Archive for the ‘Tutorials’ Category

How to Save Images for Web

This week, we will show you how to save an image for the web using Photoshop. While the settings we are recommending are meant for displaying your photographs at high quality, the same work flow can be used for everyday use.

How To Create a HDR Image in Photomatix

If you’ve ever been out shooting on a sunny day, you may have found it hard to achieve a good exposure in all areas of your photograph. One way of overcoming this problem is to create a High Dynamic Range (HDR) image using numerous photographs with different exposures. The following tutorial will show you how to create a HDR image in Photomatix.

Correct Lens Distortion in Photoshop

While you may not need to correct lens distortion on every photograph you take, it is definitely a powerful tool when you need it. The following tutorial will show you use the Lens Correction filter in Photoshop.

How To Edit Eyes in Photoshop

The eyes of a portrait are extremely important. They have often been described as the window to a persons soul. The following tutorial will teach you how to edit the eyes within a photograph so that they are less dark and become more of a focal point.

Remove Noise in Your Photographs Using Noise Ninja

If you have ever taken long exposures, or shot in dimly lit areas, you have most likely run into the problem of having noise in your photograph. Despite the fact camera manufacturers are actively trying to reduce noise, this still remains a legitimate problem. The following tutorial will show you step by step instructions on how to use the software Noise Ninja to remove excessive noise from your photographs.

125+ Ways to Edit a Photograph – Part 3

Stuck in a rut when it comes to editing your photos? Looking for some fresh ideas? Then this is the article for you. 1 photograph, 125+ different edits. The majority of these looks can be created with any photo editing software. More than anything, this article is meant to inspire you to try different editing techniques. Here is Part 3

Sharpening Photos for the Web

Saving images for the web is a completely different work flow than if you were processing for prints, or any other large scale display. When you reduce the size of an image, the sharpness of the image can be reduced due to the fact there are less pixels to display. There are many different methods for sharpening your photographs for the web. We are going to cover 4 different processes: Sharpen, High Pass Filter, Adamus Sharpening Technique, and Luko’s Sharpening.

125+ Ways to Edit a Photograph – Part 2

Stuck in a rut when it comes to editing your photos? Looking for some fresh ideas? Then this is the article for you. 1 photograph, 125+ different edits. The majority of these looks can be created with any photo editing software. More than anything, this article is meant to inspire you to try different editing techniques. Here is Part 2.

Create Your Own Mini Planet

Create your own “Mini Planet” using a series of photographs, and a little Photoshop trickery. More examples and step by step instructions after the jump.

10 Winning Images – Before & After

I’ve written this post to give people a better understanding of how much vision and processing goes into each photograph. As you will see, it can vary greatly. Here are 10 photographs that won ribbons on www.dpchallenge.com in their before and after states. UPDATED: November 5th, 2010 to include: Equipment Used & Camera Settings