Frequency Separation | What Is It Really And When Should You Use It?
A quick cover of the everyone’s favorite process
Corrective Dodge & Burn For Adjustments For Portrait & Beauty Retouching
When we take beauty portraits, there is usually a gap between that initial raw image and the vision we hold…
Using A Fish Tank To Create Unique Still Life Photography | How I Shot It
This extremely complex shot was accomplished using some essential techniques which all photographers and retouchers should know. In this article, you’ll learn about compositing, creative theory, and there’s a video on one of the best Photoshop techniques, Linked Smart Layers.
Linked Smart Objects | The Essential But Unknown Photoshop Technique
In this video from Max Bridge of Square Mountain, we’re taught about a relatively unheard of Photoshop technique called Linked Smart Objects. Given how few know of this technique it’s a surprisingly useful tool for any retoucher.
Create Lego Portraits From Any Photo With This Beginner’s Tutorial
Camera bodies and lenses are not the only things clad in plastic, this tutorial shows how to make your images look like the are made from plastic Legos!
Compress Photos with Photoshop’s Content-Aware Scale
Many Photoshop users are familiar with the Content-Aware Fill and Content-Aware Move features, but are less familiar with the Content-Aware Scale command. The Content-Aware Scale command comes in handy when you have a relatively empty area of your photo that you want to compress. Here’s how to use it.
How To Create a Textured Still Life Fine Art Photograph
Some photographers might shun the whole texture overlay thing, but I have a lot of fun experimenting with them. SLR…
How to Make a Modern Photogram Using a Flatbed Scanner
During my very first digital photography class (ok, it was my only digital photography class) at art school, I learned…
Luminosity Masks: The Long and Short of it
Luminosity masks are the key feature in Photoshop that allows you to make simple controlled tone based adjustments to your images. These masks offer a quick and easy way to select only the specific tones that you want to modify, and then an easy way to modify them without effecting the rest of the image.