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Converting to Black and White
posted by risto40 - 23rd of august, 2009
So...my first blog, ever. Wanted to start blogging with something useful.. and Photoshop came in mind. After few secs on thinking, i decided to share few B&W conversion methods I use to get rid of colors. First of all, I'm using... More...
Motion Blur
posted by spitfirebbmf - 21st of august, 2009
I had some average looking shots of vehicles so to spice them up I added motion blur with photoshop, to my surprise they have been accepted. Try this on some of your less exciting shots.
Protecting Downloaded Photos...
posted by mani33 - 20th of august, 2009
This goes for buyers who would like to use their downloaded photos online regarding the subject. Here are some tips on how to protect these photos from being copied and used with out permission... You know it's bad for buyers as they... More...
Black and White conversion
posted by jordanrusev - 14th of august, 2009
Here is one good tip to convert some picture into a B/W colors. Sometimes black and white pictures are too flat. This problem is a result of conversion of colors with same lightness into a black with same tint. For example, in RGB... More...
Skin retouch
posted by jordanrusev - 6th of august, 2009
Here is a another quick and very useful photoshop tip for retouching a skin. 1. First open the picture of-course. I will use this picture for example . 2. Duplicate the layer (CTRL+J) 3. Median filter on the duplicated layer... More...
White balance on JPG files
posted by jordanrusev - 30th of july, 2009
I always shoot in RAW format, but i saw in one Forum a question "How i can correct my white balance in jpg files. So i decide to write here one quick WB correction method. 1. First open the picture in PhotoShop , for this method... More...
Imaging Tips and Tools
posted by fultonsphoto - 30th of july, 2009
As someone who has taken many wedding images in the past, I am registered to AsukaBook USA wedding albums. http://asukabook.com/ I have used one of Desislava's wedding images to keep with the wedding theme... One of the advantages... More...
When to shoot RAW, when JPEG and when BOTH
posted by madbuldog - 24th of july, 2009
Аs I mentioned before, in my previus blog RAW format is it a Plus or just a waste of digital space? most of the time i use RAW + JPEG mainly to check if the composition is right, the light is correct overexposed/underexposed areas... More...
Sometimes you have to go were it takes you.
posted by azurelaroux - 23rd of july, 2009
I love to play with the images. For example I shot a fun girl last week. The theme was Pin up. We had a lot of fun and there were several really good images. I processed them one by one and things were going smoothly. Then one image... More...
RAW format is it a Plus or just a waste of digital space?
posted by madbuldog - 22nd of july, 2009
Regarding RAW format is it a Plus or just an opsolite waste of digital space? Well lett me tell you from my personal experience. I ALWAYS shoot RAW plus JPEG, ALWAYS!!! Why? you might ask - the anwser is simple. JPEG'... More...
Magic of gradients
posted by mildegard - 19th of july, 2009
I love sketches. And surprises :) Adding some colors with sometimes unexpected result is what I want to share with you. Just open a sketch in Photoshop and chose Image -> Adjustments -> Gradient map. Play with options there and... More...
Photoshop plugins that are worth the money
posted by summerrain - 30th of june, 2009
If you find yourself using photoshop a lot and are looking for more ways to further enhance your art, then looking into commercial plugins might actually be worth the price. There's many many free resources out there, many are very... More...
posted by moonimage - 29th of june, 2009
are you know? about when you make clipping path in photoshop and then add iptc info in ACDSee your clipping path will be removed!
Purple Fringing Quick Fixes
posted by travismanley - 26th of june, 2009
Just wrote a new post at my blog twcdm.blogspot.com Here is a sample of that post. Purple Fringing, AKA: Chromatic Aberrations (sounds like something you would hear on an episode of X-Files), AKA: Lens Fringing. Even with... More...
5 Simple Photoshop Fixes
posted by travismanley - 18th of june, 2009
New post at my blog check it out twcdm.blogspot.com Here is a portion of the post: Here are a five simple Photoshop fixes you can to to most of your photos that will really make them shine. 1. Levels - Check your levels.... More...
Shopping List!
posted by rafig770 - 16th of june, 2009
For the past 2 years I have been taking some good shots and have done some small jobs with outdated equipment which was minimal to begin with. So I have finally compiled a shopping list which I cannot afford, slowly though... More...
Adding textures to your photography
posted by summerrain - 23rd of may, 2009
Few things can give a photograph a kick the way textures can. I use them all the time, and thought I would share some of my favorite tips. 1. When working with textures remember that you can control the outcome completely. You can... More...
Making progress
posted by zenotri - 15th of may, 2009
One of my goals in a previous Blog was to try to move towards something conceptual in my photography. I had some success yesterday!!! I managed to combine 2 images taken over the last week in photoshop and I am very chuffed that... More...
Photo Workshop Stock / Fashion Glamour
posted by photoshow - 14th of may, 2009
Weeknd With The Masters May 29-31, 2009 $475.00 SPECIAL EARLY REGISTRATION DISCOUNT Register by May 20th and only pay $400. for the full weekend shooting with professional models and working pro instructors at your side.... More...
Making the Most of Your Images
posted by kimmit - 11th of may, 2009
A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to capture some pretty decent shots of seagulls. Nothing earth shattering but I liked them. I played around with the second one in PhotoShop because I liked the fact that the bird was looking... More...
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