Tutorials

How I Prepare to Edit Photos

One of the secrets to my photos is how I prepare to edit them. If you just start editing your photos without any idea of your end result, your photos won't be as powerful. In this article, I will explain my pre-editing process so you can apply this 'prepare to edit' process to your workflow and have a more powerful end...

How to Optimize Photos for Facebook in Lightroom and Photoshop

Have you over hared that you may need to optimize photos for Facebook? What does that even mean? And do you need to do it?After spending hours, or even days working on a photo, making sure it is absolutely perfect before sharing it with the world. You upload it to Facebook knowing all of your friends will be paralyzed with astonishment by the amazing work of art you are about to bestow on them. You hit post, and... Your photo shows up pixellated and maybe even has a puckish green tent to it. Terrible, it looks TERRIBLE! Sound familiar?

Steel Wool Photography Tutorial

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How to Create Realistic Light Rays in Photoshop

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Realistic Light Rays Tutorial

It's time to add another skill to your Photoshop toolbox! Adding realistic light rays to your scene when appropriate will create a whole new dimension to your scene.This realistic light rays tutorial will help you do just that. By adapting these techniques, you will be able to make a good photo epic!

What You Will Learn

I made this realistic light rays tutorial to help you improve your work with a few quick tricks. In this tutorial you will learn how to add realistic light rays in three different ways.

  1. Using radial blur
  2. Drew them in manually
  3.  Using gradients

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Watch me Edit - Episode #01

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