How to Make an Animated Image

February 14, 2013

Press ESC to pause animation. You guys know I love my animated images, like this How to Frost a Cupcake Animated Gif, and who could forget this one of Gaby eating a cricket??! Animated images (à la the Vine app) are all the rage right now! :) But I bet you didn’t know how so […]

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How to Brighten a Dark Subject on a Light Background

December 20, 2012

If you’ve ever tried to take a picture of anything against a bright background, no doubt you’ve run into this problem. Either the background is just right but your subject is TOO DARK, or your subject is fine, but the background is TOO BRIGHT. It’s hard to take pictures in this tricky lighting situation because […]

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Clean Color by Erin Cobb (Winner Announced!)

March 15, 2012

*I’m letting my sweet, talented friend Erin take over my blog today while I plan a fun surprise for you guys next week. :) Take it away, Erin! Hi Guys! My name is Erin Cobb and I’ve had the honor of knowing Amanda for about two years now. She’s truly one of the most creative, […]

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Why Lightroom May Be The Only Photo Editor You Need

January 9, 2012
adobe lightroom 3 tutorial

  I currently use both Photoshop CS5 and Adobe Lightroom 3 to edit, size and save all the photos here at Kevin & Amanda. I love Photoshop through and through, but Lightroom has some pretty awesome features that can definitely rival Photoshop’s near and dear place in my heart. Lightroom is brimming with easy-to-use tools […]

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Tutorial: Saving and Sizing Your Images for Blogging

September 15, 2010

This tutorial will show you how to resize and save your photos in Photoshop so they are sharp, crisp, and perfectly sized for your blog. If you’ve ever posted photos on your blog or Facebook, you may have noticed they are not as crisp and clear as the original image. This is especially frustrating if […]

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How I Edit My Photos

February 16, 2010

This is part one in a series of tutorials which will cover the very basics of Photoshop. It’s perfect for the beginner Photoshop user- and written in plain English, so it’s simple enough even for someone who has never used Photoshop before! :) This tutorial, Part 1: Layers, will show you how to give your […]

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