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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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3 Creative Exercises for Using a Slow Shutter Speed
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The reason I’m a big fan of experimenting with different shutter speeds is that the opportunities seem endless. By only using a fast shutter speed you’ll limit your photography and miss out on so many great images. In my opinion, shutter speed is the setting which allows you to be the most creative and to […]

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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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How to Make and Apply a Bokeh Overlay Using Photoshop
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Bokeh overlays are an excellent way to add a trendy stylized look to your portraits. You can purchase overlays, but I would instead suggest making your own. It’s easy, fun, and best of all, it’s free! In this video, I take you through the process of making and applying a bokeh overlay to a portrait […]

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How to Make Your Own Frames and Borders Using Photoshop
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Give your photos an edge! This tutorial will show you how to make your own frames and borders using Photoshop. Picture frames have been around for most of art history. This hasn’t change in our digital age. Whether you print your photo or leave it digital, adding an edge to it will always help its […]

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How to Crop to Exact Pixel Size Using Photoshop – with Phil Steele
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If you’ve struggled to resize images to an exact pixel size watch this video tutorial by Phil Steele. He will show you exactly how to crop your images to fit a specific pixel size (like for a Facebook banner, etc.) using one quick step in Photoshop. Crop to pixel size using Photoshop Phil also mentioned […]

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How to Create Abstract Images With a Soft-Focus Look Using Vaseline
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As a rule, sticky substances and photography don’t mix. For a beloved camera, any liquid substance is a cause for concern. So naturally, I was surprised when I stumbled upon a neat trick used by glamor photographers back in the day. Actresses of the 1920s and 30s were photographed in the soft-focus style that photographers like Alfred Stieglitz […]

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Let’s Have a Laugh! – Using Humor in Photography
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Go on! You know it is good for you! Let’s have a laugh! This article is about using humor in photography. Clearly, somebody has something to laugh about – even in the rain. This article is not so much Five Handy Tips, as it is more a case of Three Gentle Nudges. Maybe you are […]

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