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Photoshop Trick Using the BW Adjustment Layer To Brilliantly Alter Color

One of the most frustrating aspects of Photoshop is that its abilities are so far reaching, that to master it (if it’s possible to do such a thing), …

10 Editing Techniques That Changed My Photography

In the digital age you as a photographer are expected to be familiar and knowledgeable with Photoshop. It can be argued back and forth if this is …

Tutorials

How to Do Cinematic Color Grading on Your Photos with Photoshop

Want to give your photographs a “Hollywood movie” look? Here’s a fantastic 25-minute tutorial on how to do cinematic color grading on your …

How to Select and Change Colors in Photoshop

Learn how to create selections based on color, and then replace that color in Photoshop. Also, learn to fix your selection using a Layer Mask.

Cinemagraphs: How to Create Animated Photographs in Adobe Photoshop

Subtle or explicit, the Cinemagraph still puzzles people. It's an art form divided between the affirmative "it's a photograph!" or the inquisitive …

8 Awesome YouTube Tutorials Every Photographer Should See

<i>Jimmy Mcintyre is a travel photographer, educator, and 500px ISO contributor. His photos have been published in local and national magazines,</i> …

Using Squarespace Cover Pages for Your Photography Portfolio

Lighting With Grids | What They Do And How To Use Them

Photographers love soft light and what’s not to love? It’s forgiving, it’s flattering, it makes your images and subjects look great. But sometimes to …

Tutorials

20 Eye-Catching Packaging and Presentation Examples for Photographers

There are a few ways to deliver images to your clients: on a DVD, on a flash-drive, or through a custom online gallery. The first two ways are the …

Shape the light in your photos with Photoshop and Camera Raw

In this excerpt of a CreativeLive class, <b>Jack Davis</b> shows you that the lighting that you captured in your images is <i>not</i> carved in stone. He shows you …

Dodging and Burning to Create More Effective Black and White Images

With the huge assortment of software and plugins you have at your disposal these days, the photo processing technique of burning and dodging is …

How to add shallow depth of field in Photoshop

A shallow depth of field is a great way of separating your subject from the background and create that popular creamy soft background in your photos. …

Tutorials

How to Post-Process Almost Any Aspect of a Single Exposure Landscape Shot

Most tutorials tend to focus on one small aspect of the photographic process — be it tweaking a minor adjustment such as white balance or showing you …

Tutorial: A Quick Way to Add a Subtle Punch to Your Photos’ Color In Lightroom

Photographer Trevor Dayley has put together a very handy little tutorial to give your photographs that extra ‘pop’ of color in Adobe Lightroom or …

Expressive Portraits by Rosie Hardy Venture into the Stunning Realm of Fantasy

For anyone who follows the work of young, talented photographers who belong to the Flickr community, Rosie Hardy is one name that comes up time and time again. Although only 23 years old, the Manchester, UK-based creative has been at the forefront of the movement of youthful, Flickr photographers …

35 Premium Photoshop Tutorials: How to do Photo Manipulation

Learning all the ways you can edit your photos and images is like someone that finally learns the proper drawing techniques. Before, the person was …

How to Best Utilize the Various Metering Modes in Your Camera

A camera determines exposure by using metering modes. While Matrix metering is typically used and recommended for many settings, Spot and …

Free Resume Templates

Today I selected a few free resume templates that you can use to make your own resume look extra fresh and very professional. Take a look on the …

Freebies

swivelCard: A Shape-Shifting USB Business Card That Lets You Share Your Photo Portfolio in Style

Looking for a slick and unique way to share your contact info and photo portfolio with prospective clients? Check out the swivelCard, a transforming …

3 Tips for Perfect Skin inside Lightroom

A simple rule when enhancing skin: Don’t make it look fake.<p>Too often photographers don’t know when to stop when enhancing skin. They take the edit a …

Creative Father Puts His 3 Adorable Daughters Into Funny, Eclectic Photo Manipulations

John Wilhelm, a 44-year-old IT director and father of three girls has used his passion for photography and digital photo manipulation to create a …

How to Make Colors POP in Photoshop

This technique is perfect for a photo that is dominated by one or two Colors, especially if those Colors are complimentary.

Ten Go-to Editing Tips for Using Photoshop

The recent release of Adobe Photoshop Creative Cloud (CC) 2014 (which is the 15th release of the product) got me thinking about my own workflow. …

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 …

How to Remove Tan Lines and Sunburn in Photoshop

Here are some quick and easy tips for removing sunburn and tan lines, while also creating a tan. No need for sunscreen! We can take care of all of …

Photoshop

3 Easy Steps Using Photoshop to Making your Images POP

Having taught in-depth image post-processing workshops for Photoshop users, I’ve found that three of the simplest techniques are the ones that people …