How to Composite Photos in Photoshop – Part 1

In this tutorial, I’m covering how to composite photos in Photoshop. A composite photo is one photo created out of multiple images that are combined and blended together in Photoshop. The idea is to create an illusion – an image that looks like it was real and existed. Composites can be tricky, mainly because of […]

How I Get Airy, Pastel Film Images

Airy photos with soft, pastel colors. It’s easy to achieve this look when you’re shooting on film, but what if you prefer to shoot digital? What then?  I have good news. You CAN shoot in digital and STILL create airy photos.  How so? First things first… 1. Take note of your backdrops and colors  Creating images […]

Edit Wedding Photos in Lightroom to Look Airy with Soft Tones

Here’s the thing, when it comes to editing wedding photos, Lightroom is the way to go. P.S. This is video 6 and the final video in the Mastering Lightroom Series. If you haven’t seen videos 1-5, I’ll include them below! 🙂 Those serve as a basis for this video. If you’re new to Lightroom, I […]

DIY Camera Filter – Photography Hack

I have another camera filter DIY for you all.  This one is easy, funky, silly, and fun. And the best part is, it actually leads to some surprisingly lovely results, especially if you are looking to add a pop of color or even a retro look to your work.  To make the filter, all you […]

Fire Art – Home Decor DIY

  Looking to add some color to your walls?    Try this DIY. It’s quick and simple…and the results are gorgeous!   Within less than 5 minutes, you can turn a frame into a vibrant work of art that looks just like stained glass.    Here is the video on how to create it. (written […]

Camera Filter DIY – Photography Hack

  With digital editing tools, it’s easy to forget how a photographer created filters in the good Ol’ days. The thing is, we can try to replicate tangible filters via digital technology all we’d like, but the results are never truly the same. It’s like trying to replace anything sweet with the “diet” version. It can […]

Crown DIY – for Boho Styled Photoshoot

A while back I had the chance to photograph a bohemian inspired portrait session. I knew I wanted to incorporate props…so I decided to make them myself! One of the props was a boho inspired feather headpiece. Below, I have some images from the shoot as well as a link to a video which covers […]

Add Stars in Photoshop + 2 Starry Night Overlays

Before I get on with this post, I’m going to casually drop THIS GEM for you here because: It’s appropriate considering this post’s content I’m the biggest Coldplay fan Their music basically makes me feel every range of emotion humanly possible and sometimes I just want to share it with people But on to the main […]

20 Gifts Any Photographer Would Love

Looking for some cool gift ideas for a friend who loves photography? Or hell, why not treat yourself?! The following gifts will make any photography enthusiast smile. 1. James Fotostrap It’s always nice adding a personal touch to equipment that typically can’t be customized, like the strap that comes with your camera. This one is […]

DIY Wall Art Print Tutorial in Photoshop

Lately, I’ve been in need of a creative boost. It’s one of those phases where I’m not feeling inspired and questioning life choices a little bit more than usual.  When these feelings creep up on me, I try not to worry…knowing that it’s most likely a phase and will probably dissipate soon enough. But if […]