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Editor’s Note:  This is a guest post from Anup Ghimire. Dodging and burning is one of the most confused and highly underestimated techniques in Photoshop. There are lots of ways you can dodge and burn in Photoshop. Dodging and burning can help your image pop or make your photograph look more distinct and dynamic. Dodging […]

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Over the weekend, I spent a lot of time with some very talented photographers and beauty retouchers.  Beauty retouchers are the talented folks behind those makeup ads that make the skin, teeth, hair and coloring look real and perfect while still keeping the genuine lines and textures of the skin.  In some of the interviews […]

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There are so many ways to convert your color photo to black and white.  But today, I’m going to show you a few of my favorite and easiest (in my opinion) ways to do a quick black and white conversion in Adobe Photoshop. 1.  Desaturate A quick way to desaturate the color in your photo […]

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If you’ve ever seen a photo with a shallow depth of field, you may find the background is very out of focus.  And you’ll often notice colorfully blurry dots around the photo.  That is called “bokeh”. This tutorial will teach you how to create custom bokeh in Photoshop, using a custom brush, blending options, and […]

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