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On 2017-07-25 at 4:43 AM, MEB said:

Hi Gareth Humphreys,
Welcome to Affinity Forums :)

  • open the first image as usual
  • tap More (the three dots icon) on the top of the interface and select Place ▸ Place from Photos/iCloud depending from where you want to import the second image then tap the screen to place it on the document. Position the image as you wish or scale it to match the first image height with the Move Tool.
  • open the Layers Studio, click the plus sign and select New Fill layer (we will use this layer as a mask to control the opacity of the second image) - the new fill layer will appear on the top of the other two covering the canvas with a solid colour
  • tap and drag from left to right over it to create a gradient - you should see the gradient handles/controls appear on canvas
  • open the Layers Studio and tap and hold the fill layer until an horizontal blue line appears, then drag the layer over the thumbnail of the second image layer (the thumbnail will become a solid blue when you hover it (we are doing this to use the gradient fill layer as a mask for the second image)
  • tap the fill layer we just created in the Layers Studio to ensure its selected - you should see the gradient handles on canvas at this point
  • now tap the node (the small end circle) of the gradient handle that you want to make semi transparent/fade, open the Colours Studio and reduce its opacity to 0% - you should now be seeing the fade effect appearing
  • adjust the position of both gradient's nodes on canvas to fine tune the transition/fade effect

Let me know if you still have trouble.

I have done this, made my mask layer, attached it to the image and yet it has not modified it in any way. I turn the layer visability off and on and the mask is completely ineffectual; like it didn’t even exist. What am I missing here? I even closed the app and reopened it, as I find you have to do that frequently. Still, nothing.

 

I guess once a Photoshop users, always a Photoshop user. This app seems to come from a different planet in the way you do things and there seems to be a ton of needless steps. I just can’t seem to wrap my head around it. 

 

I have submitted a copy of my layer mask. For some reason, it has the crop icon attached. I have no idea what this means.

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I'm still new to Affinity, I have both the Mac and iPad versions, from what I've learned so far, it's very, very good and a worthy rival to PS and LR. 

Your tutorials are excellent, thank you

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If I enter adjustments and try to make changes on the wheels (for example the Brightness/Contrast adjustment) they are not working as advertised. If I touch a circle and move clockwise I get negative percentages and if I move counterclockwise I also get negative percentages. There operation is also not smooth at all. Sometimes as you move your finger around the circle there are no changes at all. I have also tried to use the Apple Pencil for the adjustments and get the same responses. Is this a known issue?  I know you can tap and get the small key pads, but if you enter a number you can’t 

see the change until you leave the key pad. Why did Affinity use these small wheels instead of the sliders used on the Mac version?

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2 hours ago, acsimon said:

If I enter adjustments and try to make changes on the wheels (for example the Brightness/Contrast adjustment) they are not working as advertised. If I touch a circle and move clockwise I get negative percentages and if I move counterclockwise I also get negative percentages. There operation is also not smooth at all. Sometimes as you move your finger around the circle there are no changes at all. I have also tried to use the Apple Pencil for the adjustments and get the same responses. Is this a known issue?  I know you can tap and get the small key pads, but if you enter a number you can’t 

see the change until you leave the key pad. Why did Affinity use these small wheels instead of the sliders used on the Mac version?

 

Don’t move your finger around the circle, just move it to the left or the right as you would do with a slider. I think the circles are intended to make better use of the available space.


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Click inside the wheel and then you can drag left/right or up/down. Unfortunately you can’t drag down very far, so this isn’t a very good option. However, if there are a number of options available for the tool and the adjustment wheel is off-center, you are unable to drag even half way across the screen, only allowing for moderate adjustments before having to enter numbers manually or dragging again and again. I think a better option here would be to click the wheel, activating the adjustment, brining up the numeric keypad, then you should be able to drag from anywhere on the screen, until clicking the adjustement wheel again, shutting off the adjustment on that wheel. This would allow you to drag completely across the screen, instead of only a possible maximum of 50%.

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Hi dear’s

I’m looking for training courses like Photoshop or complete guide for app including explanation.

