Creating a great black and white image involves more than just dropping the saturation on a photo. We hit the streets of Chicago to focus on five photography fundamentals that are crucial for creating beautiful images in monochrome.
Get familiar with three of the fundamental rules for creating strong composition in a photo. And while creative rules are made to be broken, we’re confident that by using these techniques you’ll see a huge improvement in your own images.
Batch resizing is ideal for when you need to send a client several images for review but full-size files aren’t necessary. Learn to create an action that will resize an image to a specific length and apply it to all your images.
Hair will always be one the most challenging areas to retouch and enhance. In this tutorial, we’ll show you how to increase the volume of hair using the Liquify Tool and color it with one of Aaron’s favorite methods, a Gradient Map.
Being able to cut out a person or product and place them on a plain colored background is an essential skill to have. In this tutorial, we’ll walk you through the process of cutting out a subject and placing them a on a pure white background.
Sometimes a bit of color is all a picture needs to help capture the mood and the moment. In this tutorial, we’ll show you a quick and effective method to add a warm glow that can help bring a picture to life with the tones of summer or autumn.
A portrait doesn’t need to be all clear skin and perfect hair. But whether you want to remove distractions from an everyday photo, or smooth skin until it’s flawless for a studio portrait, these 5 tools will make your life easier.
Today, we’re venturing into the Upside Down to bring a giant shadow monster to life. We’ll show you step-by-step how to create the environment and the creature from scatch. Then we’ll animate them into a cinemagraph.
Join Aaron and the team for a photoshoot using some DIY effects anyone can do. Then we hop in Photoshop to bring all of our images together, do a bit of coloring, and finish things off with some texture.