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Archive for 'Photoshop Tutorials'

October 22 2010

If you’re viewing this in Facebook, head on over to the TRA blog to see the video. This week, a LIVE Dump to Diamond video showing my new favorite action: the Facebook 12K action!  Hot […]

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October 9 2010

Check out this Totally Rad Photoshop tutorial on how to sandwich together two raw conversions from the same capture in order to portray a greater dynamic range in your photos. What’s dynamic range? From Wikipedia: […]

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September 20 2010

Our Facebook peeps submit questions to us that need to be answered…and we answer ‘em.   This time around, it’s how to adjust the layer opacity of an action that you’ve just run on an […]

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August 9 2010

Need to see TRA2: The Revenge in action?  Look no further.  Get a peek at Claire-ify and Pool Party in this photo by Taylor Jackson.

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June 22 2010

It’s easy to make skies, grass, and landscapes look divine with a few actions from the Original Totally Rad Action set.  These are also great for images with people, so long as you use the […]

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June 17 2010

I watched this and promptly made fun of Doug for sitting in a chair, gesturing about like the opening host on Masterpiece Theatre. (Perhaps your grandparents didn’t force you to watch PBS when you spent […]

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June 3 2010

First, the winner of the NAPCP retreat giveaway is…Sally Clark! Sally will be attending the absolutely fabulous Napa Valley weekend at no charge. Many thanks to Alice Park and the NAPCP team for bestowing such […]

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May 24 2010

Explore black and white conversions the easy way, by layering Totally Rad Actions on top of one another in Adobe Photoshop. Oh, and if you haven’t yet become a fan of our Facebook page — […]

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May 17 2010

This little video tutorial shows off a quick and easy way to prevent your Adobe Photoshop settings from disappearing. Today’s the last day to enter to win our entire suite of Totally Rad products by […]

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May 6 2010

Rad Nation, this is a really fun way to make an unpredictable cross-processing effect (or film processing incident) on a few photos that need some extra pop using The Revenge set of Photoshop actions. Even […]

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April 28 2010

This tutorial is a great introduction to the Photoshop liquify tool, which can be a lifesaver when retouching people.  Watch and learn, peeps! Also, a reminder that Dirty Pictures 1.5 is available for those who […]

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February 23 2010

There I was, groggy-eyed and dreading the air-puff glaucoma test at the eye doctor, when I saw it.  A grid of tiles with a nifty photograph in the center…and I saw the perfect off-kilter use […]

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January 28 2010

Hopefully, you all subscribe to Photojojo.  Their sense of humor, DIY-spirit and downright creative juices get me revved up before my morning coffee.  I decided to put their latest newsletter‘s goodies about creating light leaks […]

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November 24 2009

It’s time to master layer masks in Photoshop!  Learn what layer masks are, how to manipulate them, and how they fit into Photoshop actions.  As with all of these videos, we pinky-swear you’ll learn something […]

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November 14 2009

If you’re one of the peeps that hangs around the blog hoping for a fab giveaway but you still don’t understand Photoshop actions, watch this video.  Alternately, if you just need Doug to entertain you […]

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November 9 2009

You’ve created your signature look.  It’s gorgeous, perfect, and so YOU.  Then you get sick of running the same six actions on photos over and over.  You need to mix it up.  You need a […]

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October 28 2009

First things first: our Boudoir Divas Posebook giveaway winner is Joy Lengyel!  I used the very scientific method of closing my eyes and scrolling to a random comment to pick the winner. For you losers, […]

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October 6 2009

Faking infrared film is easy with our In-Faux-Red & Lith-E-Yum actions — learn how to fake it the right way with this totally rad video!  Also features Doug playing the Sharpies and laugh tracks. Oh, […]

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October 5 2009

Kapow!  Right there, that just happened! Doug gets a little zealous in this video about tweaking the blues and skin tones in your images.  Rock the workflow and awesome-ify your output with Orange You Glad […]

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September 4 2009

Before the video, a guilt trip. We’ve had many thousands of hits to the blog in the last few days, and have received only three — yes, 1, 2, 3 — article submissions for the […]

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