Videos are great but I need to understand the concept, function and differ for any press

Thanks for your help    

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Hello all,

 

Just to let you know that in conjunction with the latest update, I've re-recorded one video and there are three new videos:

  • Opening, Saving & Exporting (Updated; 22nd February)
    • Learn how to open images from different sources (Photos App, cloud storage), see how images are auto-saved and discover how to export and share images - both in common formats (JPEG, PSD) and as Affinity documents.
    • Watch: Vimeo / YouTube
  • iPad/Desktop Interworking
    • Check out a quick and simple workflow to share and edit your work between the iPad and desktop versions of Affinity Photo using Open In Place.
    • Watch: Vimeo / YouTube
  • Exporting
    • Learn how to use the export dialog on the iPad version of Affinity Photo to share your work in a number of different formats.
    • Watch: Vimeo / YouTube
  • 360 Live Editing
    • See how to apply Live Projection editing to 360 images and retouch them.
    • Watch: Vimeo / YouTube

 

As usual, the list in the first post has been updated. Hope you find them useful!


Affinity Photo Video Tutorials - Affinity Photo for iPad Tutorials

Looking for a manual/documentation? Check affinity.help for online help!

@JamesR_Affinity for tutorial sneak peeks and more

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Hello,

I'm on the second video tutorial, "Interface Tour", and it begins with a screen (the Welcome Screen) showing multiple project folders, each with one or more files, that appear to correlate with all the video tutorials.  When i open the app i don't have this.  I only see what is shown after the narrator opens up a project.  I have two options, Tutorials and Samples.  Where are all those sample projects?

 

I thought i also remember having an interactive tour when i first opened the app (that was months ago).  I just now deleted the app and re-downloaded it, but still no interactive tour and still no sample projects.  Am I missing something?  Were they both removed?  Thanks.

 

 

nate.

 

 

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I’m wanting to use Affinity Photo for the iPad for more high end retouching, judging from the video what I want to do is definitely possible. Does anyone have links to videos showcasing makeup retouching or adding makeup to photos using this app?

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On 08/03/2018 at 6:15 AM, James Casson said:

I’m wanting to use Affinity Photo for the iPad for more high end retouching, judging from the video what I want to do is definitely possible. Does anyone have links to videos showcasing makeup retouching or adding makeup to photos using this app?

Check out the examples by Affinity Revolution. The one I linked deals with retouching. The video includes a link to sample photos used in video.

 

Also check out the Pedro Soares macros for portrait retouching  provided in the 2nd link . They work well on the iPad version too. Techniques are similar.

http://blog.pedrosoares.photo/retouching-quick-tip-01/?lang=en

 

 


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Hi, I am a new member and user of Affinity Photo for iPad. I tried watching the tutorials within the app when I was flying on a plane and they would not load. Did my installation get corrupted and do I need to reload the program? Thank you

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Thanks, MEB, I suspected that might be the problem. Now I can get back to learning what seems to be a great program. Thanks again (or as they say here in Kenya where I am now, Asante sana)

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Letting you know that Inpainting and Tone Mapping are bad links/not downloadable on vimeo.

Could these tutorials please be better organised into functional tutorial chapters like the Affinity Designer and Photo tutorials?

I use these, as I imagine many others do, to make a training resource that I go through when I have free time or am commuting. 

It helps to be able to work through them in a logical order knowing that you have covered all the topics thoroughly and not missed any or done them at random.

I am fairly organised and logical so it helps if the tutorials cover the UI elements/tasks/features in the order you would learn them or look for them in the UI.

Thanks I am really loving the Affinity iPad Apps! :D

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Hello all,  the 1.6.9 update made quite a few interface and gesture changes that rendered the tutorial videos out of date—thus, you will now find a new set of structured tutorials here: https://affinity.serif.com/tutorials/photo/ipad

The first post of this thread has been updated, but the above link will take you straight to the new tutorials which feature localised subtitles for all 9 languages the app is supported in. Hope you find them useful!


Affinity Photo Video Tutorials - Affinity Photo for iPad Tutorials

Looking for a manual/documentation? Check affinity.help for online help!

@JamesR_Affinity for tutorial sneak peeks and more

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On 9/17/2018 at 10:41 AM, James Ritson said:

you will now find a new set of structured tutorials here: https://affinity.serif.com/tutorials/photo/ipad

James, thank you so much for your wonderful lessons! Can you please tell me where I can now find those that were accessible from the app on the iPad? They contained explanations that are not available in the lessons currently available on the site.
OR
please post previous lessons in a separate section, for example, calling the playlist “Lessons for versions before 1.6.9”

TIA

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Hi,everyone!

Can you share photo material used in Official Affinity Photo (iPad) Tutorials?

I want to learn by reference.

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