Create a Horror Movie-Themed Photo Composition in Photoshop

    Final Product What You’ll Be Creating     Creating a horror movie-themed photo composition in Photoshop can be a lot of fun. Choosing the right photos is an important step in the process, but it is also important to blend those photos together in a realistic and believable way. In this tutorial we will […]Read more

Realistic Makeup Application in Photoshop

      Final Product What You’ll Be Creating     It’s true. Women spend a lot of time getting ready. That is because the makeup application process is quite tedious and time-consuming. The physical process of applying makeup involves concealing blemishes and painting the face with rich colors. In many ways, the process mirrors that […]Read more

Quick Tip: Create a Neon Text Effect in Photoshop

    Final Product What You’ll Be Creating     DownloadSOURCE FILES In this tutorial we will show you how to make a neon text effect in Photoshop using layer styles and textures. Let’s get started!    Read more

Quick Tip: Create a Bloody Text Effect in Photoshop Using Layer Styles

    Final Product What You’ll Be Creating     DownloadSOURCE FILES In this quick tip tutorial we will show you how to create a bloody text effect using layer styles in Photoshop. Let’s get started!  Read more

Create a “Two-Faced” Digital Painting in Photoshop

    Final Product What You’ll Be Creating       Creating a nice character painting in Photoshop can be a difficult but rewarding task. In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a classic Batman villain in Photoshop. Let’s get started!    Read more

Quick Tip: Create a Crisp Metallic Text Effect in Photoshop

    Final Product What You’ll Be Creating     DownloadSOURCE FILES In this quick tip tutorial, we will explain how to create a crisp, metallic text effect using just a couple of layer styles in Photoshop. Let’s get started!    Read more

Create a Stitched Denim Text Effect in Photoshop

      Final Product What You’ll Be Creating     In this tutorial, we will explain how to combine Photoshop filters, brushes, and vector shapes to create a stitched denim text effect using Photoshop CS6. Let’s get started!  Read more

Tips for Macro Photography Beginners

      Being curious about how digital cameras can capture macro so easily I investigated the subject. Here are my findings, gained by chatting to the tech expert at a major camera company. Engage macro mode on a digicam and the system adjusts the lens elements to re-arrange them into an array that best […]Read more

What is Macro Photography?

    First, an explanatory note for all those with a modicum of photo history and tech basics: the term macro used to refer to the capture of an insect or whatever, that resulted in an image on the 35mm film frame (24x36mm) that ranged from 1:10 to 1:1 the size of the original subject. […]Read more