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Skin Retouching

Easy,Tutorial 2 January 2011 Comments Off

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…

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Why Save for Web

Easy,Tutorial 4 December 2010 Comments Off

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…

Keyboard Shortcuts

Easy,Tutorial 16 November 2010 Comments Off

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…

Local Contrast

Easy,Tutorial 6 November 2010 Comments Off

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…

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Selective Color Trick

Easy,Tutorial 20 October 2010 Comments Off

This Photoshop tutorial will teach you how to use Selective Color tool in Photoshop for leaving only one object in color while the rest of your photos is monochrome. It is very popular technique in wedding photography, where you need something in a black and white photo to pop up and highlight it with color…

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Photo Manipulation

Easy,Tutorial 9 October 2010 Comments Off

The tutorial shows how to convert an ordinary photo into some gritty image. You will use Curves, Levels, a new layer with a Multiply Blending Mode. You can add a border with a special Brush… Gritty

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Exposure Fix

Easy,Tutorial 29 September 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial gives a basic fix to underexposed (too dark) or overexposed (too bright) images in Photoshop. You will use a Levels Adjustment Layer. You need to properly set the Black Point, the Midpoint, and the White Point according to the histogram…

High Pass Softening

Easy,Tutorial 26 September 2010 1 Comment

This tutorial is about softening an image with the High Pass Filter. Add a new layer, make it a a Smark Object and apply the High Pass Filter with Soft Light blending mode. You will need to Invert the new layer to make the soft effect…

Color Enhancement

Easy,Tutorial 12 September 2010 Comments Off

Learn a simple method for color enhancement of the image in Photoshop. First you will Invert the image, then change the blending mode to Overlay and finally adjust the Hue/Saturation of the layer…

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Portrait Retouching Again

Easy,Tutorial 4 September 2010 Comments Off

This basic photo retouch lesson shows how to use: the Liquify filter (each photo needs consideration what to to change); the Clone Stamp for cleaning up skin; the Healing brush for getting rid of wrinkles; the Dodge and Burn tools to emphase the eyes and lips; Levels to increase the contrast.

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