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Use MCP's Manual Color Switcher action to get rid of color casts quickly and easily.

How to Vanish Color Casts using MCP Actions

There are many ways to correct color casts, but one quick way for great results is using the Manual Color Switcher action from MCP’s Inspire set. Watch this video to see how you can get quick and effective results too.

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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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Learn to Master the Tushy-Up Newborn Pose: Free Sample Video Inside

Learn How to Create and Photograph the Tushy-Up Newborn Pose To celebrate the launch of our USB Flash Drive version of the popular Newborn Photography Start to Finish Workshop, we wanted to give everyone a free sample clip from our class.  Watch now as Tracy shows you clips from a newborn photo session where she soothes an awake baby and…

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Mirror The Background In Photoshop To Remove Unwanted Objects

We’ve all had that moment of scrolling through our images and finding “the one” but then realize there is a ugly, distracting object in the background!  Most of the time we grab our clone tool and quickly clone it out, but that’s not always the case.  I’m going to show you my all time favorite…

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Make Your Images Come Alive in Photoshop

If You Want Your Colors to Pop and Your Images to Come Alive, You’ll Love This MCP Inspire’s Drama Photoshop action makes images nearly pop off your screen.  Rich, deep colors and strong, intense details with a little help from a paint brush.  To see how we accomplished this edit below, scroll down. Using Photoshop…

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Learn How to Add Clouds, Change Colors of an Object and Add Sunlight

Do you like special effects on your images? Would you like to learn: How to Add Clouds? How to Change Colors of an Object (a brick wall in this case)? How to Add Sunlight and Sharpen Elaborate Gowns? If so, you are in luck.  Using Photoshop + the MCP Inspire actions, you can easily achieve…

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FAQ: How To Get These Looks in Photoshop

“How do you get these looks in Photoshop?” After posting this image on Friday, we got many inquiries asking exactly how we achieved each of these three looks using MCP Inspire Photoshop actions.   Rather than list every step out here, we thought it was easier to share our MCP Inspire Overview Video Tutorial with…

Understanding the Basics of Exposure with DSLR Video

Understanding the Basics of Exposure with DSLR Video

This tutorial teaches 3 basic components of shooting DSLR Video: ISO, Shutterspeeds and Aperture.

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Free Holiday Card Template for Photographers: Download Now

Come download these free exclusive Christmas card templates made by Bird Designs for MCP readers. These holiday card templates will work in both Photoshop and Elements.

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How to Customize Lightroom Templates and Storyboards

For the first time ever, MCP is making it easy for you to create storyboards and collages from inside of Lightroom. No more going to Photoshop to get things ready for print or the web. Not many people use the print module in Lightroom, and no one that we know of has ever sold a…

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New Lightroom Templates and Collages With MCP Lightroom Presets

MCP is making it quicker and easier to showcase your photos in print and for the Web using our new Lightroom Templates. Print Collages Layouts: With MCP Present It for Print Lightroom Presets, you’ll just click and drag images into the templates, customize and upload to your lab. Web Template Layouts: With MCP Display It…

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How to Fix Jaundice Newborn Skin Tones in Photoshop

Yellow baby skin is no match for MCP’s Newborn Necessities Photoshop Action set. In a few quick clicks you’ll have perfect skin tones.

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Get Richer Images in Photoshop Using Multiply and Softlight Blend Modes

If you are looking for rich colors in fast, without the use of Photoshop actions, try using blend modes in Photoshop. The after image used two “fake” or empty adjustment layers set to blend modes of soft light and multiply. Watch our included Photoshop video tutorial below to learn how we did it!    

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Get Richer Images in Photoshop Using Multiply and Softlight Blend Modes

If you are looking for rich colors in fast, without the use of Photoshop actions, try using blend modes in Photoshop. The after image used two “fake” or empty adjustment layers set to blend modes of soft light and multiply. Watch our included Photoshop video tutorial below to learn how we did it!    

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Change the Color of Your Solid Studio Backdrop in Photoshop

Learn to change the color of your backdrop in seconds with this easy-to-do method in Photoshop.

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Free Vintage Postcard Holiday Card Template

MCP Actions and Crave Designs have partnered to bring you a beautiful free Holiday Card Template plus video tutorial that teaches you how to insert photos easily into any card built with clipping masks.  To use our free card template, you only need Photoshop or Elements.   Download after sharing in the box below.  If…

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Hazy or Vivid: You’ll Be Shocked How Fast You Can Create Looks in Lightroom

In seconds you can create dozens of looks you will love, when combining the power of Lightroom with our well crafted Lightroom Presets.

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Editing the Perfect Sunset Silhouettes with Lightroom Presets

If you want rich sunset silhouette images, do not miss this video!

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Using Brushes in Photoshop and Elements to Create Custom Borders

Learn how to use brushes to create your own borders and frames in Photoshop and Elements. This adds the perfect finishing touches to your photo editing.

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Photoshop Help: Get Your Layers & Layer Masks Working Flawlessly

If layers and layer masks scare you, read this article and watch this video and you will be a Photoshop pro in no time.

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Polish and Protect Your Images Using Photoshop Actions

Polish and Protect Your Images Using Photoshop Actions When it comes to online presentation of photos, photographers often ask me “how can I protect my images for the web?” or “How can I make my photographs look great for the web.” There are many different tools and Photoshop actions to help photographers quickly prepare photos…

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