Episode Archives

Episode 48: The Five Forbidden Fruits of Photoshop

Dave talks about the 5 “dangerous” things you should not do in Photoshop.

Episode 47: Stay at Home – Learn at Home

Dave shares a simple strategy to use your time to practice and learn new things in Photoshop

Episode 46: A Chat with Lisa Carney

Dave chats with Lisa Carney, a professional beauty and entertainment retoucher about key tools and techniques, personal projects, practicing, and how slowing down might make you faster in Photoshop. Oh, and Footloose.

Episode 45: You Can’t Drown on a Soccer Field

Dave shares how his inability to swim almost kept him from graduating college, and how that experience can be applied to how we learn Photoshop.

Episode 44: A Chat with Jesús Ramirez

Dave and Jesús chat about all kinds of Photoshop topics, even sharing their most embarrassing videos.

Episode 43: Happy Birthday Photoshop

Dave reminisces about the 30 year history of Photoshop.

Episode 42: A Chat with Dave Clayton

Two DCs on one show! Dave Clayton and Dave Cross chat about how graphic design can (and should) play a role in photography, how to use Adobe Stock as a source of inspiration, self-assignments and more! 

Episode 41: A Chat with Sebastian Michaels

Get inspired to create conceptual photographic artwork during this chat with Sebastian Michaels! Dave and Sebastian chat about having a vision, planing out a photo shoot and how thinking backwards from Photoshop can make things easier and help you to be more creative.

Episode 40: Embrace Failure

Most people hate failure. Dave discusses how failing in Photoshop is not such a bad thing, that you shouldn’t see failure as an indication of your Photoshop knowledge or skill.

Episode 39: Think like Photoshop

Dave expands on the idea of Thinking like Photoshop, in particular how we should think about covering up instead of removing. And he recommends that you become your own stock photo agency.