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30 Fresh new Photoshop tutorials from 2016

The key to success and evolving your design skills is always constantly seeking out new ways to evolve those skills. One of the best ways is learning …

Graphics

Mastering Dodging and Burning with 4 Techniques (Photoshop Tutorial)

Photoshop Tutorials

How to Shoot and Process a Time Lapse Movie - Quick Method

The other day I was in the city and I was watching the clouds because they were moving so fast. It was a sign that bad weather was on the way, but I …

Time-lapse Photography

How the Photoshop Liquify Tool Can Be Used to Improve Your Portraits

Use it well and you can make very subtle changes to the look of a model’s face, body or clothing. Use it badly and you might become a feature on one …

Creating Transparent Logos for Watermarks and Overlays in Photoshop

In this Episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne demonstrates how to create a single vector logo out of multiple type and shape layers, specify a …

Tutorials

Watermarking Images in Lightroom

In this Episode of The Complete Picture, Julieanne Kost shows how to quickly save your vector and raster logos in Photoshop to be applied to …

Lightroom

How to Use a B&W Layer in Photoshop to Adjust the Brightness of Colors In Photos

Travel photographer Jimmy McIntyre created this short 3-minute video tutorial to share a trick for adjusting the brightness of specific colors in …

What are Smart Objects in Photoshop CC and How to Use Them in Your Photo Editing

A very powerful and yet often forgotten function within Photoshop CC are Smart Objects. Smart Objects were originally created for graphic design use …

3 (More) Ways To Stack Images for Photos With the Wow Factor

In a previous article, I discussed 4 ways to stack images in order to get better results. That's not all, however. There are more things that you can …

10 Tips for Better Cityscape Photography

These 10 practical tips will help you take better cityscape photography, as well as inspiring you to explore faraway cultures.

Landscape Photography

5 Free Lightroom Resources all Photographers Should Know About

No matter your skill level or interest level in photography, there are scores of camera choices available to choose from; whether DSLR or mirrorless; …

Tutorials

Get creative with Displacement Maps in Photoshop

What is a Displacement Map? If you are new to Photoshop, the mere mention of displacement maps can be daunting. The purpose of this article is to …

Tutorials

20 Photoshop Video Tutorials To Make You An Expert

It could well be that we are moving towards a time when lack of any applicable Photoshop skills is going to be as strange as illiteracy. If you can’t …

Tutorials

Direct to Desktop: Camera Tethering in Adobe Photoshop Lightroom

Have you ever seen a high-powered fashion photography studio setup on TV? Maybe on a reality show, or a makeup ad: medium format digital cameras …

12 Tips for Mastering the Clone Stamp Tool in Photoshop

There are a lot of good post-processing tools available for making minor edits to your photos. Within Photoshop, there are the Healing Brush and the …

Tutorials

These Time-Lapses Show How Beauty Retouching is Done for High-End Campaigns

Want to see how the world’s biggest fashion and beauty magazines retouch their photos? Here’s a set of time-lapse videos that show many hours of …

10 WordPress Actions for Photographers

We thought it would be fun to try something different and make a video with a bunch of cool advice, more actions really, that you can take on your …

Exposure Blending And The High Dynamic Range Mindset

A little over a year ago I made a change to the process in which I take photographs, shifting from the idea of using hardware, to relying on software …

How to Create Your Own Lightroom Presets

There are mundane tasks in Lightroom that you carry out on almost every photo you import. You can save time by creating Develop Presets to perform …

Tutorials

Top 15 Photoshop Tools Every Photographer Should Know

Photoshop is a magnificent tool that can help you save time and money by editing images in an efficient manner. Unfortunately, the learning curve for …

6 Places to Learn Photoshop for Free (or Almost Free!)

Adobe Photoshop is one of the most widely used software packages in the world. It’s hard to imagine the world without Photoshop, and its remarkable …

30 Amazing Free Photoshop Text Styles & Effects

Create awesome text effects with these free Photoshop text styles with the click of a button. Styles are Photoshop files that contain preset …

Graphics

How to Create Unique Easter Egg Composite Portraits

Equipment Used: Canon 5d Mark iii, 50mm 1.4L lens, and 100mm 2.8 lens<p>Light: Natural<p>Computer software: Adobe Photoshop CS6<p>Here’s a fun way to …

How to Select and Change Colors in Photoshop

Photoshop

Increase the Dynamic Range of a Photo

<b>Introduction</b><br>There are times when it is impossible to capture the entire dynamic range of a scene in a single image. Recently I ran in into this …

Photoshop Experts Try Their Hand at Photoshop 1.0

Photoshop 1.0, which was released February 19, 1990, definitely lacked many of the features photographers and designers rely on today. Of course, …

Graphics

How to Create Email Signature in Photoshop

How I Add Atmosphere To Some Of My Shots Using Photoshop

A lot of times, what appears to be light effects in my work is actually done in post production, using Photoshop, to enhance or exaggerate existing …

Tutorials

6 Helpful Functions of the Shift Key When Working in Photoshop

I was working on a commissioned artwork in Photoshop today and I noticed something. I keep my left hand over the shift key pretty much the entire …

Liquify Filter: You’re Doing it Wrong | A Simple Guide On How To Properly Use It

The Liquify Filter in Photoshop is a powerful tool. It can make a jiggly arm, slim; a chin disappear with a flick of your mouse and turn a celebrity …