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Expand Your Canvas in Photoshop – A MUST SEE Video Tutorial!

Expand Your Canvas in Photoshop – A MUST SEE Video Tutorial!

Have you ever wanted to crop your photo different dimensions only to find out you will lose the subject’s head going from a 4×6 to 8×10 aspect ratio? Have you ever wished that you had a vertical format or square format instead of horizontal (or visa versa)? Have you ever wished you could just add…

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The Direction and Future of MCP Blog ~ The Results {Plus Contest Winners}

Thank you to all of my readers who took the time to vote in the polls and/or comment about what you like and do not like about the blog – and also to let me know about your involvement in social networking. If you did not get a chance to vote, I would still love to hear…

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MCP All in the Details Photoshop Action Set – NOW AVAILABLE

Everyone wants to know – how do I achieve that “look”?  The one that creates rich deep conversions, high contrast, details and color and gives you a high dynamic range that is all the rage. Well, it is all in the details – MCP’s It’s “All in the Details” action set – that is.  This…

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Enter “THE EYES HAVE IT” Contest at I Heart Faces – guess who the judge is this week?

I Heart Faces started doing contests a few weeks ago.  They will be doing weekly contests where you can enter you best face shots that fit their weekly themes. It is such an honor for me to have been chosen to judge the I Heart Faces “The Eyes Have It” Contest.  This contest runs through…

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MCP Buttons & Text Links for Your Blogs – “Surprise” CONTEST!

I have a WIN – WIN for you today. I would love to help some of you increase your Search Engine Optimization and at the same time spread the word about the MCP Blog and Site. I have created text links and blog banners that you can use on your blogs if you wish to…

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Customer Share with Step by Step Tutorial on Before to After

Gina Neary of Pea Head Prints sent in two incredible before and after shots and with her permission I am sharing them here.  In addition, after each she wrote briefly what steps she did to achieve these after shots.  I hope this inspires and teaches some of you how one of my customers is using…

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All MCP Actions Blog Readers can get a High Definition for free… Happy Holidays!

I would LOVE to be able to give each and every one of you a HIGH DEFINITION TV (HDTV) for the holidays.  But since that is not feasible, I have decided as my gift to all of you, to make you a HIGH DEFINITION Photoshop Sharpening Action Set! There are two fully adjustable, intense sharpening…

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Free High Definition Photoshop Sharpening Action

I would LOVE to be able to give each and every one of you a HIGH DEFINITION TV (HDTV) for the holidays.  But since that is not feasible, I have decided as my gift to all of you, to make you a HIGH DEFINITION Photoshop Sharpening Action Set! There are two fully adjustable, intense sharpening…

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Win a $900 Into the Darkroom Hyperlyte Blog

Do you need a blog?  Does your current blog have small photos or a poor layout?  Do you need a blog designed especially for photographers? This is your opportunity to win the $900 Into the Darkroom Hyperlyte Blog.  This blog is well organized and perfect for showing off the “MCP Magic Blog It Boards” and…

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Freebie – a Season’s Greetings Template from Diana Hall

To go along with the “clipping mask tutorial” that I did yesterday, here is a contribution from Diana Hall Designs.  She has fabulous templates and cards and has generously donated this for my blog readers. Download the Photoshop card template here. Here is the sample of what it looks like.  You can add your own…

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Freebie – a Season’s Greetings Template from Diana Hall

To go along with the “clipping mask tutorial” that I did yesterday, here is a contribution from Diana Hall Designs.  She has fabulous templates and cards and has generously donated this for my blog readers. Download the Photoshop card template here. Here is the sample of what it looks like.  You can add your own…

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Free Photography Magazines | Links to subscribe here

 Are you looking for some great Photography Magazines on a budget?  Or are you hoping to add a few free magazines to your collection?  If so, this MCP Blog post is for you.  Here are 3 great magazines you can get for free.  Professional Photographer Magazine is a free 6 month subscription.  AfterCapture Magazine and…

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More quick ways to change your brush in photoshop…

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase What are some more easy ways to change your brush in Photoshop?  What if I told you that you do not even need to go to the brush menu while using a “brush?” You can use your keystrokes and not go up…

Watch Me Work: Using the FREE Touch of Light | Touch of Darkness Actions

Watch Me Work: Using the FREE Touch of Light | Touch of Darkness Actions

Today’s video will teach you new ways to use the FREE Touch of Light | Touch of Darkness Photoshop Actions.  Download these actions at this past blog post and tutorial. This action is one of the most powerful FREE photoshop actions available as it gives you full control to light your photo the way you want. …

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Photo Makeover | Fixing a major color cast | OnOne PhotoTunes 2

Here is a photo I edited for a photographer. She had some issues but the family really wanted to be able to order an 11×14 print. There were two ways I tried to fix this. One was manually in Photoshop using curves and working on each color channel – and tweaking with hue/saturation adjustment layers.…

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Amazing Photoshop Tip – coolest way to change opacity, flow, fill, feather, text size, etc.

There are lots of ways to change opacity, fill, flow, strength, exposure, strength, tolerance, and text size in photoshop.  But the “coolest way” is a little known method.  Instead of typing it in or clicking on the arrow and using the slider, you can do what I am about to tell you… Here are the…

Win a FREE Color Inc 16×20 E-surface print with 3/4″ stand out mount

Win a FREE Color Inc 16×20 E-surface print with 3/4″ stand out mount

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase Use any template from the Magic Blog It Boards or Magic Print It Boards set – and send me your play.  You will be entered to win “One free 16×20 on E-surface Paper, mounted on 3/4” Stand Out Mount from Color…

Magic Print It Boards are here + Magic Blog It Boards: Set 2

Magic Print It Boards are here + Magic Blog It Boards: Set 2

Magic Blog It Boards have changed the way photographers prepare and display photos on the web.  Now more choices than ever!  MAGIC BLOG IT BOARD ACTIONS SET 2 are here! The MCP “Magic Blog It Board” photoshop actions create collages and display boards with between 2 and 9 openings. The actions insert photos for you and will drastically…

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!

If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!

I am sure most of you know the saying, “If it sounds too good to be true, it probably is.” Well this goes for cameras and camera equipment as well.  If you see a deal that just seems incredible – well you guessed it.  There may be a reason to RUN from it.  Unfortunately, on…

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And The Sweetest Winners Are…

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase With the most votes…  Bettie Sotomayor.  223 votes!  wow!  Bettie wins the FULL OnOne PlugIn Suite.  Congratulations.  That marshmellow is amazing. My twins picked the winner for the 1st prize – one set of MCP “Tell a Storyboard” Actions.  They picked…

Win a Photography Mentor – for those just starting out in photography

Win a Photography Mentor – for those just starting out in photography

MCP Actions Website | MCP Flickr Group | MCP Reviews MCP Actions Quick Purchase MCP Actions Blog has the privilege of a giving away a FREE 9 week photography mentoring by Erin Bell. She is an incredible photographer and teacher.  And has guest blogged here in the past and will again in the future. This…

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