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High Contrast Black&White

Easy,Tutorial 22 July 2010 1 Comment

There are tons of ways to convert your image to monotone. This technique can be used for creating high contrast black and white images. All you need is the Adobe Camera RAW to process your RAW file. Under the HSL/Greyscale tab check the Convert to Greyscale tick box. The maшn idea is to play with […]

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Quick HDR Effect

Easy,Tutorial 18 July 2010 Comments Off

A very quick and simple way to achieve a semi HDR look of your photo in Photoshop. First adjust Shadow/Highlights (by setting the “Shadow” and “Highlights” amount to 40-50%). Duplicate the layer and apply Desaturate, then change the layer blending to “Hard Light“. Duplicate the original picture and add a Gaussian Blur filter with the […]

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Puppet Warp

Easy,Tutorial 14 July 2010 Comments Off

Photoshop CS5′s new Puppet Warp tool can be extremely useful if you need to make minor adjustments to your photos. It is easy to move an arm or in this case a flower. It is especially effective with moving lines.

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Easy Vignette

Easy,Tutorial 13 July 2010 Comments Off

Vignetting can greatly enhance portraits with solid color backgrounds. Here is a very quick way to add vignetting. After you are done with editing your image, go to the Lens Correction filter. Play with sliders to change the effect as you like. This filter is actually great for removing vignetting and wide angle distortion of […]

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Old Photo Effect

Easy,Tutorial 12 July 2010 Comments Off

You will learn how to apply an old photo effect to your image. You will use the B&W Gradient Map with a Soft Light blending mode.

Lens Flare Effect

Easy,Tutorial 9 July 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial shows how to make the subject (model) is more focused. You will use the Gaussian blur filter, Curves, Selective color, also blend mode as Screen. Then apply a Lens Flare filter.

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Spot Healing in CS5

Easy,Video lesson 7 July 2010 1 Comment

Adobe Photoshop CS5 brings an improved spot healing tool. This video tells and shows the difference compare to CS4 version and how content aware healing brush can be used. One of the situations is removing wires from your photos.

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Remove Dark Circles

Easy,Tutorial 30 June 2010 Comments Off

See this tutorial to learn how to do under-eye cleanup so that it looks natural in your portrait. The Clone Stamp tool is not delicate enough for this job. You will use the Patch Tool instead. You may need some Clone Stamp tuning after that.

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Change Eye Color

Easy,Tutorial 28 June 2010 Comments Off

If you want to change the eye color in your photos, here is a simple tutorial. You will use the Quick Mask to mark the area which color you need to change. Then you Inverse the selection and apply Color Balance. If the iris color is too bright, use Hue/Saturation to decrease the brightness intensity […]

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Increase Breast

Easy,Tutorial 24 June 2010 Comments Off

After reading this tutorial you will be able to increase your model’s breast size. You wil use the Bloat tool in the Liquify filter.

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