How To Sharpen Cleanly in Photoshop Without White or Black Edging

Article By Jimmy McIntyre When we sharpen our images in Photoshop, the software looks for edges throughout our image, and attempts to exaggerate those edges. By doing so this gives the effect of sharpening. However, the downside of that is that we often end up with black or white edging [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|General, Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|18 Comments

PS Secrets 24: How To Dodge & Burn Effectively in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In this week's tutorial we will look at one amazing way to dodge and burn with precision in Photoshop, while maintaining a non-destructive workflow and without affecting the colours in our image. We'll also look at a great way to increase local contrast similar to Nik Color Efex's Pro Contrast [...]

By | October 9th, 2016|Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|20 Comments

5 Ways To Perfectly Remove Chromatic Aberration in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In this week's tutorial I will show you 5 methods for removing all Chromatic Aberration in Photoshop. Shooting with a medium to large aperture (a smaller f number), usually reduces the chance of CA appearing in your images. But certain lenses have a tendency to produce noticeable [...]

By | July 30th, 2016|Photoshop Secrets|1 Comment

Photoshop Secrets 22: How To Create Autumn Colours

Article By Jimmy McIntyre I've been asked by a number of people how I created the Autumn Colours function in Raya Pro. It's actually a very simple process in Photoshop. With a Hue/Saturation layer we use the hand-tool to select a particular range of colours and then we simple change [...]

By | June 16th, 2016|Photoshop Secrets|1 Comment

Photoshop Secrets 23: The Easy Way To Stitch difficult Panoramas

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Panoramas can be tricky to shoot and stitch together. When done well, they can also be extremely impacting. But sometimes, Photoshop, or other panorama software, don't like the files you're trying to stitch together. In this tutorial, I show you two awesome techniques to stitch even [...]

By | May 18th, 2016|Most Popular Tutorials, Photoshop Secrets|5 Comments

Photoshop Secrets 21: Create a Fake HDR Effect

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Today's tutorial is designed to show you how to quickly soften your shadows and highlights. I've called it a Fake HDR effect. It seems slow at first, but if you record an action, the process will be fairly instant. It's a nice little tool to have [...]

By | April 13th, 2016|Photoshop Secrets|2 Comments

Photoshop Secrets 20: Easily Remove Distortion (Perspective & Barrel)

Article By Jimmy McIntyre This tutorial will teach you two techniques for correcting both barrel distortion and perspective distortion in Photoshop. The first method, which I use in most of my images, is quick, easy and uses the Distort function in Photoshop. I usually check Enable Lens Profile Corrections in [...]

By | April 6th, 2016|Most Popular Tutorials, Photoshop Secrets|6 Comments

Photoshop Secrets 19: Create An Instant Perfect Luminosity Mask

Article By Jimmy McIntyre If you've been following my tutorials for a while, you'll know how powerful luminosity masks are. But did you know that you can create your own perfect luminosity mask in Photoshop, without complex actions? This tutorial will show you how to do just that. We will [...]

By | March 22nd, 2016|Photoshop Secrets|1 Comment

PS Secrets 18: How To Remove Noise But Keep Beautiful Details

Article By Jimmy McIntyre This week's tutorial is a superb technique for removing a great deal of noise from your image in Photoshop, without losing any details. If we are forced to shoot at a high ISO due to low light, we will probably end up with a lot of [...]

By | March 9th, 2016|Most Popular Tutorials, Photoshop Secrets|10 Comments

Photoshop Secrets 17: 5 Ways To Color Correct Beautifully (Even Remove Strong Casts)

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Download JM Colour Action Download the free tools you saw in the video. In today's Photoshop Secrets, we will look at a number of very effective ways to remove even the strongest colour casts in Photoshop. These techniques are quick and easy. Three [...]

By | February 21st, 2016|Most Popular Tutorials, Photoshop Secrets|7 Comments
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