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Save for purchasing a heavy and expensive fast lens, it can be tricky to create the blurred background look many photographers desire. Even if you do have a fast prime lens, such as a 105mm f/1.4 or something like that, you may want to have more depth of field than the lens provides while maintaining a blurred background. So what can you do when you want a blurred background but don't have a
If you take many portraits, then flyaway and stray hairs are going to be something you will need to deal with on a regular basis. No matter how much time and effort goes into preparing someone's hair for a shoot, it'll often still be the case that hairs get loose and cover up part of the face or fly off into the background. With Photoshop, it is quite easy to deal with them. In the video
You have a great image, but there's a part of it that you wish wasn't there. Perhaps it's a telephone pole, an electrical wire or something else, but we have all been there and likely felt frustrated that it's difficult to remove the distraction while maintaining a natural look to your photo. Jesús Ramirez with the Photoshop Training Channel has created a great video tutori
If you're new to Photoshop, blending modes can be a bit overwhelming. It's not always clear how different blending modes can help you improve your photo editing, but they are very powerful editing tools. Photographer and educator Serge Ramelli has made a new video covering which blending modes are most useful for photographers and how best to utilize them. For example, the "multiply" blen
If you like dramatic portraiture and want to learn more about retouching, Nathaniel Dodson of tutvid has just the video for you. In the video below, Dodson discusses the liquify tool in Photoshop CC, performing non-destructive edits to your photos, cleaning up blemishes, retouching eyes using adjustment layers, adjusting skin tone and color grading your image and finally, performing sharpening. (
You have a photo with a great subject and awesome composition, but the sky is bad. What can you do? You can cut your losses and ditch the photo, sure, or you can use Photoshop to replace your bad sky with a better one. This may seem like a complicated task, but it doesn't have to be difficult. In a new video tutorial, Nathaniel Dodson of tutvid shows us how to replace a sky in Photoshop CC, a
How often have you edited a group of images in Photoshop only to realize that you want to batch resize them? Perhaps you want to upload all the edited files to a website or send them to someone but don't need, or want, to deal with the full-size files. Sure, you could open the images in Lightroom and deal with it there, but if you're already in Photoshop, it's easy enough to do it rig
Unmesh Dinda of PiXimperfect has published a new tutorial about check layers in Photoshop. Check layers are particularly useful when retouching images because they allow you to analyze different properties of your image across multiple layers, such as hue, saturation and luminosity, and determine what issues there are for you to address. Check layers are essentially layers that visually display a
Have you ever used color dodge and color burn blend modes in Photoshop? Photographer and educator Blake Rudis had tried them before but found that they were essentially useless. That is, until he figured out how to take advantage of them. So, how do these color dodge and burn blend modes work in Photoshop? They essentially allow for precise and subtle color grading of your images. If you simply t
Ahh, the Pen Tool! When it comes to making complex selections and cutting objects out of an image, there is no better tool for the job. And while the Lasso Tool or Magic Wand Tool might make selections faster and easier (and are still quite useful depending on the situation), the Pen Tool reigns supreme when it comes to accuracy and precision.So, what’s the drawback? Well, it’s pretty tricky to g is a social bookmarking place where you can share, find & discuss the best news around on most topics. We focus on hi-tech reviews, gadgets and geekery but we like almost anything that's awesome, appealing and thought-provoking! er6i9ds5mz

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