Monthly Archive for: ‘April, 2006’

Create a Drop Shadow Effect

I have written this tutorial to cover the basics of how to create a drop shadow effect for photographs such as shown in the example below. For this tutorial I am using Paint Shop Pro X, but the steps are almost identical as previous versions and very similar to many other programs. There is certainly more than one way to …

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Low Light Photography

My newest personal goal is learning how to improve my low light photography skills, when flash is not an option. Although I can certainly edit the pictures later to lighten things up, often that does not result in the natural scene that my eyes see when the shot was taken. If I do not make changes in the automatic settings, …

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