Using A Gradient Map Trick To Unify Shadows and Highlights In Color Correction
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Using A Gradient Map Trick To Unify Shadows and Highlights In Color Correction

In this tutorial I cover how to use the Gradient Map adjustment layer to color correct photos and unify shadows, midtones, and highlights through multiple source layers.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Understanding The Difference Between Smart Object and Smart Object Via Copy
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Understanding The Difference Between Smart Object and Smart Object Via Copy

In this tutorial I cover the differences between generating a smart object by duplication, and a smart object via copy with an example of how to speed up your workflow.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Making Realistic Fake Shadows With A Simple Blurring Technique
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Making Realistic Fake Shadows With A Simple Blurring Technique

In this tutorial I cover how to use a simple "blur and smash" method in Photoshop to make more realistic shadows for your clipped out objects.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
How To Effectively Mask A Blurry Object As A Result of Depth of Field
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How To Effectively Mask A Blurry Object As A Result of Depth of Field

In this tutorial I cover how to mask an object that has become blurry due to the selective focus of a photograph with a shallow depth of field.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Using Gradient Map For Artistic Photo Effects
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Using Gradient Map For Artistic Photo Effects

In this tutorial I cover how to use the Gradient Map adjustment layer to make some stunning and quick photo effects to give new life to boring photos.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Understanding The Importance Of Working Inside Smart Objects
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Understanding The Importance Of Working Inside Smart Objects

In this tutorial I cover why it is important to do all of your major photo manipulation tasks inside of your scaled smart objects instead of to their new native layer sizes.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Understanding The Histogram When Making Non-Global Edits
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Understanding The Histogram When Making Non-Global Edits

In this tutorial I explain a bit more about how the histogram displays its values, and how you can utilize masks and clipping to make more accurate adjustments within your adjustment layer.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Using Adjustment Layers To Quickly Build Colorful Brand Assets
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Using Adjustment Layers To Quickly Build Colorful Brand Assets

In this tutorial I cover how to use adjustment layers to speed up and unify the creation of brand assets which contain the same effects, but different colors. This tip is handy when making a family of assets quickly.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
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