Shoot and Edit: Week 31 – Turn the Hose On!…EDIT...

August 11, 2011
Welcome to the 31st week of Shoot and Edit: Part 2. Click HERE for all the details and upcoming prompts/themes (also including previous editing tutorials). This week’s theme or prompt was to show us one “Turn the Hose On!” SOOC shot (this was just a suggestion, you can show us any SOOC shot). Hopefully you linked up with Jill’s blog earlier this week. Each Thursday, I will take my SOOC shot and provide a simple/basic or advanced Photoshop/Photoshop Elements or Lightroom tutorial. You can then try my tutorial on your own photos and link up here – linky will...
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Shoot and Edit: Week 30 – Sunset…EDIT...

August 04, 2011
Welcome to the 30th week of Shoot and Edit: Part 2. Click HERE for all the details and upcoming prompts/themes (also including previous editing tutorials). This week’s theme or prompt was to show us one “Sunset” SOOC shot (this was just a suggestion, you can show us any SOOC shot). Hopefully you linked up with Jill’s blog earlier this week. Each Thursday, I will take my SOOC shot and provide a simple/basic or advanced Photoshop/Photoshop Elements or Lightroom tutorial. You can then try my tutorial on your own photos and link up here – linky will now open EARLY on...
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Edit Me!

August 03, 2011
Earlier today, Faith posted an image of her and her new son, Eli. After about 25 minutes of trying to edit the image herself, she thought it might be better to let her readers give it a try. Well I have happy to oblige…especially since I’d already planned to do a little editing for Branson’s Edit Me challenge later today (and my post for good to WOW is already complete). Here’s what I came up with:So, there’s a couple of directions I think this photo could go: a soft clean color edit or timeless black and white. I started both edits in Lightroom 3 and finished in...
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Debonair: FREE PS/PSE Compatible Action

July 27, 2011
A couple of weeks ago, Katie Lloyd introduced her Vintage Polaroid Effect for Photoshop Elements. Much like Katie, I don’t have an iPhone…but this effect emulates the Instagram app. If you haven’t already, rush over immediately and download.Shortly after Katie released this effect, I asked if she would mind if I turned her .psd file into a Photoshop and Photoshop Elements compatible action. She said YES! We call this action, “Debonair.” This action is free for personal or commercial use and has been created to work in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements. It has also...
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