In today’s tutorial, we’ll create a dramatic light beam from scratch using a series of Curves adjustment layers.
In my experience with in-camera multiple-exposure techniques, I’ve discovered that it’s possible to produce a painterly effect with fine brush strokes merely by overlaying three or more slightly out-of-alignment frames.
Nik Software (now owned by Google) is the developer of a spectacular Photoshop plug-in called Color Efex Pro. In today’s tutorial, I’ll show you how to reproduce the Bleach Bypass look using Photoshop’s remarkable resources.
In today’s tutorial, we’ll build a Zen-like, misty mountains composite from existing landscape photos and textures. Along the way, hopefully we’ll pick up a few useful techniques and also discover that creation is a fulfilling (sometimes arduous) process.
In today’s tutorial, we’ll create a simple, but elegant, window-shaped gobo.
A workshop student recently introduced me to an app called PhotoTangler. I loved the name so much that I was eager to learn about it. The app takes distinct images and seamlessly blends them into a collage that is unified with texture. I wondered how easy it would be to accomplish the same effect in Photoshop. It turns out that the process is both uncomplicated and a great way to engage your right brain!
In today’s tutorial, we’re going to bring together two of my favorite techniques––Soft-Glow Montage and Oil Paint Filter––to produce a breathtaking painterly effect with softer, more luminous details than would be possible using only the Oil Paint filter.
For as long as I can remember, I’ve had a passion for compositing. More than anything, I’ve enjoyed crafting composites that look like they belong on movie posters or book covers. Here are a few recent examples.