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Lighting Effect

Lighting Effect

This tutorial shows how you can achieve a lighting effect in your photo. You will use the Color Balance, add a texture layer and change its blend mode to Soft Light…

Easy,Tutorial 15 June 2010 : Tagged in , ,

Post Processing

Post Processing

  • Take RAW Photos It gives more flexibility in post processing your photos, i.e. it gives 1 more stop of exposure that you can adjust. In Camera Raw you can change virtually all characteristics of the image ranging from brightness/contrast & colour alterations to vignetting and sharpness.
  • Sharpening using the High Pass filter Duplicate this layer and then run the high pass filter. To achieve the optimum sharpness, move the slider so that the edges of the image are starting to come through the gray, in this case 1% seems to work well. Set the layer mode to overlay. This enhances the edges of the image and makes the photo look sharper.
  • Remove Artifacts using the clone stamp tool The clone stamp tool is useful to remove unwanted elements in a photo. This could be anything from facial blemishes in a portrait photo, to unwanted elements in aREAD MORE...

Easy,Tutorial 14 June 2010 : Tagged in , , ,

Daytime into Night

Daytime into Night

Learn how to convert a daytime photo into a Night image. First remove the sky  from the original image using the pen tool or any other selection tool. Then change the blend mode to Color overlay, add a Gradient overlay…

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

Human Statue Effect

Human Statue Effect

Want to apply a Stone Cursed person effect in Photoshop? You will need to desaturate a dublicate layer, then use the Pen Tool, add a downloaded Concrete texture, then Inverse the texture with a Multiply Blend mode on the layer.

Advanced,Tutorial 12 June 2010 : Tagged in , ,

Creative Focus

Creative Focus

In this tutorial you will learn how to add creative focus to an image using Photoshop’s Lens Blur filter. The Lens Blur filter offers an incredible amount of control over the effect and when used with an easy-to-create Depth Map we can specify exactly how much blurring to apply to different areas of the image, giving us complete creative control over which areas are in focus and which are not.

Advanced,Tutorial 11 June 2010 : Tagged in

Creative Photo Collage

Creative Photo Collage

In this tutorial you will learn to use the Free Transform tool, and other techniques to create a collage from your photos.

Easy,Tutorial 10 June 2010 : Tagged in ,

Add Watermark

Add Watermark

This photoshop tutorial teaches how to easily add transparent watermark and copyright text to a multiple photos. Start recording an Action so that you can use this watermark on other images quickly. Add a new Layer, place the copyright sign and apply the Emboss filter. Change your layer mode to hard light. Then do the same with the text you want to apear.

Easy,Tutorial 8 June 2010 : Tagged in ,

Remove Haze Look

Remove Haze Look

This tutorial shows how to remove a hazy look from your travel photos. Photoshop can clean up your landscape images and remove the blue tint from the atmosphere seen most during over long distances at mid day. Use Levels tool and work on only one color channel at a time. Then increase the Brightness and apply some sharpening.

Easy,Tutorial 7 June 2010 : Tagged in ,

Film Effect

Film Effect

This tutorial shows how to have photos look as if they were taken with a film camera and no UV filter and then scanned. You will apply color adjustments using the Curves tool, change the Blend mode, add a Brightness/Contrast adjustment layer.

Easy,Tutorial 6 June 2010 : Tagged in , ,

Change Hair Color

Change Hair Color

Learn how to change the hair color and create glossie lips. You will use the Quick Mask, the Color Balance, Layer Blend mode “Soft Light”, the Dodge tool in the range set to “HighLights”.

Easy,Tutorial 4 June 2010 : Tagged in , , ,

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