Hi Gang: So glad to see you here in 2017 – and I’ve got a really slick little tutorial for you, based on a text the awesome Brad Moore sent me last night — it’s something you can do with expensive lighting, but you can get really close to that look using just Photoshop, and it’s super quick and easy (and a variation of a technique I showed here last year).

Take a look for the whole story:

Hope you found that helpful (and maybe it even saved you a few bucks. Maybe enough to come to the Photoshop World Conference this April, eh?). ;-)

Today’s my first day back from an unbelievably relaxing Christmas and New Years break — so I’d better get back at it. Glad to see you here again, and best wishes for an awesome 2017!

Best,

-Scott

P.S. We had planned to do Photoshop World on both coasts this year, but we’re not doing a Vegas show this year as Adobe is holding their conference, Adobe Max, at the same time in Vegas, so we’re going to just be East Coast this year. 

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Scott is a Photographer, bestselling Author, Host of "The Grid" weekly photography show; Editor of Photoshop User magazine; Lightroom Guy; KelbyOne.com CEO; struggling guitarist. Loves Classic Rock and his arch-enemy is Cilantro. Devoted husband, dad to two super awesome kids, and pro-level babysitter to two crazy doggos.

10 Comments

  1. Pretty slick Scott. Hoping you have the best 2017 and I that I can get out and see a road show or too. Keep the classes coming on K1, they are great. I hope to get into some new things this year like drones, or more studio work.

    • Cody, I got into Drones this past year and love it, now I have my 107 and doing some work too. The new Phantom 4 Pro is awesome, would suggest it to start with.

      • Thanks Ken! Good to see you buddy, know you are a frequent contributor here to the comments. I’m looking at a Phantom 3 here locally I can get for around 600. May splurge if I can find the money. It looks amaziing and fun though.

      • Hey Cody – we already have a class on the Phantom 3 – make sure you check it out when you get yours. That price is hard to beat for a great drone. :)

    • Hi Cody – Many thanks for the good wishes. Good news – we have some cool Drone stuff coming up very shortly for the DJI Mavik Pro. :)

  2. I’ll go ahead and say it, that is a rediculous price for a spot modifier. Scott your post looked just as good. I would expect to get the light for that price. I’ve used Profoto lights and they are great but that is just a little over the top.

  3. Whew, glad I picked the right coast this year for Photoshop World! :-) Glad to see you blogging again, Scott.

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