Category Archives: Blog

Hidden Secret Options Inside WordPress Admin Panel

This is one of the cool little secrets that you should know about. WordPress has a Master Options Panel in the admin panel which is hidden. This page shows a combination of all settings for your blog, and it is something that you should not mess with. Nevertheless you should still know about it because […]

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Lens Flare Effect

My editing style in Photoshop is called Non-Destructive. What that means is that we apply effects to the image without actually altering the original image itself. Yes, of course, I do still use the Healing Brush and Liquify, which do alter the base image, but more likely than not I will work with Adjustment layers, […]

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Morning Light effect

Lighting Trends and Effects There Is a new lighting trend primarily associated with today’s advertising and commercial fashion industries. I called this effect morning light. Personally I hate the effect, but nonetheless its popularity seems to be growing today and even I must learn to change with the times. If you do not enjoy shooting […]

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Photo Greeting Cards

I love the Holiday season and this is a wonderful opportunity to share some of my photography with family and friends. Making your own cards couldn’t be easier with blank InkJet or Laser printer cards, available everywhere. Creating perfect holiday photo cards should be an enjoyable experience and not an agonizing chore. Choosing a great […]

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Printing Your Own Calendars

I like to do something to show my Muse Models a little appreciation for the holidays. I came up with something to thrill the models and keep them motivated to shoot all year… Calendars!! I started with Jeffrey Frield’s Calendar Script for Photoshop, and installed it per Jeffery’s instructions. Run Jefferey’s calendar script, just like […]

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Easy GreenScreen Plugin for Photoshop v3.0

Shooting on Chroma-key or Green Screen backdrops have come a long way with today’s technological advances. The purpose of this article is to explore the advantages of one plugin in particular; the Easy Green Screen 3.0 plugin, available from: photoshopgreenscreen.com, as Freeware. The plugin is available for all versions of Photoshop, CS or higher, running […]

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Define Common Image Folder for Multisite

wanna define a single common image directory for your Multisite? In WordPress multisite, media uploaded from the subsite users are stored to different subdirectories using blog id into uploads folder. But, if you need to save all media files in one folder rather than uploads folder with lots of child folders, then you are in […]

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Social Sharing without Javascript

I write a book on the pros and cons of Javascript. As a web developer, of course, I use it daily, but I always try to keep it to a minimum. While writing my new theme for this site, I wanted to make an extra effort to be smart phone friendly and limiting the server […]

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A Better Bio Box

I recently had a request from a clients running a multi-author blog, to incorporate a multi-author bio box. They really needed to credit numerous team members associated with a single blog post or article. It’s easy enough to add new roles in WordPress these days! WordPress has robust built-in Roles and Capabilities system designed to […]

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WordPress Multisite Install as easy as 1, 2, 3,

Setting up a WordPress Multisite or Network site is pretty simple, especially after the third or forth time. I’m going to share a few tips to make your first WordPress Multistage install go quick real – and painless too 🙂 There are a few considerations you need to be clear on before you begin, so […]

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