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Creating The “Tilt Shift” Look in Lightroom

Mornin’ everybody — glad to see you here today. Normally, we’d go to Photoshop and use its Blur Gallery “Tilt Shift” filter to create the “tiny town” look made famous by Tilt Shift lenses — where you photograph a … [Read more]

Lightroom By The Numbers (A bunch of really handy keyboard shortcuts using numbers)

Hi Gang. First, please let me apologize for posting the totally wrong video yesterday for Ben Warde’s “Lightroom Coffee Break.”Totally my fault, and worse yet, I didn’t learn about the problem until late in the day.  Luckily, … [Read more]

The Lightroom Training Track at the Photoshop World Conference 2017 in Orlando

Registration for the 2017 Photoshop World Conference in Orlando (April 20-22, 2017) is in full swing, but but what I wanted to highlight is the fact that we have an entire Lightroom Training Track that runs the entire three days of the conference (in … [Read more]

Some Really Handy Cropping Tips

Happy Friday, everybody! Here’s one from the “best of” collection — it’s some really handy tips cropping tips, sent in by one of our readers/viewers (I love it when readers send in awesome tips — thank you!), and I wanted to … [Read more]

Five Little-Known Photoshop “Moves”

Hi gang, and Happy Valentine’s Day! :) Today I’ve got a really quick little video for ya, and these aren’t “keyboard shortcuts,” these are “moves” (little things you do that save you time and trouble. … [Read more]

It’s Guest Blog Wednesday featuring Robert Vanelli!

Inspiration for the Sport Grit Look I’ve had the incredible opportunity of attending every Photoshop World (except for one) since Photoshop World started in 1999. The amount of knowledge taught in a short time is worth more than countless hours … [Read more]

It’s a Peter Hurley Triple Play Love-Fest!

Hi Gang – and happy Friday. Let’s kick into the weekend with a Peter Hurley love fest: It’s “The Top Ten Tips for Connecting With Your Subject” with Peter himself as the guest on this past Wednesday’s episode of … [Read more]

Create a Hungry Bear Composite in Photoshop

In this tutorial I’ll show you how to create an emotional scene using photo-manipulation skills. You’ll learn how to play with color, blend using adjustment layers and brush, add texture, work with lighting effect and more. Tutorial Resources Model … [Read more]

How to Create Vivid Arabian Night Composite in Photoshop

Learn how to create a beautiful Arabian night photo manipulation with Photoshop. You will learn several blending tricks and composting tips that will help you create a vivid vector-like landscape. What you’ll be creating This photo manipulation … [Read more]

Seven Really Handy Lightroom Shortcuts

This is going to be a really great week, so let’s start it off by learning some really helpful shortcuts for the Develop Module in Lightroom. Here we go: (1) To move through the sliders in the Basic panel, press the period ( . ) key to move to … [Read more]

How The “Flow” Control For The Adjustment Brush Brings Awesomeness

It’s Tuesday (and I’m back from my quick one-day trip to NYC), and it’s time for a Lightroom Coffee Break with Benjamin Warde. This one is about what the often misunderstood (or avoided altogether) “Flow” slider … [Read more]

How To Save a Collection As a Favorite

Welcome back, and I hope you have a great Valentine’s Day! Here’s a quick video on a feature that most users I know don’t even realize is there, and it’s just so handy (especially if you have a lot of collections). Take a … [Read more]

It’s Time For Another Custom Print Layout Template (and a free download, too!)

Hi Gang: Well, since it’s the weekend, I thought I’d create another custom print layout – show you how to create your own, and for any lazy Lightroom lovers out there, I even made a template out of it, so you can download it and use … [Read more]

How to Get a Student Scholarship to the Photoshop World 2017 Conference

Each year, we have loads of teachers who come to the Photoshop World Conference, and even teachers who bring groups of students to the event, but here’s an opportunity for both: if you’re an educator and you have a star student that you think could … [Read more]

It’s Guest Blog Wednesday featuring Murray Russell-Langton

There Is More Than One Way To Skin A Cat Firstly I would like to thank Scott and Brad for this opportunity to talk a little about my life in the world of interior, architectural and location based photography. I am based out of London in the UK, and … [Read more]

Create a Chilling Sci-Fi Scene of Cyborgs in Bubbles

This tutorial will teach you how to merge some simple photos and turn it into a fantastic photo manipulation with interesting effects and exciting lighting! In this tutorial, I will show you the basic techniques of retouching and creating a cyborg, … [Read more]

How to Create a Beautiful Moonlight Angel Photo Composite

Everybody loves angels or demons – this is really popular theme in photo manipulations. You will create something new on the fundaments of old theme. You will earn much tricks for making your own photomanips. Sounds interesting? Read this … [Read more]

Create an Emotional Abstract Photo Manipulation of a Rose

Learn how to make this abstract and very emotional composite in Adobe Photoshop. You will learn some technical things – as using adjustments for making masks, loading brushes etc. You’ll also learn some photo manipulation principles such … [Read more]

Where’s Today’s Post? Well, It’s Drifting Somewhere In The Caribbean

Hi Gang: I’m just wrapping up a quick vacation trip with the fam, but I’ll be back in the saddle, and back here tomorrow, so I’ll hope you’ll stop back by then. Have a great Monday, and I’ll see ya tamarra! Best, -Scott … [Read more]

When Negative Magnifications Can Come In Handy

Hey everybody — I’m back from a quick little vacation cruise, and I’m back in the saddle (so to speak), today with a great little “Lightroom Coffee Break” video from Benjamin Warde on why sometimes you might want to consider … [Read more]