If you need to create a reflection in Photoshop for a product shot, Daniel has an easy technique that yields great results.
When working in Photoshop, do you find yourself doing the same tasks repeatedly?
The HBO series True Detective serves as the inspiration for this double-exposure technique by Daniel Bryant.
Daniel uses the Brush tool, text, layer styles, and lens flare to create a critically acclaimed award show-style graphic.
In this video tutorial, Stephen Burns isolates and modifies, then uses the new Path Blur tool to create a sense of motion and add drama to an image.
Stephen Burns discusses the new mixer brush in Photoshop and how it can be used to create a brush from an image with full color properties and luminance values.
Daniel Bryant shows how he re-created the movie poster for Skyfall. He covers selections, creates a black-and-white image, and uses a Levels adjustment, layer styles, and layer masks to capture the style of the original.
If you are looking to enhance the standard lens flare effects in Photoshop, here are some ideas for you. This video shows how designers can apply blur filters, levels adjustments, and blend modes to create new types of lens flare elements. PS designers can also use the free transform tool to create streaking flares.