So why would you bother with black and white imagery when we live in a world full of color? There are many reasons why, but a simple answer is that a black and white image can be quite powerful. Read more →
For those who follow trends you’ll know there is a move to “metallic” hair colors for both men and women, and this is especially evident in fashion photography. Whether you want to add extra pizzazz to a fashion shot, jazz up a promotional photo without having your models spend hours (and probably big bucks) at […]
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Why do black and white photographs speak to us? In nature, colors are meant to attract, and cause things to catch our attention. Still, even without color, black and white images are a mainstay of our craft, and are powerful representations of the artistic spirit. There are many differing opinions when it comes to black and white Read more →
Sometimes a simple thing like a color gel can drastically change the mood of a photo. Gels can also come in handy when you need to give a very specific look to your photos— something that would otherwise take a lot of effort to achieve. The best thing is these gels are inexpensive. Read more →
Whether you want to supercharge your colours or change them completely, find out how with our guide to the best colour controls in Photoshop.
Best Photoshop colour tools: 01 Hue/Saturation and Vibrance
On the face of it, Hue/Saturation and Vibrance are two of the easiest colour tools to master, but they have hidden depths. Each can be applied as an adjustment layer.
You can use Hue/Saturation to either change the shade and intensity of all the colours in an image, or choose different colour ranges from the menu at the top.
You don’t need to buy colored contact lenses to transform your subject’s eye color into a mutant fire-eyed monster… or simply a blue-eyed beauty. Aaron Nace shows us how to achieve this transformation in Photoshop and make realistic adjustments to an eye or even make a crazy fantasy eye. Read more →
Converting color images into black and white is a fun process, especially if you know what you’re doing. But most photographers are shy of getting their hands wet because of the sheer complexity and workload. Hopefully this video by Andrew S. Gibson will clear the air around the process Read more →
The entire collection had a painfully obvious green color cast to it. This is easy to do when you have no idea what you’re doing. It’s very easy to avoid when you are skilled. Read more →