Photoshop Madness for High-End Photo Retouching & HDR techniques

We're back, catching up on unfinished business from our last Retouching post several weeks ago. We promised some good HDR and Retouching techniques -- so here they are, even one from Mr. Photoshop himself, Colin Smith . . .
* Using the HDR Feature in Photoshop CS2/CS3
* How to Create Professional HDR Images
* Infrared Photo Effect in Photoshop
* What is HDR and why do we need it?
* Results Using Layers in Photoshop
* Exposure blending tutorial
... and MORE September 24, 2013

BWStyler creates traditional B&W looks as well as stylish new effects

The Plugin Site has rolled out another version of its BWStyler software for Windows with 25 effect types and 680 presets as well as plenty of masking options for applying the effect to only selected areas of a photo. Hopefully they'll get a Mac version going soon! August 27, 2013

Photoshop : Eye color, depth, hue and enhancement tips tutorial

Thanks to Yoshua Sunjo for sending in this full Photoshop tutorial (w/pictorial) ... Yoshua writes : "In this two-step tutorial I'll demonstrate how to enhance eyes while still keeping the eyes realistic in appearance. I'll include some Effects, tips, tricks" April 26, 2013

One of the best photo enhancement apps Mac and iOS we've seen!

Photo Sense 1.10.0 has gotten a major upgrade into a really powerful, but very easy to use non-destructive batch photo enhancement solution for Mac. We were really impressed with all the functions, you owe it to yourself to at least watch the video on this page! Wow! April 17, 2013

Miss Aniela : A Surrealistic view

Natalie "Miss Aniela" Dybisz is a fine arts photographer who will stir your emotions and shake reality with her hauntingly surreal imagery. She's featured in the latest Adobe Masters Class for Photoshop, and here in our April Designing Women edition ... March 18, 2013

Maki Kawakita : explosive color and graphics for dramatic storytelling

Maki brings a new kind of female panache to the scene with her kicky, sometimes kinky, always dazzling imagery. Her work exhibits a rare blend of diversity -- of Japanese, American and European cultures. In 2007, she was selected as one of the top 200 photographers in Japan! March 14, 2013

Transform your Photos and Videos into Professional Pencil Drawings

I cannot count the times we've been asked for this technique -- Photoshop 911 has several tutorials on this, but people are lazy and don't want to learn anything new! Well here's the app -- for iPhone/iPad anyway -- that does it all for you... November 22, 2012

Photo Sense 1.8.0: The Easiest Photo Editing Software for Mac and iOS

Photo Sense is a powerful, but very easy to use photo editing software for Mac OS and iOS. Its younger brother Photo Sense Lite is also updated to version 1.2.0. November 21, 2012

Photo Sense: The Easiest Photo Editing Software for Mac and iOS

Photo Sense is a powerful, but very easy to use photo editing software for Mac OS and iOS ... it's designed to make photographs more attractive quickly and easily, without spending a lot of time and money on learning, purchasing, and using professional photo manipulation software. October 28, 2012

Photo Manipulation at its very best!

We just had to share the work of Erik Johansson, in Gothenburg, Sweden! Erik is a highly talented photo-illustrator and photo journalist who creates some of the most awesome photo manipulation you'll ever see! October 20, 2012