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Remove Objects

Advanced,Tutorial 18 October 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial shows how to eliminate objects from a photo using cloning, spot healing brush and patch tool in photoshop. For instance just select the area you do not want with the patch tool and then drag it to an area of similar texture…

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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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Portrait Retouching

Advanced,Tutorial 7 October 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial shows how to enhance backgrounds, dodge and burn, brighten eyes, and add hair shine. First use Extract tool to select the model, then apply the Gradient Fill tool. To brighten eyes use another adjustment layer (the Brightness/Contrast)…

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Remove Background

Advanced,Tutorial 2 October 2010 Comments Off

If you need to remove background from your photo, use this method: first use the Lasso Tool to make a rough selection. Then use a Pensil tool to draw an outline. There will be a number of other tricks to do like Channels.

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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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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