Here are some really cool Photoshop actions and LUTs that will transform the colors in your photos to a variety of orange-teal and orange-blue effects. They’re very easy to use. The Photoshop actions are fully editable and nondestructive. You’ll also get LUTs that you can use in other software such as Adobe Premiere, After Effects, Final Cut Pro, Affinity Photo, and more.
The tone curve is one of the most powerful tools that every photographer or retoucher needs to learn. But it never had a major redesign. And most people still think it has a steep learning curve when really it’s quite straightforward. With a simple redesign, Adobe and other software developers can make the tone curves much more intuitive to the point where even if it’s your first time using it, you’ll be able to guess your way around it. In this article, I’ll show you 5 improvements to the tone curves that software developers like Adobe should make. And in the process, you’ll also learn cool new ways of seeing and understanding the tone curves which will make everything so much easier.
Learn how to create the popular orange teal look in Lightroom. This is a very easy tutorial it’s perfect for beginners. You’ll learn how to use the Camera Calibration sliders to shift the hues and use the Tone Curves create a simple faded look. This technique can also be used to create other similar warm and cool color combinations. For example, if you don’t want orange and teal, you can create pink and cyan. By the way, if you only use Photoshop, you can still follow along with the Camera Raw filter which is in the Photoshop filters menu.
Learn how to emphasize freckles and add a dim moody effect in Photoshop. I don’t remember exactly where I saw this effect but I do remember someone asking about it in the postprocessing subreddit and I thought it’d be a nice tutorial especially for beginners who don’t have much experience with Photoshop. It’s an easy simple effect and you’ll be learning how to do this with a very minimal and nondestructive set of layers.
This week I updated one of my best selling products – Double Exposure Kit. This product was created in 2015 but it’s still being used by a lot of people and so I released another update for it which includes more textures and blending modes. This product lets you can easily create awesome-looking double exposure photos in a short amount of time. There’s a free version that will let you create basic double exposures and if you want to get more creative, the pro version will give you way more Photoshop actions, textures, and gradients.
Here’s a list of the best keyboards and mouses for Photoshop or other productivity and creative work. People tend to use the free keyboard and mouse that their computer came with. But those are usually not the best. For a software like Photoshop where you need precise mouse movements, a high-quality mouse is a must-have – especially if you’re working on a high-res display. Photoshop also has a lot of tools and commands so a keyboard with extra macro keys will improve your productivity significantly. In this article, you’ll learn how to pick the best keyboard and mouse for your workflow.
Here are 5 unique post processing tips that you should know. You’ll learn helpful tips to improve your post processing skills and also tips about ethics and protecting people’s privacy. There are a lot of post processing tips but I picked the ones that aren’t talked about a lot or is something that more people need to know about. If you want to know what these 5 tips are, keep reading and you’ll find out.
Learn how to retouch skin with a technique called frequency separation. It is the most popular way to retouch skin and it does a lot with very little effort. In this tutorial, you’ll learn how to apply frequency separation with a fully editable and nondestructive layer setup. This will let you readjust the settings or even make changes to your original layer without having to redo every step.
Affinity Photo is one of the best alternatives to Photoshop especially for people who can’t justify the $10 a month subscription for Lightroom and Photoshop CC. On Affinity Photo’s website, they advertise that their software is built on rock solid foundations with principles of performance, stability and lack of bloat. I did some quick tests to see how Affinity Photo compares to Photoshop performance-wise. So is Affinity Photo faster than Photoshop? Let’s find out.
In this Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to make your photos look more dramatic by adding puddles. You’ll start off by cutting and pasting parts of your photo to create a fake reflection. Then you’ll paint in the puddle with a layer mask and tweak the settings to make it look realistic. Finally, you’ll finish it by adding a subtle ripple effect to the puddles. And you’re going to do all of this using nondestructive editing techniques with a very minimal set of layers.