How To Create A Bokeh Effect In Photoshop

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Bokeh, that lovely blurred background you see in portraiture, is a distinguishing mark of professional photography. You can create this effect in camera, which is always best, or take a few minutes and do it in Photoshop post production.  Have you ever wondered how to create a bokeh effect in Photoshop? Bokeh Versus Blurry Don’t … Read more

Create A Time Lapse Video In 5 EASY Steps

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Time lapse is a creative technique that distorts time. Highlight the stunning beauty of a metropolitan cityscape, the frenetic pace of people walking on the street, or the ever-changing light all at warp speed. Turn the ordinary into something exciting and extraordinary. Watch the black of night rapidly transform into the shimmering light of morning. … Read more

How To Create A Sultry Black and White Image In Photoshop


I started my photography career shooting film. Man, there are times I miss those days, especially when it comes to monochrome photography. I’ll never forget those early times of working in the darkroom, and my delight at the deep blacks and crisp whites in a print I’d just developed. I love playing around in Photoshop … Read more

How To Use Blending Modes In Photoshop

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How To Use Blending Modes In Photoshop If you haven’t played around with blending modes in Photoshop, get ready to have some fun. Photoshop features over two dozens of these modes you can experiment with to get some pretty cool effects when combining images and layers. Without blending modes, it would be impossible to “blend” … Read more

Using The History Brush Tool In Photoshop

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Using The History Brush Tool In Photoshop Do you know how to use the history brush tool in Photoshop? This tool often gets overlooked, but it’s indispensable if you want to restore parts of an image to an earlier version. You can do some creative things with the history brush so it’s worth learning how … Read more