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PHOTOSHOP® CS DOWN & Dirty TRICKS by Scott Kelby

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Attaching a Note to a Photo

If you need to add a caption to a photo, don't just backscreen an area, or create some reverse type, because with this effect you can create some real visual interest for your caption, drawing the reader's eye right where you want it to go.

Quick Tip: Saving time in the Fill Dialog box

In Photoshop 7 (and even earlier) if you wanted to fill a selection, or a layer, with a color like bright red, you'd have to set bright red as your Foreground color before you opened the Fill dialog box. If you forgot to do that first, you'd have to cancel out of your fill, set the color, and then open the Fill dialog again. Luckily, now in Photoshop CS you'll never have to do that again, because now you can choose any fill color from ...

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