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I’m not sure WHY you should do this (because you can? 😉 ) But apparently you can install Windows 3.11 for workgroups using the software DOSBox and have it running inside Windows Vista…Yeez.
Windows 3.11 on Vista [hardforum.com]
Here’s a video from PhotoshopSurgeon is going to show you how they transform a pretty girl to a manly man. If you think that this girl is lovely or beautiful, please don’t watch the video, as, she is going to be a guy at the end. Video after the jump.
Yeah, after the photoshoped she does looks like a guy but there are something missing.
To see what true Photoshop masters can do with a lot of time and even more motivation, check out the winners of the third round of Crestock’s Photoshop Contest.
The prize was a MacBook Pro, and the source material was rather varied, so the results are simply astounding.
Makes me want to brush up on my lasso skills…
Flickr has teamed up with Picnik to offer a new online photo editing feature that can be used with photos hosted on Flickr. It includes options like rotate, crop, resize, exposure, colors, sharpen and red-eye. You can also do things like add effects, text, shapes and fames. Some options require upgrading to Picnik’s premium service.
Sometimes after working with images on a transparent background, you’re left with extra space around your object. Cropping the image precisely can be tricky, especially if you have soft shadow edges.
This is where Photoshop’s Trim command comes in so handy (choose Image > Trim in Photoshop’s menu).
As long as the area you want to crop is transparent or a solid color, the Trim dialog box lets you instantly crop your document’s canvas to the outer border of your image.
While this feature has been part of Photoshop from the very early years, a lot of designers miss it along the way. A great time saver.
Source: We use Photoshop’s Trim command all the time while preparing screen shots for these weekly tips. This is the feature that attracts the most comments from people who happen to be watching over my shoulder. For this tip, I borrowed some wording from the Creative Guy archives.
iWanex Studio (see portfolio) offer subtle changes in their portfolio of before-and-after touch-ups, a little skin blemish removed here, a jawline tightened up there, they do have some big name celebrities in their examples including Penelope Cruz, Cameron Diaz, and Justin Timberlake.
Less then one second for the new MAC OS X Leopard to come out…The time is running…whats gonna happen at the Apple Website ?
Pixelmator, the beautifully designed, easy-to-use, fast and powerful image editor for Mac OS X has everything you need to create, edit and enhance your images :
full assortment of painting tools, retouching tools, every tool you need, layers, powerful color correction tools, breathtaking filters and effects, compatible with everything…
knowhow delivers single-click, contextual access to relevant help information in Adobe Creative Suite 3. knowhow gives users access to a variety of information—basic tool descriptions and short cuts, Adobe Help content, as well as community-generated tutorials, tips, and techniques on the web.
knowhow pulls its community-generated content from a user account on del.icio.us. Anyone with a del.icio.us account can suggest new content for knowhow. For information how to set up a del.icio.us account and contribute to knowhow, see the FAQ or visit the knowmore forum.
The knowhow user experience was built entirely in Adobe Flash, and appears as a standard application panel in Creative Suite 3 software.
Roxio has released their Easy Media Creator 10, software for you to create, share and enjoy your digital video, music and photo. Features include concerting files, backup your iPod, edit HD video, auto-fix camera phone photos, encode HD video fast, burn HD DVD or Blu-ray discs and amd it’s Vista compatible. Roxio Easy Media Creator 10 is available for $79.99.
• A 3 step wizard lets you auto-edit your movie. Then upload to YouTube in one click or put it on DVD.
• Capture and edit HD video and add surround sound playback.
• Record internet radio, batch convert files, backup your iPod and more.
• Enhance photos and video taken on your mobile devices and use them in projects with your other media.
Take online videos (like YouTube) and convert them to formats that will play on your iPod, mobile phone, PSP, or other device.
Jos Buivenga has some lovely free quality fonts.
Visit his site and check them. Don’t forget to donate for his work!
What you need:
Basic Photoshop 7 skills (or later)
A steady hand
An eye for details
Some time and patience
Learn to make your own vectorportraits.
If you have photoshop, you’re in there.
Anywhere.FM is a music portal that has the look and feel like a web based version of iTunes. You can upload your complete music collection and listen to your music from anywhere that has a computer and an Internet connection. And of course, you can discover new music through Friend Radio.
I was really surprised that the registration did not require an email address at all. It was just a small popup asking for a new username and password and the account was created.
Jezebel blog has an article about how already-beautiful people are photoshopped into skinnier and even more beautiful cover models.
Here’s Faith Hill, the real, amazing country singer and the Redbook cover version:
Here you’ll find one of the most unique archives out there for free fonts. We not only scoured the corners of the earth in search of famous fonts, but also helped create them! Explore around and download to your heart’s delight! We have a vast selection from Willy Wonka to Honda to Pizza Hut.
Here are five useful Photoshop for you to beautify yourself. Remove wrinkles, professional retouch, hair colors, whiten teeth and remove facial blemishes. Check them out after the jump.
Lina is a new virtual machine software coming from a small new startup based in San Francisco. What the software basically does is setting up the possibility of running Linux software on any Microsoft Windows machine or Mac OS X machine. The software will be released next month and weighs less than 40MB. Pretty cool stuff.
Windows Vista, let’s be serious is still “Unpolished” , lots of bugs, huge number of driver problems, unstable if you have even 1 older piece of hardware, if you tried it you know what I’m talking about. If you have a brand new Vista compatible system it’s great, you have the chance to use a great Windows version. But what do you do if you don’t have that news shiny system?
There are 2 options that can save you from this situation, theme changer or some software implementation as it follows. I will start with the easier solution.
1. Vista Transformation Pack
This is the easy option, and quite frankly i love it the most. Here is what you get with the Vista Transformation Pack:
»Welcome Screen / Logon Screen
»New msstyles files (visual styles)
»New desktop and file icons
»New toolbar icons
»System Tray icons
»Windows Media Player Skins
So, on short you’ll get the same Microsoft Windows Vista Boot Screen, the same icons which will replace the WIndows Xp ones and the most important thing of all, the cool start menu.
I recommend this software, it caused me no problems until now and works like a charm.
To have it click the following link: Download Windows Vista Tranformation Pack
Solution Number 2 Sounds Like This:
There are some free software on the market that can make you get near the Windows Vista form, i will show you the most important. Although is not as easy as the transformation pack above these tools may be usefully to others that look something different.
The Windows sidebar with calendars, calculators, and more. The Desktop Sidebar provides similar features, with lots of add-ons, file browsers, news updates, weather summary.The alternative is LaunchBar Commander, this lets you create multiple on-screen panels for launching many applications and documents. To get the application click the following link: Download LaunchBar Commander
»Vista Start Menu SE
This soft makes a imitation of Vista’s Start menu and adds functions that Vista lacks, built-in shortcut keys or often used Windows functions like Reboot and Switch Users. Vista Start Menu
Another Vista feature is Windows Glass, the transparent, colored window edges that Windows Aero has. WindowBlinds 5 provides skins–visual styles and themes–that allow you to change the look and feel of many parts of Windows XP. For example lets you modify toolbar icons, the Start Menu and Start button, menu and dialog borders. To get it click the following link: Download WindowBlinds 5
»Visual Task Tips
This tool makes a preview miniature image the open window in the taskbar. Just scroll your mouse wheel up or down on the image to resize it.Visual Task Tips
I recommend the first solution but depending on what you want, you can use the second option, or if you need only one specific tool, hope it helps you. As soon as new Vista Tips appear i will post them.