Getting the most out of Adjustment Layers in Photoshop

An Adjustment layer provides you with a non-destructive way of altering your images. You can apply Levels, change the Saturation and even add a Pattern or Gradient Map to images without disturbing pixel information. This gives you the freedom to experiment without risking your image. One of the most powerful…

Using Layer Mask – Effective layer blends

During this tutorial, I’ll be introducing you to a single application of Adobe Photoshop’s layer mask. I’m not going to explain everything there is to know about layer mask, but show you a simple day-to-day operation that will help you create effective blending between objects on layers. A lot of…

Special Effects with Adobe Photoshop

Special effects on TV, the big screen and in magazine images always come with a large price tag for any production team. Adobe Photoshop allows you to replicate and create your own ‘out of this world’ images for very little, or even free if you use your own images.

Hand tinting BW photographs – Photoshop

As a lecturing in the subject of Adobe Photoshop, I get asked this question a lot.
“How do you hand-tint or hand-colour a black and white photograph?”. This Tutorial explains the process step-by-step.