Photoshop Spin Blur Effect for Spinning Car Wheels

Photoshop spin blur

This short tutorial demonstrates how to use the Photoshop CC Spin Blur filter to give car wheels the appearance that they are spinning. Additionally, Motion Blur will be used to blur the road and scenery behind the car to simulate the effect of the car moving at a high rate of speed. What you will […]

Removing a Photo’s Image Background and Replacing it Using Photoshop

Remove a background from an image using Photoshop

This Photoshop tutorial demonstrates how to remove a zoo photo’s background. Then you will learn how to replace it with a natural wilderness background, thus hiding the people and the artificial zoo setting. The Polygonal Lasso Tool is the Key to Removing Elements The Photoshop Polygonal Lasso Tool is one of the tools I use […]

How to Apply Photoshop Gaussian Blur to Photo Backgrounds

Apply Photoshop Gaussian Blur filter to a background

This short tutorial demonstrates how to use the Photoshop Gaussian Blur filter to blur photo backgrounds. Blurring a photograph’s background can help minimize distractions like onlookers at the zoo. If you want to hide people or objects in the background of a photograph it’s pretty easy using blur filters described here, but you can also completely remove a photo […]

Resize an Image in Photoshop So It Doesn’t Cause Distortion

Here I’ll show 4 ways to resize your website header image in Photoshop. The simple and least desirable way is called Image Resize. It’s considered least desirable, or downright ugly because it creates a lot of distortion to text and overall image detail. You probably already know that simply resizing web images creates a lot of distortion most […]

Wrap Text Around images in Photoshop

Photoshop wrap text

Quickly wrap text around images for nice looking Photoshop page layouts. This is the quick version for how to wrap text around images in Photoshop for nice looking page layouts. If you are building a website the method for wrapping text is different and there are a couple of approaches I explain in HTML to wrap […]

Lose the Eraser! Photoshop’s Three Best Ways to Cutout an Image

Cutout an image in Photoshop

Here I’ll demonstrate the three best ways to cut out an image using Photoshop’s Magic Wand Tool, Polygonal Lasso Tool, and Clipping Path for an Image Cutout with Mask. As you know, or will certainly discover, the best method for cutting out an image often depends on the image’s unique composition coupled with the level […]

How to Make a Transparent .GIF in Photoshop

Make transparent GIF

How do I make a transparent Gif in Photoshop without ugly white edges showing on a dark colored background? Transparent .gif images are used to enable the background of a web page to show through the image in certain parts of the transparency. This can make the image appear seamless with surrounding HTML background colors […]

Using the Photoshop Clone Stamp Tool to Alter Landscape Photos

This short tutorial demonstrates how the Photoshop Clone Stamp Tool can be used in conjunction with other techniques to help create quick landscape mockups by altering photographs. Landscape designs can help you better illustrate and sell your landscaping ideas to customers by showing how their yard will look after the job is complete. Assuming you […]