The creative tutorial home of image wrangler, Lesa Snider.

Step by step tutorials

Welcome to the home of the step by step creative online tutorial. Here you will find detailed, easy-to-understand steps accompanied by screen shots. These tutorials are liable to be about anything from my current project to something that drove me nuts trying to figure out. It is my hope that the things I can convey here will save you time and frustration.

If there's something that you'd like to see written up, please feel free to let me know

Protecting Your Photos Online, Pt. 1

Using vector shapes to add a watermark

One of the many challenges facing today's photographer is how to protect their photos online; that is, once the photo has been uploaded to a gallery for viewing on the Internet. We don't live in the safest of worlds these days, especially when it comes to being online, and it's frighteningly easy for a thief to download your photo from your very own web site and try to sell it as their own. I know it's shocking but people really do steal... often.