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How to Fix Glasses Glare in Photoshop

Don’t freak out when your customer has glasses. Learn to fix glasses glare in Photoshop with these easy to follow steps.

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13 Tips on How to Easily Photograph People in Glasses

If you want to avoid glare on glasses in your next photo session, here are easy-to-follow tips to get you started.

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How to Create a Disney “Frozen” Fantasy Photo

If you want to recreate the Disney movie Frozen, in your photos, here’s a quick tutorial to help.

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Make Your Fall Photos POP with Rich Autumn Tones

Before and After Step-by-Step Edit: Make Your Fall Photos Pop The MCP Show and Tell Site is a place for you to share your images edited with MCP products (our Photoshop actions, Lightroom presets, textures and more).  We’ve always shared before and after Blueprints on our main blog, but now, we will sometimes share some…

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How to Fix Your Photoshop Brush When It Looks Like Cross-Hairs

Grrr, the first time this happens to you, you’ll want to pull your own hair out.  Your Photoshop brush (or Elements brush) shows as cross-hairs instead of the outline of a circle.  The typical response is to visit the preferences area and see an area called cursors. After you realize you did not have the…

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How to Get The Look of Faux Snow and a Winter Feel in Photoshop

Before and After Step-by-Step Edit: Manual Edits Complemented with MCP Photoshop Actions The MCP Show and Tell Site is a place for you to share your images edited with MCP products (our Photoshop actions, Lightroom presets, textures and more).  We’ve always shared before and after Blueprints on our main blog, but now, we will sometimes share…

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Cropping Your Photos the Right Way For Great Images

If you want to make sure you can print your photo without losing limbs, learn cropping the right way. These easy tips will save your sanity.

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How to Turn Your Photo Into Something Magical

Make your photos more magical and extraordinary using these quick, fun steps in Photoshop and Lightroom.

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Bring Out Rich Color and Detail in Your Photos

Before and After Step-by-Step Edit: How to really make the details in your photos come to life with rich color edits The MCP Show and Tell Site is a place for you to share your images edited with MCP products (our Photoshop actions, Lightroom presets, textures and more).  We’ve always shared before and after Blueprints on…

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How to Avoid Sharpening Disasters When Editing Your Images

It’s easy as a newer photographer to pile on extra color, haze, and especially extra sharpening. When it comes to editing, it’s hard to know when to stop.  Often areas like hair look crispy and unnatural when sharpened too much, and even eyes and gemstones can suffer if you are heavy handed. Our best advice on how…

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Deleting Preferences To Fix Issues in Photoshop and Elements

If you use Photoshop or Elements, at some time you will feel like the program has gone crazy and weird things keep happening.  While there are other reasons for it too, if you delete the preferences, your troubles often vanish. This is a quick fix for many quirks that build in the programs. Deleting your preferences is stronger…

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Edit In A Few Clicks to a Brighter, More Vivid Photo

Before and After Step-by-Step Edit: Exposure Adjusting with MCP Photoshop Actions The MCP Show and Tell Site is a place for you to share your images edited with MCP products (our Photoshop actions, Lightroom presets, textures and more).  We’ve always shared before and after Blueprints on our main blog, but now, we will sometimes share…

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Avoid Over-Editing In Photoshop With This Quick Tip

One danger when you are new to photography is over-editing.  It’s easy to get super excited when post-processing. Opacity is certainly your friend. When using actions in Photoshop or Elements, make sure to adjust the opacity of each layer if needed. But what if you are doing manual edits like the patch tool or cloning?…

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MCP Fusion – Adding Warmth and Light to your Photos

Before and After Step-by-Step Edit: Using MCP Fusion to bring more light, warmth, and definition to photos that need an extra nudge The MCP Show and Tell Site is a place for you to share your images edited with MCP products (our Photoshop actions, Lightroom presets, textures and more).  We’ve always shared before and after Blueprints on our…

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The Plastic Senior: Enhance Beauty Without Over Processing

DO NOT TAKE POST PROCESSING TOO FAR! Here’s why you should make sure you do not over-process pictures of high school seniors.

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A Crop and a Few Quick Edits for a Great Portrait

Before and After Step-by-Step Edit: A Crop and a Few Quick Edits for a Great Portrait The MCP Show and Tell Site is a place for you to share your images edited with MCP products (our Photoshop actions, Lightroom presets, textures and more).  We’ve always shared before and after Blueprints on our main blog, but now,…

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7 Ways to Capture Emotion in Your Photography

What separates a simple snapshot from a stunning success is the story the image portrays. I believe the most important element to be captured in a photograph is emotion. The more emotional the shot is, the more it appeals to our senses, and the greater the connection we feel to it. If a picture conveys…

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Editing Newborn Images the Easy Way

Before and After Step-by-Step Edit: MCP Photoshop Action, Newborn Necessities, can make those Newborn session stressers a thing of the past The MCP Show and Tell Site is a place for you to share your images edited with MCP products (our Photoshop actions, Lightroom presets, textures and more).  We’ve always shared before and after Blueprints on…

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The Beginner Photographer’s Guide to Understanding Resolution

Learn quickly how to resize your images for print – and what resolution (PPI and DPI) you should use for the best results.

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5 Key Steps for Creating Digital Collage Illustrations

Several years ago, Jo Ann Kairys, an award winning children’s book author and illustrator, began taking photos of her grandchildren at play. As a novice Photoshop CS3 user, she created story book images into which she blended their pictures.  She had no formal art training, but with digital scrapbook kits purchased online, she constructed colorful illustrations.…

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A Quick and Fabulous Color to Black and White Photoshop Conversion

Before and After Step-by-Step Edit: A Quick and Fabulous Color to Black and White Photoshop Conversion The MCP Show and Tell Site is a place for you to share your images edited with MCP products (our Photoshop actions, Lightroom presets, textures and more).  We’ve always shared before and after Blueprints on our main blog, but now,…

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