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Smart Contrast

Advanced,Tutorial 26 October 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial shows how to increase contrast using Photoshop and protect your image from having blown out highlights and shadows while you increase contrast.

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Beautify a Face

Advanced,Tutorial 13 August 2010 Comments Off

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 […]

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Face Makeover

Advanced,Tutorial 25 June 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial shows how to make a simple and quick ‘makeover’ in Photoshop. To Smoothen Skin tone & Texture apply the FILTER/Noise/Median… filter with a Layer Mask. For Changing & Brightening the Iris Color New Layer use a hard brush and set the blend mode to Hue/Soft Light/Overlay. For Eye whitening select the white of […]

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Partially Colored

Easy,Tutorial 16 June 2010 Comments Off

This tutorial explains how to make some objects of the image colored while rest Black and White. Create a new layer for Channel Mixer and mark “Monochrome”. Then use the brush to highlight all the objects you want colored on a Layer mask.

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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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Fake Miniature

Easy,Video lesson 22 May 2010 Comments Off

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. […]

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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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Smart Noise Reduction

Easy,Tutorial 29 April 2010 1 Comment

If you cannot use the lowest ISO value or a flash, at least get exposure correct (or overexpose a bit) at the time of shooting. It will reduce the noise level in your image. Further noise ruduction can be done in Photoshop by applying noise filter selectively only to the areas that need it (via […]

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Selective Sepia

Advanced,Tutorial 16 April 2010 1 Comment

Photoshop allows you to selectively add a dramatic sepia effect to a photo.  You will use a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer, then apply the layer mask and a Black & White adjustment layer.

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Change Eye & Hair Color

Easy,Video lesson 14 April 2010 1 Comment

This video shows how to change the color of your model’s eyes and hair. You use the Brush tool, Quick Mask, Adjustment Layers, Hue/Saturation.

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