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How to Create a Hot Concrete Text Effect in Adobe Photoshop

In this tutorial, you'll learn how to create a hot concrete text effect using two layers to get a central vanishing point in Adobe Photoshop. Let's …

Color Correction with the Curves Eyedropper in Photoshop

A Guest post by Phil Steele from SteeleTraining.com The Curves Eyedropper technique provides a fast way to simultaneously correct color and fix …

Tutorials

The Lightroom Trick For Sharpening Women's Skin

Posted By Scott Kelby on Monday, December 1, 2014 in Develop | 17 comments<p><b>Above:</b> When we sharpen women’s skin, our general goal is to keep the skin …

Think fast: How to add motion blur in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements

To add extra visual interest to a photo, try using a blur filter to simulate motion. Even though your subject is stationary in the picture, the …

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Photoshop Tutorials

$10 OFF - LIMITED TIME OFFER - JOIN AT THE BOTTOM OF THE PAGE!<p>HOW TO CREATE A CARTOON CHARACTER WITH PHOTOMANIPULATION & RETOUCHING<p>TRANSFORMING …

20 New Gorgeous Free PSD Website Templates

Looking for some web design inspiration or just need to change your website design and don’t know where to start? Here are 20 new gorgeous free PSD …

Web Design

Take portraits further in just five steps!

BeforeAfter<b>1. Black and white</b>Open your portrait and crop. Go to Layer>New Adjustment layer>Black and White. Keep the default settings. (Elements: …

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Photoshop Video Tutorial #2: Layer Masks from The Beginners Basics Series

<b>Brand new to Photoshop?</b> Literally got hooked up on Adobe Creative Cloud last week? If so, more than likely you're fumbling around trying to make …

How To Fix Flyaway Hairs In Photoshop

Dealing with hair during your post-processing can be such a pain. This is especially true if you can’t afford to have an assistant or hair stylist on …

Adding Shallow Depth of Field in Photoshop

In this tutorial, I’m going to show you how to add a shallow depth of field effect to a landscape photograph using the Tilt-Shift Blur Filter in …

Tutorials

Understanding the Human Eye and How To Retouch it Naturally

I can assure you that this isn't another boring tutorial on how not to overdo eyes with Photoshop. Searching for the perfect method has come to an …

3 Essential Photoshop Tools for New Portrait Photographers

Opening Photoshop for the first time is kind of like going on your first date; your hands sweat, your eyes glaze over, you completely lose all sense …

How to Change the Color of an Object Using Photoshop in 4 Simple Steps

Sharpening, noise reduction, adding contrast, adjusting color temperature — these are all pretty basic modifications and are all a routine component …

How to Quickly and Effectively Whiten Teeth in Photoshop

Smiles seem to be one of the fundamental criteria for determining what constitutes a likable portrait. Of course, not every portrait needs to feature …

Shape the light in your photos with Photoshop and Camera Raw

In this excerpt of a CreativeLive class, <b>Jack Davis</b> shows you that the lighting that you captured in your images is <i>not</i> carved in stone. He shows you …

The Adjustment Brush in Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw

In this article, we’re going to unlock the power of the Adjustment Brush in Adobe Photoshop Camera Raw.<p>When you select the Adjustment Brush (K), …

How to Correct Skin Blemishes Using the Patch Tool in Photoshop

There are many articles that discuss the overuse of skin smoothing in portrait photography. Photographers strive to find a balance between realistic …

Top Ten Tips for Targeted Adjustments in Photoshop