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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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Beautify a Face

Advanced,Tutorial 13 August 2010 Comments Off

You will learn here how Photoshop can fix skin, remove blemishes and wrinkles, whiten and fix teeth, fix hair, fix eyebrows, increase definition in the eyes and crop and sharpen the image in the final steps, all in a non-destructive way. Use the Healing Brush Tool to remove wrinkles. Increase definition of the eyes by […]

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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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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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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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