Author Archives: Denny Tang

8 Nostalgic Lightroom Presets

Download these free nostalgic Lightroom presets and LUTs courtesy of SparkleStock. They give your photos the memorable film-like look in just one click. The free download gives you 8 Lightroom presets and LUTs to choose from. Upgrade to the pro version to unlock all 30 presets and LUTs. The pro version also gives you fadeable…

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8 Free Orange and Teal Lightroom Presets and LUTS

Download these orange and teal Lightroom presets and LUTs by SparkleStock. The free download includes 8 Lightroom presets and 8 LUTs. If you upgrade to the pro version, you’ll unlock all 26 presets & LUTs. Also, the pro Lightroom presets are fadeable which means that you can pick something lighter or stronger based on your…

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Free Frequency Separation Photoshop Actions with “1-Click AutoRetouch”

Retouch skin with these Frequency Separation Photoshop actions by SparkleStock. Frequency Separation is one of the most popular and effective techniques for retouching skin. With the AutoRetouch, you can retouch skin in one-click. It automatically detects skin tones using facial recognition and makes it look beautifully and naturally smooth. If you upgrade to the Pro…

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Bladerunner 2049 Lightroom Presets and LUTs

Download these Lightroom presets and LUTs inspired by the movie Bladerunner 2049. Created by SparkleStock, these dystopian-style color gradings can completely transform the narrative and feelings of your photos. The free version gives you 3 presets. Upgrade to the Pro version to unlock all 9 presets and LUTs. In addition, the Pro version features fadeable…

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Replace Skies with These Photoshop Actions

Download these free Photoshop actions from SparkleStock to easily replace skies in Photoshop. It’s perfect for landscape and real estate photography where the sky can make all the difference. The free version will let you replace gray/overcast skies with ease. Simply play the action then paint over the sky. The automasking feature finds the sky…

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Free Animated Rose Gold Instagram Template for Photoshop

Boost your Instagram account with this free animated Instagram template courtesy of SparkleStock. It’s a 30 second animation that loops seamlessly and can be edited with Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC. These templates utilizes the maximum Instagram post size which is 1080x1350px (1.25x larger than a square image). Click to view slideshow. Download Details Free…

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Today Only: Download Thousands of Photoshop Assets for Only $19

A flash sale is happening over at Envato Elements where you can get access to thousands of Photoshop add-ons, graphics, courses and eBooks. Get access now for only $19/month (reduced from $29/month). This rate lasts for the lifetime of your membership so it’s a huge saving in the long run. If you’re a Photoshop enthusiast,…

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Achieve the Cyberpunk Look with Lightroom or Photoshop’s Camera Raw Filter

In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to achieve the retrofuturistic cyberpunk look in Lightroom. Although this is a Lightroom tutorial, you can replicate and follow along with Photoshop’s Camera Raw filter (Filter > Camera Raw Filter). This pink/cyan look has been a growing trend especially for nighttime cityscapes. You can also find the look used…

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Free Dystopian Photoshop Actions

Download these free Photoshop actions designed for nighttime cityscapes. Made by SparkleStock, these actions turn your photos into abstract dystopian cityscapes in just one click. They’re compatible with Photoshop CS3 and newer (including Photoshop CC). Click to view slideshow. Download Details Free Download 3 Photoshop actions Actions need to be played one-by-one Supports Photoshop only…

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Free Cyberpunk Lightroom Presets

Download this set of 3 cyberpunk Lightroom presets by SparkleStock. They’re designed for night-time cityscapes and a great way to add the retrofuturistic vibe to your photos. The presets are compatible with Lightroom CC. Upgrade to the Pro version to unlock all 10 Lightroom presets. The Pro version also includes fadeable presets and LUTs for…

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Dazzling Dance Photo Manipulation

In this detailed and lengthy Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to combine photos and add special effects to turn a normal photograph into a stunning artwork. You will also learn several tricks to reduce your Photoshop document file size and number of layers and layer styles. Preview of Final Results Stock Photos Here are…

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Urban Ink Photo Effect

Learn how to create this photo effect with just two layers by using all blending options instead of layer masks. This photo effect works great on photos with a simple background. Example Photoshop documents included. Final Results Stock Photos The image below is the stock photo we used to create this tutorial. We used the…

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3 Real Photo Poster Set Mockups

Display your designs on these poster frame mockups by SparkleStock. They use Photoshop’s Smart Object feature which makes adding your design simple and easy. No need to transform your image to fit – it does it automatically. They’re perfect whether you’re using them for your online print store or showing your clients how your print…

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Quick Tip: How to Create a Triangle Pixelation Effect in Photoshop

Photoshop makes it easy to pixelate with the mosaic filter but it’s boring and overused. Thankfully, there’s an easy trick that lets you pixelate using triangles instead of squares! This tutorial is incredibly easy so give it a try. Final Results Step 1 Start by opening any photo you want into Photoshop. You should resize…

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Free Hand Drawn Gold and Silver Patterns

Download this pack of seamless gold and silver patterns. The patterns are perfect for wedding invitations, birthday cards, thank you cards, business cards and more. The simple hand drawn pattern gives your design a casual and crafty look. They come in black, gold and silver variations. Best of all, they’re seamless which means that you…

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How to Easily to Retouch Tones in Photoshop

Learn how to equalize the white balance and exposure in your photo. This technique is amazing for photos with mixed lighting (ex. Interior Real Estate photos) and solves the problem where you can’t seem to get the right balance or exposure. It’s all done using Photoshop’s Camera Raw filter. This filter lets you can access…

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Quick Tip: How to Create Fun Spirographs and Fractals

Spirographs and fractals look complicated but are actually very easy to create – it only takes a bit of experimentation. These fractals then can be used as artwork itself or as elements in photo manipulations, backgrounds, and graphic design related works. Preview of Final Results Step 1 We’re going to start by creating a 2000×2000…

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New Photoshop Trick to Improve and Intensify Sunset Photos

Learn how to boost the colors of your sunset or sunrise photos with this Photoshop tutorial. You’ll learn how to use the Channel Mixer to boost the vibrancy with better results than the Vibrance or Saturation adjustments. This is an easy tutorial that’s suitable for beginners. The post New Photoshop Trick to Improve and Intensify…

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