Stop thinking of yourself as a Photographer.
Start thinking of yourself as an Artist who happens to use a camera.
The Channel Mixer in Photoshop is often overlooked. But in the hands of someone who knows what to do with it, it can be awesome….IF you can figure out a way of reliably getting what you want. I’ll show you how to tame it in part one of this two part series.
“Artist” isn’t something you become. It’s WHO YOU ARE. Your work is important! Watch this and you’ll see what I mean. This is your call to arms.
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.