Lightroom effects: how to make a Cyanotype for an on-trend, retro look

    | Tutorials | 09/03/2014 00:01am
    Lightroom effects: how to make a Cyanotype for an on-trend, retro look

    In our latest Adobe Lightroom tutorial we show you how to make a Cyanotype complete with a beautiful, brushed border. Below we show you step-by-step how to make one of the most popular Lightroom effects.

    Photo to cartoon effect: how to use Photoshop to turn images into drawings

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 22/01/2014 12:21pm
    Photo to cartoon effect: how to use Photoshop to turn images into drawings or paintings

    The photo-to-cartoon effect is one of our favourite Photoshop effects, and it’s surprisingly easy to achieve. In this tutorial we’ll show you how to turn photos to cartoons using an assortment of filters and simple brushwork.

    Electrify your portraits using Photoshop Elements

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 09/01/2014 00:01am
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    Give your portrait a shot of electricity by creating glowing lines in Photoshop Elements.

    Photoshop effects: how to make high-key portraits and film noir-style photos

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 08/01/2014 03:00am
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    Using just one image, we’ll show you how you can create two different portraits that are the polar opposite in style.

    Sharpen photos the smart way: demystifying Photoshop’s image-sharpening tools

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 07/01/2014 00:01am
    Sharpen photos with Unsharp Mask

    Photoshop has a range of sophisticated image-sharpening tools that make it easier than ever before to fine-tune your focus. In this tutorial we’ll run through the options and explain the different ways in which you can use them to sharpen photos.

    Layer mask techniques anyone can do: master this vital Photoshop effect

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 23/12/2013 00:01am
    Layer mask techniques anyone can understand: master this vital Photoshop effect

    Knowing how to use a Photoshop layer mask is at the heart of any type of creative image work. In this tutorial we explain the different ways in which you can master them.

    Fantasy landscape tutorial: how to blend images seamlessly in a dramatic montage

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 03/11/2013 00:01am
    Fantasy landscape tutorial: how to seamlessly blend images into a dramatic montage

    Find out how to blend images using a few simple Photoshop effects to create a dramatic montage in this fantasy landscape tutorial from our friends at Practical Photoshop.

    Composite picture techniques: how to make convincing shadows

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 02/11/2013 12:00pm
    Composite picture techniques: how to make convincing shadows

    How do you create convincing shadows when making a composite picture of two images? Our quick tutorial shows you how.

    Zombie pictures: how to make terrifying Halloween portraits of your friends

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 31/10/2013 10:58am
    Zombie pictures: how to make terrifying Halloween portraits of your friends

    Zombie pictures are all the rage at the moment, thanks to pop culture phenomena like The Walking Dead and World War Z. There are countless apps out there to help you make zombie pictures of yourself and your friends, but to ensure the best results we show you how a few simple Photoshop effects can make your zombie photos truly terrifying!

    Professional photo editing tricks: how to get perfect skies in ALL your raw images

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 29/10/2013 00:01am
    Professional photo editing tricks: how to get perfect skies in ALL your raw images

    Tired of bleached and boring skies? With a basic knowledge of Layers and a few other Photoshop effects you can use these professional photo editing tricks to ensure bold and dramatic skies in all of your raw images. Here’s how…

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