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Crop tool ©
posted by shmeljov - 11th of october, 2012
Crop tool is a really handy instrument. Sometimes it's just enough to take a photo and cut a part of it and that's it: a normal level selling photo is now almost a bestseller. More...
Improvise!
posted by dianabahrin - 22nd of september, 2012
Hello there,my friends! Let me ask you something.How many of you actually enjoy going to work and doing what you do? I've been asking myself all sorts of questions lately and I'm really trying change some things in my life. After... More...
Photoshop Lightroom 4
posted by fishwater - 5th of september, 2012
First, let me explain my experience with post-processing to give you an idea of my skill level. I began with Photoshop 3 with a little instruction from a colleague and upgraded to Photoshop 4 when I had the opportunity a little later... More...
Using masks in Photoshop to create images
posted by nansaidh - 14th of august, 2012
To create the image here I used three subjects then using masks in Photoshop merged them into one layer. First I photographed the hand in front of a white background, the water splash, and lastly I had an image of a goldfish that... More...
How to tie perfect knot on syringe needle? - Secret revealed
posted by janceluch - 8th of august, 2012
This image - I had it on my mind for a longer time - a shoot of a syringe with perfect knot tied on the needle - kind of "Stop taking drugs" concept... - but there was tiny little obstacle to solve - how to tie a perfect knot on a piece... More...
Dealing with the sky in landscapes
posted by gmargittai - 25th of july, 2012
When photographing landscapes with big portions of the image being the sky, correct exposure is not trivial. Usually the sky is much brighter than the rest of the image. If leaving the camera on automatic exposure, what usually happens... More...
The Miz's tutorials
posted by littlemacproductions - 14th of july, 2012
A while ago we had a contributor The Miz. He was very helpful to many of us by providing "cheerful" criticism with a tad of a bite. He also took the time to create many tutorials to address an assortment of processes one would do... More...
Photoshop tutorial for sharper pictures ...
posted by fabioconcetta - 24th of june, 2012
Hi all! I would like to share with the whole community of Dreamstime, the knowledge that I acquired in Photoshop, like most of you know is a very complex image editing software. I state that everything I have learned is based on articles... More...
How to make black and white pictures with color details
posted by sarkao - 12th of june, 2012
Making picture like this two in photoshop is really simple. The first one with multi-colored bubble was made by this way 1. open your picture 2. convert to black and white by layers (you can use "hue and saturation" or "black... More...
Abstract light background
posted by sarkao - 8th of june, 2012
This is way how to make pictures like this one. You will need photo of person on the white background and picture of lights. 1. Open both pictures in photoshop. 2. Press shift and move abstract background to picture with... More...
Simple color efects in photoshop
posted by sarkao - 7th of june, 2012
I made this pictures in bad weather, and I didn't liked sky without clouds and colors and I didn't want to make in black and white. So I tried play with photoshop. Here is way how to make simple color efects... More...
What is noise and how to handle it? (in 5 minutes ;)
posted by parkinsonsniper - 18th of may, 2012
Hi everyone, I think noise (or “grain” as called in the analog photography) is the most common problem of most of us, especially for photographers who work outdoor without artificial lighting. There are many softwares,... More...
How to isolate a picture in 5 minutes! (Including hair)
posted by parkinsonsniper - 4th of may, 2012
Hi everyone, Ok I accept that I have a little exagerration in the title but believe me or not, I isolated the image on right in 2 minutes! so this is worth to read :) Ok here we go... We are going to use: - BW dialog... More...
Dreamstime Photographers in Mad Magazine
posted by peanutroaster - 24th of april, 2012
My favorite magazine as a kid was Mad Magazine. I was a big fan of Snappy Answers to Stupid Questions by Al Jaffee, Spy Vs. Spy from the mind of Antonio Prohías and of course the "One Day..." strips of Don Martin. Now that my son... More...
Creating the IR colour effect using photoshop
posted by bitesize - 6th of april, 2012
I recently posted about IR photography. After some searching on the net I found a tutorial that can create the Infrared colour photo effect using Photoshop. But it uses Channel Mixer, which Photoshop Elements 9 does not have. This... More...
Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta announced
posted by complexdesignpl - 4th of april, 2012
Adobe anounced its newest Photoshop version CS 6.0 beta which is ready to download now for everyone, who'd like to check new features of that leading graphic program. Here is a link: Click here to download Adobe Photoshop CS6 beta... More...
HDR FML
posted by davewebbphoto - 26th of march, 2012
When modern, digital HDR photography hit the scene a few years back, it quickly became all the rage. It was now an easy prospect to capture gorgeous sky-scapes and dramatic still life images; balanced lighting was not just the arena... More...
How to remove lens fringing on Gimp?
posted by erogers30 - 19th of february, 2012
I'm only using nikon coolpix L120 and I just find out that some of my photos have lense fringing problem when I submitted them they were rejected. Can I get rid of it using GIMP? and How? And also how to get rid of it using lightroom... More...
Playing PS filters and making everything of stars (my new collection)
posted by igordabari - 10th of february, 2012
A month ago I installed new plug-ins to my PS CS4. Namely, StarSpikes Pro 2 Filter (from ProDigital Software), Knoll Light Factory (from Red Giant Software), and set of filters from Flaming Pear (of which filters Flexity, Flood,... More...
A different way to sharpen
posted by birksphotography - 25th of january, 2012
There are several ways to sharpen your images. Some of these techniques re good and others not so much. I have found that using the unsharp mask filter is ok but can lead to an even more noisy image if overdone. So after doing a little... More...
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