In this new video from Plearn, Aaron Nace walks us through how to color tone images using a gradient map inside Photoshop. It’s kind of like an Instagram filter but with much more control that the pre-baked options you get from a smartphone app. It’s a pretty cool effect. Check out the video above.
In this latest video from Plhearn, Aaron Nace walks through a very useful process of how to fix an aged photo in Photoshop. He covers removing dust and scratches, fixing unnatural gradients and discoloration, as well as fixing a color cast. Check out the video above.
Lightroom Coffee Break is a video series that offers great little nuggets for learning the ins and outs of Adobe Lightroom in 60 seconds or less. In the latest video, Adobe’s Benjamin Ward explains how drag in edit fields for finer control in Lightroom. Check it out above.
In this new video from Phlearn, Aaron Nace walks us through how to create light rays through clouds inside Photoshop.
He does this buy using the radial blur filter as a smart filter, along with some simple strokes from the brush tool. Pretty cool results. Check it out above.
In this video from Aaron Nace of Phlearn, he walks us through how to make hair color pop in Photoshop.
He uses a color balance adjustment layer to bring out the natural color and then creates a solid color adjustment layer to give the highlights a kick. Finally, he walks us through how to dodge and burn hair in order to get that extra pop.
Jay P. Morgan shows us how he shot 40 photos of dentists on a white background in this latest video from The Slanted Lens. The shoot runs like a well oiled machine thanks to the pre-production work and having the right vision going into it. Even if you aren’t doing something to the scale of 40 setups in a single day, the lessons in planning in this video are just as important to me as the lighting tips.
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In the latest Lightroom Coffee Break episode, we get a great tip for using a modifier key with a mouse click to quickly straighten a photo in Lightroom.
When you are in the crop mode, all you have to do is hold down Command (Mac) or Ctrl (Windows) and click and drag along the horizon or other straight feature that you want to be level in the image. Lightroom automatically uses the level tool to straighten the image based on your selection.
In the latest video from the Lightroom Coffee Break series, Adobe’s Benjamin Ward explains how to easily add keywords to your photos in Lightroom. Simply use the Command key [Mac] or Control key [Windows] with the arrow key to advance to the next photo without having to take your hands off the keyboard. The video is only 55 seconds, so check it out above to see the quick demo.
In the latest Lightroom Coffee Break video, Adobe’s Benjamin Ward explains how to use the Targeted Adjustment tool in Lightroom. I’ve talked about using the Targeted Adjustment tool in Lightroom to reduce red skin on faces. It’s a powerful tool I use all of the time. If you haven’t tried it before, give it a go.