PRIME focus on you 2013

written by Beckie of Last month was the Prime: Focus on You photography/business workshop. If you weren’t there, let me just say that I think you missed out on an amazing weekend of learning and networking! We had four leaders this year; Amanda of Everyday Elements, Jill of Jill Jarvis Photography, Kelly of, […]

The importance of networking!

written by Beckie of What is networking? It’s not just about social media (though that plays a big part in networking). I’m talking about getting out there and meeting up with people who do what you do! Stepping outside of your comfort zone, and introducing yourself to others. It has the potential to create […]

Lastolite Reflector Giveaway Winner

Last week I held a giveaway for the Lastolite 8-in-1 reflector set. The response was enthusiastic, so much so that it breaks my heart to have just one winner. The winning number, drawn via, was #282 and that comment was made by Dayna. Congratulations, Dayna! Check your email for an message from me. I […]

Route 66 Action Set and Tips on Using Actions

Route 66, a set of 15 creative actions, is now available for purchase! Included in the Route 66 action set: Folders with actions for both Photoshop CS2 thru 5 and Photoshop Elements 6 thru 10 Notes on my typical clean-edit workflow for Photoshop or PSE Video to show how to use the actions in PSE […]

Christmas Gift For All

It is crazy around my house right now, so I am going to keep this short and sweet! My Christmas gift to you is a free action, White Sands, which is a sweet little action that brightens and adds a touch of haze if you want a clean, hazy/dreamy look. The action is available for […]

Upcoming PSE Workshops {and last ones for a while}

I have three upcoming live, online workshops coming up this month, Beginners tomorrow, September 15, Skintones on September 18th and Clean Edit Workflow on September 22nd. These are the last live, online workshops I will be doing for a while because I am going to take a month or two off from them so I […]

Lightroom Beginners Online Workshop {and a giveaway}

Over the past few months many people asked if I would be doing workshops for Lightroom and after talking with Laura from Pretty Presets, I decided to do one for beginners and it has been such a rewarding class to teach! As I did with my PSE workshops, I tried to develop a workshop that […]

Online Video Workshop for Photoshop Available Now

Got Photoshop and don’t know what the heck to do with it? Has it been sitting on your computer for months and you are feeling guilty for buying it and not using it? I have a “self-study” workshop available at Rock the Shot that will get you comfortable with your CS5 skin and editing in […]

Textures Watch Me Work Workshop

Are you new to Photoshop Elements or Photoshop CS5, or just new to textures and you’re trying to figure out what the heck they are or what to do with them, I am offering a “watch me work” type of workshop which may be just what you need. The Watch Me Work workshops I did […]

Clean Edit Workflow Workshop

Tonight is the new Clean Edit Workflow live workshop that will teach people how to get started editing in Photoshop Elements and Photoshop, with the priority centered on getting a squeaky clean edit. When I was asked by Rock the Shot to teach a workshop on clean editing and I said “sure thing, that’s right […]