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How to create snow in Photoshop
Add Hanging Letters on an Image using Photoshop
Photoshop Luminance Masks
Saving A Photoshop Look Up Table
Get to know the Photoshop interface, part two
Taming Interior Reflections
Multiple Layer Styles in Photoshop CC 2015
Photoshop CC 2015 Top 5 Features
Perfect Pose for an Infant with Photoshop’s Quick and Easy Masking Tools
Targeted Color Adjustments in Photoshop
Adding Winter Snow to a Sunny Photo

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Photoshop Luminance Masks

Editor’s Note: Don’t miss this week’s free event on when to jump from Lightroom to Photoshop. Photoshop Luminance Masks are a great way to edit an image targeting just the areas you want. These masks aren’t solid black and whites

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Saving A Photoshop Look Up Table

If you use adjustment layers to create a look in Photoshop and want to be able to replicate it then Look Up Tables, or LUTs, are the answer; For this example I’m using an image from Fotolia. Using three adjustment

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Get to know the Photoshop interface, part two

Understanding Photoshop is a biweekly column that takes an in-depth look at how digital photographs are built and manipulated. It is a college-level course in plain english for free at Photofocus. To learn more see this article. Don’t skip column

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Taming Unwanted Reflections

Taming Interior Reflections

Photographing interiors means dealing with tons of reflective surfaces just waiting to spoil the fun. These little mirrors are everywhere bringing unwanted reflections into what would be an otherwise inviting inside space. The answer is simple. Show those offensive mirrored

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Multiple Layer Styles in Photoshop CC 2015

Editor’s Note: Photoshop CC (2015) recently released. For complete details, see this Photoshop CC (2015) FAQ. Photoshop CC 2015 now allows you to add multiple of the same layer style to a single layer. Add multiple drop shadows, strokes, overlays,

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Photoshop CC 2015 Top 5 Features

Editor’s Note: Photoshop CC (2015) released today. We’ll have ongoing coverage of new features… but here’s a quick video about the top 5 features for all users. For complete details, see this Photoshop CC (2015) FAQ. Photoshop CC 2015 is

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Quick Photo Composition in Photoshop

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

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Simple Background Magic for Photos

I want to share a simple way to apply a “texture” to a plain or seamless background. A texture is an image of almost anything that can be appropriately ghosted back adding a “texture” to the background. I use images

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UAP_Series 4

Get to know the Photoshop interface, part two

Understanding Photoshop is a biweekly column that takes an in-depth look at how digital photographs are built and manipulated. It is a college-level course in plain english for free at Photofocus. To learn more see this article. Don’t skip column

Read More
Taming Unwanted Reflections

Taming Interior Reflections

Photographing interiors means dealing with tons of reflective surfaces just waiting to spoil the fun. These little mirrors are everywhere bringing unwanted reflections into what would be an otherwise inviting inside space. The answer is simple. Show those offensive mirrored

Read More
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Multiple Layer Styles in Photoshop CC 2015

Editor’s Note: Photoshop CC (2015) recently released. For complete details, see this Photoshop CC (2015) FAQ. Photoshop CC 2015 now allows you to add multiple of the same layer style to a single layer. Add multiple drop shadows, strokes, overlays,

Read More
PS2015_social

Photoshop CC 2015 Top 5 Features

Editor’s Note: Photoshop CC (2015) released today. We’ll have ongoing coverage of new features… but here’s a quick video about the top 5 features for all users. For complete details, see this Photoshop CC (2015) FAQ. Photoshop CC 2015 is

Read More
PhotoComps_1280

Quick Photo Composition in Photoshop

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

Read More

Simple Background Magic for Photos

I want to share a simple way to apply a “texture” to a plain or seamless background. A texture is an image of almost anything that can be appropriately ghosted back adding a “texture” to the background. I use images

Read More
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Blur Your Background Elements in Photoshop

In this tutorial, learn how to easily blur the background behind your transparent elements in Photoshop. This is perfect when designing website mockups! [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rxiGCUHtTQ] Disclaimer: This is just one way to blur elements in Photoshop. For more tutorials go to

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Colorize a Black and White Photo in Photoshop

Take a ‘boring’ black and white photo, and give it some color in Photoshop! This tutorial covers selection methods, Adjustment Layers, and Layer Masks, all of which will help you in your photo editing. [youtube=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r68BN6Mx6es] Disclaimer: This is just one

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