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  • Too much Photoshop?

    by Alamourus | 12th of November, 2012

    A recent article (Too Much Photoshop) detailing how a winning photo had been disqualified because of too much post-editing made me wonder about my own post philosophy. In this shot of a modern building, for example, I decided to create a composite and added a plane over... More
  • The Most Important Things about Photoshop all Beginners Must Know

    by Maigi | 5th of November, 2012

    All dedicated beginners usually already know that with the help of Photoshop you can heal the photos, clone the background, move the objects, adjust skin tones, and do many many amazing tricks, and there are lot of tutorials out there to guide you. But I want to talk about... More
  • The Most Important Things About Photoshop All Beginners Must Know

    by Wisconsinart | 5th of November, 2012

    So there I was, staring at my computer monitor and looking at the family picture I had taken hours earlier. Grandma and Grandpa, Mom and Dad, Sis and her boyfriend, my little brother and the dog. In the background was our house, an old mobile home in the trailer park.... More
  • I am learning interesting stuff about Photography

    by Pastorkayte | 31st of October, 2012

    Today, I am learning interesting stuff about Photography such as using Photoshop. As a beginning Photographer, I am learning about color and about structuring the Photograph. I am also learning about Photoshop, which I think will help me a lot along my way. More
  • Crop tool ©

    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. See Article
  • Improvise!

    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 working one year in front of a computer... More
  • Photoshop Lightroom 4

    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 on. In time, I felt Photoshop was just... More
  • Using masks in Photoshop to create images

    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 I isolated from the background with the... More
  • How to tie perfect knot on syringe needle? - Secret revealed

    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 of fragile stiff and yet still hollow... More
  • Dealing with the sky in landscapes

    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 is the land gets a correct exposure... More
  • The Miz's tutorials

    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 within Photoshop. Arenacreative has... More
  • Photoshop tutorial for sharper pictures ...

    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 and tutorials, readily available on... More
  • How to make black and white pictures with color details

    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 and white conversion" ) 3. click to mask... More
  • Abstract light background

    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 person. It will make a new layer with abstract... More
  • Simple color efects in photoshop

    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 like this. 1. open picture and make... More
  • What is noise and how to handle it? (in 5 minutes ;)

    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, plugins and filters who try to deal... More
  • How to isolate a picture in 5 minutes! (Including hair)

    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 box or adjustment layer - layers panel... More
  • Dreamstime Photographers in Mad Magazine

    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 is a twelve, he's discovered Mad Magazine... More
  • Creating the IR colour effect using photoshop

    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 technique doesn't produce the same effect... More
  • Adobe Photoshop CS6 Beta announced

    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 version Photoshop CS6 beta includes... More

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