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Archive:  July, 2010

Industrial City Inspiration | Competition!

July 28th, In Competitions, by , Comment

We thought it would be a good idea to put together some inpiration for the Industrial City Competition – so here it is!

Photoshop Effects

July 27th, In Pro Hints & Tips, by , Comment

Here are an assortment of examples of effects you can apply to any image in Photoshop in a matter of seconds! Original image:     Various Effects:

Increasing Detail & Fixing Blur | Photoshop

July 27th, In Pro Hints & Tips, by , Comment

So you took a fantastic photo and were very disappointed when you got home to find out that it was a little blurred. There is hope – IF it isn’t blurred too badly – this might work for you. This feature in Photoshop also helps to bring out detail or texture in an image. Try [...]

Out of Frame Effect | Photoshop

July 23rd, In Pro Hints & Tips, by , 1 Comment

________________________________________________________________ This great effect takes about 30 minutes to create and can add such an incredible dimension to your photograph! Definately a fantastic effect to use if you are making someone a birthday card! Open your image in Photoshop. Right click your background layer and select “duplicate layer” Then double click your background layer and [...]

Curves and Colours | Photoshop

July 23rd, In Pro Hints & Tips, by , Comment

If you have a photograph where your white balance is not right and you have an unwanted colour cast on the image then curves are a very quick and easy way to fix this. Open your image in Photoshop. At the bottom of your layers menu select the half white half black circle – from [...]

Turn Anyone into a Supermodel | Photoshop

July 23rd, In Pro Hints & Tips, by , Comment

This tutorial assumes a basic knowledge of Photoshop. If you aren’t sure what a healing tool is (for example) then take a look at our previous Photoshop lessons to familiarise yourself with the very basic techniques which we use in this tutorial. Yup, it’s possible! With patience and care you can turn your photos into [...]

Adding a Reflection | Photoshop

July 23rd, In Pro Hints & Tips, by , Comment

Try this one with a very simple image the first time you do it, maybe something with a plain single colour background (like the image I have chosen to work with in this example). Open your image in Photoshop.                  Increase your canvas size to double the length [...]

Photo Competition | Industrial City

July 23rd, In Competitions, by , 1 Comment

Fun Image Project | Photoshop

July 21st, In Pro Hints & Tips, by , Comment

Here is a fun and funky effect to try with your photos in Photoshop. You could use it on a friends birthday card or maybe a holiday greeting card! Open you image in Photoshop. Right click on your background layer in your layers menu and “duplicate layer” Then click back onto your background layer – [...]

The Wonders of Photoshop CS5

July 16th, In News, by , 2 Comments

I have my trial of Adobe CS5 and have been playing around with various features. Soon we will be sharing some indepth tutorials on the magic that can be conducted using Photoshop CS5 in photography and as a form of surreal manipulation. In the mean time , here is a taste of my exploration of [...]

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