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Create Bokeh! – Photoshop Tutorial

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What makes you turn and stare at the subliminal beauty, depth, and color in a photograph like some beautiful bokeh in the background of that photograph? I would contend that there isn’t much that stops you in your tracks like some beautiful bokeh (Boh-Keey) in the background. In this tutorial we’ll look at exactly how we can create this effect in Photoshop.

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Glossy Lips in 2 Minutes! – Photoshop Retouching

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Adding the extra amount of shininess or glossiness to your subject’s lips can be just what the doctor order to push your latest and greatest photograph to the top. In this tutorial we’ll take a very quick look at minor lip retouching as well as using a few detail-oriented dodge and burn techniques to give lips that extra pizzazz in a snap! If you have a couple moments to spare, check out the tutorial and share your thoughts in the comments!

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Learn to Mask in 2 Minutes – Photoshop Tutorial

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Masking is the granddaddy of skills in Photoshop. Master masking and you’re well on your way to conquering Photoshop. In graphic and web design as well as photograph retouching, masking is the fastest and easiest way to erase layers without actually erasing them. This allows you to fine tune your adjustments and graphics down to the pixel without worrying about erasing or having to undo a thousand times. Check out this “Photoshop in 90 seconds” tutorial to learn how you can start masking today.

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Retouch a Moody and Cinematic Portrait with Photoshop

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A great retouched image begins with a beautiful photograph. We’re going to take a reasonable photo that I shot in late 2013 on a rainy day in Philadelphia and use Photoshop to do some simple retouching and color toning to this image. We’re going to explore things like skin and eye retouching as well as effectively using Adjustment Layers to color grade and create a very cool looking picture.

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Avatar Na’vi – Photoshop CS6 Tutorial

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There are certain projects that I take on to challenge myself in Photoshop that often prove to me just how powerful Photoshop really is. Creating an Avatar Navi character from a photograph I shot a few years ago was just one of those moment. No intro can prepare you for this fun tutorial, just find a sharp photo with nice light and jump right in. Enjoy!

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iOS7 Interface – Photoshop CS6 Tutorial

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With Apple’s announcement of the brand new (as of the middle of June, 2013) iOS7 and the radical changes that have been implemented thanks to the change Apple made, placing Jony Ive in charge of the interface aspect of the new iOS7. Let’s have some fun with the changes and create some of this new interface including icons, background, the dock, date, and top-most information bar.

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Retouching Eyes Professionally – Photoshop CS6 Tutorial

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When retouching portrait photography my go-to starting point is checking the eyes and retouching what is needed. On almost every image, the eyes are the focal point, the point of the image, which if you get them right, make your entire photograph look much more “professional”-whatever that means. I’m interested in making it look better, if it does that, I’m in. Let’s jump in and take a look at retouching eyes.

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