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Halloween Montage

Steve Caplan’s Halloween Photomontage


Steve Caplin is a professional photoillustrator and the author of the “How to Cheat in Photoshop” series. He’s also become a bit of a RetouchPRO LIVE staple, known for his quick mind and seemingly boundless knowledge of Photoshop.   How To Cheat In Photoshop CC The art of creating realistic photomontages By Steve Caplin ©…

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Visual Alchemy – Beauty and Idea


To my mind, there are two essentials for any work of art: that it should be beautiful, and that it should mean something. If a concept has no real visual expression, best to write it; art is about looking. The aesthetic of a work of art is its means of getting directly to our emotions,…


Visual Alchemy – Finding Your Subject


What is your passion? What interests you above all else, occupies your mind, follows you into your dreams and colors your whole life? This is inevitably what you will be making pictures about. The most important part of any artistic effort is what you communicate. The subject of an image is, naturally, not just the…


October Photo Contest Winners
Theme: Obviously Photoshopped


Thank you to author Steve Caplin for acting as our guest judge for the October contest! The theme was “obviously photoshopped,” sponsored by Steve’s latest book, How to Cheat in Photoshop CC. General Comments from Steve: The quality of the Photoshop work in all the submissions was very high, with many outstanding entries. Ultimately, I…


Photoshop CS6 Public Beta: read all about it!


With the release of the Adobe Photoshop CS6 Public Beta, Focal authors have been chatting it up, and we’ll post those links here! Bestselling author of the Adobe Photoshop for Photographers books and Photoshop Hall of Famer Martin Evening and our resident awesome photomontage master and digital artist, author Steve Caplin (How to Cheat in…

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