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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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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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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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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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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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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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