Create a Futuristic Bicycle Icon in Photoshop

Final Product What You’ll Be Creating It’s fun and challenging to create items from scratch in Photoshop. In this tutorial we will create a futuristic bicycle icon from scratch using some basic Photoshop tools. Let’s get started! Step 1: New File Open Photoshop and set up a new document (Command/Ctrl + N). Use the following […]Read more

How to Create Masks of Transparent Elements in Photoshop

Selections are an essential part of any photo editing workflow, but often, selections aren’t as straight-forward as they might seem. In this tutorial we will explain how to make a selection of a glass that includes transparent elements. Let’s get started! Step 1 Selections are an essential part of the image editing process in Photoshop. […]Read more

Use Split Frequency Healing to Retouch a Photo in Photoshop

Final Product What You’ll Be Creating   Split Frequency Healing is a technique that you can use in Photoshop that will allow you retouch photos without affecting the photo’s respective tone or texture. In this tutorial, commercial retouches, Daniel Meadows, who has worked for clients such as Harper’s Bazaar, Elle, Marie Claire, Chanel, and L’Oréal […]Read more

Quick Tip: Convert Photoshop Text to Vector for Use in Illustrator

Recently I found myself needing to convert some text created in Photoshop to a vector in Illustrator (without reformatting all the text). After some research via Google, Twitter, and asking around, no one seemed to have a sure-fire solution. I called a fellow designer and we bounced ideas off each other until we found a […]Read more

How to Win a Photography Competition

    Photography Competitions are a wonderful way to improve your photography. While photography just for the sake of photography is a lot of fun sometimes a competition can help you raise the bar as a photographer as you know your image will be seen by a discerning group of judges and possibly even displayed […]Read more

How to Create Multiple Paths in Photoshop

        When you’re working with an image in Photoshop, you’ll often need to create more than one path to complete a set of actions. Once you know how to create a single path, you can easily make new paths. Beginning a new path takes under a minute, and it will allow you […]Read more

Quick Tip: Using a Photoshop Clipping Path within InDesign

          Today we are going to explore using Clipping Paths created in Photoshop within InDesign. The following tut will explain what format to export to and how to apply the Clipping Path using InDesign’s built in features. Additionally I will guide you to the tools needed for editing the Clipping Path […]Read more

Where to Find the Best Free Stock Photos

    Free stock photos aren’t that hard to find on the Internet; there are many sitesthat provide them. The problem is finding high-quality stock photos that don’t have unclear licenses on how you can use them. Dustin Senos, Designer at Medium, knows this conundrum all too well. That’s why he put together a list of sites where you […]Read more

How to Become a Professional Photographer

    Professional photography is an excellent career choice for anyone who wants to get paid for using their creative talents. It’s one of the few fields where age and college degrees aren’t as important as a good eye, a quality product, and self discipline. Photography is a competitive field, however; so be prepared to […]Read more

3 BENEFITS OF PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHY

            Technology has made it easy for small business owners to shoot their own pictures, but these businesses invested in professional photographers and reaped big rewards. In the age of digital photography and desktop publishing, it’s easier than ever for small business owners to create their own marketing materials, websites […]Read more