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Reduce Wrinkles

Reduce Wrinkles

This tutorial teaches the Healing Brush tool in Photoshop and how it helps reducing wrinkles in a facial portrait. Don’t try to completely remove wrinkles, it’s one of retouching mistakes. Once you are done with a new layer and healing brush editing, lower the Opacity of the layer…

Easy,Tutorial 23 July 2010 : Tagged in ,

High Contrast Black&White

High Contrast Black&White

There are tons of ways to convert your image to monotone. This technique can be used for creating high contrast black and white images. All you need is the Adobe Camera RAW to process your RAW file. Under the HSL/Greyscale tab check the Convert to Greyscale tick box. The maшn idea is to play with Fill Light and Blacks sliders…

Easy,Tutorial 22 July 2010 : Tagged in

Quick HDR Effect

Quick HDR Effect

A very quick and simple way to achieve a semi HDR look of your photo in Photoshop. First adjust Shadow/Highlights (by setting the “Shadow” and “Highlights” amount to 40-50%). Duplicate the layer and apply Desaturate, then change the layer blending to “Hard Light“. Duplicate the original picture and add a Gaussian Blur filter with the Radius around 40 pixels…

Easy,Tutorial 18 July 2010 : Tagged in

Puppet Warp

Puppet Warp

Photoshop CS5′s new Puppet Warp tool can be extremely useful if you need to make minor adjustments to your photos. It is easy to move an arm or in this case a flower. It is especially effective with moving lines.

Easy,Tutorial 14 July 2010 : Tagged in

Easy Vignette

Easy Vignette

Vignetting can greatly enhance portraits with solid color backgrounds. Here is a very quick way to add vignetting. After you are done with editing your image, go to the Lens Correction filter. Play with sliders to change the effect as you like. This filter is actually great for removing vignetting and wide angle distortion of photos.

Easy,Tutorial 13 July 2010 : Tagged in

Old Photo Effect

Old Photo Effect

You will learn how to apply an old photo effect to your image. You will use the B&W Gradient Map with a Soft Light blending mode.

Easy,Tutorial 12 July 2010 :

Lens Flare Effect

Lens Flare Effect

This tutorial shows how to make the subject (model) is more focused. You will use the Gaussian blur filter, Curves, Selective color, also blend mode as Screen. Then apply a Lens Flare filter.

Easy,Tutorial 9 July 2010 : Tagged in , ,

Spot Healing in CS5

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.

Easy,Video lesson 7 July 2010 : Tagged in ,

Easy Fake HDR

Easy Fake HDR

This tutorial shows quite easy way to fake HDR photos in Photoshop. There is no need to shoot into RAW or take multiple photos – one JPEG file is enough. You will change Highlights and use the Color Dodge and Linear Burn blending modes. You will also use layer masks and Gaussian blur filter and “Overlay” blending mode…

Advanced,Tutorial 5 July 2010 :

Remove Dark Circles

Remove Dark Circles

See this tutorial to learn how to do under-eye cleanup so that it looks natural in your portrait. The Clone Stamp tool is not delicate enough for this job. You will use the Patch Tool instead. You may need some Clone Stamp tuning after that.

Easy,Tutorial 30 June 2010 : Tagged in ,

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