Combo – Around the Web & Thursday Thoughts July 21

We’re back from a great weekend in New England at the NECCC 75th Conference! It’s sad that this will be the last in-person event of this kind, but understandable too. It takes a TON of work and volunteers to put together such a huge event. It was great to see old friends and even meet some of my followers in person! We also took time to visit friends in CT before heading South again. Had to stop and get “real” bagels, hard rolls, Portuguese rolls and Hummel’s hot dogs for us and some other transplanted friends! Freezer is full of goodies!

AROUND THE WEB

Lots of great tidbits and freebies!

PHOTOGRAPHY

From Shutterbug: “Reduce Noise in the Camera for Better Wildlife & Nature Photos without Editing”

From PictureCorrect: “9 HDR Photography Myths”, “Sparkler Photography in a Home Studio”, “Sunstar Photography Tips”, “Using Off-Camera Flash with Dark & Gloomy Lighting”, “Camera Settings & Gear for Milky Way Photography”, “Panoramic Landscape Tutorial”, “Landscape Photography with An ND Filter”, “5 Tips for Better Wildlife Photos”, “Unique Composition Tip: Follow Your Intuition”

PHOTOSHOP

From PhotoshopRoadmap: “Turn White into Any Color in PS”

From PictureCorrect: “How to Eliminate Layer Masking Halos in PS”

LIGHTROOM

From PhotoTraces: “6 Tips to Speed Up LR Performance”, “How to Copy & Paste Edits in LR”

FREEBIES

NOTE: Be sure to check out the Freebies section asap! Many of these products are limited-time offers!

From PhotoshopTutorials: “10 Free Athletic LR Presets and LUTs”, “10 Free Earthy Tones LR Presets & LUTs”, “10 Free Cinematic Landscape LR Presets & LUTs”

From TheHungryJPEG: “Free Sherika Calligraphy Font”, “Free Delightful Floral Pack”

From Pixelo: “Vallery Qylmor Serif Font”, “Manchester Signature Font”, “The Classic Vintage Fonts Freebie”

From FontBundles: “The Free Font Bundle III” (20 fonts)

WEBINAR WITH DESIGN CUTS

Join me on Thursday, July 28th at 11:00 AM Eastern Time

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER

Sign up even if you can’t watch live and you’ll get the link to the replay!

And…Grab your copy of the products I selected to use in the webinar HERE!
Mini Bundle of three great products for just $26.60!

ALSO FROM DESIGN CUTS

A “nearly free” $5 Summer Bonanza Bundle

Kick off the summer in style with this latest bundle for just $5! Chock full of incredible packs from tropical delights and floral graphics to watercolor textures, light overlays and much more. This collection delivers summer in spades, with a little boho chic and a twist of sparkle, it’s a pack that will really make a splash in your design library.

If you’re looking to turn up your design a notch and have it sizzling, this is one bonanza you don’t want to miss. For a limited time only, this collection is available for just $5 (that’s 99% off the regular price). It doesn’t get much hotter than this!

CLICK HERE TO GRAB IT NOW!!
And to see all the great items included!

NEXT WEBINAR

“The Nik 5 Collection:
New Features & Creative Processing”

Join me on Tuesday, July 26th at 4:00 pm

Since DxO released the Nik Collection 5, I will review the new features in Color Efex and Analog Efex, as well as the newly-included Photo Lab Essentials! And I’ll show you how I incorporate Nik into my creative workflow.

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!

WEBINAR NOTES-IMAGES-TEXTURES + BONUS!

The notes for the above mentioned webinar are now available in the Peacock Studio store!

As always, the package includes the PDF of the notes, as well as all of the images and textures used in the projects, PLUS a bonus set of 6 Sparkly Bokeh Textures!

A bargain at the regular price of $7.50 – and a steal at just $5.00!

GET YOUR COPY HERE!

SALE PRICE ENDS 8/2/22

LAST DAY FOR SALE!

SALE ENDS AT MIDNIGHT TONIGHT (EDT)!

A huge bundle of 1,200 Location Sets – great for portraits and other background uses!

JUST $21!

CLICK HERE TO CHECK IT OUT
(including a 2-minute overview video)

Compatible with any editing program that uses layers (Hi-res JPG files).

My car image placed in an Epic Background!

Sale ends July 21st (midnight ET)

I’ve had StudioMagic for several years – great for many quick compositing effects!
NEWLY UPDATED!

5 Great Products in 1!

Sale ends July 21st (midnight ET)

The 5th Virtual Creative Photography Conference
REGISTRATION NOW OPEN!

If you’ve joined us for one or more of the
first 4 Conferences, you know what a
great bargain they are at just $39!

Why wait?
Register now for the 5th Conference
Feb. 25-26, 2023!

As always, if you can’t be there “live”, or want to
watch a session again, you’ll have access to the
recordings for 60 days (till May 1, 2023).
Plus: Goody Bag with Freebies & Discounts,
Speakers’ Notes & Door Prizes!

We’re busy booking our speakers for February and
should have the full line-up ready by August!
Topics include: Creative Landscapes; Landscape Editing;
Lighting for Auto Photography; Drone Photography;
Photoshop Tips & Tricks; and more to come!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER!
Just $39

CREATING YOUR OWN TEXTURES COURSE

If you haven’t joined the party, jump on in!! The course is self-paced, and you may download the videos as well as all of the PDF instructions to use at any time.

You will learn how to create your own textures and then modify them for even more textures! Use Photoshop filters, brushes, Procreate on iPad, and your smartphone to create/photograph textures, and then modify or change those textures with plug-in software, brushes, phone apps, and by blending multiple textures, using gradient maps, changing color palettes, and much more. Module 9 will contain LOTS of techniques to create textures by hand at home with free or inexpensive supplies – mostly things you’ll find around the house!

Modules 1-8 are released and people are creating some awesome new textures! Module 9 will be released later in July! We already have Module 10 for Resources. AND…also included with the course are group chats – we’ve had one so far and there will be another one in July. The first one was recorded and has been added to the Resource module for those who could not attend “live”. We also have a private Facebook group just for course participants to share creations and ideas and ask questions.

The first eight modules contain almost seven and a half hours of video tutorials PLUS the written PDF instructions, AND well over 100 texture images, plus some brushes and gradients!

And...in the future when I add new material or update any materials in the course, you will be able to access the new material all for the same low price (I already have some new ideas and techniques I want to add to the early modules)!

Don’t wait…the base price will be increasing once the last Module is released!

Come join us!

CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE
“CREATING YOUR OWN TEXTURES COURSE”!

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