Short and sweet today :)

I wanted to share the free Photoshop tutorial I wrote this week over on the Digital Darkroom Secrets blog. It is about adding a soft center light to your photos to really help your subject stand out and pop off the background a bit.

My nephew is in town right now and I grabbed him quick yesterday afternoon and got some shots of him. I thought that one of those shots would be perfect for this tutorial.

Here is the before and after. Head on over to learn how I added that soft center light!

Utah Childrens Photographer, Digital Darkroom Secrets, Free Online Photoshop Tutorial




Hi Jose! The link should be fixed now. No action used in the tutorial :)

The link appears to be broken. It says “not found” can you email me the link to the action as well. Thanks, and I LOVE your work!


Taren, I just sent you an email and I fixed the link! Thanks :)

I can’t find the link on the blog to your tutorial can you please post/e-mail to me? I would really love to know how to use it.

Thanks Alex and Krista!

Beautiful edit Rachel! Thanks so much for the awesome tutorial!

What a beautiful conversion, thanks for sharing! x

Rachel Nielsen is a Salt Lake City, UT photographer specializing in modern weddings, engagements, and bridal photography.
Serving Northern & Southern Utah, Park City, Utah County, Logan, St. George, Ogden, Bountiful, Utah Valley, Davis County, and Manti.

Available for travel worldwide for destination weddings.