In the above PHLEARN video, Aaron Nace shows us how to make individual colors really pop in Photoshop. He does so by using a Hue/Saturation adjustment layer. Then, isolate the particular color range so that hue and saturation adjustments only affect that specific color in your images.
You can use Photoshop to extract quality still images from videos. Most video cameras nowadays (including smartphones) shoot 1080 HD video, which yields a single frame of 1920 x 1080 – or about 2MP.
There are a number of ways to pull still images from video clips and even ways to increase the resolution when you combine frames. Photoshop Principal Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes explains how to do so in the above video.
Adobe has released final versions of Lightroom 5.6 and Camera Raw 8.6 for Photoshop CS6 and Photoshop CC.
Lightroom 5.6 and Camera Raw 8.6 provide RAW file support for the following cameras. [Read more...]
B&H has Adobe Photoshop Elements 12 and Premiere Elements 12 for $99.99 (reg. $124.99) with free shipping. Check it out while it lasts here at B&H Photo.
In the above video, Photoshop Principal Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes shares how to remove noise in Photoshop. He highlights the use of the noise removal tools in Camera Raw, as well as hiding other noise by turning down the black levels.
The same controls are also available in Lightroom, so that portion of the tutorial applies to Lightroom as well. Additionally, you can use the image size and Smart Sharpen tools within Photoshop to combat noise.
In this video, Julieanne Kost shows us how to add textures to images using layers in Photoshop. We learn how to use different blend modes to create different effects with textures, as well as how to limit the texture in certain areas of images without using layer masks.
Adobe has announced a release candidate for Camera Raw 8.6, which adds RAW file support to several new cameras listed below. [Read more...]
In the video, he combines images of a bride and a floral bouquet into a single image in Photoshop. He then imports the combined image into Lightroom for some finishing touches.
In this video, Photoshop Principal Product Manager Bryan O’Neil Hughes shares how to get more out of Photoshop using plug-ins.
Hughes highlights Nik Silver Efex Pro, which previously retailed for $199. Google purchased Nik Software and now offers the entire Nik Collection for just $149. You can learn more about Silver Efex Pro and other Nik plug-ins here.
If you want to browse through the 43 best Photoshop plug-ins page that Hughes references in the video, you can find it here.