We are thrilled to have another fun yet informative Google+ Hangout with some industry pros who want to tackle and throw down some pretty cool Photoshop Lightroom tips and tricks. Wednesday, October 30 at 10:00AM PST Join me with special guests Rob Sylvan, Levi Sim and Gerard Murphy for tutorials, some “battle of the best […]
There are those that are talented, and then there are those that are graciously talented that share their expertise. This guy just so happens to be the latter. Not only is he a very gifted photographer and artist, but he also has educated artists in our industry and has given endless time to helping others […]
It’s hard not to love her. And it’s even harder not to appreciate her work. Even though her portfolio might be filled with dark, engaging and heavy components of emotion, you won’t necessarily feel those same characteristics when you meet her. Just as we discussed in her podcast interview, she aims to create magical and engaging new […]
Here is the new podcast feed: feed://feeds.feedburner.com/photofocuspodcast Get the show here or get it on iTunes — Don’t forget to post a review on iTunes. This week’s show features two tremendous talents. First up, Melissa Niu interviews Brooke Shaden, a fine art photographer and explore her creative process. Then Rich Harrington catches up with Canon Explorer of Light Eddie Tapp about his […]
He may be a best-selling book author, podcast host and world renown photography instructor, but don’t let his devilish good looks fool you. He’s a 1st degree black belt equipped with the Lightroom and Taekwondo skills to throw down any artist. In our latest podcast, I had the privilege of chatting with Matt about his […]
There are many ways to use layer masks to blend images together. Let me show you how to create layer masks using gradients in Adobe Photoshop. The technique is easy and can be used for both technical and artistic looks. This works with all versions of Photoshop that have layers. Want all our Photoshop tips? […]
Looking at his dynamic portfolio, you’d think he spent all hours of every day in the studio; creating concepts, perfecting light, shooting beautiful models and editing. It’s hard to believe that he only shoots because he loves it and not for the daily grind of client approval. Photography is undoubtedly his passion and a creative […]
Let Scott and Rich show you how to use in-camera effects to get dramatic images quickly. Some may call it cheating, but we’re all for different ways to get different results. You can check out the whole class here and get a free trial membership here. Disclaimer: This is just one way to achieve an effect. ______ This […]
This week’s show is a triple feature… we tackle three areas of the photo industry that are hot topics. First up, Scott Bourne interviews Rich Harrington about how to get started in DSLR video. Rich Harrington then takes the microphone and talks to Terry White from Adobe about changes at Adobe as well as Terry’s photography. Our third segment, Melissa Niu interviews Matt Kloskowski of Kelby Training to find out about how the photo industry is evolving.
Do you need to delete pixels or make part of an image transparent? There’s a better way that’s nondestructive and gives you perfect transparency and future editability. Learn how to use a Layer Mask on any image. Do you want to add a layer mask to an image. Join Instructor Richard Harrington as he demonstrates […]
Watch Scott shoot a great detail shot of a beautiful car. He’s using a wide-angle lens on a micro four-thirds body. You can check out the whole class here and get a free trial membership here. Disclaimer: This is just one way to achieve this style of shot. ______ This Post Sponsored by: lynda.com Learn photography anytime, anywhere, and […]
This week’s show is a triple scoop of goodness. We’ve got three interviews to satisfy your creative, technical, and business needs. Join hosts Rich Harrington and Melissa Niu for interviews with important thought leaders.
First up, Rich talks with Tamara Lackey who is a professional photographer, speaker, and author. She focusses on lifestyle photography, from children’s portraits to celebrity portraits.
Want to take complete control over your depth of field? Check out the Lens Blur effect in Photoshop which let’s you draw depth of field and get a realistic effect with both bokeh and grain.
Here is the new podcast feed: feed://feeds.feedburner.com/photofocuspodcast Get the show here or get it on iTunes Rich Harrington has two great guests on the show this week. First up, a return from Panoramic, Landscape, and HDR guru Ron Pepper. We explore myths about HDR, killer techniques, and advanced controls. No matter what your style of shooting or […]
Photoshop offers a cool tool to work backwards in time. The Photoshop History Brush lets you combine multiple states of an image. The technique is incredibly useful and powerful. Give me two minutes and I’ll show you a how to take complete control over your post processing. Can’t see the video? Click Here. Disclaimer: This is just […]
Vignettes, tilt shifts, and depth of field! Learn how to creatively use blurs with the Photoshop Blur Gallery? In this tutorial I show you a favorite technique for controlling depth of field and guiding the viewer’s eye. Give me two minutes and I’ll show you a bunch of cool tricks. Can’t see the video? Click Here. Disclaimer: […]
Here is the new feed: feed://feeds.feedburner.com/photofocuspodcast Get the show here or get it on iTunes Rich Harrington has a special guest this week. Robert OToole joins us to discuss his migration from commercial photographer to world-renowned nature photographer. Robert was the co-leader for our Alaska trip this year and a fantastic photographer and instructor. Robert O’Toole is […]
Rich Harrington has a special guest on this week’s show. We catch up with best-selling author Jeff Revell, creator of the Snapshots to Great Shots series. Jeff is specializes in travel, landscape, urban, and nature photography. Rich and Jeff discuss: What matters most when buying a new camera. What are the coolest new features to show up […]
Do you want to lift the shadows in your photos? Give me two minutes and I’ll show you the powerful Shadows Highlights Adjustment in Adobe Photoshop. In seconds you can fix exposure problems for just about any image. Can’t see the video? Click Here. This is just one way to fix exposure problems…. I hope […]
Rich Harrington has two special guests on this week’s show. We’re joined by Dave Wilson, a freelance art photographer from Texas. Dave shares his approach to getting the best shot (no matter how many exposures it takes). Dave is a native of Scotland who likes to photograph subjects, scenes, locations and objects which symbolize Texas, the American […]