Applying Extreme Sharpening in Photoshop
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High Pass sharpening is sometimes called “extreme sharpening,” and that’s really a good description of what it is.

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BEHIND THE SCENES: We’re backstage at a classic old theater and the dressing rooms are to my left (this place just might be ready …

Create the Picture Stack Effect in Elements
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Picture Stack is one of my favorite Guided edits, because this one would seriously take a ton of time if you tried to do it manually.

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I have written about this in the past, but it is a great subject to revisit. Steve Gustafson helps to give you food for …

Photoshop Selections: Editing Just Part of Your Image
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In Lightroom, all the sliders in the Develop module pretty much affect the entire image at once. So, if you wanted to affect just …

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The Blur filter gives you a really easy way to create the minia­turization effect you see all over the web.

Photoshop Brushes: Similarities in Nature
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Here’s something that I actually stumbled upon by accident: I was attempting to take a photo of lightning and create a brush from it, …