – i figured it out

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For quite a while, i’ve been looking at those grungy looking edges that some people put on their images. I believe Instagram does it sometimes too. I found a bunch of turorials on Youtube, but none that did exactly what i was looking for. So i put aside a few hours on Saturday afternoon and figured it out just the …