Editing Magical Fairy Photos (Like a Pro)

Editing Magical Fairy Photos (Like a Pro)

Editing Magical Fairy Photos Edit Like a Pro Series (Part 3) Pretty Presets and Actions have completely changed my editing.  When I first started photography, my work was inconsistent and far from where it is today. ...

Replacing a Sky in Photoshop (Like a PRO)

Replacing a Sky in Photoshop (Like a PRO)

How to Replace a Sky in Photoshop Edit Like a Pro Series (Part 2) We're so excited to have Kelly Gladwin with us today for our Editing Like a Pro Series!  Kelly has been inspiring the Pretty Presets and Actions commu...

How To Use Layer Masks In Photoshop

How To Use Layer Masks In Photoshop

How to Use Layer Masks in Photoshop Layer Masks are one of the most useful tools in Photoshop and learning how to use them will make your editing so much easier. What is a Layer Mask?  Essentially, a Layer Mask is a ...

Photoshop Layers (What are They and Why Use Them?)

Photoshop Layers (What are They and Why Use Them?)

Photoshop Layers: The Basics I get asked all the time about using Layers in Photoshop.  What are Layers?  What type of Layers should I use?  How do I effectively use them?  We will answer all these questions but lets...

How to Do a Head Swap in Photoshop (Step by Step)

How to Do a Head Swap in Photoshop (Step by Step)

How to Do a Head Swap in Photoshop Anyone who has ever picked up a camera and taken family or group photos has had to deal with closed eyes, turned heads, unwanted expressions and other things that can cause a great ...

How to Install Photoshop Actions

How to Install Photoshop Actions

How to Install Photoshop Actions Welcome to Pretty Actions for Photoshop!  We have the best Photoshop action install instructions and video tutorials which you can find below. The good news is that installing Photosh...

How to Change Hair Color in Photoshop

How to Change Hair Color in Photoshop

How to Change Hair Color in Photoshop Pictures and photography have become an essential tool in everyone’s day to day lives.  Professional photography, especially, has high standards when it comes to quality of image...

How to Use Hue & Saturation in Photoshop

How to Use Hue & Saturation in Photoshop

How to Use Hue & Saturation in Photoshop The Hue Saturation Panel in Photoshop is a simple yet fine-tuned tool for color management.  You can use Hue Saturation to adjust unwanted color casts in your images, such...

How to Sharpen Images in Photoshop (Quickly & Flawlessly)

How to Sharpen Images in Photoshop (Quickly & Flawlessly)

How to Sharpen Images in Photoshop (Quickly & Flawlessly) Are you struggling with sharpening your images in Photoshop or looking for a quick and simple way to sharpen your photo in just a few seconds (with no fus...

Creating a Floral Typography Text Effect in Photoshop

Creating a Floral Typography Text Effect in Photoshop

How to Create a Floral Typography Text Effect in Photoshop Typography, the art form of arranging text to make an appealing piece of artwork, is often forgotten but quite beautiful.  I love to use Photoshop which make...

How to Make a Diptych in Photoshop

How to Make a Diptych in Photoshop

How to Make a Diptych in Photoshop Here is a quick method for creating a two image collage (aka a "diptych") in Photoshop.  You can easily add as many images as you would like using this same method, but for this tut...

How to Apply Leaf Overlays in Photoshop (For Spectacular Fall Images)

How to Apply Leaf Overlays in Photoshop (For Spectacular Fall Images)

How to Apply Leaf Overlays in Photoshop In this tutorial, I will show you how to easily add beautiful Autumn leaves to your images in Photoshop using Pretty Action's Falling Leaves Overlays & Action Collection to...

Understanding the Histogram in Photoshop

Understanding the Histogram in Photoshop

Understanding the Histogram in Photoshop Have you ever wondered how to read the histogram in Photoshop, and how you can use the information it is providing you?  In this tutorial, we will give you the basics of the h...

How to Use the Patch Tool & Smart Blur Filter in Photoshop

How to Use the Patch Tool & Smart Blur Filter in Photoshop

How to Use the Patch Tool & Smart Blur Filter to Retouch Skin There are many tools you can use to retouch skin in Photoshop.  Two of my favorites are the Patch Tool and the Smart Blur Filter that will not only sp...

How to Use Selective Color In Photoshop

How to Use Selective Color In Photoshop

How to Use Selective Color in Photoshop When you hear the words "selective" and "color" side by side, you may get a little bit nervous, but I promise you I am not talking about the 1990's selective color photography ...

How to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop

How to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop

How to Whiten Teeth in Photoshop This tutorial will show you how to whiten teeth in Photoshop.  There are several ways to do this, but my preferred way to whiten teeth uses a combination of three adjustment layers in...

How to Increase Contrast in Photoshop (4 Different Ways)

How to Increase Contrast in Photoshop (4 Different Ways)

How to Increase Contrast in Photoshop If you want to add contrast to an image in Photoshop, there are several ways you can do so, and in this tutorial we will show you all 4 different methods. Let's start with the qu...

How to Replace Color in Photoshop (And Make Fall Colors Pop)

How to Replace Color in Photoshop (And Make Fall Colors Pop)

How to Replace Color in Photoshop October and November are my favorite months of the year here in the Southeastern U.S.!  The heat and humidity have finally vanished, and I can get outdoors with my camera, without fe...

What are Photoshop Actions?

What are Photoshop Actions?

What are Photoshop Actions? Photoshop Actions are a series of steps recorded by a creator which can then be replayed and applied to images over and over, without having to repeat every step - They are a huge time sav...

How to Create a Photo Grid in Photoshop

How to Create a Photo Grid in Photoshop

How to Create a Photo Grid in Photoshop Do you want to create a simple Photoshop grid to use as a collage template, blog board, Pinterest graphic, magazine layout, or newsletter?  In this quick tutorial, I will show ...

How to Edit Photos in Photoshop

How to Edit Photos in Photoshop

How to Edit An Image in Photoshop Photography has been around since the 1800's.  It was a way for people to capture moments within history and has evolved from only black and white photos all the way to our newest di...