Understanding Black And White As Key To All Edits
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Understanding Black And White As Key To All Edits

In this episode, I cover the concept of how black and white control almost all photo edits you make in Photoshop, and how to make the most of that knowledge.

Essential Training  |  June 09, 2020
Understanding Levels and Curves In The Editing Process
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Understanding Levels and Curves In The Editing Process

In this episode, I cover the concept of when to use levels and curves when editing the lighting in an image, and how to use existing light data to make more accurate adjustments.

Essential Training  |  June 09, 2020
Adding Drama To Fake Shadows In Assets
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Adding Drama To Fake Shadows In Assets

In this tutorial I cover how to use layer masks to up the realism in your fake shadows.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Using Puppet Warp to Make More Convincing Shadows
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Using Puppet Warp to Make More Convincing Shadows

In this tutorial I cover how to use the puppet warp effect to make more convincing shadows on your assets.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Correcting Fresnel Rim Lighting When Compositing
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Correcting Fresnel Rim Lighting When Compositing

In this tutorial I cover how rim lighting can throw off your compositing efforts, and how to correct it.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Using Adjustment Layers to Make Fake Infinity Walls
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Using Adjustment Layers to Make Fake Infinity Walls

In this tutorial I cover how to use adjustment layers to make fake photography infinity walls for hero product shots.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Using Multiply To Clip Out Complex Objects
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Using Multiply To Clip Out Complex Objects

In this tutorial I cover how to use a multiplied layer to retain some intricate parts of a photo such as hair when clipping out an object.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
Using Smart Objects To Make Smart Reusable Assets
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Using Smart Objects To Make Smart Reusable Assets

In this tutorial I cover how to use smart objects to speed up your workflow by making reusable assets that you can quickly manipulate for great results.

Tutorial  |  June 09, 2020
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
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