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The Podcast all about Adobe Photoshop, hosted by long-time Photoshop Educator Dave Cross. Learn new approaches to working in Photoshop, how to work more efficiently, and how to get your creative juices flowing.

The Podcast all about Adobe Photoshop, hosted by long-time Photoshop Educator Dave Cross. Learn new approaches to working in Photoshop, how to work more efficiently, and how to get your creative juices flowing.
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The Podcast all about Adobe Photoshop, hosted by long-time Photoshop Educator Dave Cross. Learn new approaches to working in Photoshop, how to work more efficiently, and how to get your creative juices flowing.

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English


Episodes

Episode 24: A chat with Joel Grimes

9/19/2019
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Dave chats with renowned photographer Joel Grimes about personal projects, creating a signature style, commercial work and more. This episode is packed with inspiration and practical tips. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:35:51

Episode 23: Andrew Kavanagh & Facebook Groups

9/12/2019
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Dave chats with Andrew Kavanagh, founder and head organizer of the largest Photoshop Group on Facebook. They discuss the benefits (and challenges) of being part of Facebook Group, and how the Photoshop and Lightroom Group has grown while preserving civil and helpful conversations. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:31:19

Episode 22: Rants & Raves

9/5/2019
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Rather than talking about one specific topic, this week Dave Cross raves about some of his recent favorite things, and rants (just a little) about some things that drive him a little bit crazy. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:17:53

Episode 21: Glyn Dewis chats about personal projects and printing

8/28/2019
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In this fascinating chat, Glyn Dewis talks about how a small personal project grew into something much larger, with unexpected rewards. He and Dave also talk about the moment that doing his own printing went from frustration to happiness. Link mentioned in the show: http://bit.ly/psvariables --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:39:49

Episode 20: Photoshopotography (and Safety Cones)

8/21/2019
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In this episode Dave Cross introduces the concept of Photoshopotography: shooting photos with Photoshop in mind. He talks about capturing backgrounds, textures for overlays, patterns, composites, and how a collapsible safety cone made his life so much easier. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:18:33

Episode 19: Advice from my Father

8/14/2019
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Dave Cross recalls conversations with his Dad (who knew nothing about Photoshop) that influenced his way of working with Photoshop. One particular conversation became a major influence on the way Dave approaches projects (and teaching) in Photoshop. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:13:25

Episode 18: Does Photoshop owe us an apology?

8/8/2019
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The way some users describe there problems learning Photoshop, it's almost like they are apologizing for not doing a better job of learning. In this episode Dave Cross ponders the question, is it Photoshop that should be apologizing to us? --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:12:49

Episode 17: Failing French & Photoshop

8/1/2019
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Host Dave Cross talks about his experience as a student falling way behind in his knowledge of french, what it took to avoid failing, and how this lesson can be applied to learning Photoshop. After all, the first time you saw Photoshop it was almost like a foreign language, right? C'est vrai! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:16:01

Episode 16: A Chat with Kristina Sherk

7/25/2019
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High End Retoucher (and Instructor) Kristina Sherk and host Dave Cross discuss retouching in Photoshop and Lightroom, including how to determine the best approach to take - and how much time to spend. Kristina shares a great technique to learn more about dodging and burning, and provides a link to a free action to help with your Photoshop retouching. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:32:30

Episode 15: True Crimes...in Photoshop

7/17/2019
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Dave discusses some of the things people do in Photoshop that are "criminal" - or at the very least they are not very productive or efficient. Among the crimes on Dave's list are flattening, merging, erasing, clicking on tools, using filters vs smart filters and using adjustments rather than adjustment layers. He discusses alternatives to each of the criminal activities that will help lead to a happier, more productive life. --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:19:16

Episode 14: Adobe Stock with Mat Hayward

7/10/2019
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If you've ever wondered about selling your photos on Adobe Stock, this is the episode for you! Adobe Stock Contributor Evangelist Mat Hayward provides some practical tips about how to sell your photos on Adobe Stock, including the role of Photoshop. Of course there's a Photoshop tip thrown in for good measure. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:31:57

Episode 13: A chat with Mark Heaps

7/2/2019
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Professional Creative Mark Heaps shares some great insights into responsible design, working non-destructively and offers some thoughts on the relationship between Adobe and us as their users. Very interesting stuff! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:34:18

Episode 12: Photoshop Myths

6/26/2019
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In this episode Dave Cross discusses some Photoshop myths: techniques that may be out of date or misunderstood but continue to be recommended by some people. For example, enlarging a photo 10% at a time or using the Pen tool because "it makes the most accurate selections". Many of these were valid back in the day, but improvement to Photoshop have made them unnecessary. Listen until the end for a link to a free tips PDF! --- Send in a voice message:...

Duration:00:16:46

Episode 11: A Chat with a Photoshop Product Manager

6/18/2019
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Meredith Payne Stotzner is a long-time member of the Photoshop team at Adobe who sat down to discuss what goes on behind the scenes with the development of Photoshop. We chat about innovation, how new features are developed, and how Photoshop users can have their say. A very interesting look into our favorite program! --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:35:21

Episode 10: A chat with Unmesh Dinda

6/12/2019
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In this chat with Unmesh Dinda we learn about his journey from an 8 year old playing with Photoshop to becoming one of the leading Photoshop instructors on YouTube. He also discusses his approach to learning Photoshop, the importance of community when learning - and he gives a great retouching tip. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:38:32

Episode 9: Painting in Photoshop, with Victoria Pavlov

6/5/2019
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In this chat with Photoshop Artist Victoria Pavlov we talk about lots of topics to do with painting in Photoshop, including creating and managing brushes, working with layers and some ways to explore painting if you're brand new to it. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:27:06

Episode 8: Permission to Learn, Permission to Experiment

5/29/2019
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Two of the most common challenges people mention when it comes to learning Photoshop is not enough time, and the difficulty in remembering everything. Dave shares some strategies to deal with both these challenges, and it starts without giving yourself permission to learn. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:15:15

Episode 7: a Chat with Matt Kloskowski

5/21/2019
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Host Dave Cross chats with long-time Photoshop and Lightroom Educator Matt Kloskowski about photographic (and Photoshop) vision, how perfection can lead to procrastination, how to get in wrong in the camera (?), and what Matt would add to Photoshop if he was in charge at Adobe, --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:31:03

Episode 6: Adobe Controversies in the News

5/16/2019
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In the last couple of weeks Adobe has been in the news, and not in a good way. Dave shares his take on the issue of apparent price increases and the chances of Photoshop users getting sued. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:16:42

Episode 5: A Chat with Scott Kelby

5/8/2019
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Dave sits down with Scott Kelby and they chat about Scott's journey starting from a two-person design firm, the fun (and possible nightmares) of Photoshop World, and what Scott would do if he was in charge of Photoshop and Lightroom. Along the way there's a little reminiscing and a bunch of useful Photoshop tips. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/dave-cross-talking-shop/message

Duration:00:33:56