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Sharpen Images in Photoshop with the High Pass Filter

Sharpen Images in Photoshop with the High Pass Filter

For photographers, sharpening images is an all too common task that can often be difficult and time-consuming. Luckily, Photoshop’s High Pass Filter is a lot easier to get the hang of than the commonly used Unsharp Mask or the Smart Sharpen feature.  This tutorial...

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Remove ANYTHING from a Photo in Photoshop

Remove ANYTHING from a Photo in Photoshop

Having distracting aspects in a photograph is something that happens all too often for photographers. Whether you want a ‘human-free’ landscape, or you want to remove a ‘photo-bomber’, Photoshop is the answer to all your problems. This article will act as a complete...

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How to Split Images for Instagram’s Multi-Post Panoramas

How to Split Images for Instagram’s Multi-Post Panoramas

For Photographers that enjoy shooting panoramic images, Instagram’s dimensional restraints can be really annoying. Although recently they’ve allowed users to post images that aren’t square-shaped, there are still constraints in place that, more often than not, prevent...

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3 Ways to Create a Water Reflection in Photoshop

3 Ways to Create a Water Reflection in Photoshop

Creating a water reflection from scratch is something that we get asked about a lot here at Learn Photoshop. You can easily transform what seems like a boring image into an eye-catching landscape by simply using a few Photoshop tricks!  If you want to practice adding...

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How to Simulate Perfect Film Grain in Photoshop

How to Simulate Perfect Film Grain in Photoshop

With the evolution of technology, we’ve seen the gradual decline in film photography, and a transition into digital techniques. But with the benefits that this change has seen comes a creative disadvantage, in the form of the loss of that classic noise/grain effect...

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50 Photoshop Editing Tutorials

50 Photoshop Editing Tutorials

Here at Learn Photoshop, we understand how hard it can be to find decent tutorials. With so many to choose from, it can be tricky to know which ones are going to give you the best results or explain the process most accurately.  So, we’ve compiled a list of 50 of our...

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How To Change The Color of Eyes In Photoshop

How To Change The Color of Eyes In Photoshop

Editing portraits in simple ways is one of the things for which Photoshop is famous. One of these simple adjustments that can be made to portraits is altering the color of the subject’s eyes. Whilst this process tends to yield better results when used to make minor...

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How to Flip a Layer in Photoshop

How to Flip a Layer in Photoshop

Maybe the most useful feature that makes Photoshop unique, separating it from other editing programs, is the option to edit individual layers, rather than the entire content of an image. This allows us to make changes to one single element of a piece.  The ability to...

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How to Crop a Circle in Photoshop

How to Crop a Circle in Photoshop

Cropping your images to fit in a circle can be a really useful technique. You could use the cropped image as a profile picture for your social media sites or preserve the transparency of the background and add it to another project. Luckily, it couldn’t be simpler to...

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A Short Guide to Rulers and Grids in Photoshop

A Short Guide to Rulers and Grids in Photoshop

Utilising grids, guides and rulers in Photoshop is a great way in which you can quickly and easily improve the compositions of your pieces. They allow you to align visual elements and place components at regular intervals, and they don’t show up when printing or...

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Edit your Pictures like Brandon Woelfel

Edit your Pictures like Brandon Woelfel

Brandon Woelfel is a well-known freelance photographer based in New York. He was born in 1994 so at the time I’m writing this article Brandon is 24 years old. It is not clear when exactly he started photography. However, what he says is that he started taking pictures...

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How to Change Skin Tones in Photoshop

How to Change Skin Tones in Photoshop

Image copyright Getty Images This tutorial only deals with corrections in skin tone, and not changing skin color entirely. Skin tone corrections are always tricky. However, Photoshop CC has a few neat tools that make the job significantly easier. With a little...

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How to Add Stars in Photoshop

How to Add Stars in Photoshop

Night photography is beautiful – landscapes and cityscapes full of stars are breathtaking - the truth is, it’s not easily achievable just by a camera. Even with the long-exposure settings, it is often too difficult to capture all those great stars in the night sky....

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How To Change Hair Color Using Photoshop

How To Change Hair Color Using Photoshop

Image via Digital Vision/Getty Images Changing the color of an object within an image in Photoshop is very similar to using a coloring book: you fill a specific area of the image with a particular color. The only difference is that a coloring book already comes with...

