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Photography Touchup

Photography Touchup

This tutorial will show a portrait touchup method. First you add some glow by using a filter Render (diffuse glow). Then duplicate a layer and change its blending mode to “Hard Light”…

Easy,Tutorial 24 August 2010 : Tagged in

Change Background

Change Background

If have an ordinary photo, changing the background may add extra impact. First you should select the subjects using the extract tool. Then use a motion blur filter to blur the background with a gradient…

Easy,Tutorial 17 August 2010 : Tagged in ,

Enhancing Contrast

Enhancing Contrast

To enhance contrast (the difference between tones in an image) you can use these methods: Clarity/Contrast in Adobe Camera Raw, Curves in Photoshop, Dodge and Burn, Black and White Contrast and Selective Colour Contrast – all in Photoshop.

Easy,Tutorial 16 August 2010 : Tagged in

Three Touch Ups

Three Touch Ups

This easy tutorial will show how to remove Moles & Other Blemishes in Photoshop CS5 amazing new feature Content-aware; fix overshadowed areas of your image by using Levels and Brightness/Contrast and fix discoloring with Color Replacement Tool.

Easy,Tutorial 14 August 2010 : Tagged in , ,

Beautify a Face

Beautify a Face

You will learn here how Photoshop can fix skin, remove blemishes and wrinkles, whiten and fix teeth, fix hair, fix eyebrows, increase definition in the eyes and crop and sharpen the image in the final steps, all in a non-destructive way. Use the Healing Brush Tool to remove wrinkles. Increase definition of the eyes by applying a blending mode Soft Light. Add a Hue & Saturation adjustment layer to whiten and fix teeth. Finally using a High Pass Sharpening.

Advanced,Tutorial 13 August 2010 : Tagged in , , , ,

Unwanted Items

Unwanted Items

This tutorial will help you learn how to remove unwanted elements from a photo using the Clone Stamp Tool in Adobe Photoshop. The clone stamp tool allows you to duplicate part of an image. You need to set a sampling point in the image which will be used as a reference to create a new cloned area.

Easy,Tutorial 6 August 2010 : Tagged in

White Balance in ACR

White Balance in ACR

Adobe Camera Raw allows you to correct the white balance if you shoot in RAW. You can manually adjust white balance sliders or pick the white area on the image and click on it.

Easy,Tutorial 3 August 2010 :

Overexposed Photo Fix

Overexposed Photo Fix

If you have an overexposed photo, the easiest way to fix it is to use Shadow/Highlight. You can also create a new Layer and change the Blending mode to  Multiply. This will darken the photo uniformly. You can repeat this until you are happy with the results.

Easy,Tutorial 30 July 2010 : Tagged in ,

Color Correction

Color Correction

If your in-camera white balance was set wrongly, this Photoshop tutorial instructs on color correction using Adobe Photoshop’s hue/saturation and curves to correct color casts. There are two effective tools for accomplishing color correction on photographs with unwanted color casts: the “Curves” tool and the “Color Balance” tool. The ‘Hue & Saturation’ tool should be avoided because when you change the hue to fix the green color (say to add yellow to the green), your reds will shift in the opposite direction, throwing them out of balance.

Easy,Tutorial 27 July 2010 : Tagged in ,

Conent Aware Fill

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.

Easy,Video lesson 25 July 2010 : Tagged in

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