Celebrating Photoshop’s 30th Anniversary and Beyond

Celebrating Photoshop’s 30th Anniversary and Beyond Thirty years ago on February 19, 1990, Adobe released Photoshop 1.0, which, in a short time revolutionized the photo editing business and the professional life of many of us. But how did they get there?...

An even better b&w combining VitaminBW 2 and Shape

An even better b&w combining VitaminBW 2 and Shape About this tutorial This is the very first tutorial of the new instructional and training system with a mix of text, images, and quick video contents for an effective learning experience. In black & white...

Frequency Separation Made Easy

To put it as easily as possible, frequency separation is a Photoshop technique which separates the texture of an image from its shape creating two layers, one storing color and luminosity information and the other one, storing the detail. Activating a curve adjustment...

Spatial Frequency Separation in Theory

Usually one encounters spatial frequency separation for the first time in the field of beauty retouch. To put it as easily as possible, it is a technique which separates the texture of an image from its shape, allowing the retoucher to easily clone over defective...

Behind the Scenes of a Professional Photoshoot

After many, many years as a photographer, I’m still fascinated by magic that happens behind the camera of every breathtaking shot. This is uniquely possible when all the elements come together in harmony – the light, camera, lens, cables, equipment, with the beauty in...