Author Archives: miligraf

Geokit issues

Yesterday while debugging an issue on our main app, I discovered that Geocoder.ca always returned a successful response when geocoding a postal code (yes, we geocode with that only). The successful response came back only with longitude and latitude values, that means, that city, province and country was nil and saved like that on our [...]
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Text out of focus

Create a New 800×400 pixels Document. Type in your text and make it big so it uses all document space. Create a New Layer and get the Brush tool, with the Soft Rounded 300 pixel selected, click once over the letter that you want to be focused. Holding down Control on your keyboard, left-click the [...]
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Blue WordPress Layout tutorial

Create a wordpress mockup layout with some 3D elements to it. Blue WordPress Layout tutorial by hv-designs.co.uk
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Unique Digital Camo Pattern

Open a 800x600px document with a white background. Hit D on your keyboard to reset the colors and go to Filter > Render > Difference Clouds, press Control + J to duplicate the layer and apply the Difference Clouds filter again bi pressing Control + F, do this last step again so we have 3 [...]
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Design a Super Delicious, Shining and Glossy Text Effect in Photoshop

The outcome of this tutorial is simply amazing, but as for mine it did not looked like that…maybe because of the colours that I used. The tutorial is easy to follow and you get to know a few new things, at least for me, lol. The text effect achieved in Step 3 takes my ovation. [...]
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Digital Sewing with Photoshop Thread

I’m sorry but I wont upload my outcome from this tutorial nor the PSD. In fact I did the tutorial, it is well written but from the start you MUST do the same pattern, else, you will see yours slighty different. Also I would recommend you getting a nice leather texture where you could place [...]
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Turn your photo into pseudo HDR

I got amazed with the outcome that this tutorial had on the photo that I worked on, the details in the photo are highlighted but I dont like that it also highlights the noise that the photo has. All I can say is that the outcome may vary from photo to photo so you should [...]
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Make Parts of an Image Stand Out by Changing Focus

A basic photo retouch tutorial. I’ve noticed that this effect is used a lot in website banners that include people or objects but for sure it gives the final touch for a website banner, if that is what you are going to use it for. Make Parts of an Image Stand Out by Changing Focus [...]
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Uncoloring part of coloured picture

The fastest way I have found to uncolour a picture, its worth a try. Uncoloring part of coloured picture from ToxicLab.org My before: And after: Done in less than 2 minutes!
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