Photoshop User TV: PhotoshopUserTV: Keeping Organized Using Collection Sets and Pixel Bender – Episode 279


The weekly Photoshop TV show featuring "The Photoshop Guys" Scott Kelby, Corey Barker, Pete Collins, and RC Concepcion. Presented by KelbyOne.
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putv09202011 RC shares a Lightroom tip for keeping organized using collection sets. Pete recommends a free plugin called Pixel Bender. Special guest Erik Valind shows Lightroom users a different way to use collections. Corey has a tutorial about working with shapes and paths in Photoshop.

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  1. Skip Wolff says:

    Missed seeing what Pete was doing with Pixil Bender. We did not get to see his screen. Love your show.

  2. Sam S. says:

    Great dramatic reading, RC.

  3. Mikael says:

    You didnยดt dare to let Pete show his Pixelbender stuff, hehe still on probation?

  4. Karen Spearrin says:

    Awesome show, like always!

  5. Floyd F Sones says:

    Great show. I wish I could have seen Pete’s Pixel Bender example.

  6. Libby says:

    It’s a shame that you didn’t show Pete’s screen during his Pixel Bender demo. RC, you have a great voice for dramatic reading. And, oh yes, where are my wind chimes??? ๐Ÿ˜‰

  7. ARKreations says:

    Great LR collections tips. Would like to have been able to see Pete’s screen for the Pixel Bender segment.

  8. RogerT says:

    Great shows as always. Pixel Bender totally Rocks! However, the shows onscreen tutorials (Pete’s didnt show) are so blocky and pixelated that you really can’t follow along easily. By contrast, the Ask Dave shows are crystal clear at 1280X1024. Could you folks please fix this? Please?! Thanks.

  9. Rick Evans says:

    Wind Chimes…finally a great prize… ๐Ÿ˜‰ great show. I am glad you’re showing more LIghtroom tips, thanks.

  10. Gene Kimball says:

    Good tips. I will look into employing the collection tips by RC and Erik Valind today. The other tips I will try to employ soon. Thanks again.

  11. Lindsay McSweeney says:

    Pete’s tip wasn’t very useful without showing his computer screen, not sure what it did.

  12. Tim says:

    Pete….. sounds like a good tip….if only we could see your screen…..

  13. Chris says:

    Hmmm…. Pete’s face was so much more interesting than the actual thing he was describing..!

  14. Great tips on the show today. I have a question.Is there any reason that we didn’t see Pete’s computer when, he was giving his tip?

  15. Paul S says:

    I love the show. It was nice watching Pete explain pixel bender. Very informative!

  16. RON COMSTOCK says:


    its his fault we didn’t see Pete’s screen…


    great show as always, Don’t change the show like Facebook did their news feeds….lol
    Google+ here i come.

  17. Robert Norris says:

    Oh yeah did anyone mention that there was no screen shot with Pete’s tip. All in all the show was fun and flowed well. Good tips and if it wasn’t for Pete’s endearing voice we wouldn’t even know to go to Adobe Lab!! Good work guys!

  18. Paul says:

    It’s a shame that you didn’t show Pete’s screen during his Pixel Bender demo. RC, you have a great voice for dramatic reading. And, oh yes, where are my wind chimes???

  19. Robert Norris says:

    Oh, did we mention that Pete’s tip couldn’t be seen but he did look intense describing it! RC great dramatic reading!! Good show and fun too!!

  20. Dustin says:

    Great show

  21. PD Taylor says:

    Good show- missed seeing Pete’s screen though.

  22. Shaun S says:

    The question is, were you playing a joke on Pete and not showing his screen capture or was he playing a joke on you and not capturing his screen?

  23. KC Smith says:

    Please let Pete show his screen. Sure he’s the new guy, but this is photoshopTV!
    PixelBinder is fun and great download from Adobe. Try it out…

  24. Larry N says:

    great lightroom tips


  25. gt says:

    It’d be cool if you guys uploaded pete’s example into the next episode. I’m sure it was just an innocent mistake made by the video edit team or something, but I think a lot of us are still curious what he was showing

  26. Keith Godwin says:

    Very useful show – thanks!

  27. Nice show!

    As all people above, it would have been great to see what Pete was doing with Pixel Bender :-)

    I really enjoyed the Lightroom workflow tips, specially now that I’m going “full lightroom” :-)

  28. Tom Bruno says:

    Good show, but more of a radio episode in parts. As expressive as Pete’s face is, an occasional shot of the colorful images he was talking about would have been nice.

  29. Nice show guys!

    As every one above I missed seeing what Pete was doing with Pixel Bender :-)

    I really enjoyed the Lightroom workflow tips (specially now that my processing is being done with LR). Really great.

  30. Tom Brunos says:

    Good show as always, but reverted to radio on Pete’s pixel bender spot. He has an expressive face and all, but a picture of the colorful images he was describing would have been nice.

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  32. Steve Saragian says:

    Wind Chimes?

  33. Eiter Reyes says:

    Again great show!!

  34. John Dabarno says:

    You guys make me laugh, and you’ve got great tips too, thanks.

  35. Slava says:

    I believe Pete made a great job as usual, but I like to watch the consequense instead of listen his nice voice))) but thank you anyway for great job you do guys!

  36. takeshi says:

    Why Pete’s tutorial had no live video from his Mac? Don’t bully him!

  37. Fred Lang says:

    Pete’s tip was great on NAPP alternate Vue! I will love my windchimes.. is this a NAPP APP?

  38. RON COMSTOCK says:

    Great show!

    Scibb, its your fault we didnt see Petes screen…lol


    great show!

  39. derek roe says:

    It would be a lot more informative if, when Pete is doing a tutorial, we could see what’s on his computer. Looking at Pete while he tells you all the fun stuff, just doesn’t wash.
    Come on guys, lets get it together

  40. gdwsr says:

    There is one person that is always there, every week: “And now, here are your hosts; tThe Photoshop Guys”

    So who is that person behind the voice?

  41. Don says:

    Good show. A lot of of Lightroom tips today.


  42. Robert Norris says:

    I’ve been trying to post but it doesn’t work. If this goes through great!! Good show. Oh did anyone mention we didn’t see Pete’s screen for his whole demonstration!!

  43. Jeff Maihara says:

    Helpful tips on smart collections. Maybe this will be my new sorting routine!

  44. Nice show guys. I’m having problems to post, so please delete if they ever appear repeated (in the same episode ๐Ÿ˜‰ ).

    As everyone above, it would have been nice to see what Pete was doing with Pixel Bender.

    I really enjoyed the Lightroom workflow tips, specially now that I have “embraced” LR in my workflow.

  45. Thanks for a great show.! I appreciate learning about collections and smart collections, especially.

  46. Dave Moore says:

    Nice episode!

  47. Don Evan says:

    Another good one. Wish I could have seen what Pete was doing with the Pixel Bender tip.

  48. Don Pavlik says:

    I want the wind chimes too, especially if he uses pixel bender to make them.

  49. Apple says:

    I think you better get Nancy back. When she’s not there you guys don’ tknow what to do. Much nicer when you’re organized.

  50. Joshua says:

    crazy awesome!

  51. Richie Williams says:

    Too late to comment but hay…
    You’re all a very talented bunch, but your post production team (the guys & gals behind the scenes) needs to be aware and show us what you want to show us as the viewer.

    BTW missed Scott at Calgary Airport by a few hours… Damn my Military flight… :0(


  52. Jenn says:

    Awesome Show!!! You guys rock! Love watching these and learning the “tips”….

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