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How To Make A Watermark In Photoshop

How To Make A Watermark In Photoshop

Watermarks can be extremely useful for designers, photographers, and all types of visual artists alike. Whether you use your logo or just simply your company name, creating a watermark is great when it comes to advertising your business name, protecting images from...

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How to Perspective Warp Text in Photoshop

How to Perspective Warp Text in Photoshop

Warping text to create the illusion that it is disappearing or heading in a set direction is an extremely useful technique. Whether you’re adding it across just a plain background or warping it to follow the perspective within an image, the outcome that you’ll create...

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Create a “rule-of-thirds” Grid in Photoshop

Create a “rule-of-thirds” Grid in Photoshop

A rule-of-thirds grid is a grid that splits your image into nine equally sized rectangles, allowing you to base the composition of your piece around it. Working with one can be the key to making captivating, visually pleasing images.  Luckily this can be created...

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Open a JPG with Adobe Camera Raw

Open a JPG with Adobe Camera Raw

Editing images in Adobe Camera Raw allows access to a wider range of adjustments, such as split toning, noise reduction, white balance and more. Whilst shooting images as JPEGs rather than RAW files tends to be limiting, the program’s editing capabilities provide...

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How To Create An X-Ray Image Effect In Photoshop

How To Create An X-Ray Image Effect In Photoshop

Here is a handy tutorial on how to create a cool looking X-Ray Image effect that is also high in quality using Photoshop! If you want to jump directely to the video tutorial click here: VIDEO TUTORIALX-Rays are some seriously high-tech stuff and are very reminiscent...

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How to Add a Lens Flare Effect in Photoshop

How to Add a Lens Flare Effect in Photoshop

Light is one of the most important aspects of visual arts. Whether the light is naturally formed in a photograph, or adjusted within Photoshop, it’s able to effectively communicate the tone of an image, establish a mood, or just improve the appearance of it in...

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How to Replace the Sky in a Photo with Photoshop

How to Replace the Sky in a Photo with Photoshop

I’m sure it’s happened millions of times. You’ve taken an incredible shot of a landscape, but the sky is ruining it. Or perhaps you simply want to make your photo that little bit more unique. Whether it be a grey sky due to bad weather, or one that is just full of...

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How to Type Text on a Path in Photoshop

How to Type Text on a Path in Photoshop

Typing text on a path is often an extremely important technique, and can be used by designers in many situations, particularly in logo design. By formatting text to follow a simple vector shape or a more intricate, unique curve, you can quickly make your work stand...

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How to Select and Change Colors in Photoshop

How to Select and Change Colors in Photoshop

As one of the most useful elements in visual communication, color tends to be an exceedingly important aspect of the work that you produce as an artist. So, it is highly likely that there will be a time when you have to alter the original colors in a photograph in...

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How to Create a Dispersion Effect in Photoshop

How to Create a Dispersion Effect in Photoshop

Popular amongst many digital artists, the dispersion effect is one that can be used in many situations- from typography to basic photographic communication. In fact, the dispersion effect and simple adaptations of it are present in a large number of designs that...

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How to Cut Out Hair in Photoshop

How to Cut Out Hair in Photoshop

Making a selection of a subject with an undefined outline is regarded by many Photoshop users as an incredibly frustrating process. Whilst the program offers a wide range of selection tools, designed to make things simple, using them to cut out a complex shape can...

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How to Remove a Double Chin in Photoshop

How to Remove a Double Chin in Photoshop

I’m sure it’ll happen to all of us at some point. We’ll take a great photo, but the angle will mean that we appear to have a double chin. So, how can we get rid of it?  Of course it’s pretty easy to avoid taking the photograph from a bad angle in the first place. But...

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How to Colorize a Black and White Photo in Photoshop

How to Colorize a Black and White Photo in Photoshop

Black and white photographs were very common in the early 19th century, and therefore still exist in large numbers today.  Although the absence of color in an image can create a nice effect, being suggestive of what time period it came from, and giving it a historical...

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How Do You Add Fonts to Photoshop?

How Do You Add Fonts to Photoshop?

