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Three tools to rule them all: How to fix anything in Photoshop with three basic tools

I know – that title sounds a little bit like clickbait-ish. But! It’s not! (well not this time). You don’t need a lot of fancy tools to fix most …

How to Add ‘Dynamic Contrast’ to Your Images Using Only Photoshop

You don’t need ON1 Effects 10 or Topaz Clarity to get that “Dynamic Contrast” pop in your landscape images. This short tutorial shows you how to …

The Not-So-Scientific Way to Find Great White Balance on Photos

When I’m editing photos and trying to find the perfect white balance in an app like Lightroom, I often find myself tweaking the colors by single …

How-To: Use Custom Presets In Lightroom Mobile

Lightroom Mobile has come a long way since its start, and it now includes the vast majority of the features you expect to find in the desktop …

Split toning: Add a Touch of Lavender in Lightroom

Split toning is an effect which involves assigning different colors to the shadows and the highlights of an image to produce a unique look. …

Photoshop in 60 Seconds: How to Smooth Skin

What You'll Be CreatingWelcome to our Adobe Photoshop in 60 Seconds series, in which you can learn a Photoshop skill, feature, or technique in just a …

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4 Ways To Retouch Skin Color In Photoshop We Should All Know

There’s a million and one ways to retouch a photo in Photoshop. I’m sure that many of you are well aware of a few techniques for editing color, but …

How to make skin pale (and still realistic) in Photoshop

Another week, another quick tutorial. This week I am going to show you how to turn skin pale in Photoshop. The image I will be using to showcase this …

This Quick Photoshop Tip | Easily Separate Color & Luminosity For Total Control

I use two types of editing. One focusing on the ultimate in control and one focused on speed. There’s probably a few in-between as well, but they’re …

Learn how to read your histogram and nail exposure in just 2 minutes

Histograms are handy things. They either confirm that you’ve nailed your exposure or let you instantly see if you need to adjust. But, they can be …

Using The New Select and Mask Feature in Photoshop CC 2015.5

I have to say that getting regular Photoshop updates and new features through my Creative Cloud subscription has been great. In the most recent …

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New Coffee Break Course: Build a Custom Colour Toning Action

Actions are one of the best features in Photoshop. They make your workflow more efficient and consistent. In our new Coffee Break Course, Build a …

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How to Use Photoshop to Edit Landscape Images | Photoshop Tutorials

Feel free to share and favour this post as you see fit!<p><b>How to Use Photoshop to Edit Landscape Images – The Sheep’s Mountain | Photoshop …

Lightroom Organization & Workflow: 7 Steps and Best Practices in the Production Workflow

You are watching a free tutorial from Lightroom Organization & Workflow.<br>To view the entire course, upgrade to Premium or purchase it in the SLR …

How to Correct Colours with a Curves Adjustment Layer

As we’ve mentioned before, Curves is probably one of the most powerful tools in Photoshop when it comes to contrast adjustments.<p>One thing we don’t …

The Secret To Create STUNNING Black and White Photos In Adobe Lightroom 6 CC - Complete Tutorial!

Make Dodging and Burning Easier Using Wacom Pen Shortcuts

Beginners ask all the time on Facebook groups or in forums how to diminish their retouching time. The truth is, there aren't any magical technique to …

Finally! The BEST way to sharpen your images!

Sharpening. A subject that has potentially endless possibilities when it comes to how it can be done, high pass, unsharp mask, sharpening etc are the …

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Professional Retouching: Principles & Practices with Kristina Sherk

Portraits are not only the most important pictures you make, but they can also be the most profitable. As such, portraits deserve your best effort at …

How To Achieve A Quick Clean Edit In Adobe Lightroom

Images are crucial to your brand because impressions are made in milliseconds, according to a recent study. One of the myths about online reputation management is that your customers don't care about HD images. This couldn't be further from the truth. If anything, the quality of your images will …

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How to use curves to fix any colour problem!

I had to shoot in an environment without HSS (Didn’t have my Citi600 with me) and I didn’t have my Hoya ND16 filter with me either. Which meant that …

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3 Extremely Useful Photoshop Techniques you Should Know

We all know how immensely powerful Photoshop is. From a simple contrast tweak to advance photo composites, we can do it all within the confines of …

This is what your histogram is for and how to use it

The histogram is based around a fairly simple principle, but one that many still struggle to get to grips with. Put simply, it’s a graph showing the …

Photography

How to Approach Photo Editing in Adobe Lightroom: MasterClass

We’ve shared a number of videos that help you sharpen your Adobe Lightroom skills. This time, we’ve got a full-length Lightroom course from Tim Grey. …

New Coffee Break Course: How to Use the Brush Tool in Adobe Photoshop

If you want to get started with digital painting, or if you want a refresher to make sure you're clear on the basics, try our new Coffee Break …

Adobe Lightroom Classic In-Depth: Unlocking the Power of the Adjustment Brush

Use The Details Tab in Lightroom Like The Pros Do

One of the last, and arguably most important stages of post production is sharpening and noise reduction. In Lightroom, Adobe has placed both of …

Spaghetti Squash with Skinny Garlic Butter

A wonderfully flavorful, super rich tasting and healthy, side dish. I made it the other night and had to stop myself from eating all of it. It's that good!! You'll love how easy spaghetti squash is to cook. I like to bake the squash whole or cook in a crock-pot. I've included instructions for both …

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