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This free plugin shows the active focus point for your photographs in Lightroom

One of the few advantages to using your camera manufacturer’s software is that they often show which autofocus point was being used when the shot was …

Cameras

A Technique for Clean Sharpening in Photoshop

For landscape photographers, sharpening is a touchy subject. It has its benefits as well as its pitfalls. For example, sharpening without introducing …

Tutorials

Photoshop Tutorial Secrets: Seven Essential Steps to Digital Workflow

Wednesday, November 4th, 2009<p>Be on top of your exposures like dirt on a pig. Know your histograms and image tones. Don’t just use your LCD as a …

Tutorials

5 Tips For Better Photography With Any Camera

Blaming your camera gear for mistakes is a real no no in photography. In reality, a skilled photographer will be able to take great photos with any …

How to Properly Resize Images in Photoshop

First, let’s open our photograph in Photoshop by going to File->Open and selecting the photograph we want to edit:<p>Make sure to pick the full …

Tutorials

How to Retouch a Professional Headshot – Photoshop CC

Download RAW Files For This Tutorial » Watch video: How to Retouch a Professional Headshot In the case of any professional headshot, you really, …

Photoshop

Photoshop Tutorial: Clone Stamp Tool

How to Retouch a Dramatic Headshot with Photoshop CC

Watch Tutorial Here As Usual, it Begins With a Good RAW File You really want a nice, clean RAW photo to begin with, the better the image that you …

Photoshop

Photoshop FAILS at Skin Smoothing [Tutorial]

Watch Tutorial Here! The Bad & the Ugly To duplicate the toxic skin smoothing effect, I’ve added a 10px Gaussian blur to the layer...

Ultimate Guide to Beauty Retouching and Frequency Separation Photoshop Tutorial

This tutorial is all about beauty retouching and how to use adjustment layers, lighting, dodging and burning, and frequency separation to create …

Photoshop Fails: How to Create Amazing HDR Images

In the “Photoshop Fails At” tutorial series we take a look at some of the horrible things you see coming out of Photoshop and...

Photoshop

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Winter | Abant | Turkey | 2012

Winter | Abant | Turkey | 2012

5 Best Tips to Set up Your Wacom Tablet for Retouching in Photoshop

I personally have never used a Wacom tablet or stylus in my life. They always seemed like the most useful post-processing tool ever, but I never bit …

4 Techniques for Enhancing Details in Your Images

Often, you will find yourself trying to get out some of the fine details in your images to give it more punch. Details enhancement is typically done …

Tutorials

Balancing Skin Tones with Photoshop

You’re definitely going to run into situations where your subject has a patch of skin, maybe on their arm, or back, or leg, that is either brighter …

Tutorials

Tips for Optimizing Photoshop Performance on Your Computer

Have you ever wondered if you were getting the best performance out of Adobe’s Photoshop Creative Cloud? Depending on your particular workflow and …

How Understanding Clarity and Vibrance in Lightroom Can Improve Your Images

Adobe Lightroom offers two excellent tools for increasing the apparent contrast and saturation of an image without resorting to taking everything to …

Frequency Separation for Dummies in Photoshop

You may have heard of this technique called frequency separation where you magically separate the details in your image from the colors and tones to …

FLIF is a New Free Lossless Image Format That Raises the Compression Bar

Every so often, a new image format comes to town and attempts to overthrow the established order of how images (and photos) are saved and shared. In …

Introduction to the Content Aware Features of Adobe Photoshop

The Content Aware features within Adobe Photoshop are fairly recent technology. With these tools, Photoshop automatically samples the pixels …

Tutorials

How to Remove Unwanted Shadows: PHOTOSHOP #84

The Quickest Way to Sharpen Images in Photoshop

What’s the fastest way to sharpen an image in Adobe Photoshop? Chelsea Northrup has the solution—and it doesn’t involve the “Sharpen” tool:The trick …

The Ultimate Quick Guide to Levels and Curves in Photoshop

Ever wonder what the difference was between adjusting the levels and adjusting the curves? Or wonder which one you should use? Or simply default to …

Tutorials

Saving A Photoshop Look Up Table

If you use adjustment layers to create a look in Photoshop and want to be able to replicate it then Look Up Tables, or LUTs, are the answer;<p>For this …

The Fastest Way to Dodge and Burn Your Photos

In the days of film photography, dodging and burning was often a time-consuming task. And even in these digital days, dodging and burning can take up …

Tutorials

4 Non-Destructive Dodge & Burn Techniques by Photoshop Masters

In Photoshop, there are many different techniques to dodge and burn an image. You may know the Dodge and the Burn tools that let you work directly on …

Tutorials

Dodging and Burning to Create More Effective Black and White Images

With the huge assortment of software and plugins you have at your disposal these days, the photo processing technique of burning and dodging is …

Tutorials

Creating Pure Black and White Images in Adobe Lightroom

<i>Want more Useful Photography Tips? Click here.</i><p>If you’ve ever tried creating a black and white image in Adobe Lightroom, most of the advanced …

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