Adobe Photoshop Tutorial: How to create a confetti decorated text effect.
3D Ribbon Wrapped Text Effect
This tutorial will explain how to use the Opacity texture map to create a ribbon-wrapped 3D text effect in Photoshop CS5 environment. Then, it will explain how to create the confetti brush and its layer styles.
Looking for a way to add a little more interest to an existing picture? Overlaying a texture may be the fix you are looking for, and it is surprisingly easy to do. In this video, Ben Willmore shows us exactly how to do it using Adobe Photoshop:
Backyard nature photography tips
You don’t have to travel very far to get great nature photography shots. There are many opportunities for nature photography right in your own backyard. There is an abundance of nature if you know how to look for it.
Tips and tricks for tilt-shift timelapse videos
If you’ve ever wanted to make your subjects look small–like, miniature-toy small–you may have investigated buying a tilt-shift lens for more than $2,500. But there are cheaper options. This video gives a host of helpful tips for achieving an awesome tilt-shift style using a normal DSLR lens:
How to create broad portrait lighting in your home
Family portrait photographers know too well how tricky it can be to create an effective lighting rig at home. Kids move, furniture is everywhere, windows vary in size. This video, hosted by portrait photographer Tamara Lackey, gives a solid overview of what might come up when working from home, and why a broad, basic lighting rig is the best option to cover your bases:
How to combine daylight with LED lights
Combining different light sources can be tricky if you’re not already familiar with doing so. In addition to all the camera settings and posing the subject, getting the contrast, brightness, and color temperature correct can be a little overwhelming. In this brief tutorial, Jay P. Morgan shows us how he does it with outstanding results: