Julian Cooke

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How to improve your food photography

It was the ginger cake that did it. I'd come up with the perfect recipe for my G2 column – sticky, squidgy and fiery sweet – only to have a reader describe the accompanying image as looking "like something the dog regurgitated". Ouch. Clearly, taking pictures of food and "food photography" were …

These 31 Photography Links Will Keep You Busy For a Really Long Time

Another wonderful week has passed us by in the world of photography, and Toad Hollow Photography has been looking in all corners of the internet to …

Beautiful Black & White Bentley Short Doc Shot Entirely on the iPhone 5s

We’ve been told again and again that gear only matters far down the road, like last step down the road, once all of your skill and creativity has …

Series Creates Dreamlike Black and White Landscapes Through Lengthy Exposures

Greek fine art photographer Vassilis Tangoulis creates beautiful, dreamlike landscapes through lengthy exposures in his black and white series “Misty …

Vibrant Reflection Photos of NYC Taken by Looking Down from Skyscraper Windows

Wonderful Machine photographer Donna Dotan has stumbled across what she hopes to be a lifelong personal project. Holding her camera outside the …

The Ultimate Guide to Cutting Stuff Out in Photoshop

No matter what you’re working on, you can be sure that almost every project will require an image to be removed from its background! Sometimes it’s a …

How To Create a Realistic Aged Textured Logo Mockup

Last week I shared a free set of rusty logo mockup textures that I collected from an old WW2 era aerodrome. The files included a Smart Object layer …

Graphics

How to Give Your Macro Photography a Fine Art Touch in Post-Processing

Editor’s Note: This is part a series on macro photography this week. Look for a new one each day. The next newsletter will have them all if you miss …

Manipulate a Photo into a Beautiful Fiery Sunset Landscape

In this tutorial I’ll show you how you can create a sunrise landscape in just simple 20 steps. You’ll learn how you can create your own landscape …

How to Make A Perfect White Background Within Minutes Using Photoshop

If you’re a commercial or fashion photographer, eventually you’ll run into a client who will ask to have their product, model, etc. to be placed on a …

Make your Lightroom images look like they were processed with Capture One

Capture One is generally touted as the only real Lightroom alternative. Overall, many say that it produces better results, or at least better …

60 free Photoshop actions

Adobe's flagship image editing software Photoshop has a powerful programming language built in that allows you to record tasks as an 'action' and …

Adding Life to a Flat Image – Episode 1

In today’s retouching video, I welcome you to episode 1 of “Adding Life to a Flat Image”, where I take a dull RAW image and take it to the next …

Tutorials

Introducing Topaz Texture Effects 2

Why should it take hours to perfect a memorable image?Topaz Texture Effects 2 streamlines the workflow process for creating layered texture images in …

Tutorials

How to Create a Magical Landscape Scene | Photoshop Tutorials

Feel free to share and favour this post as you see fit!<p><b>How to Create a Magical Scene in Photoshop – Example: The Dark Valley | Photoshop …