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better drone photos

Learn how to capture better images with a drone with some helpful tools and settings, then use Lightroom to create stunning HDR photos!

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phlearn animated gradients in photoshop

In part two of our Animating Gradients series, we show you how to create a simple and colorful animation in Adobe After Effects.

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Today we take you through the build out and photoshoot from our Island of Morel shoot.

change background color photoshop

Learn how to quickly change the color of almost any background in Photoshop!

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outline portrait for a thumbnail photoshop

Learn how to quickly outline a portrait in Photoshop to create graphics and thumbnails that pop!

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essential keyboard shortcuts selections photoshop

Learn the most helpful keyboard shortcuts for creating and using selections in Photoshop. And download the free PDF reference guide!

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object into repeating pattern photoshop

Learn how to turn any object into a seamless repeating pattern in Photoshop!

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copy layers photoshop

Learn how quickly copy any Layer from one Document to another in Photoshop!

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add milky way in photoshop

Learn how to use Blending Modes and Layer Masks to add the Milky Way to any nighttime landscape photograph!

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We noticed that this image by phamily member Quintino has a cool Light trail that resembles a heart monitor’s pulse. It made us think, how could we add more of these to the image?

holiday card in photoshop

Learn how to create your own holiday cards using a few free stock assets and some easy Photoshop techniques. Or just download the free holiday card template and start plugging in your own photos and message!

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In Part 3, we tag along Chicago Photographer Grant Legan as he takes some awesome portraits.

glass reflection effect photoshop

Learn how to create the illusion of a glass window in front a subject in Photoshop!

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aaron nace photoshop photography mom interview

Aaron sits down with his mom to talk a little bit about life, Photoshop, and Photography!

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crumpled paper effect photoshop

Learn how to create a realistic crumpled paper texture effect in Photoshop!

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In this behind the scenes video you will learn how to set up lighting for a full length portrait as well as a headshot.


This shoot was inspired by Rankin’s amazing series of lips holding things like flowers. I have always thought scarab beetles were beautiful and this was the perfect opportunity to feature them in a photo.


After Kat is cut out from her Background we then extract her Shadow to make it slightly visible under her. From here you are ready to place your subject on any Background you desire, whether it be a solid Color, another image, or a playing Card.

simple object removal in photoshop

Learn the fundamentals of object removal in Photoshop to clean up and simplify any photo!

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create keyboard shortcuts in photoshop

Speed up and customize your workflow by creating your own custom keyboard shortcuts in Adobe Photoshop.

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zoom in and zoom out in photoshop

Learn how to zoom in and zoom out in Photoshop using four different methods and some handy keyboard shortcuts.

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The key for this photoshoot was to match two different Lights consisting of our strobe matching to the light already underneath the bridge.

how to import photoshop brushes

Learn how to import custom brushes into Photoshop!

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risograph animation in photoshop

Learn some best practices for turning your favorite edits into beautiful, and versatile, Lightroom Presets.

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photoshop import presets camera raw 2021

Learn how easy it is to import Presets into Photoshop and Adobe Camera RAW 2021.

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To create this fashion portrait we used a 3 Light setup and shot behind a pane of glass. To add a bit of Texture and interest to the glass we added baby oil (thicker than water) and lit it from behind.


Today we go behind the scenes of our Photoshoot for the Banished Mermaid Pro tutorial. We ended up doing, what seems like, 3 individual photoshoots while we were all set up.

advanced compositing with stock images thumbnail

Learn advanced compositing techniques as Photoshop as we show you to transform free stock photos into an epic fantasy landscape!

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See the BTS footage of our latest portrait, as well as a sneak peek of the other shot we did that day! This image was inspired by the crane and is part of a larger series we are doing on bird species.


Yesterday we took you behind the scenes and showed you the lighting that went into this image. Today we’re going to clean it up in Photoshop and make the Colors really pop.


Hop behind the scenes of our Dollhouse Photoshoot and see how we put some full size models in a miniature house.