A First Look at Photoshop CC’s New Select and Mask Space

It seems like every time we turn around, there’s a new feature added to Photoshop CC. The latest update at the end of June brought us several new features that we’ve looked at in detail, including the impressive Content Aware Crop tool. Today we’re going to look at another new addition: the ‘Select and Mask’…

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How to Use Photoshop CC’s Content Aware Crop Tool

Content Aware Crop is one of the most exciting and revolutionary tools to be added to Photoshop since the Clone Stamp tool. We first got a glimpse of it around the end of May in a blog post from the Photoshop development team, teasing us with the capabilities of the new tool and it immediately…

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How to Batch Edit Your Photos in Lightroom

Ah, the joys of photo editing. As much fun as it is to be out in the world for a shoot every chance you get, there’s something remarkably soothing about the post-production phase that is quite enjoyable. Maybe it’s just the chance to relax after a long shoot and review the great images you captured,…

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When to Use Photoshop’s Clone Stamp vs the Healing Brush

Photoshop is a remarkably powerful piece of software, with an almost overwhelming array of tools for photo editing. This can be a blessing and a curse, since it can often be difficult to tell which tool is the best for the job. Even once you’ve selected the appropriate tool, there are often so many different…

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How to create a double-exposure portrait in Photoshop

I got a question from an email subscriber the other day asking about how to create a specific type of image. It’s not the sort of thing I normally do in Photoshop, but it sounded fun so I learned how and then made this video to show you how to do it too. Here’s one of…

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The 3 levels of exposure blending

What level is your exposure blending at? There are many ways to do things in Photoshop, which is great because it’s so flexible. But not all ways are created equal. Sometimes, the simpler and quicker way will work just as well as the more complicated alternative. But a lot of the time you might just need…

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Photoshop Image Blending Tutorial

Hey, how’s it going? Here’s a video which I first posted on youtube a while ago, but never got around to linking it from the blog. So here it is; a Photoshop image blending tutorial which uses layers and masks: Transcript Steve: Hey, how is it going? Steve here. In the previous video, I’ve introduced…

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How to save JPEGs in sRGB from Photoshop and Lightroom

Here’s a quick video I just recorded which shows you where the options are in Photoshop and Lightroom so that you can pick the correct colour space when saving your images for sharing online. It’s a short video and a quick how-to, but it’s REALLY important to get it right if you want your shot’s to…

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Photoshop Tutorial: How to selectively boost vibrance and saturation

Hey, how’s it going? Time for another quick video tutorial, this time I’m showing you a quick and easy way to make a slightly more accurate selection inside a layer mask so that you can selectively increase/boost vibrance in a shot. The important thing about this technique is that it’s a layer masking technique – which…

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How to boost colours in Photoshop

There are countless methods for increasing and boosting colours in an image using Photoshop. In this video I show you two. The first is my go-to method which I use on virtually all my photos, the second is one which can be used in a more “creative” manner. Check ’em out both out here:     Transcript…

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