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When to Use Levels or Curves in Photoshop

PictureCorrect Photography Tips When to Use Levels or Curves in Photoshop Related: Black Friday deal starting on Photoshop Basics for Photographers Many Photoshop users learn to use the Levels dialog and then never progress to learning how to use the Curves. Let me give you several reasons why learning to use the Curves will make you more of an expert with Adobe Photoshop… Read More at Picture Correct

Two Ways to Replace the Sky Using Photoshop

Digital Photography School A couple of methods for replacing skies in Photoshop Two Ways to Replace the Sky Using Photoshop Sometimes the weather doesn’t cooperate for you to get the perfect shot. So here are two methods you can use to replace the sky with Photoshop, and put in one that’s more interesting. Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Use Photoshop to Correct Perspective Distortion of Buildings in Your Images

Digital Photography School In this tutorial we talk about fixing distortion in Photoshop. How to Use Photoshop to Correct Perspective Distortion of Buildings in Your Images Follow these steps to learn how to use Photoshop to help correct perspective distortion of architecture and buildings in your images. Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Remove Shadows in Photoshop

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How to Remove Shadows in Photoshop How can you make shadows disappear? There are a number of ways—curves, filters, brushes—but Glyn Dewis prefers a method called frequency separation that uses a combination of everything. Watch how he does it below: He cast the shadow of his model’s glasses with a cross-lighting rig, but he’s using A… Read More at Picture Correct

Create an Easy Photoshop Action for Teeth Whitening

Fstoppers Need to whiten your client’s teeth? We can help! Create an Easy Photoshop Action for Teeth Whitening Whether you’re a portrait, wedding, or event photographer, you undoubtedly encounter this issue: nobody has perfect teeth. But there is a perfect way to streamline the fix: create a Photoshop action. Read More at Fstoppers

Fstoppers Reviews the Retouching Toolkit: The Most Comprehensive Photoshop Panel Currently Available

Fstoppers Need to upgrade your retouching workflow? Check this out. Fstoppers Reviews the Retouching Toolkit: The Most Comprehensive Photoshop Panel Currently Available As photographers and retouchers, we tend to rely only on a few of the numerous tools and techniques available in Photoshop. So why clutter our workspace with tools that are useless when everything could fit on a single panel? It’s precisely why the Retouching Toolkit by Conny Wallstrom exists. Read More at Fstoppers

32% OFF Phil Steele’s Photoshop Basics Online Course | SnapnDeals

Digital Photography School Our friend Phil Steele has his Photoshop Basics Training on SnapnDeals this week. He’s a great teacher and it’s well worth checking out. 32% OFF Phil Steele’s Photoshop Basics Online Course | SnapnDeals Read More at Digital Photography School

10 Quick Photoshop Tips to Improve Your Workflow

Digital Photography School Tips for improving your Photoshop workflow 10 Quick Photoshop Tips to Improve Your Workflow Photoshop is a huge and often confusing program to get a handle on using. Here are 10 quick Photoshop tips you can add to your arsenal to help you out. Read More at Digital Photography School

Five Techniques to Remove Anything From an Image Using Photoshop

Fstoppers Need to get rid of something in Photoshop? Here’s how. Five Techniques to Remove Anything From an Image Using Photoshop One of the most useful things you can do in Photoshop is remove an object from a photo, whether that’s a building ruining your landscape shot or that person that wandered into a shot of the bride and groom. This great video will show you five techniques for removing anything from a photo using Photo… Read More at Fstoppers

How to Create a Dramatic Cinematic Style Portrait Using Photoshop Color Grading

Digital Photography School This tutorial touches on color grading but also covers shooting technique to help you get beautiful cinematic style portraits. How to Create a Dramatic Cinematic Style Portrait Using Photoshop Color Grading Follow this tutorial on how to shoot and then process a dramatic cinematic style portrait using Photoshop color grading techniques. Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Create Realistic Shadows in Photoshop

Fstoppers Realistic shadows are crucial to composites. How to Create Realistic Shadows in Photoshop Are you having a hard time making your composites look believable? Learning to create shadows in Photoshop is one of the critical elements in creating realistic composites. Read More at Fstoppers

The Difference Between Opacity and Fill in Photoshop

Fstoppers It’s a subtle but important difference. The Difference Between Opacity and Fill in Photoshop Photoshop is full of features and functions, many of which you might not know the full capabilities of. This helpful video will explain the difference between two seemingly very similar tools: the opacity and fill sliders. Read More at Fstoppers

Get Inspired With Just One Click in Photoshop

Fstoppers One click results. Get Inspired With Just One Click in Photoshop Tired with your same ol’ process of color grading in Photoshop? Try out different color combinations in quick succession using these handy tips from PiXimperfect. Read More at Fstoppers

How to Lighten Shadows Without Using Photoshop Curves

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How to Lighten Shadows Without Using Photoshop Curves Balancing light ranks among the most essential tools for any photographer. But while a lot of Photoshop users head straight to the Curves adjustment tool for balancing tones in post-production, the folks at Phlearn have a better suggestion—the Shadows/Highlights adjustment: When balancing the light… Read More at Picture Correct

