Photoshop Tutorial – Layer Comps

Have you ever created a multi graphic image layout and wanted to see how modifications would change the feel of the design? Layer Comps allow you to modify a layout quickly while offering design freedom within the same work piece. Instructor Richard Harrington shows you how to use Photoshop layer comps and scripts to save many design options in a single Photoshop file.


Photoshop Yourself To Perfection

Photoshop is amazing at altering imperfections. Imagine waking up after being out all night long, and using Adobe Photoshop to make it look like you had a full night’s rest…remove dark circles under your eyes, razor stubble or just changing your outfit color to match your mood.

What this video and see how Photoshop could change your day.

Photoshop Tutorial – Retouching Blemishes

One of the most time exhausting areas of photography is using Photoshop on every image, and retouching small items like blemishes. There are many tips, tricks, and techniques for improving skin tone and covering up blemishes, and one of my favorites is by using Photoshop’s healing brush and patch tool. You can blend unwanted areas and hide those tiny imperfections with ease. Sample  areas of skin that are in great shape, and use it to blend and alter blemished areas. The healing brush will get the job done with little effort.

Check out this Adobe Photoshop Tutorial on Healing Brush Tool and Patch Tool to see how simple retouching can be.

Photoshop Tricks – Retouch Tutorial For Modifing Nose

What do you do if your client wants a few modifications to his or her nose? Photoshop of course.

We found a tutorial that teaches how to modify the nose of your subject using the lasso tool and transform tool in grid mode. Once you have adjustments in place, simply erase the hard lines created by the transformation and your done. Simple Adobe Photoshop Tips increase work-flow efficiency and we want to help.

Developing a Raw File with Photoshop

As a photographer, do you shoot in raw capture mode? According to some of our recent surveys, the majority of photographers do. Raw images take large camera sensors and plenty of storage. But with todays digital equipment, file storage has become incredibly inexpensive.

Raw files allow photographers to adjust settings like exposure, color and saturation after the image is captured, giving you the ability to always go back to the original file if you decide to do something different. If you are new to processing Raw images, check out this video. Processing can take time; but with a little knowledge and expertise, you can quickly finish editing and move on to your next photo shoot. Check out this video: [Read more…]

Photoshop Retouching Tutorial

It’s fun presenting a portrait to a client where they absolutely love the results. They look good. They wore their favorite outfit. And they loved the entire process.

Part of creating an amazing portrait is retouching. Blemishes, stray hairs, small lines and wrinkles all can “disappear”, giving the client more than they bargained for in the process.

As photographers, its not enough to know how to take beautiful portraits; you also have to be a whiz at Photoshop too. To help understand how to use many of the retouching tools, we found a Photoshop tutorial on image modification.

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Photoshop Tutorial – Add Glowing Effects To Your Images

Popular styles such as the addition of glowing effects will help draw attention to your image. Photoshop allows us to quickly modify the look and enhance the finished shot. Using some of the basic Adobe Photoshop tools, pen and brush tools the video below, you will see how to add glowing effects to your next image. Learning the basics of this amazing program will help and expand your creative tallents.

Photographing The Macworld Cover

Every wonder what it takes to photograph the cover of a magazine? We found a great video that time lapses the entire process, from start to finish.

Photographing a Moving Poster

Photographing for a poster is a wonderful assignment…but what if you wanted to have a way to create a moving poster. Watch this video and see how it is done!

Photoshop Tutorial – Depth Of Field Blur

Adding depth of field to your image can alter the look dramatically. In this video, instructor Richard Harrington from Photoshop from Video, will show you how to use depth of field blur to create backdrops for use in chroma keying. Check out this video: [Read more…]