Take Out Photo: Create that sun bleached look in Photoshop using nothing but curves
Tips, Tricks & Tutorials
How to create the Dragan Effect in photoshop video tutorial
Guide to creating the 'Orton Effect' via post-processing photos in photoshop.
I used this to create some softened skin layers on some of the pics I took of my daughters, I was very impressed with the tutorial, so I'll save this for later.
Photoshop tutorial...Baby photo transformed with photoshop actions
Photoshop: chalkboard effect
make glittered text in photoshop
How to make a high key B Portrait via photoshop (need to check this out, I just use straight B/W adjustment!)
Use photoshop to apply DOF using the Gaussian Blur via a layer and then use the mask to focus on the areas you want to bring out.