Complete Guide to Basic Photography Classes--Limited Availability

Did you get a new DSLR camera for Christmas?  Or have you had a big fancy camera for months (or, gasp, YEARS) and you still don't know how to really use it?  Maybe you have been trying to take great pictures of your babies, your toddlers, your child's birthday parties and sports events but they end up dark, blurry, or otherwise not how you imagined.  It has happened to the best of us.

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Lightroom Hack: Video Tutorial for Creamy Beautiful Skin Tones

You have added all of your favorite presets and the image looks just how you want it, but the skin tone is either too orange, too blown out, or something is just off. Here is a quick series of tips for getting that creamy skin tone in Lightroom without using brushes or editing in Photoshop. These are some of my favorite skin tips!

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8 Valentine's Day Must Have Photo Ideas

Valentine's Day is one of my favorite random, expensive and totally unnecessary holidays.  I get all heart eyes when I look at the creative ways to celebrate this holiday with pictures. So many fun and creative ideas!

Click on the links below each image to be taken to the original source to see even more eye candy photo inspiration.

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Before and After: Photoshop Tutorial on Digital Backgrounds

The videos from yesterday did not disappoint.  I think this is an edit even someone fairly new to Photoshop could tackle.  I did not use the magic wand tool as was suggested in the Phlearn video just b/c I am more comfortable with the Quick Selection Tool.  I did use the Refinement Brush for the wisps of hair as was suggested and otherwise followed the tutorials as outlined.

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