Photoshop

Using Lightroom Alongside Photoshop: Working with Smart Objects
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What software do you use to process your digital images? As of the writing of this article, Adobe Lightroom sports over 1.4 million Likes on their official Facebook page. And Photoshop? That Facebook page is pushing 7.7 million Likes. If those numbers are any indication of the overall use of the editing software, then it’s safe […]

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How to do Color Correction Using the Photoshop Curves Tool
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One of the most powerful Photoshop tools at your disposal is Curves. Though it’s often only used to tweak contrast, the curves tool is also hugely effective in correcting color. What’s more, learning how to use it gives you a greater knowledge of image editing in general. It’ll enhance your understanding of the histogram and […]

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How to Create an Orton Effect Using Photoshop
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Even if you have never heard of the Orton Effect before I can virtually guarantee you’ve seen this type of photograph at some point in the past. The Orton Effect is a carry over technique from the darkroom which has made it into the brave new world of digital image processing. The name comes from […]

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How to Easily Add a New Element to Your Image Using Photoshop
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This is an article for beginners in Photoshop. You will learn how to simply add an element to your photo and transform a daylight image into a nighttime one. Open your selected images in Photoshop First thing you want to do is select a photo of a mountain (in raw format). For that, open Photoshop […]

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How to Take Control of Contrast Using Curves and Levels in Photoshop
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Have you ever found your photos flat? The colors are muted and it just looks dull? That’s because it lacks contrast. Sometimes regardless of your best exposure skills, the conditions are not suited to get a wide range of tones. Not to worry though, it can be fixed in post-processing. I’ll show you my workflow […]

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Quick and Dirty Method of Using the Photoshop Spot Healing Brush Tool
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Let’s say you use Lightroom and you’ve tried and tried to get rid of those distracting spots using Lightroom’s Spot Removal Tool but no matter how you set it – using Clone or Heal or changing the Opacity or increasing the Feather – you have a giant, obvious repair on your image. Not good! This […]

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How to Remove People from Your Photos Using Photoshop
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The worst part about taking photos of monuments and city streets is that you always get cars and people blocking the architecture behind them. It can be very distractive, and they take away from the real subject. In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn a technique that will allow you to quickly remove people and […]

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How to do Night Photography With No Tripod – and a Little Photoshop Help
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In this article I am going to show you how you can do amazing night photography with no tripod and not too much grain. In this photo I was on the Academia Bridge in Venice, the place to be to catch the sunset. There were tons of photographers taking long exposure photos, so many that […]

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How to Create a Double Exposure Effect Using Photoshop
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What is a double exposure effect? In days of yore, back when DSLR cameras were SLR, a roll of film was inserted in the back of your camera to give you 24 or 36 exposures. A double exposure was created in-camera by taking two different photos on the same frame of film. The Double Exposure […]

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