I recently posted about IR photography.After some searching on the net I found a tutorial that can create the Infrared colour photo effect using Photoshop.But it uses Channel Mixer, which Photoshop Elements 9 does not have.This technique doesn't produce the same effect that true IR does because apparently Photoshop can't recognise the areas that have different reflections.Still, if you have Photoshop CS5 this might give you something to use for fun or however you choose.I'm looking for... continue reading
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How to make a custom feedback-loop effect for your Facebook Timeline CoverTonight, as I was wasting precious time on Facebook, I had an idea to make a really neat feedback-loop effect for my timeline cover image. I thought it would be nice to post a quick article about how to make similar effects for your timeline. You will need Windows built in screen capture tool, or a similar screen capture program.1. I took a screen capture of my current Facebook timeline. I made sure to memorize the... continue reading
rnrnI really wanna know if using lightroom can help to get quality image for Dreamstime. I know a lot of amazing photographers here on DT. I need some advice if using lightroom would be a great thing to do.Thanks a lot! continue reading
Just want to share how I took this picture of the star effect of the sun.I used the 0.6 Natural Density Filter to get the said effect. To lower the brightness, I adjusted the EV value to underexposed the sky a little bit.The original copy had a bit of len flares, and had to clean it in the Photoshop. Alternatively you could cover the lens with your hands or cap to cast eliminate those flares, though.You could also use Star Filter to get the star effect, but thats the easy way out. ;)... continue reading
A very nice and easy to learn effect made with the blend tool in Illustrator.It is very useful to decorate background images especially technology backgrounds.When I learned how to make it, this tutorial was very helpful for me "Abstract background with Illustrator Blend Tool".I hope you like and enjoy learning this effect. Have fun! ;) continue reading
I like silhouette images very much. They look bright and well represent objects with clear contours and interesting shape.Silhouettes make the picture look more abstract. In case of shooting people, for ex. you can't identify who exactly is on the picture (and sometimes don't need a model release), but the meaning of the whole scene is absolutely clear.Same happens when you shoot nature, still life and architecture (if it's not a famous landmark) silhouettes. They don't show a particular... continue reading
Besides all the photo oriented knowledge at DT there is also a positive side effect for non native English speakers: It improves your English!Before I joined DT I thought my English is quite good. I did learn it for 8 years at school, oneyear English lessons at the University (yes, I was quite lazy at school with learning English).Moreover I do work in an international company for nearly 20 years with many foreign colleagues - so English is in my daily use, at least the technical English.... continue reading
I'm sure you know about HDR. Just in a case, you can find information on Wikipedia.Here I'd like to share an easy HDR Effect technique that helps to improve your existing photos just with some clicks in the Photoshop. It is not my invention, I found the instruction on Flickr in KolNedra's set. But I've used it and I'm pleased with the result:1. Open your photos in the Photoshop.2. For better understanding of the process, let's name the original Layer (probably it's called Background... continue reading
Ok, so the last blog i posted, i wrote about how your exposure effects your image.There are 3 main things that will effect your exposure.. these are your Aperture, Shutter Speed and your ISO.To make this blog NOT be 10 pages long, i'm just gonna go into detail in this one about your aperture.Again, i'm sure this is nothing new to many people, but hopefully it'll help bring clarity if you need it on this topic!An aperture is a hole or opening through which light is admitted.The aperture... continue reading
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