We found ourselves with a tornado warning yesterday evening and as we were checking our local news site for weather updates, we saw this ad on the side from my former employer (company name blurred): About six months ago, the same company that let me go...Continue Reading
I recently finished a photo restoration job for a family friend that was challenging, but ultimately quite successful. I was given two originals - a rare thing - and each one was pretty badly damaged. The "good" thing was that they were damaged in mostly different areas. That meant that...Continue Reading
To learn more about how to use Photoshop check out my series Photoshop CS6: Video QuickStart at Peachpit.com! This is an HD video, so it may take a few minutes to open. (If anyone has a better video player for Wordpress, I'm all ears!) [sublimevideo-lightbox poster="" src1="http://jasondmoore.com/video/Photoshop-CS6-Masks.mp4" width="640" height="360"][/sublimevideo-lightbox]...Continue Reading
I am so excited to announce today that my new video series Photoshop CS6: Video QuickStart is now live on Peachpit.com! The series is to accompany the new release of the Photoshop CS6: Visual QuickStart Guide book. Both are designed to help beginners get up to speed...Continue Reading
Recently I was contacted by the folks over at Circle Graphics (www.cgproprints.com) about their line of high-quality, low-cost Canvas Gallery Wraps to see if I would take a look and see what I thought. I'm no stranger to these products, I've had an Mpix Canvas Gallery...Continue Reading
Back in early April, I was approached by a high school freshman who was working on a paper about the role of Photoshop and photo manipulation in the media – both news and otherwise – and how that affects self-image in young people. I was, of course, glad to help out and below is how I responded to her questions about my views on the subject and how I make my own decisions with regards to Photoshop and image retouching. It’s kind of a stream of consciousness and could certainly be expanded upon, so please bear with my jumping around.
If you have any comments, please share them in the comments below!
This week on Graphic Talk Radio - my graphic and web design podcast - I talk about how outsourcing some of the services you are not an expert at will provide your clients with a better product and will give you more of an opportunity...Continue Reading
A couple of weeks ago I was contacted by a NYC man who wanted to see if I could fix the photo below because his camera wasn’t focusing properly and was giving him really blurry photos.
There is just not enough information in the details of the people to sharpen it in any significant way and I certainly couldn’t make a sharp photo out of it. I emailed him back apologetically saying that there just wasn’t anything I could do. He thanked me for taking a look and I thought we were done.
My latest article on Working with Green Screens is now up on Phototuts+! Once again, it is in the premium section for subscribers, but you can catch a preview for non-members. I'm going to be focusing more on design and will be writing some more for...Continue Reading