Shutter blending: how to combine images at different shutter speeds

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In this shutter blending tutorial we’ll show you how to combine images to show both a split second and a longer stretch of time.

Double exposure portraits: a simple tutorial for making surrealist images

Double exposure portraits: a simple tutorial for making surrealist images

In this quick double exposure portrait tutorial we’ll show you how to combine images with easy Blend mode effects to create striking, dream-like pictures.

Retro pictures: how to age photos to recreate wonderful analogue effects

Retro pictures: how to age photos to recreate wonderful analogue effects

Discover how to make stylish retro pictures with this simple workflow. In this tutorial we show you step-by-step how to age photos in your photo editing software to create on-trend images that recreate analogue effects.

Lightroom effects: how to make a Cyanotype for an on-trend, retro look

Lightroom effects: how to make a Cyanotype for an on-trend, retro look

In our latest Adobe Lightroom tutorial we show you how to make a Cyanotype complete with a beautiful, brushed border. Below we show you step-by-step how to make one of the most popular Lightroom effects.

Photo to cartoon effect: how to use Photoshop to turn images into drawings

Photo to cartoon effect: how to use Photoshop to turn images into drawings or paintings

The photo-to-cartoon effect is one of our favourite Photoshop effects, and it’s surprisingly easy to achieve. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to turn photos to cartoons using an assortment of filters and simple brushwork.

Electrify your portraits using Photoshop Elements

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Give your portrait a shot of electricity by creating glowing lines in Photoshop Elements.

Photoshop effects: how to make high-key portraits and film noir-style photos

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Using just one image, we’ll show you how you can create two different portraits that are the polar opposite in style.

Sharpen photos the smart way: demystifying Photoshop’s image-sharpening tools

Sharpen photos with Unsharp Mask

Photoshop has a range of sophisticated image-sharpening tools that make it easier than ever before to fine-tune your focus. In this tutorial we’ll run through the options and explain the different ways in which you can use them to sharpen photos.

Layer mask techniques anyone can do: master this vital Photoshop effect

Layer mask techniques anyone can understand: master this vital Photoshop effect

Knowing how to use a Photoshop layer mask is at the heart of any type of creative image work. In this tutorial we explain the different ways in which you can master them.

Fantasy landscape tutorial: how to blend images seamlessly in a dramatic montage

Fantasy landscape tutorial: how to seamlessly blend images into a dramatic montage

Find out how to blend images using a few simple Photoshop effects to create a dramatic montage in this fantasy landscape tutorial from our friends at Practical Photoshop.