Dan Moughamian

Dan Moughamian

Dan Moughamian is an experienced photographer and educator, and has worked with Adobe Photoshop since the early 1990s. He also has extensive experience with Photoshop Lightroom, Photoshop Elements, plugins from Nik software, and many other digital imaging products. As a long-time member of their testing programs, Dan has collaborated with Adobe Systems to help enhance many of the core functions in Photoshop, Lightroom, and Elements.

As an educator, Dan's focus is to help photographers at all levels get the most from their digital workflows. Tips on raw editing, layer masking, alpha channels, image adjustments, HDR photography, focus and lighting effects, and perspective correction, are just a few examples of the topics he covers.

1.
Photoshop CC Update: Linked Smart Objects
Feb 21, 2014
2.
Photoshop CC Update: Perspective Warp
Feb 7, 2014
3.
Using Photoshop CC and ACR’s Powerful Tone Mapping and Color Correction Tools to Create 32-Bit HDR Photos
Aug 14, 2013
4.
Sharpening Photos with the Enhanced Photoshop CC Smart Sharpen Filter
Jul 5, 2013
5.
Removing Camera Shake with the Photoshop CC Shake Reduction Filter
Jun 28, 2013
6.
Developing Raw Files with Lightroom 5 Smart Previews
Jun 14, 2013
7.
Enhanced Spot Removal in Lightroom 5
Jun 13, 2013
8.
Exploring the Radial Filter, Graduated Filter and Adjustment Brush in Lightroom 5
Jun 12, 2013
9.
Using Upright to Remove Lens Distortions in Lightroom 5
Jun 11, 2013
10.
Removing Distortions with the Adaptive Wide Angle Filter in Photoshop CS6
Jun 7, 2012
11.
Creative Lighting Effects with Adobe Photoshop CS6
Apr 23, 2012
12.
Optimizing Raw Workflow with Adobe Photoshop CS6 and Camera Raw 7
Apr 23, 2012
13.
Recomposing Picture Elements with Content-Aware Move and Content-Aware Patch in Adobe Photoshop CS6
Apr 23, 2012
14.
Why Photographers Should Expect Big Gains in Efficiency in Adobe Photoshop CS6
Apr 23, 2012
15.
Optimizing Detail and Contrast with Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4
Mar 6, 2012
16.
Perfecting Photos with the Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 4 Adjustment Brush
Mar 6, 2012
17.
Fast, Accurate Facial Retouching with Perfect Portrait
Jan 31, 2012
18.
Creating Layers with Lightroom and Perfect Layers 2
Jan 17, 2012
19.
Creating Lens Blur Effects with Focal Point 2
Jan 6, 2012
20.
Creative Color Effects with Photoshop and Perfect Effects
Dec 30, 2011
21.
Precise Background Swaps Using Photoshop and Perfect Mask
Dec 28, 2011
22.
Color Efex Pro 4: Professional Styling for Color Photos
Nov 17, 2011
23.
Bokeh 2: Adding Soft Background Focus
Oct 3, 2011
24.
HDR Efex Pro: Tone Mapping Secrets
Sep 26, 2011
25.
Viveza 2: Perfecting Contrast and Color with Precision
Sep 20, 2011
26.
Silver Efex Pro 2: Fine-Tuned Black and White Photos
Sep 8, 2011
27.
Quick HDR Edits with HDR Efex Pro
Jun 27, 2011
28.
Creating High Dynamic Range Images with Photomatix Light 2.0
May 2, 2011
29.
Creating High Dynamic Range Images in a Snap with HDR Express
Apr 25, 2011
30.
32-bit Imaging with HDR Toning in Photoshop CS5
Feb 28, 2011
31.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Creating Text on a Path
Jan 19, 2011
32.
Fun with Puppet Warp in Photoshop CS5
Jan 14, 2011
33.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-to #57: Using the HUD Color Pickers in Adobe Photoshop CS5
Dec 16, 2010
34.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Going Retro: Film Grain
Dec 10, 2010
35.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Organizing and Previewing Multiple Adjustments
Dec 10, 2010
36.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Setting a Strong Foundation with Basic Edits
Dec 10, 2010
37.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Softening Focus with the Lens Blur Filter
Dec 10, 2010
38.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Using the HUD Color Pickers
Dec 10, 2010
39.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Comparing Similar Photos
Dec 9, 2010
40.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Introducing Bristle Tips
Dec 9, 2010
41.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Share Photos on Flickr
Dec 9, 2010
42.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Using the Mixer Brush
Dec 9, 2010
43.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Getting Creative with Puppet Warp
Dec 8, 2010
44.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-Tos: Layer Styles: Drop Shadows in Adobe Photoshop CS5
Dec 8, 2010
45.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-to #56: Pan & Zoom Techniques
Dec 7, 2010
46.
Synchronizing Edits in Adobe Camera Raw
Dec 2, 2010
47.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-to #55: Using Live Preview Rotation
Nov 30, 2010
48.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-to #54: Using Mini Bridge in Adobe Photoshop CS5
Nov 23, 2010
49.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-to #53: Custom Keyboard Shortcuts in Photoshop CS5
Nov 16, 2010
50.
Adobe Digital Imaging How-to #52: Simplifying the Menus in Photoshop CS5
Nov 9, 2010
51.
Working with the Lightroom 3 Adjustment Brush
Oct 25, 2010
52.
Comparing and Filtering Photos in Lightroom 3
Oct 18, 2010
53.
Perfecting Images in Photoshop CS5
Sep 22, 2010
54.
A Peek at Lightroom 3: Imaging Effects
Dec 18, 2009
55.
A Peek at Lightroom 3: Importing Images
Dec 2, 2009
56.
Photoshop CS4 Compositing: Combining 2D and 3D, Part 3 of 3
Nov 24, 2009
57.
Photoshop CS4 Compositing: Combining 2D and 3D, Part 2 of 3
Oct 19, 2009
58.
Photoshop CS4 Compositing: Combining 2D and 3D, Part 1 of 3
Oct 14, 2009
59.
Photoshop CS4 Compositing: Surreal Landscapes, Part 3
Aug 31, 2009
60.
Photoshop CS4 Compositing: Surreal Landscapes, Part 2
Aug 13, 2009
61.
Photoshop CS4 Compositing: Surreal Landscapes, Part 1
Jun 30, 2009
62.
Photoshop CS4 Compositing Tips: Image Alignment and 'Smart Scaling'
May 11, 2009
63.
Perfecting Focus and Lighting Enhancements in Photoshop CS4
Apr 16, 2009
64.
Photoshop CS4 Workflow Tips
Apr 15, 2009
65.
3D in Photoshop CS4
Apr 13, 2009
66.
Real World Compositing with Adobe Photoshop CS4: Using Stock Images
Apr 8, 2009
67.
Choosing Photographic Subjects for Creative Composites in Photoshop CS4
Sep 23, 2008