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20 Stunning Video Tutorials Of Adobe Photoshop CS5. How To Give Your Photos a Dark Processed Lomo Effect. Follow this step by step post processing guide to give your photos a dark lomo style effect with high contrast, blue tones and vignette burns.

How To Give Your Photos a Dark Processed Lomo Effect

The effect is based on the popular lomographic technique and is similar to the processing effect used in many fashion shots and advertisement designs. Overall this effect does a great job of adding impact to a plain photography with cool colour casts and unusual saturation. View full size photo effect Begin by opening your photograph of choice into Adobe Photoshop. This particular shot is courtesy of ThinkStock and features a guy on a motorcycle with a blue skies and grassy fields. Go to Image > Adjustments > Levels and tweak the tones of the image. At the bottom of the Layers palette, click the Adjustment Layer icon and select Curves. Change the drop down menu to Green and tweak the graph for the green channel to further alter the tones of the image. Go to Edit > Select All, then Edit > Copy Merged. Download the source file. Making Complex Selections in Photoshop. 50 Photoshop Tricks for a Fast-Paced Work Environment.

Are you a designer on a deadline?

50 Photoshop Tricks for a Fast-Paced Work Environment

If you are, then I’m sure you can recall the last time you thought to yourself, “if I had a little more time, I could…” what? Polish that button? Find a better hero image? Reevaluate that color palette? Take some time to do a little more QA? The truth is, however, that we designers will always be looking for more time to polish the one pixel that got away. Of course, since our go-to design tool in the office is Photoshop, we thought we’d share with you 50 simple Photoshop tricks and shortcuts we love using that can help trim excess spent time in your workflows. Important Note: The following require Photoshop CS5 and a Mac OS X. The Usual Keyboard Shortcut Suspects Memorize these shortcuts. 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.Keyboard shortcuts for flipping foreground and background (X): Use this to switch between your current foreground and background colors located in your toolbar. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10.

Customized Must-Have Keyboard Shortcuts 11. 12. 13. Photoshop, the Word Processor. Playing with Displace Filter in Photoshop. I have been playing a lot with the Displace filter in Photoshop and I still get impressed with how powerful it is.

Playing with Displace Filter in Photoshop

Even though I have written some tutorials using it, I decided to try to recreate a different effect that I saw in one of the images submitted for the Daily Inspiration. It was a brick wall deformed like it was made of cloth. So in this tutorial, or a quick-tips I will show you how to create a curtain made of bricks or how to deform a brick wall as it was a curtain. To do that we wil use a few stock photos, layer adjustments and the Displace filter in Photoshop CS5. The technique is pretty simple and the tutorial won't take you more than 30 minutes to go through it. Step 1. 8 Photoshop Tricks I Wish I Knew when I was a Student. Graphics Photoshop is one of the (if not THE) most well known software used in the design industry when it comes to manipulating images and pixels.

8 Photoshop Tricks I Wish I Knew when I was a Student

As a web designer I had some Photoshop lessons at school but that was 2 years ago. Today the software has evolved, more options are available, and I also learn a few tricks while practicing. You will find in this article eight tricks I wish I knew when I was a student (or wish existed in previous Photoshop versions). These are the kind of tricks that could make your workflow faster and your life easier. Easier Illustrator-like Layer Auto-Select As I do a lot of logo / UI design, I won’t hide it, I’m a huge fan of Illustrator. In Photoshop by default you have to go and select what you want to work on in the layer panel, and use a CTRL + click on the element to select it, or right-click somewhere in the working space and you’ll get a list of your layers (good luck if you did not rename them). Get Better & Quicker Control on Your Current Tool Size. Comictutorial.jpg (JPEG Image, 1200 × 7600 pixels) - Scaled (10%)

Superb skin airbrush technique. Step 1.

Superb skin airbrush technique

100 Best Photoshop Tutorials of All Time that Yield Professional Results. Photoshop tutorials are one of the most popular subjects on the web, as the digital art community continues to grow and new designers bring their unique skills.

100 Best Photoshop Tutorials of All Time that Yield Professional Results

However, quality Photoshop tutorials that teach you a useful effect, have a quality finished result and are well explained are harder to find, and with the large number of tutorial sites available, it can be hard to sort the quality from the mundane. In this massive roundup, we’ve collected the top 100 best Photoshop tutorials that have ever been created, that yield professional results, teach you a useful effect, are well explained, and will have you designing like a pro in no time. These tutorials are collected from niche tutorial sites around the web, and range in age from creation in 2008 to a few tutorials that were created just last week. So, if you think you’ve seen all there is to see from Photoshop, guess again and check out this post. If you liked this post, check out our other design tutorial roundups: Night School News, Videos, Reviews and Gossip - Lifehacker.