Steven Marcotte

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How to bulk process and edit headshots on a white background

Headshots and portraits on a white background are a timeless classic. And most of us who shoot portraits have had to do them at some point. If we …

How to Create LUTs With Photoshop

Ever wondered how to create your very own LUTs using only Photoshop? Look no further, Unmesh Dinda at PiXimperfect just released the perfect short …

Up Your Compositing Skills by Learning How to Realistically Blend Your Subject Into the Background

There's a lot more to compositing than just getting a perfect cutout. Here are some golden tips by Unmesh Dinda of Piximperfect on how to get a …

Tutorials

How To Get The Best Prints At Home Or From The Lab

DIY printing can be a frustrating endeavor, but when your final print shows every detail exactly as you want it the rewards are there. There’s a bit …

Tutorials

Modeling Tricks: 5 Tips on How to Professionally Pose Friends for Your Next Portrait Shoot (VIDEO)

Up-and-coming portrait photographers are always looking for models to photograph to expand their portfolios. But what if you can’t afford a …

A New Quick and Easy Way to Make a LUT From Any Image

Transforming one image look into a LUT can be a daunting process for people who don’t know much about LUTs (Lookup Tables). According to this video, …

Here is an easy tip for compositing hair like a ninja

I wanted to share one of the images created for a tutorial I made, and chat a bit about one of my greatest compositing tips – hair extraction. You’re …

How to Create Your Own Food Photography Backgrounds

Looking to spice up your food photography? Food photographer Joanie Simon has a few suggestions on how to build a DIY backdrop that’s sure to save a …

Using the Liquify Filter to Change Body Shape in Adobe Photoshop

There may come a time when you need to change the shape of something, such as a body, toy, car, wrinkle or anything with a defined edge. While there …

Star Stacking For Pinpoint Stars And Low Noise

The Milky Way rises over a fairly intimate canyon view in Canyonlands National Park in Utah. The green color in the sky is from …

Learn How to Create Paper Cut Effect with this Photoshop Tutorial

Lidia Lukianova shared a simple but quite awesome Photoshop tutorial. She shows us how to create a beautiful Paper Cut effect using the Pen Tool and …

Graphics

Use A Smarter High Pass Filter to Sharpen Your Photos

Sharpening an image with a high-pass filter in Photoshop is a simple way to make the image pop. But what happens if you've sharpened your image and …

Tutorials

A beginner’s guide to screen printing, by a complete beginner.

“The Harlem Witch Trials.”<p>“I’m just so asphyxiated by that picture on the wall over there.”<p>“I couldn’t get a word in sideways.”<p>“That smell is really …

How to Hack Wi-Fi: Stealing Wi-Fi Passwords with an Evil Twin Attack

While Wi-Fi networks can be set up by smart IT people, that doesn't mean the users of the network are similarly tech-savvy. We'll demonstrate how an …

A Beginner's Guide to Photoshop Blending Modes

Want to get better at Photoshop quickly? Master Photoshop blending modes to improve your photo editing skills immediately.<p>This great video from Serge …

Tutorials

Compositing Images Onto TV Screens and Other Displays in Photoshop Without Looking Fake

Have you ever photographed a scene with a monitor, smartphone, or television in it and needed to swap in a better looking display image? Commercial …

Tutorials

How To Make Sunset Shots Pop

For me, the most memorable skyline photographs are those with a colorful sky and well-lit buildings. This combination, however, is almost impossible …

Editing Video in Adobe Photoshop & Camera Raw

This is one of those posts that is going to wow you. I’m going to share something today that I’m almost certain you didn’t know you could accomplish …

Tutorials

Create a Movie Trailer Voice in Adobe Audition

This video shows how to record your voice directly in Adobe Audition and then tweak it to sound like the guy you've heard with that famous movie …

Adobe

Technique Tuesday – Photographing Stars

When photographing stars and star trails in the night sky, you’ll first need to decide which type of composition you are aiming to create – pin …

Landscape Photography

Photoshop Tips: Turn Daytime Photos Into Night Scenes with 3 Simple Steps (VIDEO)

Everyone familiar with the classic Francoise Truffaut film “Day for Night” knows that cinematographers have a technique for shooting outdoors in …

Tutorials

Hacking Windows 10: How to Break into Somebody's Computer Without a Password (Exploiting the System)

After a hacker has configured Metasploit on a remote private server, created a resource script for automation, and created a simple payload, he or …

Malware

How to Remove People From Complicated Images Automatically Using Photoshop

Beautiful places are of course something many of us want to photograph, but the problem is often that there are constantly people in the shot at such …

Tutorials

How to create quick and easy cinematic colour grades in Photoshop in 2 minutes

There are a million ways to create cinematic looking colour grades, but this has to be the quickest I’ve seen. All it requires is a single colour …

How to Color Grade Using Luminosity Masks

Zoë Noble's work has been featured in Vogue Arabia, Harper’s Bazaar Arabia and ELLE Japan, and she has shot commercial campaigns for L'Oréal Paris, …

Color Management

How to Pull Off the Rolling Transition From the 'Atlanta' Season 2 Teaser

The "Rolling Preview" for Season 2 of "Atlanta" was awesome. Here's how to create that sweet camera rotation effect.Last month, FX premiered a short, …

Arduino And Raspberry Pi Speech System

Serial Kickstarter entrepreneur Patrick Thomas Mitchell has once again taken to the crowdfunding website to raise funds for its new Arduino and …

Raspberry Pi

Focus Stacking Tutorial for Landscape Photographers

Focus stacking is the technique of blending together multiple exposures of the same scene. These exposures are exactly the same, except for one …

How to Fill in Empty Edges After Cropping in Adobe Photoshop

I have another really cool tip for you today. You can put this one in the “best tips ever” category if you want. It’s going to save a lot of people a …

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