Photoshop Workbench!

I’m very happy to finally announce that I’m starting a new column in Photoshop User Magazine (kelbyone.com): Photoshop Workbench! Join me as I put Photoshop tools up on the workbench and tinker with their innards, figuring out how to use them and sometimes finding something new. Whenever possible, I’ll set up experiments that you can…

ADIM14 in the Bag!

I’m still processing a bit, but I just had to get some thoughts down on my recent trip to Boulder, Co for ADIM14. Lead by Russell Brown, this event is “off the hook”, if I may quote Wacom’s Wes Maggio. I had no idea what to expect going in, and now I can’t believe it’s…

DIY Strip Box

I’m experimenting more with portrait lighting, trying to dial in something that doesn’t look like a department store. One look I keep coming back to uses a single strip light. Some of the commercial versions are very expensive, and the DIY versions seem to have some inherent flaws that make them less flexible or sturdy…

Wacom Wolverine

Recently, I got bored and broke out a backdrop and light stand just to see what I could learn about shooting self-portraits. This is mostly because I don’t have many willing subjects. Also, the majority of my photo projects feature some kind of problem-solving aspect (that’s how I learn), and are typically seat-of-the-pants affairs –…