Author Archives: Jimmy

About Jimmy

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

Flickr Thursday

There’s been a huge influx of great-looking shots in our Alien Skin Flickr group. I’d love to see this kind of action in the group all of the time! I think our Photo of the Quarter Award–and the chance to win a … Continue reading

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Andrea Livieri

Andrea Livieri is a rock star–no, really. He’s a great musician as well as an awesome photographer. Andrea’s photography work has been featured in multiple European magazines such as Fotografare and PhotoPlus. He has a great eye and a considerable … Continue reading

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Chris Corradino’s 10 Photography Guidelines

Chris Corradino wrote an article chock-full of helpful tidbits to improve your shooting. He’s a New York-based travel photographer and a photography trainer. Chris’s passion for photography is inspirational. He diligently labors to create majestic images, and helps others do … Continue reading

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Flickr Thursday

Here are our selections from the Alien Skin Flickr group this week. Awesome work, people! Your image submissions make you eligible to win a free lens, too! Check out the article for more details.

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Lighting for Textures in Snap Art 4 Video

I just finished a video tutorial that demonstrates the use of the Lighting controls in Snap Art 4. Normally I use Snap Art for painterly looks, but this is a little different. My goal was to emphasize the texture. The … Continue reading

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Car Shooting Tips from Christian Bouchez

Seattle-based car and portrait photographer, Christian Bouchez, returns to the blog with some handy photography tips. The advice he shares may be focused on a specific type of photography, but the rules apply regardless of your shooting forte. If you … Continue reading

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Timing with Andrew Foord

Fashion and glamour photographer, Andrew Foord, returns to the blog with with a humorous take on the importance of timing. If you missed out on his introduction article, check it out, here. The rest of this article is from him. … Continue reading

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Flickr Thursday

Here are our photo selections from the Alien Skin Flickr group for the week. Great work, everyone. Don’t forget that there are serious winnings on the line! The shots that you share are eligible for consideration for the Photo of the Quarter Award. … Continue reading

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Bokeh and Exposure Video with Chris Yates

Below is a new tutorial video that demonstrates the combination of using Bokeh and Exposure on an image in Photoshop. In the video, I closely follow the workflow of editorial fashion and beauty photographer, Chris Yates. The image I used in the tutorial … Continue reading

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Flickr Thursday

Here are some of our favorite shots from the Alien Skin Flickr group this week. Terrific work, all!

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