For many designers, typography is a visual element that is central to the production of a piece. The incorporation of text into your work can allow you to communicate ideas and add a new dimension to your design.  But if the inclusion of text is going to benefit you...

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How to Move And Copy Layer Masks

How to Move And Copy Layer Masks

- MOVING A LAYER MASKIf you wish to move a layer mask from one layer to another (in other words, remove it from the original layer and add it to another existing one), then simply click on the layer mask and drag it to the layer that you want it to be on.  (A layer...

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How to Remove Red Eyes in Photoshop

How to Remove Red Eyes in Photoshop

I’m sure everyone is all too familiar with that irritating moment when you take a portrait photograph in low light, and the eyes of the subject appear discolored and glowing red. Annoying, right?  In today’s tutorial, you will learn how to solve that problem (The...

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How to Replace a Color in Photoshop

How to Replace a Color in Photoshop

Perhaps one of the most powerful tools for a visual artist is color. Whether it be through a lack of it or an abundance of it, color allows us to communicate with the viewer, hence allowing us to create a piece that holds a much greater meaning.  Capturing an image...

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How to Rotate an Image in Photoshop

How to Rotate an Image in Photoshop

Have you ever been using Photoshop and found yourself wanting to rotate the canvas on which you are working? Well, just like with a piece of paper, which you could turn around to be at a different angle, you can enable easier editing, drawing, and painting by turning...

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How to Install & Use a Photoshop Brush

How to Install & Use a Photoshop Brush

If you’ve ever used Photoshop, you’ve almost certainly used the brush tool at some point. Whether you are creating a layer mask, completing a digital painting, or forming a variety of textures or patterns, brushes allow you to work creatively to reach pretty much any...

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How to Batch Resize Images in Photoshop

How to Batch Resize Images in Photoshop

Have you ever taken hundreds of photos but needed to increase the quality of all of them? Or needed to change multiple photos to be in the same dimensions? Then you’ve come to the right place! In this tutorial, we will learn how to batch resize many pictures in...

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How to Cartoon Yourself in Photoshop

How to Cartoon Yourself in Photoshop

With their minimalistic color schemes and bold black outlines, cartoons have a characteristic style that almost mimics the work that pop artists, such as Roy Lichtenstein, created during the 1960s. They allow artists to work in a way that combines both creativity and...

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Accurate White Balance Adjustments In Photoshop

Accurate White Balance Adjustments In Photoshop

What is White Balance?  White balance is a term that is frequently used in Photography. However, what does it actually mean? White and black, technically speaking, are misnomers. Black is an absence of light whereas white is the presence of all colors of light within...

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How To Outline Text In Photoshop to Make it Stand Out

How To Outline Text In Photoshop to Make it Stand Out

In today’s edition, we explore how to outline a piece of text inside Photoshop. This technique could be really useful if you plan to use Photoshop to do some typography. Typography is the art of type and text. It is a form of visual poetry, where the aesthetic and the...

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How To Create An Alpha Channel In Photoshop

How To Create An Alpha Channel In Photoshop

One of the most highly misunderstood concepts in Photoshop is alpha channels. What are they for and why do we use them? Today we will discuss everything you need to know about Alpha Channels and how useful they are in Photoshop. What even are alpha channels? One of...

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How To Convert Text To Shapes In Photoshop

How To Convert Text To Shapes In Photoshop

Typography is the art of type and text. It’s a form of visual poetry, where the aesthetic of the meaning of a word as well as its letters come together to create a sum that is greater than the whole. In the long list of creative pursuits that Adobe Photoshop allows,...

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How To Create a Silhouette Effect In Photoshop

How To Create a Silhouette Effect In Photoshop

Result of the tutorialSo here we go.  The process will involve 3 separate processes: Separating the foreground using the Quick Selection tool Silhouette conversion using Layer Styles Final touches  The most important thing when creating an effect in photoshop is to...

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22 Video Tutorials to Help You Learn Photoshop Step By Step

22 Video Tutorials to Help You Learn Photoshop Step By Step

In recent years, Adobe Photoshop has grown to become one of the most powerful image production platforms available on the market. It has an even wider ecosystem of apps and resources that are made available by Adobe to support it. In today’s day and age, if you’re a...

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