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3 Surefire Ways to Get Eyes to Pop in Your Photography

Learn the secrets to getting crisp, sharp, well-lit eyes in your portrait photography. This free guide will help you get instant results!

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Photoshop Actions: Glossary of Offerings by MCP Actions

Photoshop Actions: Glossary of Offerings by MCP Actions Yesterday, I provided 10 tips for deciding which actions to buy, download and use on your photos. Today, I will explain to you a little more about each specific MCP Action set.  I get asked about the differences so often.  I thought this breakdown would help. If…

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Photoshop Actions: A Guide to Choosing the Best Actions

Photoshop Actions: Which Actions are Best for Your Photos? So imagine this… You sit down at your computer to edit in Photoshop or Elements. And you want your editing to go faster and more smoothly.  You decide that you want to buy some Photoshop actions. But how do you decide which ones to purchase? And…

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Photoshop Video Tutorial: Watch Me Work {Color Pop, Eyes, Skin}

Today’s Blueprint is in the form of a Watch Me Work Photoshop Video Tutorial. Learn how to enhance a senior portrait by popping colors, smoothing and brightening skin, and enhancing eyes using a variety of MCP actions all found in the Incredible Retouching Package. To see the video, make sure you can view flash, and…

Embrace Competition in the World of Photography

Embrace Competition in the World of Photography

Competition…  Is it a good or bad thing? Does it help or hurt your business as a photographer?  I would love to hear your thoughts in the comment section below. Does competition frustrate you? Or do you embrace it?  Here are some of my thoughts on competition as it pertains to my actions and training…

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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…

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Blueprint of a Beautiful Senior – MCP Fan Share

Thank you for this Blueprint submission by Amanda Williams of In Your World Portraits. She edited this beautiful senior exchange student from Sweden using a few MCP Photoshop Action Sets to achieve her final result. Here are her steps: Magic Midtone Lifter from the Bag of Tricks Action Set Color Explosion from the Complete Workflow…

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Blueprint – From Snapshot to Portrait in 6 Steps

This boy is just adorable.  He is the “kid of the week” for the Fix It Friday edit at I Heart Faces.  I loved my edit of this one so I had to share my steps with all of you.  I would love to know what you think of the before and after photo edit…

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SEO – Don’t Be a Keyword Stuffer

This is part of out Search Engine Optimization Series by Shannon Steffens. I am back talking about SEO. Today I am going to talk about your landing page. This is the page of your website you see when you type in www.yoursite.com. This is THE important page of your website. So not only do you…

Contest at Simply Splash | Win MCP Eye Doctor | Tracy Joy Bag | J.Lee Album

Contest at Simply Splash | Win MCP Eye Doctor | Tracy Joy Bag | J.Lee Album

More exciting news and ways to win! I have been asked to donate a prize for The Simply Splash monthly contest. It is my Eye Doctor and Dentist (eye pop and teeth whitening) Action Set. Her other prizes are a Tracy Joy Joey Bag and a gift certificate to J.Lee Albums. So be sure to…

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Introducing MCP Actions NEW ROUNDED UP – ROUNDED EDGE Storyboard Actions

 MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase A few weeks ago I introduced the Tell a Story-board Actions.  They have been a HUGE hit.  By very popular request I have added one more set of storyboard template actions.  These storyboard actions all have rounded corners and the set…

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Introducing MCP Actions NEW Tell a Storyboard Action Sets

This is the Ultimate Collection of Storyboard, Collage, and Template Actions. Three sets of Photoshop Actions designed to save you time, make you money, and help you design beautifulcreations. There are full written and video instructions for this set. Every “Tell a Story-board” is done in black with white optional border overlays and white with…

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Introducing MCP Actions NEW Tell a Storyboard Action Sets

This is the Ultimate Collection of Storyboard, Collage, and Template Actions. Three sets of Photoshop Actions designed to save you time, make you money, and help you design beautifulcreations. There are full written and video instructions for this set. Every “Tell a Story-board” is done in black with white optional border overlays and white with…

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My new website is finished!!!!

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase Can you tell how excited I am? I have been waiting to launch my site for a month. I am so excited to say it is done – YAY!!! Go check it out by clicking below: MCP Actions Website | MCP…

Exciting news! New Photoshop Action Sets for Eye Enhancement, Teeth Whitening, Color Pop and more.

Exciting news! New Photoshop Action Sets for Eye Enhancement, Teeth Whitening, Color Pop and more.

Hi everyone! I have some really exciting news. I have made some major revisions to my eye/teeth actions and to my workflow (color/BW/vintage sets). I have added some great new features.  So if you are looking for sharper, brighter eyes, whiter teeth, and more contrast and pop to your photos using actions in Photoshop, you…

CALLING ALL CREATIVE PEOPLE!!

CALLING ALL CREATIVE PEOPLE!!

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase I am looking to rename my action sets and parts of my actions with more creative names. I want the names to be fun and all flow together. Here is what I am looking to rename: Of these the color and…

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1st week of kindergarten

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase Things have been hectic here. So when that happens, I sometimes do not have time to post a tip or tutorial. Instead, I will try and post some photos those weeks – and if possible I will tell you what settings…

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