Author Archives: Chris Thurman

Create a High Pass Photoshop Action for Epic Photographs

Photoshop Actions are very handy when you’re looking to quickly apply a series of filters/effects to enhance a photo or comp. This tutorial uses the High Pass Filter in combination with a few other techniques to create a dramatic result. You can follow along or just skip to the bottom to download the action and start turning your ordinary photographs into epic works of art.

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A Rebrand and Relaunch for the New Year

Visual Swirl is just over 1 year old and our first birthday went by very quietly. It’s been somewhat bleak on the blog for the last few months but all that’s about to change. So get excited because around the first of the year, a fresh, brand-spanking-new Visual Swirl will be unveiled. Here’s a little more about the changes.

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