adobe photoshop Tag

Setting up a custom workspace in Photoshop

I was recently asked how I got my Photoshop looking so "simple" when it came to the tabs on the right hand side. Like so many things in Photoshop, the tab system is highly customisable....

Tip of the Day – The group shot

Ah, that elusive but all important group photo. I find that clients usually say “oh we really don’t mind if you don’t get a group shot, it would be impossible surely!” but secretly a group...

Tip of the Day – Disappearing act

If your doggy subject needs to be on-leash for safety or just to keep them in place, but you still want to include a large swathe of background, but there’s nothing to secure them to,...

Editing Quick Tip – Straight Line Leash Removal

In this super quick  video, I demonstrate the quickest and easiest way I know to remove the leash if the background is not too complex, and if the leash forms a straight line....

Editing Quick Tip – Head Swap using Auto Align Layers

Editing Quick Tip (well, I tried to make it quick!) of the day - using Photoshop's Auto Align Layers feature to make head swaps quicker and much easier! The before and after slider below shows the...

Tip of the Day – Bring back the glow

Today we’re having a look at an image taken towards the end of Bella’s RealShoots session. The sun was almost about to set and if we were out in the open, there would have been...

Tip of the Day – The golden glow

In the second editing tutorial in RealShoots Episode 2, I take you through a complete edit - from white balance, contrast, tone corrections and local adjustments to really bring out that golden hour glow in...

Leash Removal Using Patching Editing Demo

BEST VIEWED FULL SCREEN IN HD (click icon at bottom right of video) Please note this is a demo only (not a tutorial) and as such, there is no commentary or sound. The video plays in...

Great Dane Head Swap Photoshop Editing Tutorial

BEST VIEWED FULL SCREEN IN HD (click icon at bottom right of video) Group shots of dogs can be pretty tricky to nail in-camera at the best of times. With three off-lead Great Danes in a...

Winter Wonderland Creation Photoshop Editing Demo

BEST VIEWED FULL SCREEN IN HD (click icon at bottom right of video) At the annual Mally Muster fundraising event for Brisbane rescue group Shamroq (Siberian Husky and Alaskan Malamute Rescue of Queensland), myself and fellow...

e-book and Learning Options News

As this is an extensive blog post (I'll admit, it got away on me a little) I've interspersed the text with some photos from recent client sessions to help break it up a little. These...

The beauty of RAW

As a kid, I loved creating masterpiece paintings that ended up proudly stuck to the fridge. My personal mission was always the creation of beautiful new colours. Carefully squeezing out worms of cobalt blue and...

Complex leash removal demo in Photoshop

BEST VIEWED FULL SCREEN IN HD (click icon at bottom right of video) This is a DEMO only and as such does not include a voiceover. The long black lead snaked down from Turbo's collar, across Andy's...

Removing colour casts in Photoshop

BEST VIEWED FULL SCREEN IN HD (click icon at bottom right of video) In this video editing tutorial, I take an image of Blackie the Border Collie and remove different coloured colour casts on both his...

Advanced Removal of Leash in Photoshop

BEST VIEWED FULL SCREEN IN HD (click icon at bottom right of video) A longer video tutorial showing removal of the leash in Adobe Photoshop CS6 using more advanced techniques, as required by the busier background....

Basic Removal of Leash in Photoshop

BEST VIEWED FULL SCREEN IN HD (click icon at bottom right of video) A quick video tutorial showing the best way to remove the leash from a photo of a dog who has been photographed with...

Fun with re-editing ~ Part 2

I've been working on my website this weekend, updating my portfolio to now display bigger images. I'm taking the opportunity to go through and cull a few older shots and add some of my latest...

Fun with re-editing

If you've been a photographer for a while, you'll know that over time, your style evolves and changes. When I picked up my first digital SLR in 2005 (it was a Canon 350D), I hardly...

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