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Skin Retouching

Easy,Tutorial 21 June 2010 Comments Off

This is a tutorial on the subject of re-touching a photograph in photoshop – smooth and even out the skin. You will learn the clone stamp tool, Gaussian Blur filter, the Selective colour.

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Content-Aware Scaling

Easy,Tutorial 20 June 2010 Comments Off

Content-Aware Scaling enables magnifying or reducing photos without distorting any important elements. Click Edit/Content-Aware Scale to access this tool.

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Smooth Skin

Easy,Tutorial 18 June 2010 Comments Off

After some Photoshop methods skin can appear too smooth, fake, and synthetic. This tutorial shows a straightforward technique to help you smooth skin fairly quickly while preserving the texture of the pores. You will use various blending modes, inverting layers, Gaussian Blur and High Pass filters.

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Vintage Lomo Effect

Advanced,Tutorial 17 June 2010 Comments Off

The lomo effect in this tutorial mimics the funky retro-looking colors, high contrast, and strong vignette of lomo cameras. First you add a Levels Adjustment layer and choose the Red channel. Then increase the contrast. To get the colors back, adjust the Green channel as well. Then add a vignette and change the blending mode […]

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Partially Colored

Easy,Tutorial 16 June 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial explains how to make some objects of the image colored while rest Black and White. Create a new layer for Channel Mixer and mark “Monochrome”. Then use the brush to highlight all the objects you want colored on a Layer mask.

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Lighting Effect

Easy,Tutorial 15 June 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial shows how you can achieve a lighting effect in your photo. You will use the Color Balance, add a texture layer and change its blend mode to Soft Light…

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Post Processing

Easy,Tutorial 14 June 2010 Comments Off

Take RAW Photos It gives more flexibility in post processing your photos, i.e. it gives 1 more stop of exposure that you can adjust. In Camera Raw you can change virtually all characteristics of the image ranging from brightness/contrast & colour alterations to vignetting and sharpness. Sharpening using the High Pass filter Duplicate this layer […]

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Daytime into Night

Advanced,Tutorial 13 June 2010 Comments Off

Learn how to convert a daytime photo into a Night image. First remove the sky  from the original image using the pen tool or any other selection tool. Then change the blend mode to Color overlay, add a Gradient overlay…

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Human Statue Effect

Advanced,Tutorial 12 June 2010 Comments Off

Want to apply a Stone Cursed person effect in Photoshop? You will need to desaturate a dublicate layer, then use the Pen Tool, add a downloaded Concrete texture, then Inverse the texture with a Multiply Blend mode on the layer.

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Creative Focus

Advanced,Tutorial 11 June 2010 Comments Off

In this tutorial you will learn how to add creative focus to an image using Photoshop’s Lens Blur filter. The Lens Blur filter offers an incredible amount of control over the effect and when used with an easy-to-create Depth Map we can specify exactly how much blurring to apply to different areas of the image, […]

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