God I love content-aware fill. At Lifehacker I frequently want to illustrate a post with an image that’s not wide enough (like above). So I throw it into Photoshop, I expand the canvas size, I select the new blank parts on the sides, and I hit cmd+option+F.
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The Pixel 4 and 4 XL’s have some of the best camera hardware available on any smartphone, but “best” doesn’t necessarily mean “perfect.” As Android Police, Reddit posters, and Google support users have reported, the Pixel 4's white balance algorithm seems to cause a strange colour-correction error. A similar issue cropped up for Pixel 3 users in the past, but that was a much rarer bug and seemingly only affected photos taken in Night mode. The Pixel 4 white balance errors, on the other hand, happen when shooting in any of the Google camera app’s various camera modes, and even when using alternative apps.
You might already be familiar with the quick fixes you can apply to your pictures after you've snapped them, right on your phone — but if you want to take your mobile photo editing to the next level there are tools and apps that can help here too. Here are six advanced tricks to try and how to apply them.
If you want to tweak your Twitter avatar or Facebook pic, but avoid all the well-trod Instagram filters, try tossing your photo into Duotone Effect Generator. With this simple photo editor you can convert your photo into two colours of your choice, or presets like Spotify, Fire Engine, or Gryffindor.
Whether you're sharing photos on Instagram or working on an art project, the quality of the final image matters. Even if you don't have something like Photoshop installed, you can get your pictures looking their best with the help of some free, simple-to-use web apps - and we've picked out seven of the best for your needs right here.
If you're a casual Photoshop user, you probably know how to find the cropping tool and have a vague idea of what the lasso function does. But what about all those other mysterious looking icons? As it turns out, they all have something meaningful to contribute to the editing process and can vastly improve the appearance of your photos. This handy pictorial explains what every major tool on the taskbar does -- from the clone stamp to the colour selection tool.
Video: GIFs are fun, and if you're an artist, it's easy enough to turn your art into a short animation in Photoshop. This quick tutorial from Adobe shows you how it's done.
Preview is one of the best parts of macOS. It's an image viewer, lightweight PDF editor and more. Six Colours reminds us that it's also probably the simplest way to quickly batch resize a bunch of images.
Windows: Affinity Photo, the superb Photoshop alternative on Mac, is now available on Windows computers. And you can currently download and use the software for free.