Archive for the 'Photo Retouching' Category

Black and White Photos - Photoshop Video Tutorial

Saturday, March 25th, 2006

Watch and Learn Photoshop has released another one of their free Photoshop video tutorials. This tutorial describes some nice techniques that you can use to turn your photos to black and white using adjustment layers. These techniques work much better than just desaturating or turning your image to Grayscale mode and the final outcome is […]

Contrast Mask Photoshop Tutorial

Saturday, January 7th, 2006

Contrast masking is a technique used to correct photos that because of the high dynamic range some of it’s areas appear underexposed while the rest of the image appears overexposed. With this technique we are able to reveal details both from the underexposed areas and the overexposed areas. This technique isn’t something new, traditional photographers […]

Dreamy Duotone effect

Saturday, November 19th, 2005

With this tutorial I am going to show you a way to turn a photo into a dreamy duotone image using Adobe Photoshop.
1. Open the image you want to apply this effect. I am going to start with this stock photo.

2. Go to ” Image” -> “Mode” and select “Greyscale”. A message will pop up […]

Sharpening images using the high pass filter

Thursday, November 10th, 2005

Most people when they want to sharpen their images with photoshop they use the USM (Unsharp Mask filter), however there is another powerful photoshop filter that in my opinion does a better job.
I am going to start with a closeup of a flower that I took handheld
Here is a 100%crop of the picture before using […]