While looking online for some inspiration I found some amazing photos by Dave Hill. Dave is a commercial photographer originally from California. The effects that he applies to his photography truly amazing. I would definitely suggest visiting his site to see more of his work and stop by his blog to read up one what he is up to.
Gradients and filters can be used for many things in Photoshop, but my personal favorite is to use them on photos. This tutorial will teach you some basic techniques to use when applying gradients and filters to a photo or image.
Car photos taken with high dynamic range (HDR) shots are a great way to get started if you are a beginner are experienced in taking great HDR photos. Why you might ask? Well with all of the reflections and shine that a car has, as well as plenty of shadows and darker areas in the wheel wells, grills etc, it becomes a great subject for HDR photos.
I saw some pretty nice prelaoders on a lot of templates that people are selling. So I decided to try it and it turns out it is pretty straight forward. I wanted to go with a high-tech look so I found some great shapes that would match my design. Here is the tutorial on the graphics side of the flash preloader.
I was looking at the Windows Vista login screen the other day and was inspired by the thumbnails of the users that were used. I decided to create this tutorial so that if anybody wanted to use thumbnails for the blog or any other type of site they could try something unique. You can use the “shiny” effect used in this tutorial can be used in just about any button.
Create a unique web 2.0 inspired button. These buttons can be used for navbars as well as buttons throughout a website. In this tutorial I will show you how to create a unique web 2.0 button. Remember that the colors that are provided in this tutorial are just for this example, you can try a lot of diiferent colors/gradients etc and get some very unique styles.
This is a Intermediate tutorial on how to make your pictures have a very proffesional look. In this tutorial you will learn about sharpening techniques, and some coloring techniques, to make your photos more vibrant. I personally use this on many photos and they come out great! Check back soon as there is another photo tutorial coming soon.