A common desire among those who ask, what can I do with Photoshop, is to develop skills to be great at photo manipulations. Usually a Photo Manipulation (Photo-Manip) is often categorized as taking an original photograph and removing a major part, and adding a custom element. This element often time is a different major part of another image, however it can simply be a render, or re-colorizing the focal change.
Hints for Beginners
Start by learning the power of the ‘Stamp Tool.’ This tool is simple, and extremely powerful. When you wonder how someone simply made a part of an image disappear however made the background continue in that empty space, chances are they used the Clone Stamp tool. Select the tool, now hold the ‘alt’ key and your cursor will change to a sight. Click on the exact part of the image you would like to copy from. Now let go of the ‘alt’ key. Now click and ‘clone’ a different part of the image, with the part of the image you sighted. It will merely copy that portion of the picture over. Simple!
Now if you leave the sight in the same spot, it will be obvious you simply copied a part of the image. The trick is to constantly change the sight Read the rest of this entry »
During a trip out to Pawnee State Recreation Park near Lincoln Nebraska, we decided to take some panoramic photos of the lake, and hey why not make it a Virtual Tour. Here is one of our newer virtual tours, designed to match our new Camid Studios web design.
This is just a small virtual tour, and we can make these as complex as going from room to room with clicks of a button and having an entire menu system. We however like to keep things simple, so you can endure without being over whelmed.
Virtual Tours, or Panoramic Tours, have become quite popular over the past 5 years. However with it still being fresh you are being charged the learning fee from many companies. This fee would include the time for them to experiment and hand stitch these photos together, let a lone adding these images to hopefully a flash front end to give you the tour feeling.
Nicholas Tuck, a creator and owner of Camid Studios, has some virtual tours on his own page. You can visit his Virtual Tours on his personal site.
We have taken the experience from Nick and created a systematic approach to virtual tours which does a couple of things for you. Read the rest of this entry »
Camid Studios is proud to show off our brand new creative design. We have tried some un-orthodox techniques and designs and we have tried some old-fashion professional tips. We are overall pleased with the design, and very pleased with it’s incorporation into the Content Management System of our choice: WordPress.
If this is the first time you have landed here Camid Studios welcomes you. You will find a ton of helpful information here ranging from purchasing web services, and what to look for, to actually design and development of web site systems. Camid Studios is both a business and an information stage. We thrive in this information age, and offer any and all information we have Read the rest of this entry »