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Retouch a Child Photo – Classic Black and White Photoshop CC Tutorial

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Welcome to this tutorial! We’re going to retouch a child and create a classic black and white image that will be timeless. No fancy effects, just healing blemishes, adding grain, and creating a killer black and white. If you have Photoshop CC, or even an older version of Photoshop, you’ll be able to create this exact effect. Download the RAW image and follow along below!

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Retouch a Group Photo – Photoshop CC Tutorial

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In this tutorial on how to retouch a group photo in Photoshop CC, I’ll cover using the Camera RAW editor to edit your RAW or JPEG images and some of the power of toning and lighting adjustments with group photos. We’ll then bring the shot into Photoshop and work on replacing a person’s face from the group and also blemish removal done non-destructively as well as sharpening and final cropping. Follow along with the downloadable RAW file! More after the jump!

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How to Retouch a Landscape Photo – Photoshop CC

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Today we’re going to tackle retouching a landscape photo from soup-to-nuts. We’ll begin with a RAW image (which you can download and follow along with right here in the tutorial article) and walk through a process that will work for both your RAW images and any JPEG image that you may have as well. I tackle color and tone in the Camera RAW editor as well as exposure adjustments, my thought process behind adjusting color temperature, and even sharpening and lens correction. We spend a little time in Photoshop as well working on the sharpness and color of the photo as well. If you’ve been wondering how to retouch a landscape photo, this is the tutorial to get your started now! All the info and video after the jump!

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Photoshop CC Tutorial – Advanced: How to Select Hair

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Of all selections, hair selections are probably the most difficult. In this tutorial we will tackle complex selections and extracting people with hair from an image and use Photoshop to move that cut out person or object to a new background. Today I will cut the model off of a studio background with her hair flying all over the place. The goal will be to get a good, clean selection in the form of a mask so we can continue to refine the edges where it is needed to achieve the perfect edge for our complex selection.

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Quickly Learn Dodging & Burning – Photoshop CC

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As a photographer and as a digital artist dodging and burning is an essential skill to master. This quick tutorial will dive into getting started with dodging and burning in Photoshop using one of my favorite methods for non-destructive dodging and burning which can be used on a photograph, smart object, or any piece of artwork in Photoshop. There are a number of great ways to dodge and burn with Photoshop and I will have additional methods that I use available as tutorials at some point as well. Join me and let’s learn something new!

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QUICK Photoshop CS6 Tutorial: Misty Mosaic Effect

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In this quick little tutorial we’ll use a few tricks in Photoshop to create a really cool looking misty mosaic effect. Using almost any kind of grunge texture brush and a filter here and a blend mode there, we’ll be able to create a very editable and very cool looking color style that could be used in any web and graphic design. Check it out after the jump!

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Photoshop Tutorial (2014): How to use the Pen Tool

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The almighty and powerful pen tool is a tricky tool to figure out when using Photoshop and can be frustrating as well, but when you do conquer the pen tool you will have one of the more useful and powerful tools at your fingertips. In this tutorial we will start from the very basics of using the pen tool and advance through a number of the features of this amazing and powerful tool option in Photoshop. Sit tight and enjoy!

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