How to Remove Objects and Add Punch to Your Images with Photoshop

Digital Photography School Photoshop Users: tips for adding PUNCH to your images How to Remove Objects and Add Punch to Your Images with Photoshop This tutorial will show you how to take out unwanted elements and remove objects, then add punch to your images with Photoshop. Read More at Digital Photography School

Start-to-Finish High-End Skin Retouching in Photoshop

Fstoppers Here’s a complete guide to skin retouching. Start-to-Finish High-End Skin Retouching in Photoshop One of the best educators in the realm of Photoshop and post-production for beginners is Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect, who is widely regarded for his easy-to-understand video tutorials on YouTube. He’s back at it again, taking viewers through about an hour of simplified and well-explained approaches… Read More at Fstoppers

Two Quick and Easy Photoshop Head-Swapping Techniques

Digital Photography School Ever wanted or needed to swap a head from one photo to another? You might not have – but this tutorial opens up some interesting possibilities and could just save the day in some situations! Two Quick and Easy Photoshop Head-Swapping Techniques Sometimes you get that photo that is almost perfect. If all it takes to make it great is a little head swap, well, today is your lucky day! I’m going to show you two techniques, […]

Simple Technique for Enhancing Skies in Photoshop

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Simple Technique for Enhancing Skies in Photoshop If you’ve ever taken a photograph of the sky and it just turned out flat and lifeless, don’t worry; you can enhance the sky in your image and give it a major boost with some simple Photoshop adjustments. This easy fix from expert photography instructor Karl Taylor takes less than five minutes and ca… Read More at Picture Correct

How to Create LUTs With Photoshop

Fstoppers Shooting video? Here’s a great trick. How to Create LUTs With Photoshop Ever wondered how to create your very own LUTs using only Photoshop? Look no further, Unmesh Dinda at PiXimperfect just released the perfect short and easy to follow tutorial for you. Read More at Fstoppers

How to Create Your Own Style by Using LUTs in Photoshop

Digital Photography School An introduction to using LUTs in Photoshop (with step-by-step instructions). How to Create Your Own Style by Using LUTs in Photoshop Follow this article step by step to create your own Color Look-up Tables (LUTs). Using LUTS can help you add a signature look or style to your images that is consistent and distinctly you. Read More at Digital Photography School

How to create custom keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop

DIYPhotography How to create custom keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop http://bit.ly/1oN7R4V How to create custom keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop Photoshop is an extremely powerful tool for editing images. In fact, it’s so rich in features that many of the most used features are oftentimes behind a handful of clicks and adjustments. One solution to streamlining your workflow is to create keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop so that you can easily apply your most used actions with only a tap of the keyboard. […]

How to Create a Minimal Desktop Background Using Photoshop

Digital Photography School Tips for creating beautiful desktop backgrounds How to Create a Minimal Desktop Background Using Photoshop Here is a quick and creative method of making your own minimal desktop background that is fun and easy to do using Photoshop. Read More at Digital Photography School

If You Hate Photoshop Tutorials, You’ll Love This Parody

PictureCorrect Photography Tips If You Hate Photoshop Tutorials, You’ll Love This Parody We here at PictureCorrect post our fair share of Photoshop tutorials. It’s nice when experts take the time to explain a complicated program to us—even if it takes 15 or 20 minutes. The problem is when the viewer knows a little more than the teacher may predict. Case in point—this video: This frighte… Read More at Picture Correct

28 Genius Photoshop Tricks

PictureCorrect Photography Tips 28 Genius Photoshop Tricks Like it or not, the key to your success as a digital photographer won’t be determined simply by your creative eye, the quality of your camera gear, or your mastery of lighting and compositional techniques. You’ll also need the post-processing skills to make your photos competitive in your field. Wit… Read More at Picture Correct

The Massive Shortcut-S Keyboard Tries to Speed Up Photoshop and Lightroom Workflow

Popular Photography The Lightroom shortcut keyboard has more than 300 keys. The Massive Shortcut-S Keyboard Tries to Speed Up Photoshop and Lightroom Workflow Become the king of Photoshop and Lightroom shortcuts Read More at Popular Photography

How to Simulate a Long Exposure in Photoshop

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How to Simulate a Long Exposure in Photoshop If you think you need an expensive ten-stop ND filter to make a (really) long exposure photo, think again. With just a few exposures shot at several seconds apart you will have all the raw materials you need to produce a stunning long exposure photo. The only requirement is you shoot them on a tripo… Read More at Picture Correct

How to Correct Purple Fringing in Photoshop

Digital Photography School Tips for correcting purple fringing using Photoshop How to Correct Purple Fringing in Photoshop A couple years after starting my business, I received a large print from my lab. Upon checking it, I noticed a problem with the print that was so blatant I couldn’t deliver it to my client. At first I thought the lab made the mistake, but nope. It was a problem created by my digital … Read More at Digital Photography School

