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Boost Color Contrast With A Black And White Adjustment In Photoshop

Boost Color Contrast With A Black And White Adjustment In Photoshop

It may be called a Black & White image adjustment, but don’t let the name fool you. In this Photo Retouch tutorial, we learn how to combine it with one of Photoshop’s layer blend modes to easily control the brightness and contrast of different areas in a full color photo!
How To Lighten And Brighten Eyes In Photoshop

How To Lighten And Brighten Eyes In Photoshop

In this Photoshop tutorial, learn a fast and easy way to lighten and brighten someone’s eyes in a photo using nothing more than a simple adjustment layer, a layer blend mode and a brush!
An Easy Way To Find Neutral Gray In A Photo With Photoshop

An Easy Way To Find Neutral Gray In A Photo With Photoshop

When color correcting photos in Photoshop, it’s pretty easy to find the brightest and darkest areas in the image. But what about those midtones? Is there an easy way to find neutral gray without simply guessing? There sure is, and it’s one of Photoshop’s often overlooked blend modes that makes all the ‘difference’!
Straighten And Crop Images In Photoshop CS5 Tutorial

Straighten And Crop Images In Photoshop CS5

It took a long time, but with Photoshop CS5, Adobe has finally made straightening crooked images simple, fast and intuitive! In fact, as we learn in this tutorial, Photoshop CS5’s new Straighten feature now lets us straighten and crop images with a single click!
Reducing Wrinkles With The Healing Brush In Photoshop

Reducing Wrinkles With The Healing Brush In Photoshop

Photoshop’s Healing Brush is by far the best of its photo retouching tools, and in this tutorial, we learn how it works and how it can be used to easily reduce the appearance of distracting wrinkles on someone’s face!
Photoshop CS5 New Features - Content Aware Healing Tutorial

Photoshop CS5 New Features – Content Aware Healing

In this first look at one of the brand new features in Photoshop CS5, we check out the upgraded Spot Healing Brush with its new Content Aware Healing option and how an already great photo retouching tool just got a whole lot better!
Reducing Noise In Images With Photoshop

Reducing Noise In Images With Photoshop

Whenever we shoot in low light, use high ISO settings or leave the dSLR at home because the compact camera is easier to carry, we often end up with noise in our images. Fortunately, Photoshop’s Reduce Noise filter can reduce its appearance without sacrificing image detail!
Photoshop Color Replacement Tool Tutorial

Photoshop Color Replacement Tool Tutorial

Photoshop’s Color Replacement Tool makes it easy to change the color of an object in an image without a lot of fuss or hassle. In this tutorial, we look at how it works (and why it sometimes doesn’t), the options that control how it works, and why learning about the Color Replacement Tool may seem like déjà vu!
Photoshop Background Eraser Tutorial

Photoshop Background Eraser Tutorial

In this tutorial, we look at Photoshop’s Background Eraser and how this powerful and popular image editing tool uses differences in color to easily erase unwanted background areas of a photo!