In our easy-to-follow cinema graph tutorial we show you how to make animated photos for the web using Photoshop CS6′s latest video tools.
Each time they open a new image, the first question most people ask is ‘Can I do anything to improve the tones?’. Even if you have a perfect exposure, the answer is usually ‘Yes’. A few tonal tweaks will often lift an image, especially if you shoot in raw format, as raw files are naturally a little flat straight out of camera. One of the best tools for controlling and tweaking tones is the Photoshop Levels tool.
Learn how to transform your forest photography into a magical Tolkien world using creative symmetry and a split-tone Photoshop effect.
By using Photoshop’s Step and repeat command, you’ll find it easy to create a wintry symmetrical pattern from the most unlikeliest of sources!
Our latest Photoshop Elements tutorial shows step by step how to achieve popular Photoshop effects: keeping selective colour in your photos when making black and white conversions.
Learn how to add a variety of creative Photoshop effects and cool photo editing tricks using only the tools in Adobe Camera Raw.
Some photographers employ the processing powers of packages like Photoshop CS5 or Photomatix to bracketing exposures to combine into a single composite high dyanmic range image that reveals fine detail in the shadows, midtones and highlights. HDR photography editing techniques add rich (and sometimes false) colours that enhance the artistic look of a shot,
and many even like the way the HDR process can add artefacts such as halos around object edges.
Give your awkward portraits a Photoshop face lift. Our step-by-step Photoshop Elements tutorial shows you how to swap faces so you can rescue your portrait photography by changing a bad expression into a smile.
There are two basic types of noise you need to tackle in your low-light photography. The first is Chrominance noise, which introduces itself with higher ISO shots and can be recognised by its coloured speckling in shadowed or even-toned areas.
The second is Luminance noise, which is trickier to remove and can be seen in the form of random variations of brightness between pixels. Reducing this can result in a loss of overall image detail, so in this tutorial we’re going to look at techniques to reduce both types of noise while preserving quality.
Raw files give you the flexibility to capture high-contrast scenes by making a composite image from from two raw files. Here’s why and here’s how.