How to Effectively Recover Skin Texture from Over-Exposed Areas

Article By Jimmy McIntyre This week's portrait tutorial comes from the very talented, all-round nice guy, Michael Woloszynowicz. The video will show you techniques to skin textures from over exposed areas. Interestingly, Michael combines two techniques I've taught in the last few months, Double/Triple RAW processing and Frequency Separation. I [...]

By | March 2nd, 2016|Portraits, Tutorials|2 Comments

CJ5: How to Edit The Milky Way In Photoshop – Some Cool Techniques

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In today's Challenge Jimmy we'll look at a tutorial for editing Milky Way photos in Photoshop. Thank you to Larry Cox for sending me the RAW files. We're going to look at a couple of very useful techniques. Firstly, we'll instantly blend exposures that will illuminate [...]

By | March 2nd, 2016|Challenge Jimmy|2 Comments

How To Create A Panorama With Hugin Software

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Hugin is a free panorama program that can very stitch fairly complex panoramas far more efficiently than Photoshop at times. If you've unsuccessfully tried stitching frames in Photoshop, then Hugin might be what you need to do the trick. And since it's free, you've got nothing [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|General, Tutorials|Comments Off on How To Create A Panorama With Hugin Software

Photoshop Secrets 17: 5 Ways To Color Correct Beautifully (Even Remove Strong Casts)

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Download JM Colour Action Download the free tools you saw in the video. In today's Photoshop Secrets, we will look at a number of very effective ways to remove even the strongest colour casts in Photoshop. These techniques are quick and easy. Three [...]

By | February 21st, 2016|Most Popular Tutorials, Photoshop Secrets|8 Comments

CJ4: How To Edit A Beautiful Landscape in Photoshop & Use Luminosity Masks to Blend Exposures

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Today we'll go through a full workflow and edit a beautiful landscape photo in Photoshop. Thank you to Tom Leeson for sending me the exposures for this week's Challenge Jimmy. We'll cover a number of different techniques in this tutorial. We learn how to deepen our [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|Challenge Jimmy|15 Comments

EASY Selections with Brushes in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In today's composite tutorial, Glyn Dewis, does a great job, as always, of teaching us how to make easy and accurate selections in Photoshop. Glyn takes us through his process of refining a Quick Selection in Quick Mask Mode.

By | February 11th, 2016|Composites|Comments Off on EASY Selections with Brushes in Photoshop

Quick Photoshop Secrets 16: Perfect Sharpening & Resize for the Web

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Download JM Sharpening Tools Download the free tools you saw in the video. In today's Photoshop tutorial, we look at how to resize and sharpen our photos so that they are beautifully sharp for the web. We use a tried-and-tested method for coming [...]

By | February 8th, 2016|Most Popular Tutorials, Photoshop Secrets|24 Comments

The Importance of Triple/Double Processing in Photoshop & Exposure Blending

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Thank you to Heath Smith for this week's Challenge Jimmy. In this tutorial we look at how to make the most out of a single RAW file with double/triple processing in Adobe Camera RAW. This allows us to create multiple exposures from a single RAW file [...]

By | February 5th, 2016|Challenge Jimmy, Digital Blending, Tutorials|6 Comments

Quick Photoshop Secrets 15: Paint a Beautiful Sunset/Sunrise

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Carrying from last week's Light Bleeding tutorial, we look at another technique that will help us create a more impacting sunrise/sunset in Photoshop. We are literally painting colours into the sky. We do this on a new layer, with its Blend Mode set to Multiply and [...]

By | January 28th, 2016|Photoshop Secrets|4 Comments

Quick Photoshop Secrets 14: Light Bleeding For Warmer Images

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Light bleeding can work wonders for your images. It can help you add more vibrancy and warmth to your scene. There are many different ways to achieve a similar effect, but one thing we must keep in mind is that light bleeding is most effective when [...]

By | January 22nd, 2016|Photoshop Secrets|1 Comment