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Create a unique Instagram photograph showing love
In this video, I show you how to create a unique social media graphic that the couples you photograph can...
Photoshop Tip: How to use Dehaze in Photoshop
In this video tutorial Dave Cross shows how to selectively apply Dehaze in Photoshop. It can be faster and easier...
Creativity through Photoshop Brushes
Making your own Photoshop brushes can open up lots of creative possibilities. Photoshop can create a brush out of pretty...
Photoshop CC 2017 Important Changes
Adobe has introduced a series of "small" but important changes in the recent new release of Photoshop CC 2017. Here are...
10 Quotes about Creativity
Here are some of my favorite quotes about creativity - and we can all use a little help being creative,...
My Favorite Photoshop Add-on
People often ask me what is my most frequently used Photoshop add-on or plug-in. They are usually surprised to hear that my...
Colorize an area without making a selection
In this video I share a very interesting Photoshop technique that lets you colorize an area of a photo -...
Advice To Photographers From Models
When a photographer works with a model for the first time, what should you do? What expectations does the model have...
Adobe Stock Contributor Portal
Submitting photos to Adobe Stock has just become a whole lot easier thanks to the new Contributor Portal. Most stock photo...
5 Ways to Make Your Photoshop Life Easier
As much as Photoshop is an amazingly powerful tool, as photographers our goal should be to spend as little time...
You know you use Photoshop a lot when…
...you make a spill your coffee and immediately think "undo" ...you look at a beautiful sky and imagine cloning out the...
Rethinking how to learn
Over the last few months I’ve had a series on conversations that have made me think that perhaps one of...

Photoshop Tip: How to use Dehaze in Photoshop

In this video tutorial Dave Cross shows how to selectively apply Dehaze in Photoshop. It can be faster and easier than using the Adjustment Brush in either Lightroom or Camera Raw. The answer lies in using the Camera Raw filter

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Creativity through Photoshop Brushes

Making your own Photoshop brushes can open up lots of creative possibilities. Photoshop can create a brush out of pretty much anything, but the first thing that’s important to know is that the brush can only be one color. In other words,

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Photoshop CC 2017 Important Changes

Adobe has introduced a series of “small” but important changes in the recent new release of Photoshop CC 2017. Here are some of the changes that caught my eye: The New New Document Dialog Box When you create a new document (File>New

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10 Quotes about Creativity

Here are some of my favorite quotes about creativity – and we can all use a little help being creative, right? “The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.” ― Pablo Picasso “Creativity takes courage.” ― Henri Matisse “Creativity is

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My Favorite Photoshop Add-on

People often ask me what is my most frequently used Photoshop add-on or plug-in. They are usually surprised to hear that my favorite Photoshop add-on is my camera. When I have my camera in hand I often use it as an extension to Photoshop,

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Advice To Photographers From Models

When a photographer works with a model for the first time, what should you do? What expectations does the model have from you as the photographer? What can the photographer do to ensure a successful shoot? Rather than speculate and come

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Adobe Stock Contributor Portal

Submitting photos to Adobe Stock has just become a whole lot easier thanks to the new Contributor Portal. Most stock photo photographers will tell you that keywords are a very important part of their success in selling their images. Adobe Stock has

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5 Ways to Make Your Photoshop Life Easier

As much as Photoshop is an amazingly powerful tool, as photographers our goal should be to spend as little time in Photoshop as possible. My motto is “Edit Faster/Shoot More” (and hopefully sell more). With that in mind, here are

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You know you use Photoshop a lot when…

…you make a spill your coffee and immediately think “undo” …you look at a beautiful sky and imagine cloning out the telephone wire …you look in the mirror and wish Liquify worked in real life …you try to imagine everything you

Read More

Rethinking how to learn

Over the last few months I’ve had a series on conversations that have made me think that perhaps one of my next tutorials should be on how to watch a tutorial – or perhaps how to take best advantage of

Read More

Photoshop CC 2017 Important Changes

Adobe has introduced a series of “small” but important changes in the recent new release of Photoshop CC 2017. Here are some of the changes that caught my eye: The New New Document Dialog Box When you create a new document (File>New

Read More

10 Quotes about Creativity

Here are some of my favorite quotes about creativity – and we can all use a little help being creative, right? “The chief enemy of creativity is good sense.” ― Pablo Picasso “Creativity takes courage.” ― Henri Matisse “Creativity is

Read More

My Favorite Photoshop Add-on

People often ask me what is my most frequently used Photoshop add-on or plug-in. They are usually surprised to hear that my favorite Photoshop add-on is my camera. When I have my camera in hand I often use it as an extension to Photoshop,

Read More

Advice To Photographers From Models

When a photographer works with a model for the first time, what should you do? What expectations does the model have from you as the photographer? What can the photographer do to ensure a successful shoot? Rather than speculate and come

Read More

Adobe Stock Contributor Portal

Submitting photos to Adobe Stock has just become a whole lot easier thanks to the new Contributor Portal. Most stock photo photographers will tell you that keywords are a very important part of their success in selling their images. Adobe Stock has

Read More

5 Ways to Make Your Photoshop Life Easier

As much as Photoshop is an amazingly powerful tool, as photographers our goal should be to spend as little time in Photoshop as possible. My motto is “Edit Faster/Shoot More” (and hopefully sell more). With that in mind, here are

Read More

You know you use Photoshop a lot when…

…you make a spill your coffee and immediately think “undo” …you look at a beautiful sky and imagine cloning out the telephone wire …you look in the mirror and wish Liquify worked in real life …you try to imagine everything you

Read More

Rethinking how to learn

Over the last few months I’ve had a series on conversations that have made me think that perhaps one of my next tutorials should be on how to watch a tutorial – or perhaps how to take best advantage of

Read More

Photoshop is not cheating

Most experienced photographers will tell you to “get it right in the camera”. By that they mean know your camera well enough, and understand the concepts of aperture, shutter speed, ISO and your lens to be able to get the

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When 50% is Good Enough

Back in my college days, there was at least one class that I would have happy to get 50% on an exam. But let’s not go there… This post is about Photoshop and how some people don’t use an automated

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Drobo 5N setup

In this video I recorded “live” as I attempted to follow the instructions and set up the Drobo 5N to use as a networked backup drive. You won’t believe what happens next (I always wanted to write that, but spoiler

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