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Skin Retouching

Easy,Tutorial 2 January 2011 Comments Off

This tutorial shows how to use the Gaussian Blur with a layer mask for smoothing the skin, it is important to get the balance right between the Radius and the Threshold slider settings. They you will appy the Dust & Scratches filter to eliminate minor imperfections in the skin…

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Gentle Face Retouch

Advanced,Video lesson 23 September 2010 Comments Off

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.

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Change Background

Easy,Tutorial 17 August 2010 1 Comment

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…

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Lens Flare Effect

Easy,Tutorial 9 July 2010 Comments Off

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.

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Skin Retouching

Easy,Tutorial 21 June 2010 Comments Off

This is a tutorial on the subject of re-touching a photograph in photoshop – smooth and even out the skin. You will learn the clone stamp tool, Gaussian Blur filter, the Selective colour.

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Smooth Skin

Easy,Tutorial 18 June 2010 Comments Off

After some Photoshop methods skin can appear too smooth, fake, and synthetic. This tutorial shows a straightforward technique to help you smooth skin fairly quickly while preserving the texture of the pores. You will use various blending modes, inverting layers, Gaussian Blur and High Pass filters.

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Post Processing

Easy,Tutorial 14 June 2010 Comments Off

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 […]

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Skin Cleaning

Easy,Tutorial 30 May 2010 Comments Off

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

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Portrait Editting

Advanced,Tutorial 24 May 2010 1 Comment

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 […]

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Bloom Effect

Easy,Tutorial 13 May 2010 1 Comment

This tutorial shows how to add a blissful glow to the highlights of your image. This effect works well with portraits, it is similar to diffusion effect. The diffusion effect looks more natural and you can opt for it if you feel that the Bloom effect is too strong for your photo.You will use Apply […]

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