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21 Feb 2020

Sunset Portrait

Photography isn’t all about just using a camera. Sometimes when working with clients the day just does not turn out that spectacular. Lighting can be a key element in location or environmental photography. Weather is always unpredictable, especially when you book day or months in advance.

Post processing or editing an image can be key in bringing a so-so image to life. Every client has an idea in their head of what they what. I love to examples before shoots because it give me an idea of their style.

I teach photography and Adobe Photoshop. I created a series of videos for my students to follow as a secondary method of learning. In the video below I walk you though the process of creating this image. Some will like the before and others will like the after. The goal is always to have the ability to create exactly what the client is looking for. I have a whole section in the INFO menu on tips to improve your portrait. Feel free to contact me with any questions.

Soft Warm Sunset Portrait

Warm and Softened Sunset Portrait
AFTER

In the image below I softened the skin. Sometimes when you shoot in this style the shadow areas need to be opened up a lot and can start to show grain. I increased the yellow, red and magenta colors, added a faded background blur, a red to yellow warm gradient and enhanced the lens flare.

CoolSunset Portrait
BEFORE
How I toned this image.

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08 Jan 2020
Learn Photoshop for Photographers for free.

Learn Photoshop for Free

Have you ever wanted to learn how to use Adobe Photoshop or Photo Mechanic? I am creating a series of videos aimed at photographers. I have over 25 videos at the moment and I am still working. This is not a learn #AdobePhotoshop in 20 minutes, because that is impossible. Each tutorial has downloadable image so you can either watch or follow along in each episode. I use these same videos as supplement source of learning in my #photoshop class. The videos are available at this link or above under YouTube Video Tutorials.

For a direct link to #PhotoMechanic tutorials you can use this link.

For a direct link to #photoshopforphotographers you can use this link.

I will be adding other videos in the future covering #AdobeLightroom and #AdobeBridge. If you are interested in those videos you can visit my YouTube Page. I have hundreds more videos on my page so check it out. The Complete Guide to Adobe Bridge is my most popular video and can be watched at this link.

 

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25 Oct 2019
Photoshop for Photographers

Photoshop for Photographers Video Tutorials

This is the first video in a new series called Photoshop for Photographers. I will be making a series of 10-15 minute videos to teach you the process of using Adobe Photoshop. Photoshop is used for photography, graphic design, video, web development, painting, and other mediums. I will cover the non-destructive use of Adobe Photoshop for a Photographer. Videos will contain free links to download images and work along. Best of all everything is totally free. You can follow the series on my webpage or on my YouTube page. I hope you enjoy the content. If you have any suggestions for videos feel free to comment below.

Photoshop for Photographers Playlist: https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLmpKZFKAjAEQQ_DDqnXMBOB1vTrBrzoIl

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09 Oct 2018
Photoshop Quick Tips

Photoshop Quick Tips

I have started a new playlist called Photoshop Quick Tips.  It is a YouTube playlist of quick videos about simple tips, tricks and little-known functions of Adobe Photoshop.  I have 9 videos in the playlist now but I am adding to it daily.  I make these videos as supplemental information for my Adobe Photoshop students.  Feels free to share with your friends.

If you have any suggestions or ideas on videos please let me know.   I hope you find the videos helpful.Facebooktwitteryoutube

20 Jul 2018

How to Batch Process using Scripts-Image Processor in Adobe Photoshop

How to Batch Process using Scripts-Image Processor in Adobe Photoshop

To see more Adobe Photoshop CC Tutorials check out my Tutorial Pages.

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04 May 2018
How to Create a Slideshow in Final Cut Pro

How to Create a Slideshow in Final Cut Pro


How to create a slideshow with audio in Final Cut Pro X.  If you need to know how to size images for a video, please check out this link.  I go over how to size images in Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop.

To see more Adobe Photoshop CC Tutorials check out my Tutorial Pages.

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01 May 2018
How to create a slideshow in imovie. I also cover how to size and prepare images in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.

How to Create a Slideshow in iMovie

How to create a slideshow in iMovie. I also cover how to size and prepare images in Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Lightroom.

To see more Adobe Photoshop CC Tutorials check out my Tutorial Pages.

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23 Apr 2018
How to create the matte effect or look in Adobe Photoshop CC.

Matte Effect

How to create the matte effect or look in Adobe Photoshop CC.

To see more Adobe Photoshop CC Tutorials check out my Tutorial Pages.

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03 Apr 2018
26 Apr 2017

Using JPEGmini to Resize Image for a Website

If you have a blog or a website and really want to speed up your load times JPEGmini is a great option.  It will not reduce your image quality and you will have much smaller file sizes.  And NO, I am not affiliated with the company at all.  You can use it as a stand-alone application and take advantage of bulk processing or use it as an Adobe Photoshop plugin.  In this video, I show you how to use JPEGmini as an Adobe Photoshop plugin.  Personally, I think the program is a bit overpriced but it is on sale right now.  Hope the video is helpful.  If you want to watch how to use action you can try this video.

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