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

Get Sharp!

How to sharpen individual channels

You’ve probably learned the hard way that sharpening an image that contains noise or grain means that the noise and grain gets sharpened too. Instead of making the photo look better, it ends up looking ten times worse than it did. Bummer!