Photoshop was originally conceived as an imaging software, and that’s still its primary purpose. After all, that’s why it was named that way. And much that Adobe doesn’t like it, Photoshop has become a colloquial expression for photo retouching. But over the years Adobe has added a great deal of features such as vectors, layers or artboards to mention a… Read the full article.
For those of us who aren’t professional photographers, or lack the proper equipment, portrait photography is a feat that will inevitably end in an intensive, and sometimes clueless, retouching session.Luckily Photoshop has some incredible tools to make this process easier. But if you aren’t an intermediate or advanced user, you will need some help.The following tutorials will explain the basics… Read the full article.
It’s that time of the year when Adobe releases a major Photoshop CC update. And as usual, that means exciting news. And it doesn’t stop here. More new digital imaging product features will be announced soon. There is something in this release for everyone: Powerful new photo editing capabilities; performance improvements; major enhancements to popular features, and a lot more…. Read the full article.
Trying to get the perfect and most creative color toning for your image seems like a daunting, and most of the times, frustrating experience. Dealing with Curves, channel operations and other complex tools is for the pros only. Fortunately, Photoshop has always an ace up its sleeve. We talked before about the Color Lookup Tables, where you could apply different… Read the full article.
Cinemagraphs are a stylish looking combination of a still photograph and an animation loop. Both Kevin Burg and Jamie Beck, the creators of this technique, like to see them as a living moment in a still photograph. I think of it as a living photograph. It’s a photograph that has a living moment inside of it. Kevin Burg Cinemagraphs have… Read the full article.
The Sin City movies are modern masterpieces that reimagine the film noir genre from the 40s and 50s. They use black and white imagery with low key lighting to creating striking pictures with high contrast between light and shadow. In this tutorial, talented Photoshop artist Chris Spooner, from Spoon Graphics, will show you some techniques to transform your static photographs… Read the full article.
Photoshop is a complex software; I’m pretty sure you’re already aware of that. But over the years, the people at Adobe have been going the extra mile to make Photoshop enticing for both advanced and beginner users. Every year they add a new layer of clever tools and features. Some of them get a lot of publicity, but some others… Read the full article.
When you read or hear somewhere that an image has been “Photoshopped” it usually means that it has been altered in a way that it isn’t considered a photograph anymore, and it becomes a photorealistic composition or a heavily retouched image. That differs a lot from the concept of post-processing, which is a way to enhance or correct certain aspects… Read the full article.
Bebas Neue is a free font which is licensed under the SIL Open Font License 1.1. Designed by Ryoichi Tsunekawa. When you need lowercase or more impact for titling, please try Dharma Gothic and Rama Gothic. When you need body-text font matching with this Bebas family, please try our Bio Sans font family. Mocha Mattari is a distressed, vintage-effected font… Read the full article.
In this tutorial by Andrei Oprinca from RetutPro, you will learn how you can change someone’s eye color. It isn’t so hard these days with the new tools Adobe is constantly adding to Photoshop. Simply apply a selective color adjustment layer and add a mask and fix or change the eye color. Watch the tutorial below and see how easy… Read the full article.
Creating a photographic caricature of a person, regularly a friend or a relative, is simpler than it looks at first sight. In this tutorial, talented Photoshop artist Chris Spooner, from Spoon Graphics, will take you through the process of creating a realistic cartoon character effect from a photograph. Since the base image is a photo, you won’t have to draw… Read the full article.
Sometimes having too much detail can be a distraction. Even in photography, only the expert photographers know how to capture the essence of a scenery or an object with true emotion, just like true artists like da Vinci and Van Gogh did with their beautiful paintings. But, what if you could make your gorgeous high definition photos look like an… Read the full article.
Bringing vintage photos into life is fun, especially if it involves old family pictures and portraits. Your first attempts probably were a mess. Don’t worry, it’s not that simple without the proper knowledge, but it isn’t a complex task either. In fact, after watching this video tutorial chances are that you’ll become a serial colorizer. John Shaver from Photoshop Video… Read the full article.
The real beauty in Photoshop is that even it is a high-end professional software, you can simply open an image and quickly apply effects or corrections to achieve beautiful results. But that can only take you so far. And I don’t mean you should go and learn complex curves manipulation or channel mixing techniques. Those are difficult indeed! There are… Read the full article.
With the massive selection of great online learning platforms we have today, everyone is getting addicted to learning new skills and finally going for that job promotion they’ve always wanted. Although, having too many choices could also make it a little difficult to find the right learning platform for your needs. For example, have you ever bought a great course… Read the full article.
Are you trying to turn your photograph into a dreamy watercolor painting, and feeling bitter about not being the talented artist who also happens to own a Wacom tablet? Well, we feel you, especially so as the Photoshop watercolor plugin produces results that are far from desirable (we’re being polite here). But, don’t despair just yet. You can definitely apply… Read the full article.
If you’re using Photoshop, chances are you‘re going to have to clip a subject from its background and work your editing magic. As a newbie, you may have been using the eraser tool to death, making memes that you hope would impress your Facebook friends and go viral. Well, that’s fine. But, ever wondered how to retouch a bad hair… Read the full article.
For any beginner photographer, grasping the basic know-how of Photoshop can seem pretty daunting – especially if you’re trying to go it alone without classes or professional instruction. These ten easy tips, however, will quickly get you acquainted with the basics of Photoshop. After these tutorials you will be on your way to creating amazing photo effects in no time…. Read the full article.
Finding quality free fonts licensed for commercial work is difficult and time-consuming. Yes, there are a lot out there, and usually, the ones you always want are not free. But there is one little secret not everybody knows. Many commercial Type foundries offer some styles within their most popular families for you to download for free. Of course, you didn’t… Read the full article.
Reintroduced in Adobe Photoshop CC 2015.1 release the Oil Paint filter lets you transform a photo into an image with the visual appearance of a classic oil painting. With a few simple sliders, you can adjust the amount of stylization, brush scale, cleanliness, and other parameters. In this tutorial, Howard Pinsky will take a look at two examples of how… Read the full article.
Think you know Photoshop inside out? Now, before you get too smug about it, consider the possibility that there could be 28 powerful features that have been lying hidden in Photoshop, right beneath your nose. 28? Yes, and that includes features that could save you a lot of time and energy on a daily basis. If you’re wondering just what… Read the full article.
Changing the ISO settings of the camera is one of the tricks expert photographers use to take crisp clear photographs in low light conditions. Unfortunately, using higher levels of ISO has an annoying downside: It adds more noise to the photographs. Sure, Photoshop does have some basic filters that let you get rid of the noise in photos. But the… Read the full article.
Have you ever wondered how those professional photographers, like Trey Ratcliff, take amazing looking HDR photographs that are so rich in colors and detail? Well, they don’t. That’s right! The photos they take looks just like the ones you take. And that HDR look is all part of the Photoshop magic they do afterward. Although, it’s easier said than done…. Read the full article.
Learning Photoshop is a lifelong affair that involves its fair share of trials, tribulations, and… tutorials. Have you been looking high and low and wondering where the best tutorials are? They are definitely out there, and are a lot more accessible than you think. In my 15 years of experience running Photoshop Roadmap, I have scoured the web looking for… Read the full article.