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Photography Touchup

Easy,Tutorial 24 August 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial will show a portrait touchup method. First you add some glow by using a filter Render (diffuse glow). Then duplicate a layer and change its blending mode to “Hard Light”…

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Change Background

Easy,Tutorial 17 August 2010 1 Comment

If have an ordinary photo, changing the background may add extra impact. First you should select the subjects using the extract tool. Then use a motion blur filter to blur the background with a gradient…

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Enhancing Contrast

Easy,Tutorial 16 August 2010 Comments Off

To enhance contrast (the difference between tones in an image) you can use these methods: Clarity/Contrast in Adobe Camera Raw, Curves in Photoshop, Dodge and Burn, Black and White Contrast and Selective Colour Contrast – all in Photoshop.

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Three Touch Ups

Easy,Tutorial 14 August 2010 2 Comments

This easy tutorial will show how to remove Moles & Other Blemishes in Photoshop CS5 amazing new feature Content-aware; fix overshadowed areas of your image by using Levels and Brightness/Contrast and fix discoloring with Color Replacement Tool.

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Unwanted Items

Easy,Tutorial 6 August 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial will help you learn how to remove unwanted elements from a photo using the Clone Stamp Tool in Adobe Photoshop. The clone stamp tool allows you to duplicate part of an image. You need to set a sampling point in the image which will be used as a reference to create a new […]

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White Balance in ACR

Easy,Tutorial 3 August 2010 Comments Off

Adobe Camera Raw allows you to correct the white balance if you shoot in RAW. You can manually adjust white balance sliders or pick the white area on the image and click on it.

Overexposed Photo Fix

Easy,Tutorial 30 July 2010 Comments Off

If you have an overexposed photo, the easiest way to fix it is to use Shadow/Highlight. You can also create a new Layer and change the Blending mode to  Multiply. This will darken the photo uniformly. You can repeat this until you are happy with the results.

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Color Correction

Easy,Tutorial 27 July 2010 1 Comment

If your in-camera white balance was set wrongly, this Photoshop tutorial instructs on color correction using Adobe Photoshop’s hue/saturation and curves to correct color casts. There are two effective tools for accomplishing color correction on photographs with unwanted color casts: the “Curves” tool and the “Color Balance” tool. The ‘Hue & Saturation’ tool should be […]

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Conent Aware Fill

Easy,Video lesson 25 July 2010 Comments Off

The Photoshop CS5′s new ‘content-aware’ feature works for for spot healing or filling arbitrary areas, the content-aware tools provide a new and surprisingly-veracious replacement for the clone brush and other antiquated methods. See these videos that demostrate how the tool works.

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Reduce Wrinkles

Easy,Tutorial 23 July 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial teaches the Healing Brush tool in Photoshop and how it helps reducing wrinkles in a facial portrait. Don’t try to completely remove wrinkles, it’s one of retouching mistakes. Once you are done with a new layer and healing brush editing, lower the Opacity of the layer…

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