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.
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.
How do you create convincing shadows when making a composite picture of two images? Our quick tutorial shows you how.
Zombie pictures are all the rage at the moment, thanks to pop culture phenomena like The Walking Dead and World War Z. There are countless apps out there to help you make zombie pictures of yourself and your friends, but to ensure the best results we show you how a few simple Photoshop effects can make your zombie photos truly terrifying!
Tired of bleached and boring skies? With a basic knowledge of Layers and a few other Photoshop effects you can use these professional photo editing tricks to ensure bold and dramatic skies in all of your raw images. Here’s how…
In this tutorial we show you how to move mountains and transform your landscape images using a few simple Photoshop effects and montage photography techniques.
The so-called Dragan Effect is a fun, creative way to give your people pictures a dramatic makeover. We explain how to use a few simple Photoshop effects to create HDR-style portraits with real impact.
By adding deliberate ‘camera mistakes’ like light leakage, vignetting and grain you can give any photo a cool toy camera look. The Holga effect is perhaps the most popular of these effects. In this tutorial we show you how to use a few simple Photoshop effects to achieve the look of a retro Holga camera.
In this tutorial we’ll show you a really easy way to use simple Photoshop effects to create a sense of shallow depth of field in any image.
With this really cool portrait idea we’ll show you one of the oldest photography tricks in the book… how to play with perspective and make the viewer question what they see.