A Quick and Easy Way to Color Grade Images in Photoshop

Fstoppers Want an easy way to color grade your images? We can help! A Quick and Easy Way to Color Grade Images in Photoshop Adding to or accentuating the color tones in an image is a very effective way of telling a story, eliciting an emotion, or strengthening the aesthetic. In this short walkthrough, I’ll explain how I can speedily color grade my images. Read More at Fstoppers

How to cut anything out in Photoshop

DIYPhotography How to cut anything out in Photoshop http://bit.ly/1SLWYaK How to cut anything out in Photoshop Making selections in Photoshop gets easier with each passing year thanks to better tools. But, there are times when more precise selections are needed, most notably when there’s hair or fur involved in the photograph you’re trying to cut out. For times like these, more robust means of selection are required. To help show off a handful of methods to achieve these more precise […]

How to Rotate or Crop an Image Without Losing Pixels Using Photoshop

Fstoppers This is a great trick to know. How to Rotate or Crop an Image Without Losing Pixels Using Photoshop We’ve all taken images that aren’t level, but of course, the problem is that if the composition is too tight, you may not be able to rotate the photo back to neutral without cutting off part of the subject or some other important bit. This helpful tutorial will show you what you can do in that situa… Read More at […]

How to Add Graduated Sky Effects with Photoshop

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How to Add Graduated Sky Effects with Photoshop A lot of landscape photographers, using post-processing techniques, would be happy to just drag the exposure, whites and blacks slider to retain details as well as add a bit of contrast to their photos. But there are more things in heaven and earth! When it comes to post-processing there are more op… Read More at Picture Correct

Watch Photo Editing Experts Try to Use Photoshop 1.0

Popular Photography This is pretty hilarious Watch Photo Editing Experts Try to Use Photoshop 1.0 The no layers struggle was real Read More at Popular Photography

How to Make a Composite Wine Bottle Image using Photoshop Layers

Digital Photography School A step-by-step guide to shooting and processing a composite image in Photoshop How to Make a Composite Wine Bottle Image using Photoshop Layers Shooting things like glassware is really challenging. In this tutorial, see how you can make a composite image of a wine bottle using Photoshop layers, and light the scene one part at a time. Read More at Digital Photography School

Rumer Willis calls out Vanity Fair photographers for ‘bullying’ with unrealistic Photoshop picture

DIYPhotography Rumer Willis calls out Vanity Fair photographers for ‘bullying’ with unrealistic Photoshop picture http://bit.ly/21z6OmH Rumer Willis calls out Vanity Fair photographers for ‘bullying’ with unrealistic Photoshop picture It’s not uncommon for us to come across a story about a celebrity getting upset that their stomach, hips, legs or even arms were unrealistically edited in an image via post-production. What is uncommon is to come across an incident where it’s the subject’s face that received an unrealistic make-ove… Read More […]

How to Understand Pixels, Resolution, and Resize Your Images in Photoshop Correctly

Digital Photography School Great for new Photoshop users How to Understand Pixels, Resolution, and Resize Your Images in Photoshop Correctly If the terms pixel, resolution, dpi, ppi, and pixel density are confusing to you – read this to help you understand and resize correctly using Photoshop. Read More at Digital Photography School

How and When to Adjust Hue & Saturation in Photoshop

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How and When to Adjust Hue & Saturation in Photoshop Photoshop is a massive program and even the simplest adjustments can have a number of mind-boggling options. Figuring things out by trial and error can take a lot of time, so if you’re new to Photoshop it can’t hurt to get a little help. In the video below, photographer Aaron Nace dives into the bas… Read More at Picture Correct

Hands-On: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Moves Faster, Adds Photo Merge and Face Detection

Popular Photography Adobe has officially announced Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC. Check out all the new features here Hands-On: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC Moves Faster, Adds Photo Merge and Face Detection Adobe Lightroom now uses your computer’s GPU to run faster, adds facial recognition and photo merge features Read More at Popular Photography

How much landscape Photoshop is still a fair game?

DIYPhotography How much landscape Photoshop is still a fair game? http://bit.ly/1QUFAPE How much landscape Photoshop is still a fair game? For a start, I think I am guilty of the very thing I am mentioning in this post, so, no need to comment about that at the bottom, plus, I also know that nothing I say here is new – but in my eyes it’s becoming more and more prominent in my eyes. The question is this – Should you […]

FYI: You Can’t Edit Photos of Money in Adobe Photoshop (Sometimes)

Popular Photography Have you ever run into this little Photoshop quirk? FYI: You Can’t Edit Photos of Money in Adobe Photoshop (Sometimes) Adobe Photoshop has built in features to prevent counterfeiting Read More at Popular Photography

We gave 44 Photoshop artists the same set of crazy files, here is what they came up with

DIYPhotography We gave 44 Photoshop artists the same set of crazy files, here is what they came up with http://bit.ly/22g40Lu We gave 44 Photoshop artists the same set of crazy files, here is what they came up with Composting is not easy, and having solid restraints make is even harder. A week ago we gave you a huge files package and asked to come up with something awesome. The first place reward, other than the obvious bragging rights, was a […]