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Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 | Author:

Create super fun pop out effect in Photoshop with this week’s tutorial. Add an interesting element in your design my making your images pop out of the frame. We always strive to bring something new to you, and this unique and innovative tutorial will spruce up any design in a jiffy.  Make your picture hop a little jump a little with this easy peasy tutorial!

Main Component(s) used:  Layer Mask, Refine Edge, Transform and Gradient fill etc.

Follow Just 5 simple steps teach you how to POP out your photo.

Step 1 :-

Open any similar kinf of image in Photoshop.

Step 2 :-

Duplicate the image twice with Ctrl+J. Take a new layer under the top layer while pressing ctrl key; name it frame.

Step 3 :-

Choose Rectangular Marquee Tool and make a selection as shown in the screenshot.

Step 4 :-

Go to Edit > Stroke and choose white as color and 12px width as shown in the screenshot.

Step 5 :-

Go to Edit > Transform > Perspective and using corner nodes give a similar shape as shown in the screenshot.

Step 6 :-

Select frame layer while pressing Ctrl key to get the selection.

Step 7 :-

Press “Q” for quick mask.

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Monday, August 09th, 2010 | Author:

Have you ever tried combining the elements of your pictures? No? Then this photo-editing tutorial is just the right thing if you wanna create a larger than life effect — it’s so spectacular that, we bet, you’d not have witnessed it anywhere but your dreams.

Step 1

Take an image of a waterfall and open it in Photoshop. Please respect copyright laws.

Step 2

Take another image of a drop of water hitting a surface and open it in Photoshop. Please respect copyright laws.

Step 3

Select the second image by pressing “Ctrl+A” and copy (Ctrl+C) it. more…

Monday, May 17th, 2010 | Author:

—by Renée Dustman

Adobe Photoshop CS/CS2/CS3
Operating Systems:
Microsoft Windows, Macintosh

We all know it is so difficult to capture real smoke in photographs. Time is running and very light that makes the smoke look good makes the rest of the image poorly exposed. With the help of simple Photoshop techniques we can teach you to add to perfectly exposed images digitally that’s helps it look better than the real deal.

This is what you do:

  • Design a customized smoke pattern with the Brush tool.
  • Soften your paint strokes with the Smudge tool to enhance their appearance.
  • Accentuate your strokes with the Plastic Wrap filter to make them look more realistic.
  • Enhance other images with your finished smoke image.

As we can see in Figure A that plumes from an extinguished candle are very captivating for our eyes. However, in this image smoke is a Photoshop enhancement. You might think of it as a difficult job, but as you read this article you’ll find that it’s much easier than capturing the real thing with your camera. Also you have a lot more control over the final image.


Start anew
As always, the first step is to create a new Photoshop document in which to work. In this document, you’ll fill the background layer with black to use as a backdrop for the smoke. more…