Hand picked tutorials, tips and lessons on Photoshop photo editing and retouching Suggest a link

RAW or Jpeg?

RAW or Jpeg?

This in depth tutorial covers the difference between RAW and Jpeg, gives an overview of Adobe Camera RAW (ACR) features and teaches how to process Jpeg from RAW files. You will find full explaination why shooting in RAW has more advantages and benefits to you over Jpeg. Also some basic tips on non-destructive editing your image in Photoshop via layers (Levels, Color correction).

Easy,Tutorial 22 March 2010 : Tagged in ,

Color Old Photos

Color Old Photos

Here is a rather simple way how you can add color (or change colors) in any photograph, even old black and white. You will use Layer masks, Opasity, Blend mode and of course Hue/Saturation.

Easy,Tutorial 21 March 2010 : Tagged in , , ,

Vignette via Curves

Watch this video lesson and learn how to make a Vignette with Curves. It is just one of many methods of making a Vignette but it gives more contrast to the background.

Easy,Video lesson 20 March 2010 : Tagged in ,

Sepia Effect

Sepia Effect

To make your photo look professional, apply Sepia tone. This tutorial shows how to imitate Depth of field effect, add Sepia tone and Sepia mild noise.

Easy,Tutorial 18 March 2010 : Tagged in , ,

Body Shaping

This video tutorial will teach you how to correct the body shape of your model in Photoshop by using the Liquify Filter. This is what glamour magazines usually do on their models’ photos so that they look ideal.

Advanced,Video lesson 15 March 2010 : Tagged in

Dual View Mode

Dual View Mode

This Photoshop tutorial shows how to give ourselves two different views of the same image by opening it in two separate document windows, each set to a different zoom level, making it much easier to judge the effect our edits are having on the overall image. You can always zoom in to make a few edits, zoom out to the 100% view size to judge the results, zoom back in to make a few more edits, zoom out, back and forth, on and on, but who wants to do that, especially when there’s a much better and easier way.

Easy,Tutorial 13 March 2010 : Tagged in

Smart Objects

Smart Objects is a great tool for non-destructive editing in Photoshop. For example when you resize your photo, using Smart Objects will allow you to retain all the pixels and later edit your resize parameters, whereas if you apply resize on a layer, some pixels will be lost. View this tutorial for better understanding of what Spart Objects are.

Easy,Video lesson 11 March 2010 : Tagged in

Pop Colors

Pop Colors

You can use various ways to saturate your colors in Photoshop. This tutorial shows how to pop colors using “Channel Mixer” adjustment layers and adjusting selective colors.

Easy,Tutorial 10 March 2010 : Tagged in , ,

Lighten Dark Photos

Lighten Dark Photos

Learn how to lighten dark photos in Photoshop using a few different methods like Screen Blend mode, Levels, Shadow/Highlight and Brightness/Contrast.

Easy,Tutorial 9 March 2010 : Tagged in , , , ,

Delicate Hue/Saturation

Delicate Hue/Saturation

This tutorial teaches how to adjust the Hue and Saturation without burning out colors in your image. It is done by using a different technique that prevents losing the exposure settings.

Easy,Tutorial 8 March 2010 : Tagged in , , ,

Rss Feed Tweeter button Facebook button Linkedin button Delicious button Digg button Stumbleupon button