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Make Younger

Make Younger

If you want to make yourself or your model look 10 years younger, use Photoshop. Correct eye bags and wrinkles with Patch Tool, Healing Touch and Cloning Stamp Tool.

Easy,Tutorial 3 June 2010 : Tagged in , ,

Dramatic Sky

This video will teach you how to add drame to the sky on your photo. Actually you will make the sky look more intense. First you need to select the sky with a Quick selection tool. Then change the blend mode to Multiply. You increase the contrast using the Curves and add some vignetting.

Easy,Video lesson 2 June 2010 : Tagged in , ,

Overexposed Photo Fix

Overexposure is when your image has too much light affecting the highlights and some midtones. You can use Levels: move the sliders so that they are below the black area of the histogram. Alternatively you can use Shadow and Highlights tool in Photoshop. Click on Show more option.

Easy,Video lesson 1 June 2010 : Tagged in ,

Skin Cleaning

Skin Cleaning

This simple tutorial explains how to remove skin imperfections in your images, using Healing brush, Clone stam tool and Blur filter.

Easy,Tutorial 30 May 2010 : Tagged in , , ,

Dreamy Protrait Effect

Dreamy Protrait Effect

This is a dreamy effect tutorial. First set Black and White point in the curves adjustment layer. Then edit Hue/Saturation. Duplicate the layer and use Gaussian Blur. Change the blending mode to Screen with 40 % opacity…

Easy,Tutorial 26 May 2010 : Tagged in , , , ,

Split Toning

Split Toning

The dramatic Split Toning effect can be an ideal alternative to black and white. Split toning creates a multicolor toning effect where the shadows and highlights are of two different colors. It works well with portraits and not so well with landscapes. First convert the image to black and white by adding a Black & White adjustment layer. Then add a color balance adjustment layer…

Easy,Tutorial 25 May 2010 : Tagged in

Portrait Editting

Portrait Editting

This tutorial shos how to slim the model’s face down and apply some make-up (improving the smoothness of her skin and correct her eyebrows). First you will use the ”Liquidify” tool (filter>liquify). To remove black and irregular spots on her face apply the “Clone Stamp Tool”. The brush size will depend on the spot we want to cover. For removing the wrinkles use the “Blur Tool” with a strength of 55%. Whitening her teeth requires creating a new layer and painting the teeth zone with a soft white (0% hardness) brush. Then setting the layer mode to Soft Light and opacity to 45%.

Advanced,Tutorial 24 May 2010 : Tagged in , , ,

Fake Miniature

For Tilt shift focus effect you need a photo taken from a distance with a panoramic view with a wide area and many details. Copy your image and add a Layer Mask. Then use Reflective Gradient Tool. Apply Lens Blur filter. Then you can play with the mask and change the length of the Gradient. And lastly pop up the Satururation of your image.

Easy,Video lesson 22 May 2010 : Tagged in , , ,

How to Reduce Noise

How to Reduce Noise

Learn how to reduce luminance noise, color noise and jpeg artifacts, using the Reduce Noise filter in Photoshop. Note that you cannot clean the noise image completely, at least not without removing most of the detail in the image along with it.

Easy,Tutorial 18 May 2010 : Tagged in

Add Smile

Add Smile

See how you can slightly tweak the facial expression of your model. The key is to be delicate in your approach, unless you are creating a caricature or cartoon. With the Liquify tool, we can create some minor changes to model photos that can affect the overall mood of the face and therefore affect the mood of the photo.

Easy,Tutorial 14 May 2010 : Tagged in

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