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Shooting Awesome Sports Portraits
Recording a Timelapse on a Nikon Camera
Learning Pixelmator: Stylizing Objects & Images
How Digital Artist Bert Monroy Uses Photoshop
Using a FlexiFill ChromaKey Backdrop
A Profile of Maggie Taylor | Digital Artist
A Profile of Katrin Eismann | Retoucher and Photographic Educator
The Evolution of the Photoshop Tools Palette
How to Assemble a Timelapse Video + A Workshop
Advanced Blending of Adjustment Layers

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How Digital Artist Bert Monroy Uses Photoshop

Our friends at lynda.com have released a great series of videos commemorating the 25th anniversary of Photoshop. One of our favorites is on Bert Monroy who’s been a frequent guest on our podcast (here and here). Bert is an amazing

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Using a FlexiFill ChromaKey Backdrop

Want to do chromakey shooting? A FlexiFill backdrop is very useful for quick chromakey jobs. This spring loaded type backdrop offers both a blue and green surface for shooting and is virtually wrinkle-free. This is good because wrinkles cause shadows

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A Profile of Maggie Taylor | Digital Artist

In this profile, learn about digital artist Maggie Taylor. She shares her process about creating digital collages. She began her career as a traditional artist who did everything in camera, but then embraced Photoshop for its felxibility. Thanks to lynda.com

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The Evolution of the Photoshop Tools Palette

Photoshop is celebrating its 25th anniversary, and a lot has changed over the years. Hear from the creator’s and pioneers of Photoshop about how the tools evolved. You can also explore the history of Photoshops tools and how they evolved

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How to Assemble a Timelapse Video + A Workshop

Although traditionally Photoshop has been a photo editing application, newer versions of the software (CS6 Extended and later) can also handle video. In this tutorial, see how to assemble a time-lapse sequence in Photoshop. Watch more at . Join Me

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Advanced Blending of Adjustment Layers

One of Photoshop’s greatest secrets (and hidden powers) is blending modes. See how to use the Blend If option in order to get precise results from your layer blending in Photoshop. Watch more at

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Comparing Photoshop to Film Photography

Our colleagues at lynda.com have been running a great series of videos commemorating Photoshop’s 25th anniversary. In this mini-documentary they head into a traditional darkroom with photographer Konrad Eek. Watch Konrad Eek work up a print using only darkroom techniques.

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Learning Pixelmator: The Painting Tools

With advanced brushes and complete gradient tools, the painting options inside of Pixelmator are very useful. Inside you’ll find a wide array of tools for painting and drawing. These can also be used to create hand-painted masks of dodging and

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Learning Pixelmator: Sharpening Images

Sometimes your camera’s sensor softens your digital images, and they need a bit of sharpening. Pixelmator can help. Learn how to sharpen images in Pixelmator in this tutorial. This tutorial is a single movie from the Up and Running with

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These photos are controversial? Give me a break …

By now you have probably read about the that’s-not-the-cover-photo-we-agreed-on uproar on Photofocus, social media, on TV and on newspaper websites. Read The New York Times critic’s notebook. This is such a non-story that I am having a difficult time believing

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Dreaming of California in retro pastel hues

Nostalgia is a major creative driver and source of inspiration for many photographers, especially today. As travel restrictions due to the pandemic continue, many of us are compelled to look back at some of our most memorable and scenic travels.

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Long exposure tricks: Use a low camera angle

While there has yet to be a true “dump” of snow in West Michigan, I went back and looked at some older photos recently, pulling up this photograph from Fallasburg Bridge in Lowell, MI. Utilizing a NiSi 10-stop neutral density

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11 tips to take better portraits, part one

Portrait photography is getting more and more popular professionally, with photographers using high-tech gear such as DSLR and mirrorless cameras to achieve stunning results. But even the ordinary person can use their smartphone or an entry-level camera to create portraits

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