Tag Archives: channel blending

Photo-Illustration: Creating New Images with Photo elements

The Magician

Lee Varis examines his creative process for photo-illustration using one of his Tarot card images in a step-by-step tutorial.

Image Enhancement Workflow

10-Channel Workflow

Lee Varis examines his 10-Channel Workflow in a step-by-step tutorial using a landscape image, creating a spectacular enhancement with channel blending.

Build Custom Backdrops for a Glamour Image in Photoshop

Lee Varis shares the post process technique he used with this most recent workshop and introduces a technique for creating custom backdrops in Photoshop using custom brushes.

Luminosity Blending – 1

Part of a live presentation I made for the Tucson Photography Meetup group, Feb. 26th, 2011. This tutorial goes over a B&W conversion technique using the grayscale channels and then shows how to apply that luminosity back over the original color image.

Lightening Dark Skin with Luminosity Blending

Lee Varis presents a step-by-step tutorial on lightening dark skin using Luminosity Blending and related techniques from his 10-Channel Workflow.