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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.