Category Archives: Tutorials

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New Book! Demystifying Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is an extremely powerful post-production tool and was developed for graphic artists, designers, illustrators, and photographers alike. What does this mean? Well, it means that Photoshop has more features than any photographer is […]

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Texture Tutorial!

Today’s blog is a tutorial on the use of textures. Often we see texture added to images of flowers or landscapes with bland skies. Although these types of images are awesome for texture use, for […]

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New eBook demystifying Lightroom 5!

Denise just completed her first eBook – Lightroom 5!  The book demystifies Lightroom, from setting up preference for optimal functionality to importing images and organizing your workflow to developing images to their full potential to […]

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Processing Infrared Images

Today I want to share one of the methods to transform an infrared image from a RAW file to various stages of a final image. The actual final image chosen is about preference and totally […]

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How Did I get Here?

I was asked to share the original images that make up this composite:                               So here are the 9 original files, […]

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Masks, Layers, Blending Images…

Do you have thousands of images hidden away on multiple external hard drives? Have you edited and shared the ones you loved the most? What about the others? What are all those little pixels doing, […]

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Creating Custom Borders!

Create Custom Borders One of my favorite things about processing iPhone images (on my phone) is that I can easily add “frames” to images, through a variety of photo processing apps, such Snapseed or Camera+. […]

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Fading an Image – Gradient Masks

Below I will describe the few steps needed to create both color fade and fade to solid color effects in Photoshop. Let’s start with the color fade: Step 1: Open your image. In this example, […]

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Get Creative!

In an earlier blog I discussed being creative through the use of alternative lens or through HDR image processing, but there are other ways to be creative as well. Below are some of examples of […]

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Using Masks in Photoshop

Masking in Photoshop In the last blog I discussed blending images to get a better final result, specifically replacing a perfectly clear blue sky with one that had more character (clouds). There are many ways to […]

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