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How to use Adjustment Brush

Advanced,Video lesson 28 November 2013 Comments Off

Using Adjustment Brush allows you to apply changes to your image in selected areas only. You can change exposure, contrast, highlights, shadows, clarity, saturation, sharpness, noise and even color temperature if you need. Just click on the Adjustment Brush icon and make sure that your values are back to zero, for that you can double […]

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Gentle Face Retouch

Advanced,Video lesson 23 September 2010 Comments Off

It is not advisable to use Surface Blur tool on a face because the skin will look flat. Instead use Healing Brush, Clone Stamp, Dodge and Burn tools. Apply the Gaussian Blur filter.

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Conent Aware Fill

Easy,Video lesson 25 July 2010 Comments Off

The Photoshop CS5′s new ‘content-aware’ feature works for for spot healing or filling arbitrary areas, the content-aware tools provide a new and surprisingly-veracious replacement for the clone brush and other antiquated methods. See these videos that demostrate how the tool works.

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Spot Healing in CS5

Easy,Video lesson 7 July 2010 1 Comment

Adobe Photoshop CS5 brings an improved spot healing tool. This video tells and shows the difference compare to CS4 version and how content aware healing brush can be used. One of the situations is removing wires from your photos.

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Photo Straightening

Advanced,Video lesson 22 June 2010 Comments Off

This video explains how to crop and straighten images that have perspective distortions. We need to edit the photo in Photoshop so that it has a normal perspective. Choose the Crop tool, select the area you want to leave and click the Perspective option box. Then you drag four coners in such a way that […]

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Dramatic Sky

Easy,Video lesson 2 June 2010 Comments Off

This video will teach you how to add drame to the sky on your photo. Actually you will make the sky look more intense. First you need to select the sky with a Quick selection tool. Then change the blend mode to Multiply. You increase the contrast using the Curves and add some vignetting.

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Overexposed Photo Fix

Easy,Video lesson 1 June 2010 1 Comment

Overexposure is when your image has too much light affecting the highlights and some midtones. You can use Levels: move the sliders so that they are below the black area of the histogram. Alternatively you can use Shadow and Highlights tool in Photoshop. Click on Show more option.

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Fake Miniature

Easy,Video lesson 22 May 2010 Comments Off

For Tilt shift focus effect you need a photo taken from a distance with a panoramic view with a wide area and many details. Copy your image and add a Layer Mask. Then use Reflective Gradient Tool. Apply Lens Blur filter. Then you can play with the mask and change the length of the Gradient. […]

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Content-Aware Scaling

Easy,Video lesson 7 May 2010 1 Comment

This new feature allows you to scale your photo without distorting the main object. For instance you want to scale down the background and leave your model size intact. Just go to Edit and choose Content-Aware Scale.

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Portrait Retouch

Easy,Video lesson 28 April 2010 1 Comment

Learn how to smoothen the model’s face skin and add more sharpening to her eyes.

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