In today’s tutorial, we’ll create a simple, but elegant, window-shaped gobo.
A workshop student recently introduced me to an app called PhotoTangler. I loved the name so much that I was eager to learn about it. The app takes distinct images and seamlessly blends them into a collage that is unified with texture. I wondered how easy it would be to accomplish the same effect in Photoshop. It turns out that the process is both uncomplicated and a great way to engage your right brain!
Follow along with Lesa Snider as she shows how to add highlights to your photo subject’s hair using blend modes in Photoshop.
In this tutorial, Stephen Burns sheds some light on how to enhance the color of your photos by using a series of black & white adjustment layers.
Here is a romantic, soft-edged vignette technique. It is created using a layer mask combined with the elliptical marquee tool and its feather slider.
Lesa Snider demonstrates techniques for brightening the teeth and eyes of your portrait subjects. Use an empty adjustment layer in combination with lightening blend modes, layer masks, and the brush tool to paint your adjustments in non-destructively.
Since French Kiss textures are created from actual natural media paintings that are breathtaking as stand-alone images, I now find myself looking for a texture that will harmonize with the subject’s color.
In Photoshop CS5 or CS6 step into the world of HDR Toning with this workflow tip. HDR Toning simply gives you an opportunity to apply HDR (High Dynamic Range) ‘like’ effects without the need for…