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Selective Color Trick

Selective Color Trick

This Photoshop tutorial will teach you how to use Selective Color tool in Photoshop for leaving only one object in color while the rest of your photos is monochrome. It is very popular technique in wedding photography, where you need something in a black and white photo to pop up and highlight it with color…

Easy,Tutorial 20 October 2010 : Tagged in

Remove Objects

Remove Objects

This tutorial shows how to eliminate objects from a photo using cloning, spot healing brush and patch tool in photoshop. For instance just select the area you do not want with the patch tool and then drag it to an area of similar texture…

Advanced,Tutorial 18 October 2010 : Tagged in , ,

Photo Manipulation

Photo Manipulation

The tutorial shows how to convert an ordinary photo into some gritty image. You will use Curves, Levels, a new layer with a Multiply Blending Mode. You can add a border with a special Brush…

Gritty

Easy,Tutorial 9 October 2010 : Tagged in , ,

Portrait Retouching

Portrait Retouching

This tutorial shows how to enhance backgrounds, dodge and burn, brighten eyes, and add hair shine. First use Extract tool to select the model, then apply the Gradient Fill tool. To brighten eyes use another adjustment layer (the Brightness/Contrast)…

Advanced,Tutorial 7 October 2010 : Tagged in ,

Remove Background

Remove Background

If you need to remove background from your photo, use this method: first use the Lasso Tool to make a rough selection. Then use a Pensil tool to draw an outline. There will be a number of other tricks to do like Channels.

Advanced,Tutorial 2 October 2010 :

Exposure Fix

Exposure Fix

This tutorial gives a basic fix to underexposed (too dark) or overexposed (too bright) images in Photoshop. You will use a Levels Adjustment Layer. You need to properly set the Black Point, the Midpoint, and the White Point according to the histogram…

Easy,Tutorial 29 September 2010 :

High Pass Softening

High Pass Softening

This tutorial is about softening an image with the High Pass Filter. Add a new layer, make it a a Smark Object and apply the High Pass Filter with Soft Light blending mode. You will need to Invert the new layer to make the soft effect…

Easy,Tutorial 26 September 2010 :

Gentle Face Retouch

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.

Advanced,Video lesson 23 September 2010 : Tagged in , ,

Color Enhancement

Color Enhancement

Learn a simple method for color enhancement of the image in Photoshop. First you will Invert the image, then change the blending mode to Overlay and finally adjust the Hue/Saturation of the layer…

Easy,Tutorial 12 September 2010 : Tagged in ,

Portrait Retouching Again

Portrait Retouching Again

This basic photo retouch lesson shows how to use:

  • the Liquify filter (each photo needs consideration what to to change);
  • the Clone Stamp for cleaning up skin;
  • the Healing brush for getting rid of wrinkles;
  • the Dodge and Burn tools to emphase the eyes and lips;
  • Levels to increase the contrast.

Easy,Tutorial 4 September 2010 : Tagged in , ,

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