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I’m excited to be a featured speaker at this year’s Photo Video West. Photo Video West is the largest educational photo and video show on the West Coast. The event […]
If there was a way to help you to become a better photographer and to help children be a part of a history making project, wouldn’t you want to be […]
Adobe has provided a 7.1 update to Premiere Pro CC. The list of new features are JDI’s (Just Do It) features that resolve a lot of annoyances and make it […]
This could well be the first ever Photoshop / photography seminar through Google Glass. See what it’s like to be in the instructors seat. Learn the new Camera Raw features […]
So, way to start the year! I just got back from Hawaii on Saturday night, then off to AZ on Sunday Morning. I’m getting ready for day 2 at the […]
PhotoshopCAFE training Digital Downloads now on Amazon s3, better option than streaming subscriptions
I’m excited excited to announce that we are now using the Amazon s3 cloud to deliver our digital downloads. What this means to our customers, is more reliable downloads, better […]
Shooting a moon phase time-lapse and stitching together in photoshop
The confetti and streamers have long been cleaned up from last years Adobe Creative Cloud party. It’s been a year since Adobe went all-in with the Creative Cloud. This is where you […]
DJI Phantom quadcopter, also called Drones, or UAV, are taking the photography world by storm! We now have a flying tripod that enables us to put our camera anywhere. in this review, Colin Smith takes to the skies and helps you decide which model is best for your needs. There are also a number of free tutorials and resources here
In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to sculpt a body to reduce the appearance of baggy clothes, tone the body and more. You can also remove slouching and change the pose.
The essential chrome effect, don’t leave home without it. This works on any object, not just text. Learn how to create chrome in Photoshop
This tutorial will show you how to create a realistic wooden texture from scratch in the photoshop, we will even add some knots for extra realism
This is a look that I have been using in one way or another for a number of years. I have noticed that it’s becoming more popular lately on webpages and movie posters. I decided to write it up into a tutorial for your enjoyment!
You can pull the viewers eye into a portion of a photograph by simulating an in-camera zoom effect. This zoom effect is almost hypnotizing in its power of attraction. It’s easy to make this photo zoom blur effect in Photoshop.
This tutorial teaches you how to set up and operate the magic lantern firmware for the Canon 5D. Here are step-by step Plain English instructions. Use this to free up your 5D Mk 2 for better video shooting and overiding the Canon Audio controls for better sound and picture.
Here is a beginner to intermediate tutorial on how to use curves in Photoshop. Curves are feared by many, but they don’t need to be. Colin will show you how they work in plain English
In this photoshop tutorial you will learn how to paint color into a photograph exactly where you want it, while nmaking the rest of it Black and White. You will also learn some tips and tricks using the Wacom Cintiq pen tablet
In this tutorial, Colin Smith shows you how to add different types of motion to a slideshow in Photoshop. Pan, zoom and spin your photos, to create a dynamic presentation.