Tutorials – tips, tricks and videos

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Tutorials – tips, tricks and videos

Tutorials – tips, tricks and videos. On this page you’ll find beginners’ tips (coming soon), videos of Photoshop tutorials,  overviews of photoshoots and editing sessions using Lightroom and Photoshop. I will add more when I can find the time! I hope you find these useful.

If there is a specific Photoshop issue you regularly struggle with, please get in touch and I’ll try and break it down for you so it makes sense!

You will find there are usually several different ways to achieve the same result in Photoshop, and which one you use depends on your preference. No way is the right way or the wrong way. Some may be quicker than others. The important thing is to find what works for you, what is easy to remember and replicable.

What matters always is the final result. If you’re happy with it, it doesn’t matter how you got there. Nor does it matter if no one else likes it, to be frank. As long as it makes you happy.

If you book onto a course with me, you will hear me say (quite often) that there are key ways to improve a photograph, in terms of making it a more potent or compelling image in the eyes of the viewer. But ultimately, aim to please yourself.

Converting red to black

Converting red to yellow

Introduction to the Hue and Saturation layer

Photoshoot with singer-songwriter 

Landscape photoshoot

If any of these videos inspire you to get out with your camera, why not get some one-to-one coaching. Just contact me here and we’ll get you booked in.

I’m also available to process your images, or edit and touch up your work in Photoshop. Just get in touch for details.

Apologies for links to Shaneyoungweddings.co.uk and other websites at the end of some videos. I no longer shoot weddings and have removed those websites.

Tutorials - tips, tricks and videos
Goodrich trees – image copyright Shane Young