Tag: Photoshop

35 Premium Photoshop Tutorials: How to do Photo Manipulation

Learning all the ways you can edit your photos and images is like someone that finally learns the proper drawing techniques. Before, the person was making interesting doodles, now he/she’s creating works of art. The talent was there but it was not fully utilized until full knowledge of the possibilities was gained. And it’s the […]

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How to Create a Retro Faded Look Using Lightroom or Photoshop

You’ve probably seen images floating around because it’s popular these days, you know, the ones with the retro faded look. It’s pretty popular with the instagram and wedding photography crowd. It’s not my fancy but I am all about empowering photographers to shoot what they have in mind. If that happens to be retro-faded here’s […]

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How to Understand the Curves Tool in Photoshop

After you’ve mastered Levels, it’s time to take a step up to the tool that is probably the most useful for color and contrast control in Photoshop: Curves. As with levels, you should play around with the basic Curves command to get a feel for it. For safety’s sake, begin by duplicating your background layer, […]

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10 Things Photographers Should Avoid Doing in Photoshop

If you’re new to Photoshop, you’ve probably been a little overwhelmed by the million and one things you can do to your images and the multiple ways to get any one effect. You’ve probably also discovered that not everything you do—even if it’s something “everyone” is doing—will make your images come out looking great. To […]

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Here’s What Working With Photoshop 1.0 Was Like

The year was 1990. The Hubble Space Telescope had just been launched, Microsoft released Windows 3.0, and Sinéad O’Connor wanted you to know that “Nothing Compares 2 U.” In addition, Adobe released Photoshop 1.0, starting the revolution. [ Read More ] Alex Cooke Click Here to Check out The Complete FroKnowsPhoto 6-Hour Guide to DSLR […]

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How to Quickly and Easily Create your Own Photoshop Actions

Everyone and their Auntie seem to sell Photoshop action sets these days, as if they’re the answer to something. I’m primarily referring to action sets which create entire “looks” for your image, but there are uses for actions which are less comprehensive and arguably more useful. For example, I use an action for sharpening my […]

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How to do Digital Blending in Photoshop to Create a Composite Photo

Normally when talking about digital blending, people will first think of exposure blending. That is correct, but it can do more than that. There is several situations where digital blending can be very handy. Not only can it help create a better photo, it also eases you in your shooting experience. In this article, I […]

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