The difference in a Gradient and Gradient Map in Photoshop

The difference in a Gradient and Gradient Map in Photoshop

Photoshop - Difference in Gradient and Gradient Map   I got a lot of questions after posting the BW Sunflower tutorial about the Gradient map... and what are the differences between the Gradient and the Gradient map. So I thought it would be helpful to show you...

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My 3 Favorite Ways To Sharpen A Photo

My 3 Favorite Ways To Sharpen A Photo

My 3 Favorite Ways To Sharpen A Photo This week I am going to show you exactly how I sharpen photos. There are tons of ways to sharpen between Photoshop and Lightroom and in this video, I am going to let you in on a look at my workflow and show you exactly how I go...

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Lightroom – Saturation VS Vibrance

Lightroom – Saturation VS Vibrance

In this video, I am going to go over the difference between Saturation and Vibrance in Lightroom. These two settings are very similar, yet give your photo a completely different look depending on what setting you use. Saturation pumps up all the colors in the photo...

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Photoshop – Saturation VS Vibrance

Photoshop – Saturation VS Vibrance

In this video, I am going to go over the difference between Saturation and Vibrance in Photoshop. These two settings are very similar, yet give your photo a completely different look depending on what setting you use. Saturation pumps up all the colors in the photo...

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Photoshop – The Difference Between Curves And Levels

Photoshop – The Difference Between Curves And Levels

In this video, I am going to go over the difference between a Levels Adjustment and a Curves Adjustment in Photoshop. I use them both in slightly different ways. I think that the Curves is the more robust of the 2 options. I use Levels when I want slight changes and...

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Creating A Matte Effect In Lightroom

Creating A Matte Effect In Lightroom

If you have ever wondered how to create that beautiful matte finish in your photos - I'm going to show you in this video. I personally love using this technique in my photos because of the dreamy artistic quality it lends itself to. Perfect for creating some extra...

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Creating A Matte Effect In Photoshop

Creating A Matte Effect In Photoshop

If you have ever wondered how to create that beautiful matte finish in your photos - I'm going to show you in this video. I personally love using this technique in my photos because of the dreamy artistic quality it lends itself to. Perfect for creating some extra...

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Using Presets – RAW vs JPEG

Using Presets – RAW vs JPEG

In this video, I am going to go through a quick demonstration of how Presets react slightly differently on JPEG than they do on RAW photos. It is a big enough difference to warrant a look at and you can decide for yourself if you should change your shooting habits....

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Photoshop CC – Camera Raw Update Using Presets

Photoshop CC – Camera Raw Update Using Presets

Whoa, Nelly! Now that I have had a chance to play in the new update to Photoshop CC Camera Raw... it is a game changer! Camera Raw was a bit of a pain to work in before for the most part. Lightroom was just so much nicer in how it handled the presets and processing of...

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How to use the Highpass filter to sharpen your photos

How to use the Highpass filter to sharpen your photos

Using the highpass filter is one of my favorite ways to sharpen my photos. It tightens up all the edges without adding any extra grain to the rest of the photo like the unsharp mask can sometimes do. I usually do a bit of sharpening in Lightroom and then do a final...

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Using A Black Photo Mask

Using A Black Photo Mask

In this video, we are going to take a look at how to use a black photo mask. Black photo masks are a fantastic way to add some interesting framing to your photos.

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