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Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great

Five Photoshop Tools to Take Your Images from Good to Great
Seascape image – Before and After image editing We hear it all the time, “That photo has been Photoshopped”. Sometimes it sounds like the photo has caught a disease or that Photoshop is some undesirable effect that has been added to the image. Photoshop is the KEY to making your good images look spectacular. Yes, I said “good” images. Photoshop is not about fixing mistakes or trying to rescue a bad shot. NOTE: the examples in this article simply show you how to make the adjustments on a separate layer. 1. This tool will be used to get more detail in the shadow areas of your image. Open your image in Photoshop and go to: IMAGE > ADJUSTMENTS > SHADOW AND HIGHLIGHTS. Finding the Shadow and Highlights tool The tool will pop up and you will see this (as shown below), if you don’t see all these sliders, click “more options” to expand the box. Making adjustments to the Shadows in the image The amount that you decide to adjust the shadows is up to you. 2. 3. 4. 5. In Conclusion

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An Introduction to Photoshop Compositing for Beginners - Digital Photography School by Sarah Hipwell What is compositing? Simply, it means to combine two or more images to make a single picture. Photoshop Clipping Path Tutorial – Get the Desired Image Part Like Clipping path is a technique, which is used by many images editing software. It is the tool or masking techniques used to remove the background from a desired image by creating a clipping path for that image. Through this technique an image editor creates a virtual outline around the image and it isolates or extracts that image from rest of the unwanted pixels. These techniques can be used as per the desired outcome of the image. 10 Silly Mistakes That Can Ruin Your Image Quality Central Park South. How many times have you captured an amazing image only to view it on your computer, or as a print, and realize that you screwed something up along the way. Unfortunately, the only way to stop doing a lot of these easy-to-make mistakes is to have an image ruined by them.

Introduction to the Photoshop Toolbar (Part 1) In this article (Part 1 of 3) I will give you a quick introduction to the Photoshop CS5 toolbar. The toolbar is a floating panel normally placed at the left of the screen. View Other Articles in This Series 10 Things Photoshop Beginners Want to Know How to Do Terry White is an Adobe Photoshop expert and in this video he answers the 10 things that Photoshop (particularly for Photoshop CC) beginners want to know how to do including: How to touch up a photo; how to make people look betterLayers and adjustment layers; what are they and how to use themWorking with layer masksHow to crop a photoAdjusting the exposure and using the Adobe Camera Raw filterRemoving something from an imageMove or copy objects in a photoHow to put a person from one photo onto a new background (or putting two photos together)How to add textSaving photos and saving formats that are shareable It’s a bit of a long one but some really good tips in here that I’m sure you’ll find helpful if you’re new to Photoshop. He also mentioned grabbing a Wacom tablet to use for your editing instead of a mouse. I use one in Lightroom as well and it is much better and more precise and doesn’t leave you with a cramped hand after working on images for hours.

4 Tips to Help you Decide Between Black and White or Color for your Image Why do black and white photographs speak to us? In nature, colors are meant to attract, and cause things to catch our attention. Still, even without color, black and white images are a mainstay of our craft, and are powerful representations of the artistic spirit. Evernote Description Evernote for iPhone, iPad, and Apple Watch is the modern workspace that syncs between all of your devices. Work everywhere and stay productive:• Write notes, checklists, and research• Organize web articles, docs, and photos • Discuss your work with others, right within the app• Present ideas without creating a slide deck

Ultimate Cheat Sheets for Photoshop and Lightroom Want an ultimate single-page cheat sheet for looking up keyboard shortcuts in Photoshop CC and Lightroom CC? The design team over at setupablogtoday have created just that: massive sheets that you can study and explore to your hearts content. The Photoshop Cheat Sheet First up is an impressive Photoshop cheat sheet that displays shortcuts both on a 2D keyboard and in chart form: You can find a high-resolution version of the image online here, or you can download a PDF of it through this link or via this embed: The Lightroom Cheat Sheet

Introduction to Evernote The more you put into Evernote, the more useful it becomes. But how do you find what you're looking for, especially once you’ve accumulated a fair amount of notes? Let’s say you only vaguely remember what you're looking for, like the name of a restaurant a friend recommended. Just search for the note using a few words related to what you remember (the city, friend's name, etc.), or by date of creation and other attributes. To search, just enter keywords into the search box.

Adobe Photoshop essentials: How to crop, resize, and edit photos like a pro Adobe Photoshop's deep trove of features lets you manipulate every aspect of even basic editing tasks, such as cropping and resizing images. For example, you can edit an amateur snapshot of an executive and transform it into a professional-looking image for corporate documents or a website. Just follow these easy, step-by-step instructions. Note: This exercise uses the Move tool, Marquee selection tool, Polygonal Lasso selection tool, Magic Wand selection tool, and Zoom. 1. How to Take Better Action Photos There are many sports photographers. We generally hear about those who specialize in a specific genre of sports photography like motorsport, tennis, golf, or surfing. If you are just starting out and want to gain some experience and build a portfolio, what can you do to take better action shots?

How To Use Evernote: The Unofficial Manual Table Of Contents §1–What Is Evernote? §2–An Overview Of The Desktop App 25 Photoshop Tutorials That Will Make You A Pro - Blogrope Looking for some good Photoshop tutorials that will turn you into a professional? Well, there are a number of Photoshop tutorials out there! While some of you will teach you the basics, others focus on the popular aspects of Photoshop.