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Photoshop CS6 Tutorial – How To Create A Tilt Shift Effect

Tilt Shift Effect

In this video tutorial you learn how to create the “Tilt Shift Effect” within Adobe Photoshop. The tilt shift is an effect that adds a blur to your image that makes it look “Miniature”.

In order to achieve this effect you will need to do the following:

1.) Choose an image that has a top down view if possible. (Images of cities, trains, etc).
2.) Insert the image into Photoshop as a background.
3.) Apply a filter by going to Filter — Blur — Tilt Shift
4.) Once you have applied the Tilt Shift filter you can now adjust the blur and distortion to your liking.

 

 

 

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Photoshop Tutorial – How To Make Skin Smooth (Photoshop Airbrush Effect)

In this photoshop video tutorial I show you how to make skin smooth in photoshop. It is also known as the “Photoshop Airbrush Effect”. By applying a few layer styles and masks you can achieve this effect very easily.

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Photoshop Tutorial – Photo Color Correction with the Eyedropper Tool

In this video tutorial you will learn a simple photoshop technique that will allow you to color correct your washed out images in photoshop by using the eyedropper tools within the curves adjustment layer.

 

Photo Color Correction

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

There are many ways to remedy a washed out photo, BUT by using the eyedropper tools you can actually grap the darks, mids, and lights from your image and use them to correct a lot of the problems!

Photo color correction is at times tedious, but with this technique it will have your photos looking great in no time!

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Photoshop Tutorial – How To Add Shadows To Your Objects in Photoshop

Add Shadows to your objects in Photoshop

In this video tutorial you will learn Add Shadows to your objects in Photoshop.

1. The first thing you want to do is decide what object you want to apply the shadow to. (Text, Image, etc.)

2. Duplicate your layer (Text Layer for Text, Image Layer for an Image)

3. Drag your copy layer below the original layer. Just click on the layer and hold down the mouse and drag the copy layer below the original.

4. Rasterize the copy layer by right clicking on it and then select “Rasterize Layer”.

5. Next, select your copy layer and then click Edit > Transform > Distort.

6. This will allow you to take the copy layer and drag it anywhere that you want as well as manipulate each point individually.

7. Once you are able to distort the copy layer you then want to manipulate the object so that it appears to cast a shadow on the original layer.

When doing this play around with different angles and locations for this layer to get a different look. With each location you can actually change to look of the object by changing the light source.

8. Next you need to apply a Gaussian Blur by clicking Filter < Blur < Gaussian Blur (Make sure that you have your copy layer selected).

9. Change the radius for the Gaussian Blur to 3.2-4.0 depending on the object you are applying the shadow to.

10. The last thing that you want to do is decrease the opacity of the copy layer so that the shadow is less visible than the original layer.Add Shadows to your objects in Photoshop

That is it! Now you know how to Add Shadows to your objects in Photoshop!

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