Brandon Jackson

Guide Writer

Brandon Jackson has been a photographer for over thirty years with a focus on headshots and portraits. In addition he also shoots sports including equestrian eventing and motorcycle racing. He is a long time user of Adobe Photoshop and received his Adobe Certified Expert certification in Photoshop in 2006. Brandon’s passion for photography includes the desire to share his knowledge via photography workshops as well as offering one on one Photoshop online consulting sessions.

Articles by Brandon Jackson

A Guide to Social Media Image Sizes in 2022

If you have ever uploaded a photo to your social media feed and found that the image quality isn’t as good as you’d like it to be, you're not alone. Most sites that allow you to upload images will use their own set of parameters to resize and compress uploaded images to save file space and bandwidth.

How to Remove a Background in Photoshop

Using Photoshop to remove the background in an image so that you can replace it is one of the most frequent things for which it was used, and might still be. The actual placing of a new image for a background is relatively easy. The heavy lifting comes from making a good selection of your subject as this will be used to remove the unwanted background for replacement.

How to Use Curves in Photoshop

When thinking about the Curves tool in Adobe Photoshop, the phrase “With great power, comes great responsibility” is a thought that comes to mind. Curves is the most powerful tool in Photoshop for adjusting brightness, contrast, tonality, and color.