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6 Causes of Pixelated Text in Photoshop and Their Fixes

You’re working on some text in Photoshop for your photo. Things are going along great…until you realize that your text is horribly pixelated! Why? You may have even created this exact type of file before and not had this problem. Why is the text pixelated now?

pixelated-text-photoshop-1 There are a few things that can cause pixelated text in Photoshop. The good news is that there are also a few easy fixes. Read on to learn all about what pixels are, what can cause pixelated text in Photoshop, and how to fix it.

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Why Your Photoshop Keeps Crashing and How to Fix it

Photoshop can do amazing things with images. It can also make you want to pull your hair out in frustration.  Photoshop constantly crashing while you work is one such frustrating problem. Why does it crash? What can you do to fix it?

Your computer may not have enough memory, or it may not have enough space to run Photoshop, causing it to crash. Or the graphics driver may need more time to process.

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Don’t know what that means? Don’t worry! Come with us as we explore some of the possible reasons why your Photoshop keeps crashing. More importantly, we’ll also explore how to fix it even if you’re not a techy person.  Click to learn more…

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Are Lightroom Presets Worth Buying?

If you follow any popular photographer on YouTube or Instagram, chances are, that you’ve been pitched to buy their Lightroom presets. Some photographers actually give theirs away, while some charge a pretty penny. Which leads to the question, are Lightroom presets worth buying?

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If you search the Internet for this question, you would mostly find strong opinions telling you to not buy any presets at all. But I will give you a more balanced answer with both the for and against perspective.

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Do Photos Lose Quality When Airdropped?

There are plenty of features present in iOS, or Apple devices in general that make the experience “magical,” and AirDrop is one of them. First introduced with iOS7, the file-sharing technology has made life so much simpler with regards to sharing files. As a photographer, AirDrop is invaluable! Not having to rely on cables, dongles, or even an Internet connection brings a ton of freedom when you’re looking to send hundreds of photos to and from your computer.

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I’ll be honest. I’ve been using AirDrop for quite some time now, but I only recently questioned if there was any sort of compression or resizing happening to the images I was sending. So, I sat down to research to find out if photos lose quality when AirDropped.

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Photoshop Basics: Working with Layers

Photoshop.  For photographers, web developers and graphic designers alike, its the go-to program for creating and editing professional grade graphics.  And like every beloved piece of software, it has to have a strong foundation to build upon; a base system that supports all other operations.  For Photoshop, it’s layers.

Photo by Daniel Bosma

Photo by Daniel Bosma

Operations we describe here are applicable to all Creative Suite versions of the software. Read more…

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