Creating that fine art matte look is incredibly easy in photoshop. In fact it only takes a single adjustment layer. So let’s get started, but promise me you won’t tell anyone our secret. :-)
Learn how to access Photoshop's little known color picker to sample colors from anywhere outside of photoshop! Don't tell anyone! it's Top Secret!
Being laid up with a bum leg for so long. Doctor says I have at least another 30 days of bed rest while things heal. You could say I got screwed! (pun intended) I've taken the opportunity to really deep dive into Capture One Pro 11 and put it through its paces.
Making your photos more interesting by ensuring that the subject matter is the area of focus. It's all too common for beginner photographers to take snapshots where a person viewing the photo doesn't know where to focus he/her attention, causing their eye to scan across the photo trying to find out what the area of focus should be.
It's not often that I'm impressed with gear, but this Canon 135mm f/2 lens is absolutely, without a doubt, unquestionably, one of the sharpest lenses I've ever used. It's extremely sharp even wide open, It produces some wonderfully creamy bokeh. It focuses quietly, smoothly and most importantly quickly.
People all the all time under estimate the power of Adobe Lightroom. For the most part Lightroom can cover 90% of a photographers editing needs. Today I show you how to remove a sunburn and even apply tan lines using just the HSL panel in Lightroom. You just wont believe how easy it is!
Frequency Separation helps make retouching a portrait easier in Photoshop. Frequency separation works because it allows you to separate the Texture of an image from the tone and Color. When retouching you can focus on just the texture or the skin beneath it. It sounds quite complicated but in practice, it is actually quite simple.
Panning is a great technique to help create the illusion of motion in your photos. With panning, you create motion by actually moving the camera with the subject in a panning motion.
The Department of Homeland Security’s newest campaign is teaching people how to “recognize the signs of terrorism-related suspicious activity” and to report it to local law enforcement agencies–and one of these signs just so happens to be photography.
A lot of people ask why on earth, would you still shoot in Black & White when our cameras are able to produce such true vivid color that represents the world as we actually see it.
You've probably been saving your photos as JPG for years, and never gave it a second thought. Most of us simply bypass the jpg format option screen by accepting whatever the default values are and go about our day. Let's face it JPG format options isn't exactly a sexy topic. But we really should understand our options exactly what they do.
Shooting fireworks is easy if you follow some basic steps.
Sometimes as creatives, we simply get burned out. It can feel like your passion may no longer be alive. A time in your photographic life where just the idea of picking up your camera is exhausting. So what can you do?
Sometimes we just need to be creative for no good reason! Just create! Have fun! Happy Shooting!
In today's tutorial, I show you how to make a really cool logo using Photoshop and some free fonts. This is a beginner tutorial so you really don't need a ton of design experience to make your own logo/watermark.
Times are changing.. I believe that Facebook and Instagram have peaked, and are now beginning their decline. Rule #1 in business, "Learn to see changes before it happens". Businesses that don't see change are destine to fail.