I don’t know about you…but one of the things that drives me crazy about this business is all the butt time in front of the computer. It’s no different than the Darkroom time that used to be spent in the film days, but back then you had no choice. Now, you do!
Masking…ugh….If you’re a Photoshop User, it’s a necessary evil. It’s also one of the most powerful tools at your disposal as a digital artist. Instead of writing a whole article about it, we thought we’d link to you to a video on the topic. No need to over complicate!
It’s 24:07 of pure gold! Watch it by clicking on the picture below. And if you have any other techniques that you find effective, let us know.
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It’s as important, if not MORE important. You make great images. You edit them on an uncalibrated system, then send them off to the lab…and they come back looking nothing like what was on your screen.
Fundy Software, based in Beaverton Oregon, was one of our favorite stops at WPPI for two reasons. One the product itself makes album and blog design from within Photoshop a cinch, and speeds up workflow! And two, we got to watch Jason Groupp (a favorite photographer) learn how to make his album in about 6 minutes.
With a passion for light styling and a flair for location opportunities, Craig’s image creations are a combination of diverse influences from the editorial world he started in, the commercial world he thrived in, and the portrait world he has always been a part of.