You may have a problem in regard to capture high contrast photos especially landscape photos. When you try to get the right exposure for the sky, the ground bill be dark and you lose details. On the other hand, if you try to get the right exposure for the ground, your sky will be washed out (lost of details). In order to fight with this situation, you may consider using graduated ND filter so you can balance exposure between the sky and the ground but you need to pay extra money for that.
Well, this problem can be solved with Photoshop. Firstly, you need to take photos with RAW format because you can get more information from RAW instead of normal JPG format. Then, you convert your RAW file into 2 JPG files and merge them together by Adobe Photoshop. Anyway, please be informed that this method is good for differences between the sky and the ground just only 2-3 stops. If you have extreme contrast between them, you may need to shoot many exposures and merge them together into one High Dynamic Range photo (HDR).
Let’s take a look of before and after processing.
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You can create oil painting photos by using Art History Brush in Adobe Photoshop. It may be a little bit difficult for you at the first time following this method. After you feel familiar with it, you can modify or change the steps to create unlimited styles of oil painting photos. Let’s see before and after digital darkroom process.
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When you take photos, you may have problem with crooked horizon like me. This problem can be easily fixed with Adobe Photoshop so this Photoshop Tip will help you learn how to straighten crooked photos in the easiest way.
You can see at the example below showing you before and after correction.
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This digital darkroom processing technique is the combination of Gaussian Blur filter and layer blending. It looks like taking photos with a soft filter and photos still have glowing effect. You can see from the example below how your photos will look like after processing with Adobe Photoshop. It’s so simple and easy to follow.
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For this post, I would like to share my Photoshop tip about creating artificial ray of light. “Radial Blur” filer, layer mask and layer adjustment are the main Photoshop functions used to create this effect. It’s easy to do.
Please see the before and after shot as shown below.
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When you take photo with wide angle lens, you can easily see that your architecture is always converging vertical. There are 2 options to correction this situation as follows:
1. Use Tilt&Shift lens. With this option, you can correction the perspective completely straight from your camera but Tilt&Shift lens is very costly.
2. Use Adobe Photoshop. I normally use Adobe Photoshop to cope with this problem.
On this post, I will share the easy way to use Adobe Photoshop to correct perspective due to wide angle lens.
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You can simple process gritty effect via Adobe Photoshop. Anyway, you may not know how cool gritty effect is, please see the photo below. You also can apply this effect to create many things such as birthday cards for your friends, greeting cards, etc.
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This is my first post on this blog about how to cross process in Photoshop. You can simply create cross process photos in Photoshop. This photo is shown how before and after look like.
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