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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 Make a Picture High Resolution

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

How to Blur Part of a Video

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

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.

What is Clip Art?

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

How to Add Fonts to Photoshop

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

What is a Vectorized Image?

What are the basics of vectorization?

How to Change Text Color in Photoshop

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

Common Image File Formats

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

How to Curve Text in Illustrator

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

What is Ripple Delete in Adobe Premiere?

Learn about ripple delete in Adobe Premiere!

Adobe Reader DC vs. Adobe Reader

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

What are stock photos?

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

How to Edit Pictures

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

How do I change the resolution of an image?

Changing the resolution of an image is a simple task.

Best Video Format for Stock Footage

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

How to Blur Edges in Photoshop

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

How to Curve Text in Photoshop

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

How to Remove a Background in Photoshop

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

How to Add Text to a Picture

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

How to Become a Stock Photo Model

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

Adobe Acrobat Standard vs. Pro

Learn all about Adobe Acrobat Standard vs. Pro!

How to Compress a Video for Email

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

How to Add a Watermark

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

How to Remove Video Background

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

How to Resize a Photo

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

How can I change background colors in Illustrator?

Learn about manipulating background colors using Illustrator.

Proper Background Image Size for Web

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

Tips for Using Stock Footage

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

Best Professional Photo Editing Software

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

What are Frames Per Second?

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

Adobe Reader DC vs. XI

Learn the differences of Adobe Reader DC vs. XI!

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 [...]

Common Audio File Formats

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

How to Use Stock Footage

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

What is Adobe Touch App Plugins?

What exactly are Adobe's Touch App Plugins?

What is Motion Blur?

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

Most Common Facebook Video Formats

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

How to Resize a Layer in Photoshop

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

What is Time Lapse Video?

What exactly is time lapse video?

How can I get maximum legal protection when using stock content?

Learn about enhancing your legal indemnification when using stock content.

How To Find Images for Logos

Learn how to find images to help create your company logo.

Proper Blog Image Size

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

A Guide To Professional Video Editing Software

Looking to learn how to edit videos? We've got solutions for every skill level.

How can I ensure my business is protected when using stock content?

Learn about legal protections and how Shutterstock can help.

How to Crop a Picture

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

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