Learn How to Apply Texture Overlays in Photoshop and Get 5 FREE Bokeh Backgrounds (VIDEO)

Unmesh Dinda is one of the most popular Photoshop instructors we feature, and in this tutorial he explains how to spice up portrait photographs by adding texture overlays, bokeh backgrounds, and other design elements in Photoshop. He also provides a link so you can download five creative background effects for free.

Dinda explains what type of effects work best with different styles of portraits. He then demonstrates how to use creative masking, multiple blend modes, adjustment layers, and a bit of other secret sauce to achieve creative and beautiful results.

You can find more editing tips on Dinda’s YouTube channel, and download his five free bokeh backgrounds here. And don’t miss a Photoshop tutorial we posted earlier this week with some great portrait retouching tricks.