Photoshop QUICK Tip: Selective Focus for Photos

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. This is a Photoshop quick tip for versions CS6 and later that shows you how to use selective focus using the Iris Blur filter to give your photos the effect of a shallow depth of field, which draws attention to your subject. Camera phones and point-and-shoot cameras Read more…

Photoshop: How to Create a Galaxy in Deep Space from Scratch

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create a galaxy in deep space from scratch. Before we begin, if you’re not already a subscriber to Blue Lightning TV, click that small “Subscribe” button to let you know as soon as I upload new Photoshop tutorials. Create a Read more…

Photoshop Tutorial: How to Transform a Photo into a Vintage, 1950s, Pin-Up Illustration!

Hi. This is Marty from Blue Lightning TV. I’m going to show you how to create the look of a vintage, 1950s, pin-up-style illustration from a photo. Open a photo you’d like to use for this project. I downloaded this one from Shutterstock. This effect looks the best when your subject is tightly cropped. To Read more…