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How To Make a Cool Cinemagraph Image in Photoshop No doubt you’ll have heard of the term Cinemagraph since it exploded onto the Internets. Originally coined by Photographers Kevin Burg and Jamie Beck, a cinemagraph is a clever revival of the classic animated GIF. It combines features of video and photography to create a the illusion of a still image but with cool motion effects. Let’s take a look at how to create your own animated GIF cinemagraph by playing around with Photoshop’s animation tools. Some of the best cinemagraph examples can be found on the creators’ own website. As the popularity of the cinemagraph grew we began to see mobile apps such as Cinemagram emerge, which allows the easy creation of amateur cinemagraphs using the device’s built in camera. Cinemagraphs require some kind of motion, so while the final image looks much more similar to a photograph than a video, we need to begin with actual video footage. Use a tripod. Alternatively you could always play around with existing stock video footage. Download this file

Eye Sharpening - Photoshop Tutorial With this tutorial you can create amazing, bright eyes within minutes. First retouch, adjust levels and do all necessary colour corrections on your image. With a Lasso Tool (L) select the eyes (hold Shift key to add to selection). Hit Ctrl+J to copy selection to a new layer. You can copy the whole layer instead of selecting eyes but applying the filter to the large area like this may take a while on slower computers. Use Smart Sharpen filter on the eyes, the choice of right settings will depend on the size of your file. Add a layer mask to the sharpened layer, then using a white soft brush on 50% bring back paint only iris’ and pupils to expose the sharpened eyes. Using levels brighten the whole picture and then copy mask from previous layer to select only eyes by holding Alt while dragging the sharpened mask (“layer 1” in the pic) onto the “levels 2” layer. Reduce opacity of the colour layer to make the eyes look more natural. And voilà, the image is ready.

Getting The Best Out Of Your Raw Files Getting The Best Out Of Your Raw Files I have been teaching retouching and photography for a couple of years, and I found that even my advanced students often didn’t know some basic tools or techniques. Those gaps in knowledge are to be expected among self-taught photographers and retouchers, of course. However, I have just returned from my trip to Italy where the amazing Italian Photoshop guru and Wacom evangelist Marianna Santoni organized a series of educational events, in which I taught Beauty photography and retouching. Let’s patch it up and fill in those gaps! I seem to always have at least two solid ways to tackle any retouching task. I’m Sure You Shoot In Raw At this point in time, there’s no need to even go into the raw vs. I am a huge believer in getting things right in camera, but there are always circumstances that get in the way. So, before we take our photo into Photoshop for detailed editing, our goal is to export the image with all parts well-exposed. Method Number One

How to Apply a Tilt-Shift Effect to Your Photos in Photoshop | designerbooster In this tutorial, I`m going to show you how to apply a very nice tilt-shift effect to your photos. The result will give you the impression that the picture is just a miniature-scale model. This effect is very easily to achieve in Photoshop following just a few steps and combined with some simple image adjustments will deliver a high-quality miniature-faking outcome. Tilt-Shift photo effect can be achieved straight from your camera while taking photos, using tilt-shift lens, which simulates a shallow depth of field. Many people use the term of “Tilt-Shift” when referring to this type of effect, but more accurate is to use the term called “Miniature faking”. Miniature faking is a process in which a photograph of a life-size location or object is made to look like a photograph of a miniature scale model. Okay, enough talking, let`s do some miniature-faking. Next step is to switch to “Edit in Quick Mask Mode(Q)”. Now press again “Q” or “Edit in Standard Mode”. Bookmark & Share Related posts:

117 Photoshop tutorials to level up your skills | Photoshop | Page 4 Love it or hate it, Photoshop continues to be the design software of choice for millions of designers across the globe for a wide range of tasks, from photo editing to graphic design, typography, illustration, 3D modelling and animation. It's continually being updated – which means at some point you'll need a Photoshop tutorial to teach you a new tool, technique or effect. Get 15% off Adobe Creative Cloud now That's where we come in. Here, we round up the very best Photoshop tutorials from around the web covering all of these areas and more – at all levels, and whether you're rocking Photoshop CC or using an older software version. And to save you from unnecessary confusion, we've organised these video tutorials and written step-by-step tutorials and guides to suit your level of Photoshop skills. The best laptops for photo editing Photoshop tutorials for beginners: tools 01. This Photoshop tutorial introduces the Custom Shape Tool. 02. This Photoshop tutorial introduces the Dodge tool. 03.

50 Photoshop Actions For Every Photographer | Freebie Photoshop 50 Photoshop Actions For Every Photographer by Alex on Apr 1, 2011 • 12:17 pm 9 Comments Using Photoshop actions can make your life easier and help you edit your photos more quickly. Basically, actions are nothing more than a series of normal Photoshop operations recorded so you can run them in sequence quickly, without having to remember just what steps to do, and in what order. Photoshop Actions For Every Photographer Here i have collected over 50 Time Saving Photoshop Actions for your photosthat will help you achieve some of these looks and save you a ton of time in the process. PROActions Landscape action by EliseEnchanted Magical effect 4.0 by sa-cool Ghost Stories Photoshop Action by elestrial HDR Tools by forfie PW Action Set action 10 by night-fate 3D Actions by myonlyloverob Cinematic Effect by orangeycow Retro Vintage actions by Freaky-Stock Caffeshop Actions – 1st Set by FairyAngelPrincess Blue Eyes Action by mysweetobssession Free Useful Photoshop Actions by MosheSeldin 9 comments

Perfect masking using a highpass 1 Open any picture that contains a big shot of a person / celebrity / whatever. I use a picture of a well known celebrity. 2 Duplicate the background layer 2 times, you should that layer 3 times then. On the top layer use Filter / Gaussian Blur: 18px. At the end you should have an image containg almost only black an white. #14 How to Enhance Eyes + Make Beards using Noise + Blur How to turn your photo into movie-like effect using Photoshop? | ebin What you need to have: Adobe Photoshop What you will learn: colour mood adjustments + depth of field effect + film effect PS: ⌘ key for Mac users / CTRL key for Windows users Colour mood adjustments 1. 2. Depth of field effect 3. 4. 5. 6. Film effect 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. Cinemascope (optional) 12. You can also add an extra step to twist the colour into this mood by using ‘Color Balance’(⌘B/CTRL-B). I like this post I’d like to donate to for the contribution.digg Like this: Like Loading...

Photoshop? NO. These Are Real Animals | fosgrafi Katerina Plotnikova did something extremely amazing! She used no photoshop! All poses and animals are real! Astuces et Conseils pour la photomanipulation avec Photoshop Smashing Magazine nous a dernièrement gâté d’un article sur les techniques de photomanipulation avec Photoshop. Suite à la demande exprimée sur la page Facebook de Design Spartan je me suis chargé de traduire le principal en donnant mes impressions. Voici ces conseils et astuces repris dans notre belle langue afin de parfaire votre technique et maîtriser diverses situations. Chaque professionnel et même chaque amateur possède ses propres techniques et ses habitudes sur Photoshop. Voici donc les astuces et conseils sur la retouche photo abordées ici : Augmenter la lumière de façon naturelle Voici une technique très efficace pour contrôler l’intensité lumineuse d’une photographie et l’augmenter à volonté sur un calque séparé. Ensuite récupérer la couleur d’une zone à éclaircir avec la pipette (I) puis avec l’outil pinceau (B) et une forme aux bords flous, peignez au même endroit avec cette couleur sur notre nouveau calque. Les niveaux Cela fonctionne aussi pour trouver un gris neutre.