Author Archives: Jimmy

About Jimmy

Jimmy does marketing at Alien Skin, he's also the video tutorial chef.

Client Education

Let’s say you’re running a successful photography business, or you’re just shooting other people for the fun of it. Maybe you’ve just bought a camera, or maybe you’ve been shooting as a hobbyist for years. It’s the same drill, more … Continue reading

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Exposure Workflow Video with Parker J Pfister

Avid readers of our blog will probably recall a recent barnstormer of a post from master photographer and all round good egg, Parker J Pfister. Now we know Parker J is pretty handy with his mad post-processing skills, so we … Continue reading

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Adding “Punch” Through Exposure With Dustin Abbott

Dustin galavanted out into the frozen tundra in hope to return with some amazing images. According to him, the shoot was successful, but some of the shots he got weren’t exactly what he had in mind. He explains what he … Continue reading

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Superkids Photo Composite Video – Part 3

Here is the last installment of the Superkids photo composite tutorial series. If you missed out on the other videos, check out parts 1 and 2. This video covers the last few steps of compositing in Photoshop and then we get … Continue reading

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Flickr Friday

Welcome to Friday! Let’s kick the day off right with some beautiful shots from the Alien Skin Flickr group. Sit back, grab a cup of Jo and take these in. The Photo Of The Quarter Contest will be ending soon. … Continue reading

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Winter Shoot Edit With Bokeh, Exposure, & Jimmy

Mr. Joe did a wintry shoot during one of the recent blizzards here in NC. We chatted about the images and decided to do separate processing workflows with them. He is mainly a Lightroom guy & I mostly use Photoshop. … Continue reading

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Superkids Photo Composite Video – Part 2

Here is the second installment of the Superkids photo composite video series. If you missed Part 1, check it out, here. This tutorial covers compositing techniques in Photoshop. As a warning, I move quickly in the video. If you’re planning … Continue reading

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Flickr Friday

Happy Friday, everyone! As a reward for all of your hard work this week, check out these great-looking images from the Alien Skin Flickr group. Don’t forget to your best work with us for our Photo Of The Quarter Award. Want to … Continue reading

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Custom Shortcut Key Pitfalls

Shortcut keys are powerful weapons to have in your arsenal. They can be used to make selections, zoom, pan, invert–you get the idea. Shortcuts invoke a software operation with the click of a few buttons. Everyone has a favorite or … Continue reading

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Portfolio Tips from Andrew Foord

Fashion and glamour photographer, Andrew Foord, shares some terrific ideas for building your portfolio. He’s been featured on the blog before, check it his other articles here, here, and here. Andy, I’ll pass the mic over to you. —–When you start getting … Continue reading

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