Photoshop blending modes enhance photos

Michael Szczepanski of PantherSweat.com brings us this thoughtful tutorial on enhancing photos using Photoshop's blending modes. He explains his favorite technique for getting that grungy look on his images. January 19, 2011

Photoshop Abstract Planetary Rings

This Photoshop full tutorial illustrates painting, and artistic, effects to create these Abstract Planetary Rings -- you'll be creating abstract planetary rings on Earth to give it a supernatural feel. It is also a good tutorial in using Filter effects ... September 27, 2010

Blending Modes Words with pictures

Discovering a site that makes words with photographs that form letters gave us the opportunity to experiment with Adobe Photoshop Blending Modes to generate some interesting variations on Wordmark's photographic fonts April 28, 2010

Tutorial: adding color to black and white

This Photoshop 911 case called for adding a spot color to a black and white photo -- yes, the technique works, but -- Some Photoshop techniques just don't work if the photo doesn't lend itself to the effect! March 26, 2010

Generate a Patterned Layer

Page 2 of tutorial about building a monochromatic patterned background... now, we'll generate the background pattern then apply it to our image, coupled with a color fill layer. Using blending modes, blurring and opacity, the pattern becomes real August 1, 2009