Getting your white balance exactly right can be tricky. If you are on the cool side your subjects will look a bit too blue making them look a bit lifeless. We show you a quick method using Color Balance to correct Skin tones and get a nice base for further editing.
If you do want your image to to have cool tones it is a good idea to keep those tones to the Shadows of the image, that way your Skin tones continue to look natural. In this photoshop tutorial we show you how to Colorize using the Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer and then restrict those Colors to the Shadows using Blend If.
Adding Light Effects
When you are photographing into the Sun you have some great opportunities to add Lighting Effects in Photoshop. From a huge Lens Flare to a subtle Color grade the options are endless and each photo will require a different effect.
In this image we use the Gradient Tool to create a glow on the left side of the image. After bringing in the base Color we use Curves to add a bit of warmth to the Lens Flare.
Twitter is a great way to engage in real-time conversation with people in your industry, as well as potential clients for your photography business. Here’s how you can use Twitter to connect with the people and experiment with different types of content to see what works.
What you need to know about aspect ratios and how you can use them in your photography. This is a must-read for any modern photographer, as we discuss the ratios online technology requires and how you can experiment with different aspect ratios to stand out.
A social media powerhouse today, Instagram can help you reach new potential clients and grow your photography business. Here’s everything you need to know to build a community of followers who know, like and trust you and who want what your business offers.
Freelancing can be one of the more rewarding ways to make a living in professional photography. Whether you’re looking for more freedom to pick and choose your projects, or want to nail down a couple long-term contracts, here are the best places to find freelance photography jobs online.
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