Select and Mask vs. Refine Edge – Photoshop CC

Article By Jimmy McIntyre This video is less of a tutorial and more of a demonstration of the poor performance on the newly introduced Select & Mask in Photoshop CC. Nathaniel Dodson of tutvid initially demonstrates the shortcomings of this new tool with two different images. On each occasion the [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Composite, Composites, Tutorials|4 Comments

Making the Lens Flare Accurate and Adjustable in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Marty from Blue Lightning TV does a great of showing us how to create more natural lens flare effects in Photoshop. This isn't an easy thing to get right. Sometimes it is obvious to see when lens flare has been added in post. The flare tends [...]

By | March 30th, 2016|Composites, General, Tutorials|Comments Off on Making the Lens Flare Accurate and Adjustable in Photoshop

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

How To Create Fake Real Horizon Lines in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Glyn Dewis flashes his compositing skills once more as he combines different methods to create a realistic horizon.

By | October 23rd, 2015|Composite, Composites, Tutorials|1 Comment

How To Use The Pen Tool in Photoshop

The Pen Tool is one of the most important selection tools in Photoshop. And at the same time, it is also the tool many people struggle to use. With the Pen Tool we can make extremely precise selections of almost any object. Although it can provide us with accurate selections, it can be a time [...]

How To Create A Cinematic Effect in Photoshop

Today we have three great tutorials showing you how to achieve a cinematic effect in Photoshop. Even if that isn't the style of processing you go for, you will learn some very useful colour control techniques that will definitely be useful to in the future.

By | February 22nd, 2015|Composites, Photoshop For Beginners, Tutorials|Comments Off on How To Create A Cinematic Effect in Photoshop

How To Make Very Fine Selections In Photoshop

Learning how to make finer and finer selections in Photoshop can empower your entire workflow, not just in portraiture or composites, but in any style of imagery. Gaining control over specific aspects of your image allows you to make clean, accurate changes. I've included two videos below that show two different techniques for making fine [...]

By | February 15th, 2015|Composites, Tutorials|2 Comments

The Amazing Power of Frequency Separation in Photoshop

If this is the first time you've heard of frequency separation, prepare to be amazed! Thank you to the guys at Phlearn. I've shared a number of tutorials from Phlearn over the last 12 months, because I believe Aaron Nace is one of the best re-touchers in the world. That's why I love their Photoshop [...]

By | February 3rd, 2015|Composites|1 Comment

How to Remove Anything from a Photo in Photoshop

In this awesome tutorial by the guys at Phlearn, we learn to use some very handy tools that will help us to remove just about anything from our photos!

By | December 16th, 2014|Composite, Composites, Tutorials|Comments Off on How to Remove Anything from a Photo in Photoshop

Create Beams Of Light From Nothing In Photoshop

This tutorial by the superb guys over at Phlearn has had almost a quarter of a million views on youtube...and for good reason. It is an excellent tutorial on how to create natural beams of light in Photoshop. I hope you enjoy it!

By | October 28th, 2014|Composites, Tutorials|5 Comments