Valerie Robinson
I am a photographer who specializes in baby and child portraiture. I spend more time than I should taking pictures, reading theory, and honing post-processing techniques. I also provide web editing, copywriting, and development services.
  • Photo & Video
    9 Tips for a Perfect Portrait BackgroundPreview thumb
    Every two weeks, we revisit some of our reader favorite posts from throughout the history of Phototuts+. This tutorial was first published in December of 2009. Flatter your portrait subject with the perfect background, even if you don't have professional backdrops or lighting. A little exposure and composition know-how can get you a long way toward a beautiful portrait background.Read More…
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    How to Design a Photo-Collage Holiday Card in PhotoshopPreview thumb
    Go beyond photo editing and step into the world of graphic design. You’ll learn some essential techniques for showcasing your images in collages, and how to format the collage as a file you can send to a pro lab for press printing. Bonus: A short overview of how to use these versatile techniques for presenting collages on the Web and in photo prints as well.Read More…