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HDR 101: Shooting Brackets
Human eyes are incredible for viewing the world and seeing into shadows and highlights all at the same time. The...
Fantasy Portrait: Alien Queen part 2
Part 1 of the Alien Queen tutorial showed how to mirror the thin part of her face and add two...
Got a New Camera? Take Control of Autofocus
If youre like me, you got a new camera and dove in, shooting like a madman and making all kinds...
Image mode & Bit Depth
Understanding Photoshop is a biweekly column that takes an in-depth look at how digital photographs are built and manipulated. It...
When to Use Your Camera’s Auto Mode
Need advice on camera settings when shooting? Sometimes the answer is switching the dial to auto mode.
Adding Winter Snow to a Sunny Photo
Using Photoshop’s powerful Masking and Layer Blend modes we are going to apply overlays to add snow to a photograph...
Simple Background Magic for Photos
I want to share a simple way to apply a "texture" to a plain or seamless background. A texture is...
Cinematic Video Composition in Photoshop
In this Photoshop tutorial, I'm going to show you how to create a cinematic video composition using a few video...
Adding Spice with Photoshop Blending Modes
Are your images a little flat? Do you lack contrast? This technique is a fast and easy way to add...
Experimental Collages and Multiple Exposures with Blending Modes
[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/hocKg5S7dgI.x?p=1 width="640" height="400"] Interested in making composited photo collages that simulates shooting multiple exposures? In this tutorial I show...

HDR 101: Shooting Brackets

Human eyes are incredible for viewing the world and seeing into shadows and highlights all at the same time. The basis of HDR photography is making several exposures at varying brightnesses and combining them in a powerful software app like

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Fantasy Portrait: Alien Queen part 2

Part 1 of the Alien Queen tutorial showed how to mirror the thin part of her face and add two more closed eyes with fabulous lashes. No queen is complete without a crown and a golden background. Welcome to part

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Image mode & Bit Depth

Understanding Photoshop is a biweekly column that takes an in-depth look at how digital photographs are built and manipulated. It is a college-level course in plain english for free at Photofocus. To learn more see this article. Don’t Skip Column

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Simple Background Magic for Photos

I want to share a simple way to apply a “texture” to a plain or seamless background. A texture is an image of almost anything that can be appropriately ghosted back adding a “texture” to the background. I use images

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Cinematic Video Composition in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create a cinematic video composition using a few video clips, blending modes, and Adjustment Layers! [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1fdy3OVlhs] Disclaimer: This is just one way to create a cinematic video effect. For

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Experimental Collages and Multiple Exposures with Blending Modes

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/hocKg5S7dgI.x?p=1 width=”640″ height=”400″] Interested in making composited photo collages that simulates shooting multiple exposures? In this tutorial I show you a favorite technique for combining several images with blending modes in Adobe Photoshop. Give me two minutes and I’ll

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Image mode & Bit Depth

Understanding Photoshop is a biweekly column that takes an in-depth look at how digital photographs are built and manipulated. It is a college-level course in plain english for free at Photofocus. To learn more see this article. Don’t Skip Column

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Simple Background Magic for Photos

I want to share a simple way to apply a “texture” to a plain or seamless background. A texture is an image of almost anything that can be appropriately ghosted back adding a “texture” to the background. I use images

Read More

Cinematic Video Composition in Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, I’m going to show you how to create a cinematic video composition using a few video clips, blending modes, and Adjustment Layers! [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p1fdy3OVlhs] Disclaimer: This is just one way to create a cinematic video effect. For

Read More

Experimental Collages and Multiple Exposures with Blending Modes

[blip.tv http://blip.tv/play/hocKg5S7dgI.x?p=1 width=”640″ height=”400″] Interested in making composited photo collages that simulates shooting multiple exposures? In this tutorial I show you a favorite technique for combining several images with blending modes in Adobe Photoshop. Give me two minutes and I’ll

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