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Advanced Tutorial About How To Dodge and Burn in Photoshop

Index:1-Step By Step2-Help Layers3-Be Organized!4-Go, Go, Go5-Once You Zoom In, You Can Never Go Back6-Equality7-Take A Look At The Big Picture8-Modification vs Correction9-Different Layers for Different Parts10-Where to Stop?11-Keyboard Shortcuts (Photoshop Assistant)12-Neutral GrayvsTransparent Layer13-Alternative Techniques14-Different Applications15-Creating The ArtIn this blog, which will be more than long, I will try to explain... continue reading

How To Take a Shadowless Object/Product Photograph

Hi,I loved this blog writing thing...one of my recent blogs is in the Google’s first page and it made me feel really proud. So I think I will keep writing :)Whatever...Altough I’m not a professor or expert on studio lighting, I want to write about “shadow-less object / product photography”. You know we generally put our objects on a white seamless paper or anything like that and whenever we click the shutter, there is a shadow on the ground. Then we struggle to delete that shadow... continue reading

Basic Exposure in Photography

This is the triangle of exposure, informing about the basic rules of exposure in photography. Shutter speed (time value), aperture value and ISO effects the exposure of the photograph, they also have some side effects. I draw this diagram a couple of years ago for myself. Now I can take it one step further and add secondary side effects too, which are generally ignored by photographer because they are very subtle.It is accepted by DT admins (took a lot of time to accept it) and I'm proud to be... continue reading

What is noise and how to handle it? (in 5 minutes ;)

Hi everyone,I think noise (or “grain” as called in the analog photography) is the most common problem of most of us, especially for photographers who work outdoor without artificial lighting. There are many softwares, plugins and filters who try to deal with noise issue and most of us use them as “subtle” as possible, just because whenever you try to clean noise, you clean some of the valuable details off of your photos too...Whatever software you use to clean noise, you should first... continue reading

How to isolate a picture in 5 minutes! (Including hair)

Hi everyone,Ok I accept that I have a little exagerration in the title but believe me or not, I isolated the image on right in 2 minutes! so this is worth to read :)Ok here we go...We are going to use:- BW dialog box or adjustment layer- layers panel- channels panel- dodge-burn tools- brush toolHere we go...- Open your image in Photoshop- First we will create a channel image.- (Assuming you are a PC user) press ctrl+J to duplicate the background layer.- Now... continue reading

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