Tutorial: Text Portrait using Photoshop CC

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I love learning new techniques in Photoshop, and this is one that I’ve been wanting to tackle for a while.

This effect is an ideal way to combine portraits with long passages of text, particularly song lyrics and speeches, for an incredibly dramatic effect. I had so much fun doing this one, I thought I would share how it’s done!

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Color Palate: London in Color- Neal’s Yard

I am starting a series of color palates based on my favorite places in London. London is my favorite city in the world, and I spent a number of years living there. Everything was old and new at the same time, and everything had magic, even the corner store, even after 5 years.

The first installment is from Neal’s Yard in Covent Garden. Of course, this was one of the first places I discovered in London as a tourist. More than anything I fell in love with Lush, street performers and Neal’s Yard, which I have yet to find anything like anywhere else.

For me, it’s incredible to be able to pull out so many moods and feelings from a single photo, but this one captures them all!

Neal's Yard palate

LONDON IN COLOR // NEAL’S YARD- COVENT GARDEN