Restore old photos: how to rescue vintage prints and family pictures

Restore old photos: how to rescue vintage prints and family pictures

In our latest photo editing tutorial we show you a simple method to restore old photos using Photoshop’s many tools and filters. Master this simple technique and soon you will be able to rescue all of your old family pictures and vintage prints.

Photoshop Blur Gallery: use the new CS6 filters for precise depth of field effects

Photoshop Blur Gallery: use the new CS6 filters for precise depth of field effects

The new Photoshop Blur Gallery introduced in CS6 is perfect for replicating in-camera restricted depth-of-field effects that make cityscapes look like tiny architectural models. In this post we explain what each of the filters in the Photoshop Blur Gallery can do – and how to use them.

Photoshop Effects: how to make a postcard-style photomontage

Photoshop Effects: how to make a postcard-style photomontage

Travel photography is one of the most enjoyable pastimes for most photographers. What better way to spend some quality time with your camera? There are so many interesting new sights to capture, you’ll probably come home with a bag full of maxed-out memory cards.

Inevitably, once you’ve printed your favourites and shared them with others, you’ll be left with lots of other good shots. But what to do with them?

Well, why not make a postcard-style Photoshop montage? This technique works best on simple shots of recognisable landmarks and objects, so it’s perfect for those holiday photos we’ve all taken that, while pretty, won’t win any prizes for originality.

The easy way to straighten verticals with Photoshop CS6

The easy way to straighten verticals with Photoshop CS6

The recent launch of Photoshop CS6 introduced a wealth of exciting and genuinely useful and creative tools. However, one of the most impressive for photographers is the introduction of Photoshop CS6’s Adaptive Wide Angle filter.

Cool Photoshop Effects: how to fake stop-motion photography

Cool Photoshop Effects: how to fake stop-motion photography

Falling objects captured by stop-motion photography are impressive, but the techniques can be a bit hit and miss. For a simple Photoshop solution, first shoot a background, in this case a cake and tablecloth, and then the object you want to show falling through the air. Using Photoshop’s layers and masks, we can overlay the two and give the impression of a high-speed shot. Here’s how it’s done…