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Create an old fashioned 1950’s pin up poster in Adobe Photoshop using Filters, Adjustment Layers, selection methods and textures. Disclaimer: This is just one way to create a vintage look. For more tutorials go to www.iceflowstudios.com or get daily tips and updates on Twitter. ______ This Post Sponsored by: Adobe Photoshop CC and Lightroom for US$9.99/mo. Limited-time offer for […]

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Our next Google Hangout is underway (it actually starts TODAY at 1:00 pm ET / 10:00 AM PT. We’ve put together a fantastic Google Hangout so you can learn from some of the top gurus on the planet (absolutely free)! It’s your chance to hear from two experts of digital imaging.  Plus you can even […]

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Editor: Don’t miss Howard Pinsky and Bryan O’Neil Hughes in our Photoshop Hangout this Friday! Yellow teeth are one of the few things that can’t be covered up with makeup. If your models are suffering from dark, yellow teeth, both Lightroom and Photoshop contain many tools to help you solve this issue. This video will […]

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This Friday we have a great Google+ hangout all about Photoshop and digital imaging. You can sign up here and watch for free. One of our guests is Bryan O’Neil Hughes — Senior Product Manager for Photoshop. Here’s a sample tutorial from Bryan Avoid having Content-Aware Fill introduce unwanted details when it fills in areas […]

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Are you interested in video?  Welcome to our series on how to edit video using Adobe Photoshop. In this fifth episode, you’ll learn how to enhance your project with transitions.  These can be used to smooth over as you switch from one shot to the next or add emphasis.  You’ll also learn how to add […]

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I truly believe that the demand for composited images has only begun to emerge in our industry.  From a purely conceptual standpoint,  composites offer our clients the unprecedented ability to create images that would be too costly or just plain impossible to create any other way. Compositing allows (you) the creator/artist and your clients (the […]

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Are you interested in video?  Welcome to our series on how to edit video using Adobe Photoshop. In this third episode, you’ll learn how to build your sequence.  You’ll see how to load multiple shots into the timeline and then refine each shot’s duration.  The Photoshop editing interface is easy to learn and master. Can’t […]

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A few of you told us you were having trouble purchasing the Photoshop Photography Program.  We checked in with Adobe and they decided to extend the program for a few more days through December 8. The Photoshop Photography Program is available to anyone who wants to participate (but only until December 8, 2013). The Photoshop Photography Program includes the following for […]

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Are you interested in video?  Welcome to our series on how to edit video using Adobe Photoshop. In this first episode, you’ll learn how to set up Adobe Photoshop CC so it’s ready to edit multiple video files together. Over the next two weeks, we’ll walk you through the complete editing process. ______ This Post […]

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New in Photoshop CC, users now have the ability to use Camera Raw as a filter! This not only means that it’s more readily accessible, but it can be used on almost any type of layer! Today’s tutorial will go through the benefits of this new feature. Disclaimer: This is just one way to work […]

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We last explored the properties panel as a useful way to modify masks, Adobe Photoshop offers an even better approach. Watch how to utilize the Refine Mask Command. Can’t see the video?  Click Here. Disclaimer: This is just one way to work with masks. ______ This Post Sponsored by: lynda.com Learn photography anytime, anywhere, and at […]

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If you’ve added a mask to a layer you can quickly modify it using the Properties panel. This is a great way to adjust the density of a mask and refine its appearance. Can’t see the video?  Click Here. Disclaimer: This is just one way to work with masks. ______ This Post Sponsored by: lynda.com Learn […]

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The Calculations command is an old school way to work with channels and color (it’s been around since before Photoshop had layers.  It’s also a great way to combine complex color channel data to build an alpha channel.  This can then be converted into a layer masks for a nondestructive way to hide pixels in […]

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One of my favorite styles of image is a panoramic photo.  Creating this type of image in Photoshop is super easy thanks to the Photomerge command.  You can take several images and combine them into a seamless panoramic image. You can use Photomerge to combine images that are tiled horizontally, vertically, or both.. Use the following steps […]

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Have you ever been working away in photoshop, keyboard short-cutting like no other, when suddenly you do something that is unexpected and awesome?  It happened to me when working on a image of the French Quarter in New Orleans.  This technique is one of the best kept secrets in Photoshop and it has changed the […]

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Using a gradient, you can create a gradual blend between two images.  This is a useful way to create a special effect or a collage. Learn how to work with layer masks for a nondestructive way to hide pixels in a photo. Can’t see the video?  Click Here. Disclaimer: This is just one way to […]

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When creating selections in Photoshop, there are many possible tools to choose from, including the Magic Wand and Quick Selection Tools. At first glance, these tools are quite similar, but they have some key differences that can help you out in your editing. Today we will look at the differences between these two tools! Disclaimer: […]

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She’s my 7-year-old and her world is a fascinating place.  Her daily needs are simple; food, sleep and adventure.  Her notebook is full of friendly monster doodles and has a clockwork morning report of her nightly dreams.  In one particular instance, she woke to tell me that she dreamt that she could fly.  And she […]

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With the Crop Tool active, in order to preserve the cropped off area, you’ll want to make sure that the “Delete Cropped Pixels” option is not checked. This way, if you need to adjust the crop at a later point, and bring back some of the original data, you can easily do so. Disclaimer: This […]

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Distraction

In this tutorial I walk you through my entire process to develop this image.  You’ll learn how to: Make adjustments in Camera Raw (or Lightroom) Paint in selective adjustments to remove shadows Remove distracting elements with the Clone Stamp and Healing Brush tools Improve accuracy with the Quick Selection tool This is a complete workflow […]

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I began adapting my photographic style and philosophy from “hard core purist” to “compositor” the first time I ever opened Photoshop. For me, within this type of application were the keys to unlimited visual possibilities. The only bummer? I had to learn to love and to effectively clip (select and extract) items from images in […]

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