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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

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

Flashlight did the job

It's just amazing what a single small pocket flashlight can do with images, instead of using onboard flash. One evening I was taking pictures in a dark room. My "model" was a small alcohol glass. When I shoot on tripod, I always use manual focus in liveview mode active. This time the room was so dark that I couldn't see anything on the screen in liveview mode. Despite using autofocus and onboard flash for helping camera to focus, I took out a small flashlight (not a led one. Regula with yellowish... continue reading

Neirfy, winner of the musical contest, portfolio analysis

Neirfy, won our musical contest so now it is time for her prize to take form.We’re sitting at the imaginary round table, us Dreamstime Editors, our eyes transfixed on computer screens displaying an user portfolio.“- This is not an easy task”, one of us comments.Of course, it is never an easy task to asses someones work, be fair, critique the mistakes without being mean but also highlight the good parts without sounding pompous. Besides, we have never done such an in-depth analysis... continue reading

Black and White conversion

Here is one good tip to convert some picture into a B/W colors.Sometimes black and white pictures are too flat. This problem is a result of conversion of colors with same lightness into a black with same tint. For example, in RGB picture Red 200 and Blue 200 will become all Black 200.This tip will give you possibility to choose a depth of the BW picture.1. First open the picture and create a adjustment layer Hue/Saturation. Click OK without any changes.2. Set this Hue/Saturation Layer to... continue reading

Sometimes you have to go were it takes you.

I love to play with the images. For example I shot a fun girl last week. The theme was Pin up. We had a lot of fun and there were several really good images. I processed them one by one and things were going smoothly.Then one image became an issue. It had a red cast that just wouldn't respond to editing. It didn't want to be like the other images. Rather than fight with the image I decided to work with it.With all that red a black and white conversion with red filter was the way to go. Sort... continue reading

How to make money with DT-1

I'm a freelance illustrator. Illustration is not just a hobby for me, it's a job. I'm used to have clients who want this, that, and that one. Clients that have ideas, but not clear ideas, and your due is to find something in their mind and put it on paper. And after each project, youhave to find another client with another idea... Very tiring...This was my job before DT. Today I'm thinking about saving all the money I use to promote my freelance work and finding clients. I'm considering the idea... continue reading

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