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12 Essential Photoshop Skills Every Photographer Should Know (With Video) @ Weeder

12 Essential Photoshop Skills Every Photographer Should Know (With Video) @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

While most of us think about cropping only in terms of preparing an image for print or web display, the truth is that the crop tool can be invaluable when it comes to either correcting or creating an entirely new composition.

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The essentials to Photoshop Skills may seem pretty apparent, yet getting those few newcomers still need some help with their advancement.

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Hypnotic Effect of Cinemagraphs & How Can Bloggers Benefit from Them?

Hypnotic Effect of Cinemagraphs & How Can Bloggers Benefit from Them? | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Visual design is always in quest of new ways of expression.Cinemagraphs, or still photos with subtle motion, have become the new medium which takes strengths from both still photography and video.

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Cinemagraphs started spreading across blogs that made a still photo have a personality by simply adding the effect of a woman's hair moving in the breeze or the steam from a coffee cup rise from the copper liquid.

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Photoshop 2014: Software Finally Worth Renting

Photoshop 2014: Software Finally Worth Renting | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Over the next 23 years, Photoshop’s maker, Adobe, did what all software makers have always done: it released a new major version every couple of years, piling on new features each time — and charging $200 for each upgrade. 

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Need an idea of the evolution scale that is Adobe Photoshop? Look no further this article (in detail) goes through the motions (just like Photoshop) to the newest update called Photoshop 2014. From when the whole software use to cost $200 to the renting game that has been gambled with.

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Learn How To Remove Anything From A Photo Using Photoshop @ Weeder

Learn How To Remove Anything From A Photo Using Photoshop @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

How many times have you taken a photo and not noticed something unwanted in the frame? Maybe a tree branch that appears as if it’s coming from someone’s head, or someone stepped into the frame who wasn’t meant to be there, or perhaps a set piece out of place, we’ve been there.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Take out that unwanted bird or spot in your image. Take Photoshop and get the image you wanted in the first place.

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Change Perspective With This Highly Underused & Easy Photoshop Tool @ Weeder

Change Perspective With This Highly Underused & Easy Photoshop Tool @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

I'm not saying Photoshop is a true supplement for a tilt-shift lens, but the Perspective Warp tool is so deceptively simple and effective to use.

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Why don't more people use the Perspective Warp tool instead of tilt-shift lenses? An easy to use tool compared to the right angling and eventually getting the photo you desire. 

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Lightroom Tutorial for Beginners: Tips for Street Photography - 121Clicks.com

Lightroom Tutorial for Beginners: Tips for Street Photography - 121Clicks.com | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

We are sharing this tutorial from Jarden Polin. These tips will be very useful for aspiring street photographers. From this tutorial you will understand how to balance exposure, contrast, colors and B&W conversion.

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Understanding all the movement and color that comes with street photography means understanding how to use Lightroom for just that purpose. Between color and B/W editing, getting both sides is essential. 

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How You Shot It: ‘Three to Tango’ – A Central Park Composite @ Weeder

How You Shot It: ‘Three to Tango’ – A Central Park Composite @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

How You Shot Is is a series where you show us how you shot an image. 

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Reading through the How You Shot It series gives us the insight to some of the most technically talented photographers that take Photoshop to another level. With Three To Tango, a beautiful and fun portrait of a young newlywed couple show us their fun spirit and love.

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Take Your Landscape Pics to the Next Level with These Awesome Photoshop Tips @ Weeder

Take Your Landscape Pics to the Next Level with These Awesome Photoshop Tips @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Vacation photos rarely turn out the way you want them to. Even if you're a more advanced shooter, you might not have brought all your best gear with you on that family trip to the beach or the Grand Canyon.

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On vacation we tend to see those vast expanse landscapes that make us stop for a moment and live in the dream. So with that dream, of course you've brought your cameras to capture it but something is not quite right. Don't worry you can fix those brilliant shots with photoshop or just even bring out the color of the sunset even more.

