Foreground Lighting
Foreground Lighting

Improve your portraits with this easy and effective foreground lighting effect. In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to dim the background to add focus to the subject. This effect may sound simple, but it does an exceptional job fixing portraits with busy backgrounds.

Combining Two Photos for New Effect
Combining Two Photos for New Effect

Combining two photos to create a new look is a fun way to learn various techniques. We’ll learn how to use the Circular Marquee tool from the center, adjusting the opacity of a layer, creating a path from a selection and adding text along it in the process. Let’s get started.

Split Toning
Split Toning

Between grayscale and color is split toning. Add this slight change for a dramatic effect. This Photoshop technique can also be used to create retro or abstract results.

Gritty HDR
Gritty HDR

Give your photos a grunge look with this popular Photoshop effect. Although this Photoshop effect is commonly referred as HDR photo effect, it is it can be done with regular, non-HDR photos. Note: This photo effect is titled Gritty HDR due to the common use of the name and is not intended to be an […]

Star Diffusion
Star Diffusion

Learn how to add a unique dreamy effect to your photos with this Star Diffusion Photoshop tutorial. This Photoshop effect creates diffusion in the shape of a four point star and is an ideal effect for portraits or any photos with a strong background blur.

Wrinkled Photo
Wrinkled Photo

Make photos look wrinkled. In this Photoshop tutorial, you'll learn how to create a wrinkle paper bump map and combine it with several Photoshop filters to make a photo look wrinkled.

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