The Winners of the Fantasy Photoshop Contest

The Raw Exchange Fantasy Photoshop Contest has come to a close and we received some perfectly magical entries of all kinds. It was really cool to see how all the participants went in such different directions under the umbrella of the fantasy theme. This was an extremely hard contest to judge because there were many standout […]

Why you should always be on a textures lookout + Sleeping Beauty and The Frog Prince crossover

I find that I’m always subconsciously looking for my next photo idea or at least something to be used in editing. Even when I don’t think that I’m thinking about photography, the creative side of my noggin is always waiting right at the edge of my brain to strike when it sees something of interest. One of […]

The Raw Exchange Fantasy Photoshop Contest

Well the Raw Exchange Science Fiction Photoshop contest was a big success – we received some really great images! Now it’s time to switch those creative Photoshop skills over to the realms of fantasy. That’s right – dragons, wizards, elves, knights, and castles galore! We want to see all kinds of magical fairytales. The Raw Exchange team […]

We are giving away over $1,000 in Compositing Goodies

If you are passionate about compositing, you’ll wanna hear this. We teamed up with the best companies in the world to bring you a sweepstake that will kickstart your compositing career. Or, if you are already knee-deep, it will give you a serious boost. Raw Exchange’s Compositing giveaway We teamed up with Skylum, Loupedeck, and […]

The RAW Exchange Sci-fi Photoshop Contest!

Are you ready to test out your Photoshop skills and flex your creativity muscles!? Well, we have just the thing for you. The RAW Exchange Sci-fi Photoshop Contest! Basically, we are so excited about one of the images Robert Cornelius created for his “Epic Compositing” tutorial and we just want to see more killer science […]

10 steps to creating an indoor jungle

Last year my friend Marsha invited me to this crazy Victorian mansion along with a small handful of awesome photographers and models to hang out and make some art … Obviously I said, “heck yesss.” The house was a gold mine of strange colorful rooms full of interesting wall paper, decorative trimmings, and some gorgeous natural […]

9 steps to create a magic portal with photoshop

Over the years as my style and visual preferences have evolved, I’ve noticed that I’m kind of completely and utterly obsessed with any sort of float-y particle/dust/speckle/orb/bokeh/grit. Acceptance is the first step …. to NOT CARING AT ALL! :) I really love the way dust can add so much motion, texture, and interest to the […]