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Photoshop next-steps – Curves

Photoshop curves are cool, I love them! As we saw in ‘the basics’ they can be a really powerful tool for adjusting contrast in a controlled way. As well as making adjustments to the overall image you can also…

Digital Photography Tutorials

Add heart-shaped bokeh to photos

There’s a certain day celebrating a certain lovey-dovey Saint coming up soon – and whilst I’m not one for ‘Hallmark Holidays’ I’m more than happy to get on board to celebrate love (just not with overly-priced cards/flowers/perfume/chocolates… OK, maybe…

Free Photography Tutorials

Light leak Photoshop brushes

Real light leaks Light leaks. I love them! Light leaks occur simply because ‘unwanted’ light is leaking into the body of the camera and slowly exposing the film. When you’re using a toy or Lomo film camera they provide…

Photography Tutorials

How to install brushes into Photoshop

If you’re downloading brushes then make a note of where you’ve put them – they don’t have to go anywhere in particular but remember where you’ve put them. In Photoshop: Click on the Brushes tool In the top options…

Photography Tutorials

Photoshop basics – Curves

A standard tool in photo editing software is the ability to effect contrast, tone and colour by playing with the ‘Curves’ setting – they’re a quick and versatile way of editing photos and best of all they’re a doddle…

Photography Tutorials

Add writing to photos using Photoshop

Whilst a picture may speak a thousand words, it can shout really loud if you combine it with words. I love how a simple phrase when combined with a photograph can totally change the meaning of what you’re seeing…