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CC 2014.1.0 Transformation Bug

Photoshop CC 2014.1.0 Canvas DPI BUG

If you upgraded Photoshop to CC 2014.1.0 then the Actions from this site, as well as other sites which make cover actions, are now broken.

The error, at least initially, looks to be like an incompatibility with the way the transformation tool works.  My initial reaction (as well as my replies to users in the comment threads recently) pointed to this possibility — however, after a few days of fervent testing, it would appear that it’s just a basic mathematical rounding error accidently introduced into the CC 2014.1.0 update.  A bug.

Someone at Adobe made an honest mistake.

If you happen to be running CC 2014.1.0 then you need to continue reading — yes, there is a workaround.

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PSD Mockup Template Actions
PSD Mockup Template Actions

How To Install Photoshop Actions

Having cut my teeth on Photoshop v1.0, I have long been a user of Photoshop. However, it wasn’t until CS4 that I started creating Actions. In fact, I knew very little about Actions as they never came up as a viable solution to any workflow I’ve had to accomplish in my many years with this application. I was well aware of Actions, I simply never had a reason to use them.

Then 2 years ago when the inspiration came to create this site I had to do what you are doing right now — find a site that can show me how to install Actions asap. (more…)

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Cubelite lightbox Product Photography Shot
Cubelite lightbox Product Photography Shot

Studio Setup Overview

Creating a Cover Action product is a time consuming process, however, I enjoy it because it keeps the brain occupied. This site doesn’t currently have an in-depth tutorial on how to create a Cover Action but I did recently author a post on psd.tutsplus.com that should be out around the time your read this. In this post I’m just going to provide some information about the hardware required to do the product photography shots that represent the Cover Actions found on this site. (more…)

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cover-action-featured

Photoshop PSD Cover Action Free Files For Download

Looking for PSD freebies? We have those. The following post is a summary of what this site offers to give new visitors to the site more compressed information on a single page.

What we do is convert our blank generic product photography shots into Photoshop Cover Actions. Period. That’s our niche. If you need a generic mug, soda can, book, iPad or even a blank cereal box then you found the right place. Our Actions will recreate the product shot using Photoshop’s built in actions and in the process will take your 2D design/artwork and render it onto the result. That means if you design milk cartons for a living you can now concentrate on your designs and let our PSD actions render the carton and designs for you automatically. (more…)

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Water Rain Drop Condensation Beads

Top 20 Photoshop Water Drop Tutorials

Water drops, and pretty much any other form of contamination, can be a very time consuming process and requires a lot of patience. Just dealing with the placement of hundreds of drops all correctly pointing in the proper direction, with highlights and shadows would drive any designer nuts.
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