Photoshop Foundations: Don’t understand blending modes? A fresh and unique perspective that I think will help…

I use blending modes a lot. Actually, I should preface that… I use two or three blending modes a lot. Some of the others? Not so much. A few of them, when I apply them, I think “EW! Turn it off! Turn it off!” What the heck would you use that for? I mean, they … Continue reading Photoshop Foundations: Don’t understand blending modes? A fresh and unique perspective that I think will help…

Free Stock Saturday! How to light a fire in Photoshop!

For a long time, when I ran across images that had light and fire effects, my mind was completely blown. How in the world were these Photoshop Artists and Photographers making an object look like it was fully engulfed in flames when it was actually all done in post?  I knew the artists creating it were taking images of real fire … Continue reading Free Stock Saturday! How to light a fire in Photoshop!

Photoshop Techniques: Use this black and white adjustment layer trick to enhance specific color tones

I love it when I learn how to use a Photoshop tool in unconventional ways. I ran across this tutorial and I have never heard of this technique so I had to share. This video tutorial is about how you can use a black/white adjustment layer to independently control the brightness and contrast of individual colors in your image. Yes, … Continue reading Photoshop Techniques: Use this black and white adjustment layer trick to enhance specific color tones