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How to Reduce Noise

Easy,Tutorial 18 May 2010 1 Comment

Learn how to reduce luminance noise, color noise and jpeg artifacts, using the Reduce Noise filter in Photoshop. Note that you cannot clean the noise image completely, at least not without removing most of the detail in the image along with it.

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Add Smile

Easy,Tutorial 14 May 2010 1 Comment

See how you can slightly tweak the facial expression of your model. The key is to be delicate in your approach, unless you are creating a caricature or cartoon. With the Liquify tool, we can create some minor changes to model photos that can affect the overall mood of the face and therefore affect the […]

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Bloom Effect

Easy,Tutorial 13 May 2010 1 Comment

This tutorial shows how to add a blissful glow to the highlights of your image. This effect works well with portraits, it is similar to diffusion effect. The diffusion effect looks more natural and you can opt for it if you feel that the Bloom effect is too strong for your photo.You will use Apply […]

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HDR Tone Mapping

Advanced,Tutorial 5 May 2010 1 Comment

Learn how to create natural looking HDR tone mapped images in Photoshop with editable layers. You will also learn additional techniques to improve sharpness and contrast for a more realistic looking photo.

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Skin Texture

Easy,Tutorial 1 May 2010 1 Comment

Want to add some texture to your model’s face? Open the portrait and the image with a texture of your choice. Add the texture as a new layer and play with the blend mode (perhaps soft light). You can desaturate the layer.

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Smart Noise Reduction

Easy,Tutorial 29 April 2010 1 Comment

If you cannot use the lowest ISO value or a flash, at least get exposure correct (or overexpose a bit) at the time of shooting. It will reduce the noise level in your image. Further noise ruduction can be done in Photoshop by applying noise filter selectively only to the areas that need it (via […]

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Grunge Effect

Easy,Tutorial 26 April 2010 1 Comment

Non-destructive image editing for increasing the contrast and the intensifying colors of the photo. You use different blend modes, apply High Pass filer, add noise and add Guassian Blur at about 2 pixels smooths it all out.

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Color Replacement

Easy,Tutorial 25 April 2010 1 Comment

Learn about the Color Replacement Tool and how it enables you to change the color of an object in a photo. The Color Replacement Tool is not the most professional way to change colors in Photoshop, but it usually works well for simple tasks. As you drag the Color Replacement Tool over your image, Photoshop […]

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Remove Color Cast

Easy,Tutorial 23 April 2010 3 Comments

This tutorial shows how to quickly clean up a bad color cast in Photoshop. It may happen in a mixed-light situation or due to wrong color temperature. You use a Levels Adjustment Layer, then work on the three different color Channels.

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Grainy Effect

Easy,Tutorial 22 April 2010 1 Comment

Black and white photography allows you to create images with intense grain or noise that gives your photo a dark, gritty, and highly texturized effect. Here is a completely reversible way to add authentic-looking grain to your B&W photographs. It is advisable to add this effect in the end of your Photoshop editing process. You will […]

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