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Soft Light Fantasy Photo Effects

Soft Light Fantasy Photo Effects

A large number of my followers have requested this kind of effect so in this tutorial I will show you how I would create a fantasy looking effect in Photoshop. What you should to learn from this tutorial is how can adjustment layers can be used to create subtle contrast and color changes to get that soft looking effect. Having ... Read More »

Quick HDR effect in Photoshop

Quick HDR effect in Photoshop

In this tutorial we’ll learn how to create a quick HDR effect from just one photo. HDR creates a high impact in photography and even in photomanipulation. HDR stands for HighDynamicRange and are achived  by capturing multiple standard photographs, often using exposure bracketing, and then merging them into an HDR image. In photography, dynamic range is measured in EV differences (known ... Read More »

Create Colorful Manipulations in Photoshop

Create Colorful Manipulations in Photoshop

In this video you will see how to make a magic moment in Photoshop adding lots of colours and light effects to create a colorful manipulation effect using blend modes, dodge/burn and the light effects filter. Read More »

Create Tilt-Shift Effect In Photoshop

Create Tilt-Shift Effect In Photoshop

Today we are going to create a tilt-shift effect using layers,a mask and lens blur. Lens blur gives the effect of a narrower depth of field, so some areas of your image stay in focus, and other areas are blurred. Read More »

Realistic Car Headlights & Glow Lights in Photoshop

Realistic Car Headlights & Glow Lights in Photoshop

This tutorial is about how to use the Lens Flare filter to create realistic street lights and car lights in Photoshop. This technique can be used in Adobe Elements as well. Read More »

Instagram Quick Effect In Photoshop

Instagram Quick Effect In Photoshop

In this tutorial we’ll learn how to create a quick instagram effect in photoshop.   Open your image and go to Layer>New Adjustment Layer>Levels.From the RGB panel select Blue(Alt+5) and set the value of the Output Levels to 180. Now go to Layer>New Fill Layer>Solid Color and use the value #f6ddad for this creamy color an then set the blending ... Read More »

Dramatic Lighting Photoshop Tutorial

Dramatic Lighting Photoshop Tutorial

The main objective for this manipulation tutorial is show you how to create a dramatic and artistic illumination effect. I’ll show you how to use the Brush tool and Dodge/Burn to paint shadows and change the lighting of the entire scene. Read More »

Realistic Depth of Field in Photoshop

Realistic Depth of Field in Photoshop

In this quick tutorial I will show you how I create more realistic depth of field using the Lens Blur filter and the gradient tool to create gradual selections. With this filter you can use depth maps to create more complex and even more realistic depth of field effects. Read More »

Your Last Kiss – Emotional Manipulation Tutorial

Your Last Kiss – Emotional Manipulation Tutorial

I think it’s time for another emotional manipulation tutorial. The main techniques used here are the same as on my other tutorials but I will also show you how to create realistic depth of field in Photoshop, how to create a shatter effect using brushes and how I got that cinematic effect on the final result. Read More »

New Manga Effect – 2011 Photoshop Tutorial

New Manga Effect – 2011 Photoshop Tutorial

I wanted to write a tutorial about this a long time ago but I was busy with other projects. Recently I saw on the cover of the Advanced Photoshop Magazine a manga effect and I decided I will go ahead and make my own version. I’m not using the same technique as in the magazine but the result is really ... Read More »