In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to add a shallow depth of field effect to a landscape photograph using the Tilt-Shift Blur Filter in Adobe Photoshop, and then refine it with layer masking. This effect works best on images that have leading lines, allowing the blur to easily fade into the distance. 1. Convert the Layer to […]
From time to time Adobe add a feature or two that seem to slip under the radar and this great feature seems to be one of them. Have you ever wanted to add a gradient filter to an image in Adobe Camera Raw and then been disappointed because it’s straight edge gave you day tree […]
Adobe’s new Shake Reduction tool is great for fixing a blurry image due to camera shake. It’s not a replacement for solid photography skills. It should only be used as a last resort.
As photographers, it’s always a good idea to watermark your work. Not only is it an extra level of protection, but its also a chance to brand things a bit. In this tutorial I’m going to show you how to use Adobe Brush (a free app for iOS — soon for Android). What is Adobe Brush? I […]
Before I start this article, let’s set the record straight. I’m a long time Aperture user… I started with Aperture the first day it was released. My Aperture library tracks my evolution with digital photography and it was one of my favorite tools for years. A while back I decided to switch from Aperture to […]
Using Photoshop’s powerful Masking and Layer Blend modes we are going to apply overlays to add snow to a photograph that was taken in sunny Florida.
Lightroom is liberating and fun. It gave me back the results I used to get finishing my pictures in the dark room, plus several techniques that I never learned. It’s a great tool. It’s just not enough. I still need photoshop to help me finish the visions I have for my imagery, and there are […]