Blend Modes: the 10 best blends for photographers (and how to use them)

Blend Modes: the 10 best blends for photographers (and how to use them)

When it comes to digital photography and combining or enhancing images, there are two essential components – your layers and the Blend Mode you choose to work with. We’ll talk about layers in a later post; today we want to focus on the Photoshop Blend Modes and identify some of the best blends for photographers…. Continue reading

Use Layer Blending to enhance portraits

Give your portrait photographs more impact using Blending Modes in Photoshop Elements Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this tutorial video you’ll find out how to use… Continue reading

Photoshop: how to use textures and layer blending

In this Photoshop tutorial you’ll find out how to get creative with Layers, Layer Masks, Blending Modes and Adjustment Layers to apply stylish texture effects to your photos Combining or ‘layering’ several images together is an excellent way to achieve a photo with real sense of mood, and is a great way to add another… Continue reading