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

Intensifying Color

How to add Lab Pop

Color is such an important part of your image, and happily Photoshop gives us many ways to intensify it so your picture pops right off the page.

In today's tutorial (yet another teaser from the forthcoming Photoshop: The Missing Manual--well, parts of it anyhow), you'll learn three distinct ways for creating more vibrant color in your image. And as a bonus, the first two methods also work in Photoshop Elements. Read on!