Create Hot Original Lighting Effects with Photoshop

Lighting effects for photographs, one good idea leads to another! Mr. Ben Bradley is a graphic designer/ video artist from New Zealand with a story to tell! He was so inspired by this Abduzeedo tutorial called Sparkling Hot Girl, that he made this one, and sent it along to us. May 28, 2014

Photoshop Tutorial : misunderstood emboss and contour now made easy!

Here's another notable tutorial by Wu Hui ( Winbluegod ) from Beijing of 4-designer.com. This full Photoshop tutorial will make it easier for you to understand the significant effects of Bevel Emboss and Contour. October 31, 2013

The iPad for Photographers: Master the Newest Tool in your Camera Bag

Apple's popular iPad and iPad mini tablets are incredibly useful tools for photographers on the go. Instead of hauling a laptop, you can tuck a lightweight iPad in your camera bag and take advantage of its large screen, third-party software apps, and online access to effectively complete and share your work away from the studio. September 27, 2013

Vintage Photo Effects

VintageScene 2.0 is an update to the professional level retro photography app for Mac OS X. Offering powerful features, great workflow, and gorgeous results, VintageScene is the premier app for converting new photographs into retro, aged, and vintage style effects. Version 2.0 adds new user interface as well as a new effect called Faded Time. This effect recreates a photograph that has been faded and severely weathered. July 18, 2011

Photoshop for Looney Tunes

This Photoshop tutorial answers a call for help from a Photoshop 911 reader, with a series of steps used to simulate the famous "Looney Tunes" logo screen -- while practicing techniques common to all versions of Photoshop -- that all Photoshop users should know April 28, 2010

Flaming Text Tutorials in Photoshop

Dirty Dozen Photoshop tutorials for very hot, flaming, sparkling, burning, magma, inferno typography text effects! Whew! I'm sweating from all this heat March 29, 2010

High Dynamic Range Photography

High Dynamic Range Imaging is a technique that lets you to portray a much greater range of tonal detail than a given camera could capture in a single photo. Utilizing HDR in Photoshop makes for some spectacular photos. Let's take a look February 15, 2010

Creating Contrast in Photoshop

In this tutorial, Scott Kelby shows you how to create contrast using the Targeted Adjustment Tool (or TAT for short), which lets you click-and-drag right on the image, and the tool will tweak the right part of the curve for you automatically. December 14, 2009

Photoshop Eye Effects #1

This tutorial was prompted by a Photoshop 911 reader who wanted to know about techniques that would allow the merging of a symbol into a person's eye. We run through several layering techniques -- but also discover that what you want isn't necessarily what you get. September 7, 2009