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Friday, November 29, 2013

#Photography: Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter

How often have you struggled trying to capture a well-exposed portrait in a dimly lit room or hall. All you have is the ambient light and your speedlight. With an understanding of exposure and flas...

#Photography: Balancing Flash and Ambient Light Using an Incident Light Meter

#Writing: Prepositional Idioms with *of*

The other day I read a letter supposedly written by a literature professor. It contained what struck me as the unidiomatic use of the preposition to attached to the adjective ignorant. Note: An exp...

#Writing: Prepositional Idioms with *of*

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Selective Shadows Using Photoshop to After Effects

In this tutorial, we’ll combine Photoshop and After Effects to create this shadow-styled animation. Using a non-destructive workflow, we’ll create the design in Photoshop and import it into After E...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: Selective Shadows Using Photoshop to After Effects


#Photoshop: Rotate And Straighten Images With The Crop Tool In Photoshop’s Camera Raw

this tutorial by Steve Patterson from Photoshop Essentials you will learn how to rotate and straighten an image using the Crop Tool itself (along with a handy feature found in the Crop Tool’s menu). Final Image Process preview Read full tutorial at Photoshop Essentials…The post Rotate And Straighten Images With The Crop Tool In...


#Photoshop: Rotate And Straighten Images With The Crop Tool In Photoshop’s Camera Raw

#Photoshop: How to Retouch Lips in Photoshop

In this video tutorial from http://www.vibrantshot.com you will learn some tips and tricks for retouching lips in portraits or beauty shots. Note that this is a more advanced tutorial that assumes you have a good working knowledge of Photoshop tools already.

#Photoshop: How to Retouch Lips in Photoshop


Social Media Flirtation - a #poetry

Social Media Flirtation

Hey, excuse me, are you the pretty girl
That had a drink right now?
You wonder how do I know?

#Photoshop: Better Hair Selections With Multiply and Levels in Photoshop

In this video by http://www.glyndewis.com you will learn another great technique for making selections and cutting out fine / fly away hair but this time by using the Multiply Blend Mode and a Levels Adjustment. Final Image Video tutorialThe post Better Hair Selections With Multiply and Levels in Photoshop appeared first on Photoshop Roadmap...

#Photoshop: Better Hair Selections With Multiply and Levels in Photoshop


#Photography: Natural Light Photography Tips

Natural lighting in photos can give off a pure vibe that artificial lighting often has trouble providing for you. There are several techniques you can use when using natural light photography. The ...

#Photography: Natural Light Photography Tips

#Photography: How to Photograph a Smoking Lightbulb

Here’s your cool photo exercise for the day: A smoking light bulb. It’s an awesome experiment for not only the photographer, but also the electrician, the carpenter, and even the physicist in us. L...

#Photography: How to Photograph a Smoking Lightbulb


#Illustrator: Learn Illustrator Vector Art to Create a Cartoon Landscape

In this easy to follow Illustrator artwork tutorial, I will show you how to design a cartoonish style landscape. Using the Illustrator Symbol Library and choosing Nature symbols, it’s easy to drag and drop grass, trees, clouds, rocks, and other objects onto the background. Also I will show you how to use the Flare Tool to create an artistic sun with glowing halos. This tutorial shows you exactly how to drag and drop Illustrator graphics to design an artistic Landscape.

#Illustrator: Learn Illustrator Vector Art to Create a Cartoon Landscape


#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: The New Rigid Mask Tracker in After Effects CC

I like to think of After Effects as an animated version of Photoshop – many of the same general techniques apply: selection, masks, blend modes etc… The primary difference being that the content ch...

#AfterEffects #Filmproduction: The New Rigid Mask Tracker in After Effects CC


#Photoshop: Use Raw Photography to Create Your Own Artwork

Look at these works to learn and/or get ideas
ViennaCC

Our design challenges are a fun way for you to practice what you have learned here on Psdtuts+. In this month's design challenge, we want you to apply some of the techniques you have learned from o...

#Photoshop: Use Raw Photography to Create Your Own Artwork

#Photoshop: Create a Fantasy City Using Architectural Photographs

Always fascinated when looking at this tutorial
ViennaCC

Because matte painting often involves combining several photos to achieve an end-result, matte paintings can be great practice for anyone who wants to learn how to create photo manipulations. In th...

#Photoshop: Create a Fantasy City Using Architectural Photographs


#Photoshop: Bleach Bypass Effect

Nik Software (now owned by Google) is the developer of a spectacular Photoshop plug-in called Color Efex Pro. When Nik introduced the Bleach Bypass filter to Color Efex a few years ago, it was an overnight sensation. The edgy, bleached look of the filter adds cinematic drama to any photo that benefits from a grungy...

#Photoshop: Bleach Bypass Effect