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Silhouette: How I Got the shot gives tips on how you can quickly create a beautiful silhouette.

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When working with photos, many choose to have very saturated and rich colors. The problem with too much saturation is that it can cause clipping (a flattening of the range of colors). To help with this, Photoshop and Lightroom offer the Vibrance command. Unlike Saturation, Vibrance only boosts those parts of a photo that are […]

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In this video, you’ll learn how to quickly turn a plain photo shoot into a fantastic one. This technique uses the Quick Selection Tool, Refine Edge, and Adjustment Layers. Disclaimer: This is only one way to composite a photo in Photoshop. Follow Howard on Twitter This Post Sponsored by: LensRentals.com Be a kid in a camera […]

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Photoshop’s skewing feature is a great way to realistically add an image to a billboard, a wall or just about anything. Combining smart objects enables you to place the image once and swap out images at a later time keeping the same skew perspective. Give it a try!

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I can’t imagine jumping into the industry as the son of Joel Grimes, a rather well known portrait photographer and educator. But I have to applaud him, he’s making quite a name for himself as he jumps head first into the videographer roll. Meet Aaron Grimes, videographer. Aaron and his father were commissioned by the […]

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In this quick tutorial, I show you three methods of correcting underexposed images in Photoshop, using Camera Raw, and Adjustment Layers. Follow Howard on Twitter This Post Sponsored by: LensRentals.com Be a kid in a camera store. Rent lenses, cameras, lighting and more from the original and best online photographic and video equipment rental company.  Use PHOTOFOCUS10 in […]

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Most users will either use Curves a lot or they won’t use it at all. The Curves interface is more complex than Levels, which scares away many users. While Levels gives you three control points (highlights, midtones, and shadows), the Curves adjustment allows for up to 16 control points. This can significantly open up more […]

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