Sometimes we need text to do more than just convey a message. Sometimes it needs to be a design element all of it’s own. Photoshop provides a wealth of tools to add pop to text in an image. Here are just a couple techniques to try in your designs.Photoshop basic toolsThe easiest effects to use are the native text editing tools in Photoshop. Layer Style - First spend some time playing around with the Layers Style (fx icon in Layers Panel) dialogue which proves a host of options for adding... continue reading
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A good business presentation can catapult you to success, impressing your peers and superiors, regardless of the venue. Assuming your speaking abilities are polished, follow these three simple tips with stock photography to make sure your presentation really stuns the audience (in a good way)!3. Focus on images, not wordsYour audience should be looking at your presentation but listening to you. If your slides are full of text, the audience will be looking at and reading your presentation,... continue reading
How often do you have inspiration to shoot something awesome but the weather ugly and light is flat? I had exactly this situation few week ago. And it was perfect moment for new experiments. I tried himself in shooting of things. I used origami paper as background and find some things in home. In result I've made some photos in pop-art style. As for me this style will return popularity in nearest time. And what do you think about the future of pop art. continue reading
If you're like me, sometimes what comes out of your camera and onto your monitor isn't quite what you had in mind when you took the photo. Sometimes the image might look a bit flat or dull, despite playing with curves or levels in Photoshop.Have you ever tried the blending modes? They can really add something dynamic to an image. So where do you find blending modes? When you open an image in Photoshop, you'll automatically have a background layer in the Layers palette. You won't see the blending... continue reading
A photograph isn't necessarily reality - but simply your version of reality.Have you ever taken a photo of a stunning landscape only to find the image doesn't do what you're seeing - and feeling - any justice whatsoever?There are a lot of techniques I could talk about, from use of gradient filters, to ensuring you shoot in morning light, to various composition techniques, that will make your landscapes pop - but there's one in particular that I love:Over-saturation! When shooting with... continue reading
A quick easy way to add that "pop" to your images in Photoshop is to adjust your layer mode to softlight.To do this, first create a duplicate of your original image in your layers pallette, then at the top left hand side you'll see "Normal," there is a drop down menu there, scroll down to "softlight."You'll see the contrast and saturation of your image change immediately,next to it is "opacity" you can dial that down to whatever looks right to you.Voila!Instant makeover! continue reading
I used to always use natural light outdoors, and I still often do, but now that I have started using a small flash off camera I find my images "pop" more and I am able to capture images in all types of difficult lighting situations.The images here are both back-lit by the sun creating a nice definition, the one of her leaping was captured at a shutter speed of 250 but I metered for the background.Thus, the background exposure is correct and I can also capture the leap clearly!Without... continue reading
I am experimenting with Pop Art like pictures, and after realizing that there are some designs here in DT, I'll be putting mine soon.If you want to see them, I'd appreciate your feedback. Also, if you're interested on this subject, I'd love to see your work. I am becoming a fan of this style :) continue reading
There are times when I just like to get the colors to pop off the photo and jump in your lap.I can't help but put moods into the photos. When I do a wedding I always have a tear in my eye by the time it's over. I can feel the love in the room. That makes it easy to take wedding pictures.And just as we cycle , so do my photos. Sometimes I just want them to shout like the beads.This is also what makes it so interesting to see others photos.Both for the expertise they display and for the feelings... continue reading
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