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Adobe Lightroom mobile review: A strong start, but still a work-in-progress | Macworld

Adobe Lightroom mobile review: A strong start, but still a work-in-progress | Macworld | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it
Adobe successfully reimagines Lightroom for touch, but the app has much room to grow, both in features and in resolving first version hiccups.
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With all new apps, a few kinks are bound to be discovered. Here is a review about what hiccups the new mobile version of Adobe Photoshop has uncovered and hopefully will fix in the near future.

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See The Big Picture with Photoshop’s Navigator Panel @ Weeder

See The Big Picture with Photoshop’s Navigator Panel @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

Often as I work with an image (particularly when making detailed repairs with the Clone and Healing tools) I need to zoom in.  It’s very easy when working at 100% magnification to lose your perspective when working in Photoshop.

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Zooming up on your image can mean that you may not even be able to see the entire picture. Unless you use the Navigator panel to catch all of the areas that may need some tuning up.

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Adobe Lightroom mobile hits the iPad, coming soon to iPhones

Adobe Lightroom mobile hits the iPad, coming soon to iPhones | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it
Adobe has finally released a mobile version of its Lightroom software. Lightroom mobile is now available for iPads and will soon hit iPhones as well.
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It may have taken a while but Adobe Lightroom mobile is here. And not just with some of the great abilities that the program offers but this means you can, from start to finish edit that photo into perfection.

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Stop Clipping Your Highlights and Shadows in Photoshop or Lightroom @ Weeder

Stop Clipping Your Highlights and Shadows in Photoshop or Lightroom @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it
Clipping can really screw up a photo. As you make adjustments to a developed image, it’s possible to clip data (essentially create a loss of detail in the shadows or higlights).
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Clipping an image without loosing data can be with all the effort. However, you could loose valuable data if you do Here is a tutorial in how you can make sure you will not clip the data within your photo.

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'Street Eraser' Brings Photoshop Delete Tool To The Real World

'Street Eraser' Brings Photoshop Delete Tool To The Real World | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it
The thing about the modern world is so much of it is an illusion. Not just advertising, but the very streets we live on are constructed, painted, remodelled and reimagined by designers, concept artists and other people with expensive computers and thick-rimmed glasses.
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Photoshop has been brought into the daily lives of individuals. The Street Eraser project, which was started by Guus ter Beek and Tayfun Sarier have been placing the Erase Tool from Photoshop on various billboards around Shoreditch.

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Photoshop For Travel Photos (& More) | Easily Resolve Camera Shake & Perspective Distortion @ Weeder

Photoshop For Travel Photos (& More) | Easily Resolve Camera Shake & Perspective Distortion @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

To do mass processing of images ranging from simple white balancing with an eye dropper, or adding presets across a series of images for set continuity, Lightroom has been the program of choice. Despite the fact that it can really eat your computer’s resources and behave like a 5 year old crashing after a sugar rush, with an able enough computer it works exceedingly well.

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The bug of traveling that fills your heart with delight...that is until you notice some of your images have camera shake and well it puts a bit of a damper on your day. Not anymore, Photoshop for travel photos can help salvage those once in a lifetime shots.

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How to Install Photoshop Brushes @ Weeder

How to Install Photoshop Brushes @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

The Brush tool is an imitation of real life brushes. Photoshop has a set of default brushes, but in addition to that, you can add more brushes to draw specific shapes like stars, grass, etc. To install Photoshop brushes follow the steps provided in this tutorial.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Installing Photoshop brushes means having a wide advantage to the default brushes that are already within Photoshop.

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Installing Photoshop brushes means having a wide advantage to the default brushes that are already within Photoshop.

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Processing an Infrared Image using Lightroom and Photoshop @ Weeder

Processing an Infrared Image using Lightroom and Photoshop @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

I recently had the opportunity to play with an infrared-converted camera, thanks to the folks over at LensRentals.com, and had a lot of fun photographing my dog at an expansive dog park just outside of Portland, Oregon. I ended up with some really great images, and wanted to share my start-to-finish processing steps with one of the photos to show some of the basics on how to process infrared images. 

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Infrared Images have been getting a lot of buzz right now. So if you want to get into the game, try processing them through Lightroom or Photoshop. Here is one process of taking those landscape photos and transforming them into a whole other world.

