Free Useful Downloads & Links

 New to Color Management?

Here's a link to my FREE PDF,
"The 3 Steps to Successful Color Management"

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 Need to Calibrate and Profile Your Monitor?

Here's how to do it correctly -  WITH VIDEO


By the way, here's a link to all 5 of my free "Photoshop 101" Videos:

And, here's a link to my Photoshop YouTube Channel
There are lots of good videos at the link - don't forget to subscribe:

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Here are two excellent open-source Color Reference Images - these are great for qualitative analysis, ie testing printer output against what your monitor shows, checking lighting conditions, etc.

4800 RGB - Click Here

Photodisctarget - Click Here


What is the "Color Wheel"
and why is it important in Photography?

The "Color Wheel" will help you visualize how the Primary Colors - - Red, Green and Blue - - and their corresponding Complementary Colors - - Cyan, Magenta, and Yellow - - interact with each other. It is a terrific visual reference tool - It will help you better understand your color photography, particularly while in Photoshop or other post-processing software.  Here's a downloadable and printable JPG:


Install this custom Photoshop Workspace Preference File 

Think of Panels as miniature "workspaces", each accomplishing a different function.  There are almost two dozen different panels available to you, but in the spirit of K.I.S.S. (Keep it Super Simple), I would suggest the you start with just nine, and add those you deem necessary as you gain more experience with Photoshop. 

Once this small file,
"WD Basic 1.psw", is properly loaded on your computer, only the 9 "essential" Panels will show up in your Photoshop Workspace.  Easy installation instructions included:

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The Photoshop Workflow Chart 

The Photoshop Workflow Chart is an essential element on how best to approach and use Photoshop for photographers. It's important to Standardize your Workflow! 

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Download Photoshop CC (and more) from Adobe, for $10  a month

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Click Here for more on Photoshop CC from my blog