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How to use Adjustment Brush

Advanced,Video lesson 28 November 2013 Comments Off

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 […]

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Camera Raw Opens Layer

Advanced,Download,Tutorial 12 March 2011 Comments Off

This 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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Vertical Panorama

Advanced,Tutorial 4 January 2011 Comments Off

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 […]

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Refine Edges

Advanced,Tutorial 28 December 2010 Comments Off

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.

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Realistic HDR

Advanced,Tutorial 14 December 2010 Comments Off

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…

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Smart Contrast

Advanced,Tutorial 26 October 2010 Comments Off

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

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Remove Objects

Advanced,Tutorial 18 October 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial shows how to eliminate objects from a photo using cloning, spot healing brush and patch tool in photoshop. For instance just select the area you do not want with the patch tool and then drag it to an area of similar texture…

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Portrait Retouching

Advanced,Tutorial 7 October 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial shows how to enhance backgrounds, dodge and burn, brighten eyes, and add hair shine. First use Extract tool to select the model, then apply the Gradient Fill tool. To brighten eyes use another adjustment layer (the Brightness/Contrast)…

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Remove Background

Advanced,Tutorial 2 October 2010 Comments Off

If you need to remove background from your photo, use this method: first use the Lasso Tool to make a rough selection. Then use a Pensil tool to draw an outline. There will be a number of other tricks to do like Channels.

Gentle Face Retouch

Advanced,Video lesson 23 September 2010 Comments Off

It is not advisable to use Surface Blur tool on a face because the skin will look flat. Instead use Healing Brush, Clone Stamp, Dodge and Burn tools. Apply the Gaussian Blur filter.

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