Stop thinking of yourself as a Photographer.
Start thinking of yourself as an Artist who happens to use a camera.
Everything always happens all at once. For the artist, it’s all fuel for the hopper.
I’ve been thinking a lot about how to translate all the things I’ve learned about the creative process into a pathway that you can use to find your inner artist.
The Selective Color Adjustment gives you all kinds of power over your photo. Learn how to use it!
Take the mystery out of the Curves tool in Photoshop. Its the most powerful single editing tool there is. Understanding it makes all the difference.
You never know everything there is to know about anything. Here’s how I learned this lesson.
This might seem like a crazy thing to say but I get asked this question, in one form or another, all the time. My friend Blake Rudis and I have some practical advice for you.
Sometimes technique and technical matters get in the way of vision. I had to make a mountain out of a molehill using Free Transform in Photoshop.
Here’s my take on Palette Effects by Blake Rudis. Is it the best photo finishing tool ever? This panel is…well…check this out and see for yourself.
The way you dodge and burn your photos can mean the difference between a “good” photograph and a “great” photograph. It’s really that important! Using a pressure sensitive tablet and the right brushes makes the job easier and much more fun. I get a lot of questions about setting up those kinds of brushes in Photoshop. This video should demystify that for you.
At the end of the day, It's really about the light. Without it, we see nothing. If you're skilled with it you can have a fair degree of control over how your work is experienced by those who view it. So creating it in a controlled way can make the difference between a...