General Tutorials

Customizing Textures

Join Jimmy Beech for a quick Photoshop tutorial that takes you through a few simple workflows for customizing textures.

Selections in Photoshop for Bokeh

Learn how to make and manage selections in Photoshop. Everything you need to know about using the Quick Selection Tool is in this tutorial. Apply realistic depth of field effects with Exposure in part two.

Head-to-head with Hernan Rodriguez & David Mecey Introduction

Join Jimmy Beech, David Mecey, and Hernan Rodriguez for the kick off for a shoot-off video series between two of the industries best. Each photographer shoot portraits of the same model, on the same shoot, using their own creativity.

Images © David Mecey & Hernan Rodriguez

Light, Shadow, and Mood with Hernan Rodriguez

Hernan shares plenty of great tidbits about available vs. manufactured light. He also covers the use of lighting modifiers to contour contrast. Being a portrait photographer, Hernan emphasizes the model's face, so he has a few tricks to make magic happen on his camera sensor--not in post.

Images © Hernan Rodriguez

Model Rapport with David Mecey

This is the third episode in our friendly shoot-off video series between Hernan Rodriguez and David Mecey. In this video, David Mecey gives a quick lesson on building model rapport.

Images © David Mecey

Tips for Better Portraits with Hernan Rodriguez

This is the second episode in our friendly shoot-off video series between Hernan Rodriguez and David Mecey. In this video, Hernan gives an informative lesson on shooting portraits. He shares lots of great advice on how to find the best angle to shoot anyone.

Images © Hernan Rodriguez

Photoshop Text Replacement

Learn how to replace label text on a series of bottles using simple tools in Adobe Photoshop. There aren't any plug-ins involved.