Bubbles are synonymous with Summer to me. My girls were playing with them and I thought what a cool stock theme! I’ve seen so many amazing photographers use these in their conceptual portraits so I went on a hunt for some stock for you guys. These are some of my favorites! Actually, one is an image … Continue reading Free Stock Saturday! Who is up for a little bubbly?
In this tutorial you will learn my technique for creating painted portraiture using the mixer brush tool in Photoshop! No art classes required! All you need is patience and the right brush. Here’s how! (If you cannot see the video embedded into the page you can view the video on youtube.com here…Direct Link to the … Continue reading How to turn any image into a painting using the mixer brush tool, in Photoshop!
Where are the bloomin’ handles? I have this problem all the time. When I drag a layer into my new document and it is HUGE and you go to transform or scale it down but the silly handles are way out of frame. So you back out, out, out looking for them… Well there is a nifty hotkey to … Continue reading Useful PS Hotkey: How to reveal a layer’s transformation handles when they are WAY out of frame…
I didn’t know that selection tool could do that! I have been using Photoshop for 20 years and some of these hot keys and selection tool functionalities I have never seen before. I kept gasping and saying, “I didn’t know that selection tool could do that!” HA! I am still giggling and shaking my head over some of the … Continue reading Photoshop Foundations: Selection tools demystified… (I thought I already knew this stuff… until I watched this…)
I’ve been on the hunt for a good tutorial demonstrating how to turn daytime images into nighttime images and I think I’ve finally found a few good ones to share forward… I actually use this technique a lot in my compositing. I rarely shoot at night because it is so easy to change day into night in Photoshop without the draw-backs of night-time shooting (i.e. … Continue reading Photoshop Techniques: How to turn daytime into night in Photoshop!
I was clicking around on DeviantArt.com a few weeks ago and ran across this amazing stock image by Dark-Indigo-Stock. I got so excited! It inspired me so much! Doesn’t this look like the movie set from “The Wizard of Oz”? Oh, stories that could be create with this! I asked Dark-Indigo-Stock if I could feature this on my blog and … Continue reading Free Stock Saturday! This amazing free stock image looks like its straight out of “The Wizard of Oz”!
In light of all the mess with Mr. Richard Prince, it has become foremost in my mind to learn ways to protect the brands of photography we are working hard to establish. Because of Mr. Richard Prince, our copyright law just got a lot weaker. Even weaker than it was before. With that said, I’ve … Continue reading Facebook Page Security by Tatiana Lumiere Photography
It’s free stock Saturday! I’m am really proud to share these mask images with you. These are from my personal stock collection. They were purchased when my Father was on a missionary trip to Ivory Coast, Africa. These have been in our possession since I was young and I always loved looking at them. There … Continue reading Free Stock Saturday! Today’s free stock? Hand carved tribal masks!
I was chatting with a friend today who was asking for help with an image and I was having trouble visualizing what she was describing. I said, “Take a screen capture and text it to me.” Afterward, I thought about how often I use this nifty little hot-key function. Seriously, I probably use it daily. I send … Continue reading Screen Shots: Did you know there is an entire .org website dedicated to them? YUP. There are that many ways to create and use them…
Have you ever thought to yourself… “BAH! I wish I could take that drop shadow off that object and use it in another spot.” If you have wished it, then odds are someone else has wished for the same thing. Thankfully, the Photoshop crew is one step ahead of us! To be perfectly honest with you, I didn’t even know about … Continue reading Photoshop Foundations: How to separate any layer style (including drop shadows) from their host layer…