Steve Caplin

Steve is a freelance writer, artist and designer, and the author of over a dozen books, including the popular How to Cheat in Photoshop series and the Amazon #1 best-seller Dad Stuff. His training videos can be seen on, Retouch Pro and elsewhere.

Articles by Steve Caplin

How to Remove a Head in Photoshop

I was once asked by a newspaper to produce images of a range of celebrities, showing how they would look if they were bald. I patiently explained to the commissioning editor [...]

February 2, 2020 // 0 Comments

PixelSquid People Scans

We first reported on PixelSquid, the revolutionary 3D object library, back in 2015. Now the vast collection of objects and animals has been complemented by a range of 3D [...]

January 6, 2020 // 0 Comments

Photoshop 2020 New Features

Adobe has released Photoshop CC 2020, the latest update to its flagship image-editing application. The new version brings some seriously useful new features, including new [...]

November 5, 2019 // 4 Comments

Dotphoton Review

Every serious photographer knows that capturing RAW images has significant advantages over their equivalent JPEGs: the vastly greater bit depth gives far more flexibility in [...]

October 28, 2019 // 0 Comments

Review: Affinity Publisher

In August 2018 Affinity took the unusual decision to launch its page layout program, Publisher, as a public beta. It generated a lot of comment on CreativePro, with users [...]

July 2, 2019 // 12 Comments

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