I was scanning Google + yesterday morning, a routine I love on weekends as I actually have time to do so, and spotted an awesome frame tutorial by Scott Kelby.  I followed the tutorial to a T and loved the result I received from it.  Of course I felt as if I were stealing in a sense, so I threw my own spin on it with some texture and a color sample overlay from the image being framed.

That is just what I love about Google +, is the ability to connect with great photographers, get a sense of how they work in Photoshop, and see just how they piece things together creatively.  There are so many inspiring photographers sharing their secrets everyday on G+ and the best part, it is 100% free.  I learned something new yesterday and I can thank Mr. Kelby for that (actually every time I see a video by him, Matt Kloskowski, or RC Concepcion I learn something new).  Also after watching the tutorial I realized I should stop being so hard on myself when I make an error when recording my video tutorials.  Mr. Kelby just ties his mistakes into the video in a clever way that makes you chuckle, I always trash those recordings and yell at myself for a bit.  I will remedy that!

Check out the tutorial, add Scott Kelby to your circles and if you want to I guess you can add me as well!  I promise I will try my best to give valuable photography information on a weekly basis.

Also check out Kelby Training.  Everything I ever needed to know about Photography and Photoshop I either learned (or re-learned the right way) at Kelby Training!

 

Blake Rudis
f.64 Academy and f.64 Elite are the brainchildren of Blake Rudis. While he is a landscape photographer he is most passionate about post-processing images in Photoshop and mentoring others.

For Blake, it is less about the art and more about the process. He dives deep into difficult topics and makes them easy to understand through his outside the box thinking.
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