Posts Tagged ‘intermediate’

Lightroom to Photoshop Editing – PART 1

Posted on: December 2nd, 2015 0

In PART 1 we begin the process in Lightroom by doing some minor retouching to the portrait. (more…)

Exploring Hue-Saturation

Posted on: February 3rd, 2010 0

In this video screencast I explore in excruciating detail some “lesser known” features of the Hue/Saturation adjustment. Most people know that you can edit the hue, saturation, and lightness of an image with the Hue-Saturation adjustment. However, this adjustment is capable of so much more, especially when used as an Adjustment Layer.


Create Rain

Posted on: December 1st, 2009 1

…and learn how to make surfaces look wet!

In this screencast we look at how to create realistic-looking rain. It turns out that it’s a lot easier than you might think! The thing is, once I figured out how to do that, I realized that if the surfaces in the image to which I added rain didn’t look wet, then the whole illusion is ruined. In my case, I needed to make a street and sidewalk look wet, so I discovered a way to do that….again……not as difficult as I first thought. Plus, this technique should easily translate for any image that has flat surfaces.


Extracting a Glass from a Photo

Posted on: November 4th, 2009 2

In one of my “Alpha Channel” vids I mentioned I’d cover this topic. Well, I finally got around to it. Turns out I needed to do this for a real-world situation. I was designing a website for a client and wound up needing to extract a glass from one photo and place it in another photo. Along the way I fell in love with Content Aware Scale, then just as quickly fell out of love. I’m so fickle.


Alpha Channels – Part 2

Posted on: July 24th, 2009 0

In this screencast I give some practical application to this whole concept of selections and masking using Alpha Channels in Photoshop. We look at 2 different images and 2 different approaches of creating a mask to knock out an object from the background.