Quick Photoshop Secrets 7: How To Create a Dreamy Orton Effect

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In today's tutorial, we are going to look at how to easily make a dreamy, Orton effect in your images, which in recent years has become popular once again, especially in landscape photography. We'll also look at how to add certain effects to the Orton effect layer, and [...]

Quick Photoshop Secrets 6: How To Enhance Details Beautifully

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Learn how to enhance details easily in Photoshop with this very quick technique. Essentially, we are using the High Pass filter to enhance very fine local contrast. With a smaller radius, the technique is a common sharpening method, and with a higher radius, we can created extreme local contrast that can [...]

By | July 2nd, 2015|Photoshop Secrets|Comments Off on Quick Photoshop Secrets 6: How To Enhance Details Beautifully

Quick Photoshop Secrets 5: How To Create a More Impacting Sunrise/Sunset

Article By Jimmy McIntyre We all know the importance of capturing a compelling golden hour image. There are many ways to enhance a sunrise/sunset shot in Photoshop, but this quick and easy technique, for me, is one of the most effective. In this tutorial we combine a new layer, Apply Image, and the blend modes [...]

Quick Photoshop Secrets 4: Easily Remove Chromatic Aberration in Photoshop (Free Action)

In this week's Photoshop Secrets tutorials, we learn how to very quickly and easily remove stubborn Chromatic Aberration in Photoshop. If you find that Adobe Camera RAW or Lightroom couldn't remove CA in your images, simply duplicate your image, go to Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur, choose a radius of around 20, and press OK. Change [...]

Quick Photoshop Secrets 3: Easy Exposure Blending

In the third episode of our Photoshop Secrets tutorials, we look at a very easy method for blending exposures in Photoshop, thus avoiding HDR programs which may leave us with less natural imagery. The process we look at in the video is masking selections using the Color Range tool, and we look at [...]

By | April 21st, 2015|Digital Blending, Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|8 Comments

Quick Photoshop Secrets 2: How To Make Precise Adjustments Based On Colour

In the second video in this series of Photoshop Secrets, we look at how to make very precise changes to your image based solely on colour. Surprisingly we do this by using a Black & White adjustment layer. This allows us to break our image down to primary colours, so that we can [...]

By | April 14th, 2015|Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|15 Comments

Quick Photoshop Secrets 1: A Fast And Easy Method To Correct Colour

This is the first in a series of quick and easy tutorials, showing you some of the lesser-known useful techniques in Photoshop. In today's tutorial, we look at an extremely powerful, but very easy method for quickly correcting colour/removing colour cast in Photoshop. All you need to do, while in Photoshop, is go [...]

By | April 8th, 2015|Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|3 Comments