Walkthrough: Black Dog, Black Background

Some of our members are creating beautiful images of dogs on black backgrounds and so I thought I’d post up some of the techniques we use here to make the process both effective and efficient. It’s about half an hour long and takes us through the process from the original rough image through to the finished PSD and covers: Prepping …

Image Critique 015

Four more images (and I’ve been working on some new graphics to go with it!) From high-key to low, street to studio. Enjoy! If you would like your images critiqued, please use the Image Critique menu option above to submit a file (or more than one of you wish). Your image will then appear in one of the future episodes! …

Image Critique 013

Another four images to enjoy, another four authors who have submitted their work. We create these critiques to try and help portrait photographers with different viewpoints and ideas. Some you’ll agree with, some you won’t (of course) but watch it through and let us know what you think! If you would like your images critiqued, JOIN NOW to view this …

Image Critique 012

I swear it takes me as long to come up with any kind of title for these as it does to record them! Four different images – three full-face portraits and something more family-portrait.  Enjoy! If you would like your images critiqued, please use the Image Critique menu option above to submit a file (or more than one of you …

Critique 010 – Business Portraits, Seniors And Musicians

Four more images. A couple of corporate portraits, a seniors image (something we don’t really have in the UK) and a musician portrait. Lots to enjoy in this episode! If you would like your images critiqued, please use the Image Critique menu option above to submit a file (or more than one of you wish). JOIN NOW to view this …

Photoshop Shorts: Create A Reflection That Can Be Adjusted

In this “Photoshop Shorts” episode I show how to create a reflection in Photoshop. Not just that but one that can be done quickly and can then be tuned so that it looks like a mirror-reflection all the way through to a semi-matt surface. I use a picture of a dog to demonstrate the technique but it’s equally applicable (and …

Critique 009 – It’s All In The Eyes

Critique 009 – It’s All In The Eyes Another four images under the loupe (well, on the screen anyway). Two studio portraits, two out on location – plenty to enjoy! If you would like your images critiqued, please use the Image Critique menu option above to submit a file (or more than one of you wish). Your image will then …