Photoshop Shorts: How To Add Textured Backgrounds

In this video, I step through how to (very easily) add a textured background using Photoshop. You can download the background used in this video in the MPP Store. Enjoy! JOIN NOW to view this and hundreds of articles, videos, critiques and discussions dedicated to the art, passion and business of portrait photography! JOIN NOW! LOGIN

Photoshop Shorts: 3 Simple Ways To Enhance Eyes In Photoshop

In this video, I step through 3 ways of enhancing eyes in Photoshop. These are simple things you can do that bring out the magic of someone’s eyes without it being a huge amount of work (at the end of the day, I’m a portrait photographer not a retoucher so I need techniques that are quick, JOIN NOW to view …

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 …

Walkthrough: Removing Creases From Clothing Using Frequency Separation

Image Copyright Rachel Thornhill 2019 This is in response to a post on the forum from Rachel Thornhill on retouching clothing. The video uses Frequency Separation plus a couple of curves layers and should be straightforward for most situations. To learn about Frequency Separation watch the video here. JOIN NOW to view this and hundreds of articles, videos, critiques and …

Walkthrough: How To Use Frequency Separation In Photoshop Step-By-Step

In this video, I walk through step-by-step the Frequency Separation in Photoshop – one of the best techniques for retouching skin. Frequency separation is one of the most useful techniques for retouching skin but it can seem a bit daunting to begin with. In this video, I explain a simple step-by-step process for setting up the layers and then retouching …

Walkthrough: Fast Method For Replacing A White Sky Using Layer Styles In Photoshop

In this video, I follow up on a question on the forums about how to replace a white (over-exposed) sky.  There are numerous methods for this from Luminosity Channels (something which is pretty advanced and I’ll cover it in a different video) to creating complex masks (something that is a lot of work) to this method: Using Layer Styles. JOIN …