Michael Bowen

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Cook the Best Meat for Tacos

Ground beef has nothing on slow-cooked carnitas<p>Tacos are the world’s greatest flavor delivery system. From black beans to goat tongue, you can slide pretty much any ingredient inside a warmed tortilla and create a satisfying meal.<p>That said, within the realm of taco-fillers, there stands a stratum …

A Quick & Easy Way to Remove Bags Under Eyes in Photoshop

For most of us shooting in harsh light under the mid-day sun or using studio lighting for that contrasty look, bags under the eyes are a part of …

How to Create a Stunning Magazine Cover in Photoshop

A Complete Checklist For Shooting Night-Time Time-Lapse Sequences

Aside from the regular artistic consideration, shooting time lapses requires quite a bit of technical know how. This check list from Stefan Kohler …

Tutorial: How to Create Double-Exposures in Photoshop

While double-exposure photography all started in-camera – most likely by accident – it’s since become an actual style and genre of photography all …

4 Essential layer masking tools in Photoshop

<b>Tip:</b> While you are brushing, look at the image (not the mask view that you can invoke by <b>alt</b>-clicking on the mask icon) to control and verify the …

Tutorials

Photoshop Playbook: How To Use Curves

Tutorial: Everything You Need to Know About Using Auto Exposure Bracketing

Exposure bracketing is the practice of taking several exposures – at least two, usually more – of the same scene. With each exposure taken, the goal …

Step up your Photoshop game - Mask It Like a Pro!

Example from the course <i>Mask It Like a Pro!</i>: Selective editing using a set of complex layer masks.<p>Layer masking is undoubtedly one of the most …

New Fotodiox Excell +1 Speedbooster Gets You an Extra Stop of Light on the Cheap

While not the first company to enter the speedbooster game, Fotodiox is turning some heads and dropping some jaws with their newly-released Fotodiox …

Back to Basics: Sharpening Best Practices for Photoshop and Camera RAW

One of the parameters first time photographers frequently go nuts with in post (to their detriment) is sharpening. So whether you’re editing in …

Thorough Tutorial Teaches You How to Fix Common Hair and Skin Issues in Portraits

Michael Woloszynowicz of Vibrant Shot is back with another share-worthy and thorough tutorial, and this time he’s showing you how to fix some of the …

How to Stop Saying Um | The Art of Manliness

In the pursuit of becoming a better man, becoming well-spoken is a task that should not be overlooked. How you speak is a huge component of the …

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The Magically Bizarre Photo Manipulations of a Photoshop Wizard Martin De Pasquale

He’s been called a Photoshop wizard by people who have seen his work and the title suits him well. Buenos Aires based digital artist and art director …

Photo Manipulation

How to Remove Anything from a Photo in Photoshop

5 Things You Need To Know About Photoshop Layers

Tutorial: How to Properly Pose Subjects in Every Circumstance

As much as composition, proper exposure, and location can affect how good your subjects look in a photo, posing plays a very crucial and often …

Focal Length Explained

Focal length has a <i>lot</i> to do with modern photography. It’s always been important, and now, even more so. Changing the focal length makes a photograph …

Three Techniques You Can Use to Dodge & Burn in Photoshop

<i>Editor’s Note: This is a guest post from Anup Ghimire.</i><p>Dodging and burning is one of the most confused and highly underestimated techniques in …

Getting Familiar With Color Relationships for Impactful Photography

The topic of color relationships in photography is somewhat akin to the topic of composition in that there are no set-in-stone rules governing these …

Tanya’s Top 10 Mistakes to Avoid as a New Photographer, Part 1

<i>Welcome to Time Out with Tanya, where I’ve put my fast paced graphic design career on hold in favor of adventures in motherhood. I’m capturing every</i> …

Great Tip To Recover Shadow Detail In Photoshop

It doesn’t matter if you’re shooting outdoors or indoors, you can’t really escape certain limitations of your camera sensor. High contrast situations …

How to Get Interesting Foregrounds for Your Landscape Shots

There is an old convention among landscape photographers that getting an interesting foreground is a very desirable element in a lot of landscape …