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Take your Photos from Blah to WOW with Lightroom and Photoshop @ Weeder

Take your Photos from Blah to WOW with Lightroom and Photoshop @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

From the creation of this photo I used both Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop.

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The power of WOW! Is what Photoshop is really all about. The article shows you the importance that you have an idea of what you want the final image to come out as. Then moving on the Lightroom for the minor adjustments to closing out with Photoshop.

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How to Clean up Your Photo Backgrounds in Photoshop @ Weeder

How to Clean up Your Photo Backgrounds in Photoshop @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

In retouching you see this quite frequently, whether you're using seamless paper, vinyl, a fabric hanging or a purpose built infinity cove, it's going to get dirty.


One option which we'll cover here, is to solve it in post, in this case using Adobe Photoshop. 

Kitty Fisher's insight:

We can't have someone or even ourselves their with a steam cleaner, getting out all the marks on our background fabric. Leave that to the post room editing, which this tutorial will guarantee a no more clean up rule.

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Quick Tip: A Great Way to Resize Low-Res Images in Photoshop @ Weeder

Quick Tip: A Great Way to Resize Low-Res Images in Photoshop @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

The most recent video to come out of Adobe's Photoshop Playbook series of tutorials offers a quick useful tip for if you find yourself having to resize a low res image.

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Low res and a need to resize the image, no problem. Even though this is considered one of the first tricks you learn, nevertheless it is important to rehash what you need to know.

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How to Create Realistic Eye Makeup in Photoshop

Principles of Applying Eye Makeup If you are going to apply makeup in Photoshop it is important to understand some basics on how real makeup is applied. Makeup does not make people look better...
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No one wants to take a photo of their subject and turn them into a clown with Photoshop. In this realistic way of showing off the make-up that the model is wearing, here are the tricks to impress.

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30 Second Photoshop – Auto Select A Layer @ Weeder

30 Second Photoshop – Auto Select A Layer @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

In this quick tip video I demonstrate how to select layers without going anywhere near the Layer’s panel.

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Unusual, not using the Layer panel at all...is it possible. Yeah, its possible and kind of cool figuring out how you could do such a thing.

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The Photoshop Tool You Thought You Knew & How To Really Use It @ Weeder

The Photoshop Tool You Thought You Knew & How To Really Use It @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

It’s the ubiquitous photo editing tool that we all know and love or hate. Since inception in 1988Photoshop has moved from basic grayscale displaying to rendering anything from 3D objects for printing or projection, to manipulating a photo to near perfection, and everything in between.


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The one tool that everyone may take advantage of but never truly understood that it has evolved. The crop tool, the tool we love and the tool that can turn a great photo into a perfect photo.

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Photog Creates Unique Save-the-Dates by Mimicking Popular Movie Posters

Photog Creates Unique Save-the-Dates by Mimicking Popular Movie Posters | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

What started as soon-to-be-wed couple's idea to recreate a single movie poster quickly turned into a creative collection of awesome save-the-dates when Dave Dicicco and Rachael Batts employed the services of friend and Nashville-based wedding photographer Andres Martinez.

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A clever way to save-the-date. Using classic or popular film posters to showcase a young couples love....of film...no for each other. How...creative!

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Abstract Photoshop Technique @ Weeder

Abstract Photoshop Technique @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

There are endless ways to create abstract images, but here’s one that’s just fun. This abstract Photoshop technique has you interacting with the image, pushing pixels around, and it can be as much fun as finger painting, but without all the mess.

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Being the masterful artist when it comes to abstract art in Photoshop, has a certain technique to it. With it coming out in a perfected 3D skill, you will definitely want to take a look at this.

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How to Colorize a Black and White Photo @ Weeder

How to Colorize a Black and White Photo @ Weeder | Photo Editing Software and Applications | Scoop.it

In this tutorial, we are going to explore three different ways to colorize black and white photographs. We are going to learn how to work with the Color Replacement Tool, the Color Blend Mode, and Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer.

Kitty Fisher's insight:

Adding color to a black and white image, we've always heard of turning a color image to black and white. But hardly reversed. Working with several tools to bring back or add a whole new color regime can be simple.

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