Seattle is calling! So let’s make pictures in one of the best places in the country. We’ll start with portrait practice under the bridge on Aurora Ave where the Troll lives. We’ll use speedlights, so bring ’em if you have ’em, and if you don’t have any flashes, well then come on down and see what […]
Recently, I stumbled upon a simple flower photo I took years ago on vacation. It was snapped just for fun as I was walking along a path at a Michigan ski resort in the summer. At the time, I was happy with it – in fact, I thought I’d done a great job. Since that […]
Have you ever been zoomed in while editing in Photoshop, only to zoom out and realize your adjustments were not at all what you wanted? Here is a quick solution I like to use to avoid that situation. 1. Opening a New Window With your image open in Photoshop, from the menu bar, navigate to Window > Arrange > […]
One of the frustrations when combining multiple exposures into an HDR image is ghosting. This appears if the camera has shifted even the slightest bit between images. HDR processing software like Lightroom or Photomatix Pro can do a pretty good job at aligning the images and removing ghosting, but it doesn’t always work. This is where the built-in timer comes in handy.
Learn how to make your personal signature a Photoshop brush so you can click on an image to apply your watermark.
Today, we’re going to walk through the steps of taking an ordinary photo and applying a quick vintage style to it. We’ll be doing this step-by-step process in Photoshop, although the overall methodology will be applicable to other comparable software. Creating the Vintage Look Knowing how to take a corrected, neutral photo and apply various […]
Welcome to the third of six posts focused on topics found in my newest book, The Visual Palette. Each of these posts will include a free sample download from my book for you to download and enjoy. You can also check out Part 2 in case you missed it. You can learn more about my first published […]