Autumn Photoshop Tutorial Video
Here in Southern California, our autumn looks and feels a lot like summer. But sometimes you just want to have that warm, golden look of fall. So I’m going to show you in 8 minutes how to change the look of your image in this Autumn Photoshop tutorial. Continue reading “Summer to Autumn Photoshop Tutorial”
Today I’m giving away a free Photoshop Action.
It’s really like a four-in-one Photoshop action, because this single action will create a variety of different soft tones that can be mixed and matched to your liking. It also includes a nice crisp black and white portion – all in one easy to use action! Continue reading “Download a Free Photoshop Action!”
How to load Photoshop Actions:
We all have to learn that first time how to load Photoshop Actions. If this is where you find yourself, these are the easy steps to getting the job done.
Open an image.
You should see that little triangle that’s circled in aqua. (If you don’t see it, on your menu click “Window” and then click “Actions” and it should show up. Continue reading “How to Load Photoshop Actions”
Sleeklens Portrait Perfection Collection Photoshop Actions.
I was recently contacted by Sleeklens and asked if I would like to try out their Portrait Perfection Collection set of Photoshop actions. I’m not a big actions user. For portrait work, I kind of have my workflow down, and I know my way around Photoshop, so if there’s a look I want, I can pretty much make it happen. And honestly, in the past, I’ve tried some actions and wasn’t all that impressed.
But I love trying new things, so I agreed to do the review. I really went into this with an open mind.
[Sleeklens provided me with these actions in exchange for an honest review. Complete disclosure information can be found here.]
Continue reading “A Review of Sleeklens Photoshop Actions – Portrait Perfection Collection”
Free Photoshop Tutorial: How to use a Clipping Mask
In this post I want to share with you a free Adobe Photoshop video tutorial that I created. The term clipping mask may not be familiar to you, even even if you use Photoshop on a regular basis. For years I was focused on portrait work, and I never felt the need to use it. Once I knew what a clipping mask was and what it can do, my world changed. Ok, that may be an exaggeration, but it’s a fantastic tool to have in your Photoshop arsenal. It’s a simple trick that creates amazing results with fast click of the mouse.
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I own an expensive DSLR. So why are my pictures so dark? If you’ve ever asked yourself this question, this post is for you!
Understanding exposure is a giant step towards better photography.
My favorite tools for getting great exposure straight out of your camera are cheap, and sometimes even free!
Read all about getting your exposure spot-on.
Continue reading “Understanding Exposure | Simple Tips for Better Photography”