There are occasions when a subject’s skin only has a few trouble spots that could use light retouching. For that, I like to use a simple fade selection with the patch tool, and I want to share that technique today. In this photo, my very sad looking daughter has a few spots I’d like to touch […]
Don’t miss today’s Google Hangout all about Photoshop and Lightroom. This event is 100% free and you learn terrific techniques, but if you tune in live, you can be entered to win excellent prizes to help you in your work. (Note: MUST BE TUNED IN LIVE TO WIN). UPDATE: The incredible Terry White from Adobe will join us this Friday. This event is 100% […]
Editor’s Note: Don’t miss this week’s free event on when to jump from Lightroom to Photoshop. Photoshop Luminance Masks are a great way to edit an image targeting just the areas you want. These masks aren’t solid black and whites but mirror the luminance values of a channel or channels. Lets jump into Photoshop and see […]
Editor’s Note: Don’t miss this week’s free event on when to jump from Lightroom to Photoshop. If you’ve spent any time reading or watching Photoshop tutorials, you’ve likely heard the term Smart Object, usually combined with non-destructive editing, but what exactly is a Smart Object, and how does it differ from it’s dumb alternative? At its core, Smart […]
Editor’s Note: Don’t miss this week’s free event on when to jump from Lightroom to Photoshop. For some reason, people laugh at me when I make a picture with them. Don’t get me wrong, I’m not complaining: laughing makes a wonderful expression. My subjects crack a big smile, and usually also bend in half with the […]
Adobe Lightroom’s “What to Edit” dialog box contains 3 options — Edit a Copy with Lightroom Adjustments, Edit a Copy, and Edit Original — that affects your final image. Learn how to use each option.