Tutorial – How (And Why) To Make 16 bit Saturation Masks in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre It has been a while since I have posted any tutorials. I'm in the process of updating Raya Pro and InstaMask. This will be available by February 28th. Remember that all users get free updates for life. So if you purchase it now, you will still get 3.0 for free. [...]

By |2019-11-01T17:13:03+00:00December 15th, 2017|Most Popular Tutorials, Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|1 Comment

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 |2019-11-01T17:13:04+00:00October 21st, 2016|General, Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|19 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 |2019-11-01T17:13:04+00:00October 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 |2019-11-01T17:13:04+00:00July 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 |2019-11-01T17:13:07+00:00June 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 [...]