Seven Tips for Making Basic Selections in Photoshop

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“In this video, you’ll learn seven helpful tips, tricks, and shortcuts for making basic selections in Photoshop.”
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How To Create And Use Hue Masks In Photoshop

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“Learn what are Hue Masks in Photoshop, and how can you use them for more control while color grading! In this lesson, we will start by understanding how Hue and Saturation mask work.”
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How To Copy Color Grading From Paintings To Photographs Using Photoshop

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A Super Easy Trick to Copy the Color Grading from Paintings with Photoshop! In this short tutorial, we will use the Curves’ sampling technique to automatically match the colors of highlights, mid-tones, and shadows using the power of The Almighty Curves! You can use this technique to match any area of the image. From skin tones to the landscape in the background, just sampling the right places does the trick, and in this video, we will learn how.
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Cool Multi-Color Effect Using RGB Channels In Photoshop

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Learn a bunch of creative effects you can apply using three simple checkboxes. My favorite use is to light an object from three different angles and then combine the three images into a colorful result.

Check out more of Ben Wilmore’s Digital Mastery here.

Learn more in my digital photography and digital printing workshops.

How To Fix Red Faces In Your Photographs Using Photoshop

Learn how the pros remove red from faces. We’ll go beyond the standard technique of Hue/Saturation and will also take a look at why a lot of images from the internet always have red faces. In the process, you’ll learn how to isolate colors using Hue/Saturation, how to paint with color and how to perform basic color shifts using curves. You’ll learn a bunch that will be applicable even if you never run across skin tones that needs fixing.

Check out more of Ben Wilmore’s Digital Mastery here.

Learn more in my digital photography and digital printing workshops.

Quickly And Easily Change White To Any Color With Photoshop

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Learn three methods for adding color to white objects. The first two are the most common approaches, which to my eye do not look professional, so I’ll show you how to improve their results. The third approach is the highest quality and least common method and is the only one that involves zero guesswork to produce very professional-looking results.

Check out more of Ben Wilmore’s Digital Mastery here.

Learn more in my digital photography and digital printing workshops.

Use LAB Numbers To Match Color of Two Areas in Adobe Lightroom Classic

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How To Use RGB and LAB Numbers in Adobe Lightroom Classic

Just below the histogram in Lightroom Classic’s Develop module are a set of three numbers that can be useful when optimizing your images. Let’s explore how I use those numbers when evaluating images before processing, when color correcting images and when I need to match the color between two areas. I’ll also attempt to explain the difference between RGB and LAB settings, how to switch between them, and when one option is more useful than the other.

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Use LAB Numbers To Match Color of Two Areas in Adobe Lightroom Classic

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Learn to take the guesswork out of matching colors by using the numbers that appear below the histogram in Lightroom Classic. In this case, I’ll match two different colored bricks on a building, but you could just as easily use this for all sorts of other purposes.

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Check out more of Ben Wilmore’s Digital Mastery here.

Learn more in my digital photography and digital printing workshops.

The Best Ways To Use Multi-Colored Histograms In Adobe Lightroom & Camera Raw

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The colors that appear in Lightroom, ACR, and Photoshop’s histograms can be useful to detect color casts, determine if detail is being lost, and know more about the colors that make up an image. I start by blindly interpreting a bunch of histograms while I cannot see the image that it represents (but you can). I then explain how basic color works and how that relates to the colors that appear in the histogram.

Check out more of Ben Wilmore’s Digital Mastery here.

Learn more in my digital photography and digital printing workshops.

How To Double Process One Raw File For Optimum Shadow & Highlight Detail

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Colin Smith shows you how to bring out maximum detail in highlights and shadows editing in Photoshop and Lightroom.
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2 Ways To Quickly Add Bokeh Flares To Your Images

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Photoshop's filter Lens Blur

Lens Blur applied a second time selectively

Bokeh flares added with an image and brushes

 

The word bokeh (Japanese for blur), the quality of the blur produced in out-of-focus parts of an image, is often used to describe the way a lens renders out-of-focus points of light.  You don’t have to have a lens with a very wide aperture to create images with bokeh flares.You can apply bokeh flares to shots with or without analog flares after exposure, using Photoshop.

Blend A Second Image With Flares

There are at least three ways to find bokeh flare images.


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