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Apprendre à faire des photos et à les retoucher. Sharpening in Photoshop. Article and Photography by Ron Bigelow Photoshop CS or Photoshop CS2 Used in this Tutorial In the previous articles, we learned some basic sharpening tools and procedures; saw how sharpening can be adjusted separately for the mid-tones, highlights, and shadows; and discovered how the use of a filter on a separate layer can add more flexibility to the sharpening process.

Sharpening in Photoshop

Yet, as much as we have covered, we are still left with a number of sharpening problems that have not been resolved. This article addresses two of these issues, color fringing and the destructive nature of sharpening, by introducing three new sharpening methodologies. LAB Based Sharpening While sharpening has the desirable affect of increasing the contrast along edges, it can also have the undesirable affect of causing a color shift along the very edges that are being sharpened. Figure 1: Color Fringing Figure 2: Color Fringing Removed Figure 3: LAB Channels Palette. Creative Nature Photography - Orton Imagery.

Text and photography copyright Darwin Wiggett.

Creative Nature Photography - Orton Imagery

All rights reserved. Early in my career as a professional photographer, I came across an article by Michael Orton in Popular Photography that literally stopped me in my tracks. The images included with the article were landscape and nature photos unlike anything I had seen before. The photos were painterly, ethereal, and romantic. The article went on to explain how to create these artistic images in a step-by-step process. Armed with this new technique, I excitedly created ‘artistic’ images that went beyond being a pure document of nature and instead seemed to express mood and emotion. Film Technique For Orton Imagery, you must use slide film. Here are a few tips to get the best results: You should use a tripod so the camera doesn’t move between exposing the sharp and the out-of-focus image, otherwise the two images won’t be in ‘register’ with each other.

Digital Technique. It's as simple as what was previous mentioned.: The Digital Darkroom Forum. Correction Photography Tutorials. Here’s a super-simple technique for enhancing the most important bits of any portrait: the eyes.

Correction Photography Tutorials

It’s a quick and painless way to make the eyes really stand out and take on a slightly sultry and burning look. To illustrate, we’ll use a photo of a beautiful woman culled from the vast database over at Arrange your workspace Step 1: Pop open the photo and immediately duplicate the background layer by pressing Command + J (PC: Ctrl + J).

You don’t have to do this, but it’s a good idea to protect thyself from, well, thyself and it’ll also give you a way to back off of the effect in case you overdo it. NOTE: You could also select just the iris area with the Lasso tool and jump that up onto its own layer. Step 2: Choose Window > Arrange > New window for [document name]. This is what my workspace looks like now: Enhance the iris Step 3: Grab the Dodge tool (circled in red below), and immediately cast your eyes upon the options bar at the top of your screen. Enhancing Eyes using Photoshop. The eyes are one of the most important parts of a portrait, and usually the first thing we notice.

Enhancing Eyes using Photoshop

Therefore, a small amount of enhancement on the eyes can go a very long way to producing a portrait with real zing. Words Matthew Page Photo Karen Bacon When I approach the eyes, I tackle them in four basic stages: Tony Kuyper Photography—Using Luminosity Masks—Introduction. ©2006 Tony Kuyper Introduction NOTE: I recently developed a custom actions panel that makes creating and experimenting with luminosity masks, as well as the other techniques on this website, much easier.

Tony Kuyper Photography—Using Luminosity Masks—Introduction

Please visit this page for more information about the custom Photoshop panel and how it works. Luminosity masks are the cornerstone of tone-based image adjustments. These masks provide a convenient way to select specific tones in an image which can then be altered as the user sees fit. I use luminosity masks in every image I make, usually multiple times.

Several of the other tutorials on this website are an extension of the concept of tone-based adjustments that the luminosity masks make possible. Photoshop CS2 HDR. Big Sur, California.

Photoshop CS2 HDR

March, 2005 7 frame blend with a 14 stop dynamic range, using HDR Everything has limits, and the technical evolution of photography during the past 150 years has largely been about overcoming the craft's limitations. Dynamic range though is one of the limitations that hasn't yielded much over the years to technology's inexorable advances. Adobe Photoshop Plugins, Plug-ins, Filters, Free Brushes, Actions, Photoshop Patterns, Textures, Photoshop CS4, CS3, CS2, CS - Web Site Resources, Website Tips. Commercial and Free Adobe Photoshop Plugins, Filters Within the Adobe Photoshop Plugins, Filters, and Standalone Software Programs page below you'll find free and commerical Photoshop plugins, filters.

Adobe Photoshop Plugins, Plug-ins, Filters, Free Brushes, Actions, Photoshop Patterns, Textures, Photoshop CS4, CS3, CS2, CS - Web Site Resources, Website Tips

Action Central. Techniques d'accentuation sous Photoshop. Par nature, les reflex numériques produisent des images dites douces (pas ou peu accentuées au niveau de la netteté) de manière à laisser à l'utilisateur une grande lattitude en matière de post-traitement, notamment dans le cadre de la préparation des fichiers pour d'éventuels tirages grands formats (l'extrapolation devant se faire de préférence à partir d'un fichier non accentué).

Techniques d'accentuation sous Photoshop

De fait, il existe un certain nombre de méthodes d'accentuation, allant du simple filtre "Plus net" sous Photoshop (ne laissant à l'utilisateur aucune lattitude de paramétrage) à des techniques beaucoup plus complexes mais aussi bien plus puissantes et précises. Je vous propose donc un petit état des lieux des principales techniques que j'utilise pour la préparation de mes images, aussi bien à destination de tirages papiers que du web. Image test (recadrage 600x400 d'une image réduite de 60% issue de l'EOS 20D) Etape 1 : passage en mode Lab S'opère via le menu "Image" / "Mode", simplement.