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How to use Adjustment Brush

adjustment brush

Using Adjustment Brush allows you to apply changes to your image in selected areas only. You can change exposure, contrast, highlights, shadows, clarity, saturation, sharpness, noise and even color temperature if you need. Just click on the Adjustment Brush icon and make sure that your values are back to zero, for that you can double click on the value title. Then change the value as you like and use your mouse to paint those areas of your image that need this adjustment.

Advanced,Video lesson 28 November 2013 : Tagged in

Camera Raw Opens Layer

Camera Raw Opens LayerThis is a very interesting Photoshop action that allows you open any layer in ACR (Camera RAW). It gives unique opportunities for editing JPG image using quite quick and sofisticated tools of ACR. The action is free to download and it can be used with Photoshop CS5. Try it! http://www.pixiq.com/article/video-tutorial-edit-a-layer-in-adobe-camera-raw

 

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Advanced,Download,Tutorial 12 March 2011 : Tagged in ,

Vertical Panorama

Vertical Panorama

If you captured images for a vertical panorama in the horizontal (landscape) format and allow the Photomerge to take full control of the stitching, the result image will be poor. Take more control of the process using this Photoshop tutorial. You will learn how to Load Files into Stack, Auto Align Layers, Convert for Smart Filters, use the Vanishing point filter…

Advanced,Tutorial 4 January 2011 : Tagged in , ,

Skin Retouching

Skin Retouching

This tutorial shows how to use the Gaussian Blur with a layer mask for smoothing the skin, it is important to get the balance right between the Radius and the Threshold slider settings. They you will appy the Dust & Scratches filter to eliminate minor imperfections in the skin…

Easy,Tutorial 2 January 2011 : Tagged in , ,

Refine Edges

Refine Edges

When you need to separate your subject from background, hair often represents a huge problem. Fortunately, there is a revised feature in Photoshop CS5 called Refine Edge. This tutorial explains how to use Refine Edge feature and its parameters such as Radius, Feather, Contrast, etc.

Advanced,Tutorial 28 December 2010 : Tagged in ,

Realistic HDR

Realistic HDR

This HDR tutorial shows how to create realisticly looking High Dynamic Range Photographs in Photoshop CS2 and up. Choose Merge to HDR in Automate menu. Select the three images you took with different exposure. Photoshop will produce 32-bit HDR image…

Advanced,Tutorial 14 December 2010 : Tagged in

Why Save for Web

Why Save for Web

This tutorial shows how to save your photo for viewing on the web. Photoshop images are too big and have extra DPI. You need to optimize your photos for the web inside Photoshop…

Easy,Tutorial 4 December 2010 :

Keyboard Shortcuts

Keyboard Shortcuts

A cheat sheet with tons of Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts: opacity,  quick mask, eraser, blur tool, magic wand, path select, dodge tool, healing brush, gradient, clone stamp, history brush and many others…

Easy,Tutorial 16 November 2010 :

Local Contrast

Local Contrast

This tutorial shows how to increases visible detail and edge contrast without increasing the overall image contrast. You will use the Unsharp Mask filter on a new layer with a hand painted Layer Mask…

Easy,Tutorial 6 November 2010 : Tagged in ,

Smart Contrast

Smart Contrast

This tutorial shows how to increase contrast using Photoshop and protect your image from having blown out highlights and shadows while you increase contrast.

Advanced,Tutorial 26 October 2010 : Tagged in ,

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