Replace boring skies with Photoshop selection tools

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 29/02/2012 12:31pm
    Photoshop Tricks: replace boring skies with Photoshop selection tools

    When it comes to taking photos (or trying to top up your tan) the weather inevitably will let you down, even when you’re shooting in an exotic holiday destination. This can be especially annoying if you’re trying to capture white sands, bright blue seas and clear blue skies.

    But thanks to one of our favourite Photoshop tricks, we can select our start image’s drab overcast sky and use the Photoshop selection tools to replace it with a more brochure-like graduated blue. On its own, the Photoshop Magic Wand tool can select most of the picture’s original sky, even if it contains a mixture of greyscale clouds and patches of blue.

    Tutorial: Fix dull skies in Photoshop

    | Videos | 09/12/2011 12:02pm

    Discover how to adjust grey, rainy skies using Photoshop’s Curves and adjustment layers to add impact to your autumn and winter landscape photos

    Repair burnt out skies: Photoshop tutorial

    | Photoshop Tutorials, Tutorials | 17/03/2011 12:25pm

    How to repair a burnt out sky: use Layer masks to perfect your landscape photos Photoshop tutorial: A dramatic sky brings a landscape photograph to life, and although the colour-filled skies of dawn and dusk are perfect for awe-inspiring landscape shots, fluffy clouds and deep blue skies of midday can produce equally striking scenes. The [...]