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Recreate the Look of Your Favourite Image by Matching and Toning Colour in Photoshop via Fstoppers

Inspiration spurs creativity and it is often you find a photograph or artist that influences your practice. In this Photoshop tutorial Ben Secret helps you recreate the look and feel of an image by matching contrast, tone and saturation. With these brilliant tips get a handle on colour and tone through imitation, but then have fun adding your own unique style.

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Model Shantia Veney Demonstrates Fluidity in Posing via Fstoppers

Phoenix based model and photographer Shantia Veney took some time to make a quick three and a half minute video demonstrating how a constant, fluid, motion of dance-like movement looked in front of the camera. She explained on Facebook that the video was to simply show how to move gracefully from one pose to another and reminded her followers that different photographers may require different actions and pauses between poses. [more]

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How to Fix Common Skin and Hair Issues Using Texture Grafting via Fstoppers

From a retouching standpoint, there are few things more unpleasant or challenging than dealing with chunks of hair on the face, missing patches of skin texture and large folds of skin. Generally the existing tools in photoshop such as the healing brush or patch tool fail in these situations and we often end up with unnatural or unpolished results. When all else fails I often turn to a technique called texture grafting to deal with a multitude of issues.  [more]

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A Simple Way to Even Out Rough Skin Texture and Pores via Fstoppers

In beauty and portrait retouching, one of the most important goals is to retain skin texture and keep the image from looking soft. We often however face a situation where the existing texture is unflattering and harsh. While we could heal out each pore or patch manually, this often leads to sub-par results and takes a long time. In this video I’ll show you a unique, precise and fast way to target a particular texture frequency and offset it in a largely automated way.  [more]

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Removing Color Casts via Photofocus

I want to share this really great way of removing a color cast from your images.  This can be pretty tricky especially with portraits.  You know, when your subject’s skin has that weird color cast you can’t seem to correct.   It can turn into a pretty daunting process working with selective color or color balance […]

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Amazing Trick to Recover Shadow Detail in Photoshop via Phlearn

How to Recover Shadow Detail It can be hard to capture detail in both the shadows and highlights of an image because the dynamic range of most cameras is too small. A lot of the time the dark areas of your images will come out looking black. In this episode we show you a quick […]

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How To Color, Brighten and Sharpen Eyes in Photoshop via Phlearn

Make eyes look amazing in Photoshop If you have ever seen amazing eyes in a photo there is a good chance that it has been edited in Photoshop. Enhancing a person’s eyes in Photoshop is a quick way to make an image really stand out. In today’s episode we show you how to use the […]

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Sharpening With Blur – Bring Back Insane Detail With This Quick Technique via Fstoppers

Sharpening is a mystery to many, some do it well and others don’t. There are quite a few methods to sharpen an image including the use of a High Pass Filter, Unsharp Mask, Smart Sharpen and Camera Shake Removal in Adobe Photoshop CC. However, it’s similar to hearing nails on a chalkboard when I see an image that is over sharpened. I’m no saint, I’m certainly guilty of cranking Unsharp Mask, I just never found the right solution. Until now. [more]

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The Most Intelligent And Precise Way To Sharpen Images In Photoshop via Fstoppers

With the multiple methods of sharpening in Photoshop, a big issue is that many of them are applied globally without any consideration to edges and areas with varying level of per-existing sharpness. The result of these techniques can enhance issues of fringing or inconsistent results across the image. This method by Michael Woloszynowicz is by far the most intelligent method I’ve seen so far.  [more]

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