Darken Blown Highlights with Actions & Presets

By |2016-10-17T17:30:51-05:00May 16th, 2014|Actions, Actions & Presets, MCP Products, Presets|

Earlier this week, I wrote about darkening blown out highlights in your images by using a Levels adjustment layer in Photoshop Elements. Some of you might have noticed that darkening highlights is similar to the process for creating a matte look in Photoshop Elements. Whenever you make the darks in an image lighter and/or make the [...]

Lightroom Tutorial: 30 Second Snapshot Edit

By |2016-10-17T17:30:55-05:00March 13th, 2014|Actions & Presets, MCP Products, Presets|

This Lightroom edit saved a quick snapshot that I took yesterday. It's spring break here in Texas, so Minerva the kitty is getting more than her usual share of attention. I was so impressed with her patience at being forced into the pony entourage and I loved how my little one was playing with her.   I [...]

InFusion & Illuminate: Lightroom Presets from MCP

By |2016-10-17T17:30:56-05:00February 26th, 2014|Actions & Presets, MCP Products, Presets|

I know lots of you are lovers of MCP's Fusion actions for Photoshop Elements. I've just finished working with Jodi over at MCP to create InFusion, a set of presets for Lightroom 4 and up based on the looks of Fusion! We took the spirit of Fusion's popular looks and created similar one-click Lightroom presets to [...]