I’ve been teaching Lightroom for a few years and one of the most frequent frustrations revolves around how images are organized and linked. Before fancy image editing software, most people (myself included) organized their images in named folders. If you went on a trip to France, you would save the pictures in a folder called […]
A number of students have expressed interest in having me make a video tutorial on creating a motion blur and a student came to my last class with a perfect example photo. Enjoy watching the motion blur being applied to this image of the Colorado Classic Cycling Tour. Image before motion blur: Image after motion blur: Creating a […]
I wrote a tutorial a while back about using the clone stamp but had some extra tips to add. Specifically, you can use the selection tool and an extra layer to give yourself more control over your clone stamping actions. Using the selection tool to control the clone stamp A student brought this image to […]
Making your own custom Photoshop brush is really simple, and can make life a lot easier when marketing your business. Photographers and bloggers especially like to watermark their images, and I do the same on a lot of my images. I recently created a set of custom brushes for a client using some of her […]
Whenever I make family photo books the cover comes last. I usually search “book cover ideas” on Pinterest, and then play in Photoshop and Illustrator. I spend more time visualizing ideas in my head than I do actually creating the cover. I’m particularly excited about how my last book cover turned out and thought I’d […]
This will probably be my shortest post ever. I am simply posting my Photoshop shortcut sheet that I use in my classes so that my students can easily access it. If others find it helpful as well that’s an added bonus. Enjoy!