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Photoshop’s skewing feature is a great way to realistically add an image to a billboard, a wall or just about anything. Combining smart objects enables you to place the image once and swap out images at a later time keeping the same skew perspective. Give it a try!

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Knowing multiple ways to use Lightroom and Photoshop for post-production can help you save time by shooting with your post-production workflow in mind. The final image you see here was the result of pre-production planning, capturing the images I needed, processing them the same exact way in Lightroom, then blending them together in Photoshop before […]

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Most users will either use Curves a lot or they won’t use it at all. The Curves interface is more complex than Levels, which scares away many users. While Levels gives you three control points (highlights, midtones, and shadows), the Curves adjustment allows for up to 16 control points. This can significantly open up more […]

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I first met Dave Black at Photoshop World several years ago. He was setting up a balance beam in a lecture hall for a live shoot he was doing with a champion gymnast for a session he was teaching. As I watched him set up, interact with the gymnast, his assistant, and the room full […]

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In less than one month, Scott Kelby and his crew will head out to Vegas for Photoshop World. The conference is held twice a year: once in an “East Coast location”, and then in Las Vegas at the end of the summer. This upcoming Photoshop World will be the seventh one I have attended! (And the fact that I […]

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Photoshop enables you to add a painting look to your images easy by using textures. The secret is to find the right texture for the image. You can build your own collection by taking photos of textures when your out shooting. If you see something you like, take a photo of it. When you import the image to your […]

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I was honored to be the special guest on this week’s Photoshop Show (hosted by Jan Kabili, Ron Clifford and Dave Bell).  They asked some great questions and tossed in bonus tips onto my techniques.  This is a power hour of some of my favorite Photoshop and Camera Raw techniques. Be sure to check out past […]

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