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How To Fix Distractions Like Stray Hairs and Shadows in Photoshop

Learn how to use Photoshop actions and Lightroom presets to enhance an image and read tips on how to remove stray hairs and reduce harsh shadows.


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.…


Blueprint: Fixing an Underexposed Portrait Using Photoshop Actions

Exposure issues?  Well they can happen to both new and more experienced photographers.  Michlynn of Michlynn Schweitzer Photography sent in this photo for a Blueprint.  Here are the steps taken and Photoshop actions used to go from the under-exposed, low contrast photo, to a portrait. Started by using Magic Midtone Lifter from the Bag of…


High Key Backdrops: How to Get a White Backdrop Using Photoshop Actions

This Photoshop Actions Blueprint was sent in from Karen of Smile-Play-Love Photography. Thank for you sharing how you edit your photos with all of us. Ran MCP’s Studio White Bright Spell. This Photoshop action from the Bag of Tricks set turns light white and grayish backdrops into high key white backdrops.  I used this at…


Playing with animation in Photoshop…

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase I was just playing with the animation tool in Photoshop. This photo was taken by one of my trainees. She is a teen who models for their salon. And she wanted the photo to be more glamorous. Using the MCP Photoshop…


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