Focus stacking allows you to create a greater depth of field that your lens allows you to capture and is commonly used with macro photography. In this video from Aaron Nace at Phlearn, he walks you through how to shoot and composite focus-stacked images in Photoshop.
Here’s a new sharpening technique that I had not seen before but works very well, particularly with low light images. It uses a combination of Photoshop with Unsharp Mask, Topaz DeNoise and then back to Photoshop for another pass with Smart Sharpen before using blend modes to apply the sharpened layer with the original color layer.
There are several examples of the technique in the video walk-through above.
[via Topaz Labs]
Adobe has released its update for Camera Raw 8.8 for Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC customers, which includes support for the following cameras. [Read more…]
In honor of the 25th anniversary of Adobe Photoshop, CreativeLive asked 8 Photoshop experts to try their hand at Photoshop 1.0. The results are in the video above and will put a smile on your face.