Announcement

Collapse
No announcement yet.

The One-Way Photoshop Game

Collapse
X
 
  • Filter
  • Time
  • Show
Clear All
new posts

  • The One-Way Photoshop Game

    I've no idea why I thought this might be fun, but here goes.

    There are two ways to play:

    The first way is to think of a function Photoshop has only one way of performing.

    The second way is to double-check first-part suggestions and try to find another way of doing them.

    If this generates no interest I'll move it to Salon and say I was kidding
    Learn by teaching
    Take responsibility for learning

  • #2
    Sounds like not only an interesting game, but an educational one. Since I don't have much of an idea how calculations are used, that's my guess for the function that has only one way of doing.

    Ed

    Comment


    • #3
      Ed, I'm still learning what I can do with the Calculations command, but "Apply Image" will do similar blending with some differences as to which channels they can address -- at least in some versions of PShop. I can blend different single channels together in Calculations, but it appears that Apply Image lets me blend a single channel with the COMPOSITE channels of an image. (Warning -- this is not necessarily accurate, it's just what I know about today)

      Comment


      • #4
        Ok, it is my belief that PS has numerous ways of doing every task available to it and then some so here is my only idea in this game that can't be refuted in some way. Or at least none that I can think of.....

        You can't do anything in Photoshop without first turning it on. There's only one way to do that. You must click on it first.

        Yahoo!! I win Do I get a prize?
        DJ

        Comment


        • #5
          DJ's answer



          Good thinking, DJ! Now let's see who's got another answer...

          Comment


          • #6
            Except that deb has overlooked the fact that Photoshop can be started by adding it to the startup task list in Windows. Now you do not even have to click.

            Debs, Husband

            Comment


            • #7
              DJ, this might be a Mac thing, but I don't have to click on PhotoShop to use it. I can drag an image file to the PhotoShop icon and it will open up. Or I can double click on an image file and the Mac operating system knows to open PhotoShop.

              I think you can do the same thing in some versions of Windows...

              .... so do I get a prize??

              Margaret

              Comment


              • #8
                And I have PS set to open when I hit ctrl-alt-P
                Learn by teaching
                Take responsibility for learning

                Comment


                • #9
                  OK I give.
                  DJ

                  Comment


                  • #10
                    Sorry DJ

                    Here's my contribution: You can only create the "File Info" note by choosing File >> File Info

                    I'm putting on my body armor now

                    Margaret

                    Comment


                    • #11
                      I hear ya Margaret. That armour will come in handy, cause they're merciless. Even my husband wouldn't let me get away with that one. That was the first time he's ever posted anything here and for what, only to stab his loyal companion in the back.
                      DJ

                      Comment


                      • #12
                        I think this is a good idea but...

                        How about if we changed it to see if we could find the most ways of doing something in Photoshop...

                        For example: making a mask (I prefer to call it a selection)

                        1. quickmask
                        2. pen tool
                        3. marquee tool(s)
                        4. extract command
                        5. layer mask
                        6. etc.

                        Just a thought
                        Margaret

                        Comment


                        • #13
                          Here's my contribution: You can only create the "File Info" note by choosing File >> File Info
                          Good thing you have that body armor on, Margaret, 'cause on my computer (WinNT) I can either go to File > File info, or right click on the blue image header and chose file info from there...

                          Comment


                          • #14
                            Originally posted by Jakaleena
                            Good thing you have that body armor on, Margaret,
                            Well, you got me there Jak but on my Mac, I don't have the blue header so I can't find another way to do it.

                            But all is not lost. While I was trying to find a way to do that, I clicked on some buttons I had previously ignored - I know, open your eyes Margaret - I'm attaching a screen shot just in case I'm the only one with tunnel vision.

                            Take care,
                            Margaret
                            Attached Files

                            Comment


                            • #15
                              O.K. I'll take a shot..

                              Image>rotate canvas>arbitrary>select an angle..

                              Can this be done another way.. Not rotating a selection but the whole canvas..

                              Jerry

                              Comment

                              Related Topics

                              Collapse

                              • Ed_L
                                Knowing your level of expertise
                                by Ed_L
                                Others have probably had the same problem that I've had. There have been books, courses, videos, or CDs that appealed to me, but sometimes they are targeted to a certain level of expertise with Photoshop. One might say it's for beginner, intermediate or advanced users. These terms (or levels) always...
                                11-12-2002, 08:32 PM
                              • Succiu
                                I've been putting this one off...
                                by Succiu
                                I've got another family photo that i'm trying to fix up a bit.

                                Here's an original scan, and as you can see the bottom of it is faded pretty bad. That's the area I'm having the most difficulty with. I can't seem to pull out enough detail to know whats supposed to be there.

                                ...
                                04-14-2005, 04:14 PM
                              • Doug Nelson
                                Stuff you can do with displace
                                by Doug Nelson
                                Hoping to replicate the success of my "Stuff you can do with clouds" thread, I propose posting examples of results obtained using a single application of displace.

                                Start with your own image and dmap, do whatever you like to the image without displacing it, then the final step...
                                09-01-2008, 04:50 PM
                              • Ed_L
                                How would you do it?
                                by Ed_L
                                This thread is about different techniques, and if there is a better forum for it, feel free to move it. I'm hoping there will be enough interest to keep it going.

                                I've been thinking that a thread like this might help others when they have a problem area on a restoration or retouch. The...
                                01-02-2003, 09:15 PM
                              • Ed_L
                                Ed Ladendorf
                                by Ed_L
                                Okay - here's my submission. My target audience is the general public in our town and surrounding towns. Unlike Tom's great submission, mine is not meant to invoke feelings. My intention is to get attention, and stay in front of the public eye. This will appear on both front doors of my vehicle. There...
                                08-31-2001, 08:42 PM
                              Working...
                              X