Category Archives: Products

Introduction To Compositing With Peachpit Press

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I am very excited to announce the launch of my first collaboration with Peachpit Press. We’ve been talking off and on over the last year or two about doing a project together. We’d hash out ideas, and then we’d decide to wait a little while and revisit the possibilities later. When they called recently saying that they were releasing a…

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Announcing some PS actions!

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I’m excited to announce that I’m making my luminosity mask action set available at KillTheAmbient.com for everyone. What’s a luminosity mask, you say? It’s a way to select parts of an image based on brightness. For example, you might want to darken the deepest shadows of your image a little more. Or, you might want to warm just the highlights…

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WPPI Is Almost Here

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I am pretty excited as WPPI is right around the corner! My presentation is almost complete. I’ll be talking about shoot planning, location lighting, post production in Photoshop, plus tools and techniques for composite work. We’ll also have some coupons/giveaways from Triple Scoop Music, Totally Rad Actions, White House Custom Color, and Asukabook. I’m looking forward to a fun two…

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Aperture drops to $79 online

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Today, Apple launched their new Mac desktop App Store. Think of it as a way to buy apps for your home computer. One interesting development is that Aperture is only $79 when purchased through this store. This is a big savings over the $199 in-store/physical box purchase price. I can’t see any particular downside to purchasing it through the App…

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