Glossary

How can I "vectorize" an image?

Create a scalable, high quality vector graphic from a non-vector image.

How to Reduce the Size of a JPEG

Knowing how to reduce the size of a JPEG is important, especially when you’re [...]

How to Fade an Image in Photoshop

This step-by-step guide will walk you through an easy to apply system to blend your [...]

How to Blur Part of a Video

Use this comprehensive step-by-step guide to obscure personal information, blur a [...]

How to Make a Picture High Resolution

Learning how to make a picture high resolution is a valuable skill when working on [...]

How to Make Money with Stock Photography

Learn how to add passive income by becoming a stock photographer with this [...]

How to Make a Dotted Line in Illustrator

Learn how to draw a dotted line using Illustrator.

How to Cite a Photo

Learn how to cite photos using MLA, APA, and CMS styles.

How to Add Fonts to Photoshop

Open up a new world of creativity by adding fonts to Photoshop thanks to this [...]

What is Clip Art?

Clip art can refer to any images that are used for illustrative purposes.

Adobe Reader DC vs. Adobe Reader

Find out the differences between Adobe Reader DC vs. Adobe Reader.

How to Curve Text in Illustrator

Curving text in Illustrator isn't as hard as you might think!

How to Change Text Color in Photoshop

Make you digital image a compelling one with this comprehensive guide on how to [...]

How do I change the resolution of an image?

Changing the resolution of an image is a simple task.

How to Blur Edges in Photoshop

Blurring edges of photos can give a whimsical and dreamy appearance to your work.

What is a Vectorized Image?

What are the basics of vectorization?

Common Image File Formats

A guide to popular image file formats to help you find the perfect asset for your [...]

What is Ripple Delete in Adobe Premiere?

Learn about ripple delete in Adobe Premiere!

How to Add Text to a Picture

Learn how to add text to a picture. Create your own posters, postcards, Internet [...]

How to Edit Pictures

There’s no set path for learning how to edit pictures. At Shutterstock, we recommend [...]

How to Remove a Background in Photoshop

If you’re looking to place your subject in an entirely new scene, this is a critical [...]

What are stock photos?

Stock photos are images that anyone can license for creative use.

How to Remove Video Background

Today’s editing software lets you make the impossible possible. Remove a simple or [...]

How to Curve Text in Photoshop

Learning how to curve text in Photoshop can make you a more adaptable designer. See [...]

Best Video Format for Stock Footage

Stock footage can take up a lot of hard drive space. Use this guide to discover [...]

How to Become a Stock Photo Model

If you have the right look, personality and motivation, you may be able to crack [...]

How to Compress a Video for Email

Learning how to compress a video for email is a useful skill when sharing home [...]

Adobe Muse vs Dreamweaver

Learn about the differences between Adobe Muse vs. Dreamweaver.

How to Resize a Photo

Knowing how to resize a photo is an essential skill for aspiring photographers, but [...]

How to Add a Watermark

Protect your digital photos with a watermark! This guide breaks down the proper [...]

How can I change background colors in Illustrator?

Learn about manipulating background colors using Illustrator.

Adobe Acrobat Standard vs. Pro

Learn all about Adobe Acrobat Standard vs. Pro!

What is Adobe Touch App Plugins?

What exactly are Adobe's Touch App Plugins?

Tips for Using Stock Footage

If you’re considering using stock footage, stop right now and read this [...]

What is Motion Blur?

Learn how motion blur is used in varying types of media.

Proper Background Image Size for Web

Not every image was created equal. When deciding on image size for your website, [...]

How to Email PDF from iBooks

Learn how to work with PDF documents in iBooks.

What is a Green Screen and how can I use one?

Green screens allow filmmakers to place their subject in outer space, in front of a [...]

Best Professional Photo Editing Software

Professional photo editing software helps with layering, resizing & many other [...]

Proper Blog Image Size

When sizing your blog image, there is no catch-all size but there are some general [...]

Adobe Reader DC vs. XI

Learn the differences of Adobe Reader DC vs. XI!

How to Use Stock Footage

Learn about the two main types of stock footage & how to use them with great effect. [...]

What is Video Aspect Ratio?

Want to learn about video aspect ratio? Check it out!

Licensing Music for Film

Avoid a lawsuit and read this comprehensive guide on how to legally select music for [...]

Most Common Facebook Video Formats

With so many video format options out there, use this guide to find out what formats [...]

Common Audio File Formats

There is a huge variety of audio file formats that work best for different [...]

How to Crop a Picture

Cropping a picture helps to focus in on the main subject and remove distracting [...]

What is the Adobe Premiere Pen Tool?

What is the Adobe Premiere Pen Tool?

What are Frames Per Second?

You’ve heard the term before but what EXACTLY does frames per second refer to? This [...]

How to Resize a Layer in Photoshop

Learn how to utilize Adobe Photoshop to create & resize new layers. Use this [...]

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