RE: EASY way to add drop shadows to images?

Subject: RE: EASY way to add drop shadows to images?
From: Fred Ridder <docudoc -at- hotmail -dot- com>
To: <john -at- garisons -dot- com>, <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 19 May 2008 17:09:17 -0400


John Garrison asked:

> I'm looking for a simple way to add drop shadows to pictures that will
> eventually find their way to a web site. Ideally, I'm looking for
> something that doesn't require thirteen steps in Photoshop, one of which
> is assumed to be too simple to bother to explain. It would be great if it
> allows a way to move the shadow from lower-right to upper-left.

The editor tool of SnagIt does this very easily. You get to pick the corner,
control the background color and the shadow color, set the shadow depth
in pixels, and even add an outline if the picture doesn't have well-defined
edges.
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