Archive for April, 2010

Masking in Photoshop CS5!

Posted on: April 27th, 2010 0

Right after I posted the previous vid, I finally checked out the newly revamped Refine Edge command in Photoshop CS5. The fact is, masking hair is now child’s play!


Masking Dark Hair

Posted on: April 14th, 2010 0

Creating a selection for hair seems to obsess me. Who knows why? Regardless, here we take a quick look at how to mask out dark hair. it is very similar in technique to my earlier video on masking out blond hair, with a few important differences. (more…)

Faking Narrow Depth of Field

Posted on: April 11th, 2010 0

Creating the illusion of a narrow DoF photo is super-easy. So easy in fact, I didn’t even go through the trouble of recording a screencast of it! Yup, this is a simple step-by-step tutorial. If you have a photo that was shot with an aperture of, say, f/22, and you want to make it look like it was shot at f/2.5 (or whatever), you can do so in about 1 minute!