Using the Healing Tools to Retouch Skin: Photoshop Tutorial

Photoshop includes some helpful Healing tools which you can use to remove blemishes from your photos. They comprise of the Spot Healing Brush, The Healing Bush Tool, The Patch Tool and the Red-Eye Tool. In this tutorial I will show you how to use them correctly to remove blemishes and a stray hair from the … Read moreUsing the Healing Tools to Retouch Skin: Photoshop Tutorial

How To: Tilt-Shift effect, Fake a Miniature Scene in Photoshop

Tilt-Shift is a nice novelty effect you can carry out on your life-size photos to make them look like a miniature model scene. In Photoshop you alter the field of depth by blurring some sections which mimics the look of a macro lense. You can also add to the effect by increasing the color saturation … Read moreHow To: Tilt-Shift effect, Fake a Miniature Scene in Photoshop

Restoring Old Photos: How To Restore Old Photos in Photoshop

Old photograph If you’ve got an old photograph with dust specks, scratches and creases that you’d like to restore, here’s a technique you can use to bring it back to pristine condition using Photoshop Elements. I’m using Elements 9 but this technique should work with Elements 10 and on earlier Elements. The photo I’m using  … Read moreRestoring Old Photos: How To Restore Old Photos in Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop Tips: Restore Missing Filters & Groups in CS6

Missing If you’ve used earlier versions of Photoshop and upgraded to CS6, you may have noticed that the Filter menu in the Menu Bar along the top of the screen is different. Some of the filter groups from Photoshop CS5 and earlier – Artistic, Brush Strokes, Sketch and Texture – are completely missing from the Filter … Read moreAdobe Photoshop Tips: Restore Missing Filters & Groups in CS6

Make a Photo Look Like a Gallery Print With Photoshop

Professional Finish You can give your photograph a professional finish by making it look like a gallery print. Gallery prints generally have wide borders, normally in white, grey or black depending on the colour of the image. The photo is placed in the top portion of the frame area allowing the name, title and gallery … Read moreMake a Photo Look Like a Gallery Print With Photoshop

Create Stunning High Contrast Black & White Images With Photoshop

Black and White There are many different ways to convert your colour photo into black and white, some good, some not so good. The following is a simple but effective way to convert your colour photos into stunning, high contrast, black & white images. For this conversion I’m using Photoshop CS5 Step 1 Start by … Read moreCreate Stunning High Contrast Black & White Images With Photoshop

Top 10 Free Design, Animation & Image Editing Software for Macs

The Mac platform is easily one of the most computer systems for designers and savvy developers looking to create intuitive and modern publications, sites, and programs. While many of these programs are expensive and difficult to use, there are plenty of free programs that can be used by any Mac user without spending a small … Read moreTop 10 Free Design, Animation & Image Editing Software for Macs

Beginners guide to dodging and burning with Photoshop elements

Non destructive The dodge and burn tools in Photoshop elements don’t do a particularly good job, so here’s a better way to dodge and burn your photograph, it’s easy to use, and it’s non destructive. Ive used elements 9, but you can use elements 10 or earlier elements. Begin by opening the photograph that could … Read moreBeginners guide to dodging and burning with Photoshop elements

Create a neutral density Gradient filter with Photoshop elements

Sky too bright? When photographing a scene such as a sunset or landscape, the sky can end up far brighter than the foreground. If  you don’t use (or forgot to use ) a neutral density gradient filter, then you could add  a neutral density gradient filter to your image with Photoshop elements. Here I’ve used … Read moreCreate a neutral density Gradient filter with Photoshop elements

Create a custom copyright brush with photoshop elements

Apply your copyright watermark quickly and simply When putting your photos on the web you might want some level of copyright protection, so here’s a quick way to apply your copyright water mark to your images. I’ve used Elements 9, but this technique will work on earlier elements. step 1 Start by creating a new … Read moreCreate a custom copyright brush with photoshop elements