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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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How to Reduce Noise

Easy,Tutorial 18 May 2010 1 Comment

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.

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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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Grunge Effect

Easy,Tutorial 26 April 2010 1 Comment

Non-destructive image editing for increasing the contrast and the intensifying colors of the photo. You use different blend modes, apply High Pass filer, add noise and add Guassian Blur at about 2 pixels smooths it all out.

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Grainy Effect

Easy,Tutorial 22 April 2010 1 Comment

Black and white photography allows you to create images with intense grain or noise that gives your photo a dark, gritty, and highly texturized effect. Here is a completely reversible way to add authentic-looking grain to your B&W photographs. It is advisable to add this effect in the end of your Photoshop editing process. You will […]

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Skin Retouching

Easy,Tutorial 13 April 2010 1 Comment

This tutorial explains how to remove pimples and make the face skin of your portrait smoother. You will learn ‘Smart blur’ filter to achieve a blur effect; ‘heal tool’ for removing dark spots, unwanted hair; Mask option, which allows you to work only on skin area. You will also add some noise by using the […]

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Sepia Effect

Easy,Tutorial 18 March 2010 Comments Off

To make your photo look professional, apply Sepia tone. This tutorial shows how to imitate Depth of field effect, add Sepia tone and Sepia mild noise.

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Built-in Filters

Easy,Tutorial 20 February 2010 Comments Off

Filters are used to change the appearance of an image, layer or selection in Photoshop. Key filters are Lens Blur Filter, Noise Filters, Sharpen Filters and some other that you find in the Filters Gallery.

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Reduce Noise

Easy,Tutorial 16 February 2010 1 Comment

In low light shooting situations you can shoot with a higher ISO but it presents a problem – camera noise and texture. There are many ways of reducing camera noise using Photoshop and this tutorial is just one method for color noise reduction.

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