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Dark Photo Fixing

Easy,Tutorial 29 March 2010 Comments Off

If curves and levels seem too complicated for you at this moment and you have a really dark image that you need to fix, there is an easy way to adjust the lightness in your underexposed photo. It is not a panacea though and other means may be used too. This method is based on […]

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Silhouette

Easy,Tutorial 28 March 2010 Comments Off

A silhouette is a drawing of the outline of an object, filled in with some solid color. A silhouette may be cast in dark colors or it may be just an outline sans any other feature. Silhouettes find a lot of uses in presentations and displays. Learn how to convert a photograph into a silhouette.

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Dynamic Black & White

Easy,Video lesson 27 March 2010 2 Comments

It shows how to edit a photo portrait to improve the sharpness and add a sepia effect to the black and white image. A combination of Adjustment layers, High pass filter, different Blend modes, Gradient map are used in this video tutorial.

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Aspect Ratio & Cropping

Easy,Tutorial 26 March 2010 Comments Off

As you know there is a tool for cropping photos in Photoshop, named the Crop Tool. You can easily crop your images to common photo sizes like 4×6, 5×7 or 8×10 by entering the width and height values into the Options Bar or by selecting a preset crop size from the Preset picker. When you […]

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RAW or Jpeg?

Easy,Tutorial 22 March 2010 Comments Off

This in depth tutorial covers the difference between RAW and Jpeg, gives an overview of Adobe Camera RAW (ACR) features and teaches how to process Jpeg from RAW files. You will find full explaination why shooting in RAW has more advantages and benefits to you over Jpeg. Also some basic tips on non-destructive editing your […]

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Color Old Photos

Easy,Tutorial 21 March 2010 Comments Off

Here is a rather simple way how you can add color (or change colors) in any photograph, even old black and white. You will use Layer masks, Opasity, Blend mode and of course Hue/Saturation.

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Vignette via Curves

Easy,Video lesson 20 March 2010 Comments Off

Watch this video lesson and learn how to make a Vignette with Curves. It is just one of many methods of making a Vignette but it gives more contrast to the background.

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Sepia Effect

Easy,Tutorial 18 March 2010 Comments Off

To make your photo look professional, apply Sepia tone. This tutorial shows how to imitate Depth of field effect, add Sepia tone and Sepia mild noise.

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Dual View Mode

Easy,Tutorial 13 March 2010 Comments Off

This Photoshop tutorial shows how to give ourselves two different views of the same image by opening it in two separate document windows, each set to a different zoom level, making it much easier to judge the effect our edits are having on the overall image. You can always zoom in to make a few […]

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Smart Objects

Easy,Video lesson 11 March 2010 Comments Off

Smart Objects is a great tool for non-destructive editing in Photoshop. For example when you resize your photo, using Smart Objects will allow you to retain all the pixels and later edit your resize parameters, whereas if you apply resize on a layer, some pixels will be lost. View this tutorial for better understanding of […]

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