Tag-Archive for » Photoshop Tips and Tricks «

Tuesday, July 23rd, 2013 | Author: admin

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.

For rest of the steps, sign up on PhotoshopSociety.org.
Your own virtual help desk of must-have techniques, tutorials, and how-to articles.
Friday, September 21st, 2012 | Author: admin

So, you clicked your picture on a nice, clear day and are now looking for a way to give it a deep dark night look? Well, we have got a quick and easy to understand Photoshop tutorial to help you recreate the mood of your picture. Simply download this tutorial and transform your day shot into that of a moonlit night now!!

Main component(s) used: Pen Tool, Brush Tool, Photo Filter, Blending Option and Layer Style.


These 6 easy steps will help you to change the mood of your picture.

Step 1 :-

Take a day light camera image.


Step 2 :-

Go to Image > Adjustment > Selective Color and select white in droplet color menu; set the value of
other color as shown in the screenshot.

Step 3 :-

Choose History Tool and set the previous history in palette; apply on rest of image except sky part.

Step 4 :-

Go to Image > Adjustment > Photo filter and set the warming filter with orange color as shown in the screenshot.

Step 5 :-

Go to Image > Adjustment > Brightness/ Contrast and set the value.

Step 6 :-

Choose History Tool and apply on the sign boards to reduce the yellowish tone.

For rest of the steps, sign up on PhotoshopSociety.org.
Your own virtual help desk of must-have techniques, tutorials, and how-to articles.
Wednesday, May 16th, 2012 | Author: admin

Colored photographs represent vividness while black and white photographs remind us of the old memories. But what if we combine the two effects? This expert Photoshop tutorial tells you how to add color to a black and white image and convert it into a lively picture using gradient map. Get started now and let your image express colorful emotions!

Main component(s) used: Quick Selection Tool, Gradient Map, and inverse etc.

These 6 easy steps help you how to use layer mask to create the effect:

Step 1 :-

Take a nice colorful image. Open in photoshop and please respect the copyright law.

Step 2 :-

Choose Quick Selction Tool and selction those portion that you remain in color.

Step 3 :-

Go to Select > Inverse to inverse the selection.

Step 4 :-

Press “D” to default foreground/background color. Go to Layer > New Adjustment Layer > Gradient Map and click on oK in New layer information

Step 5 :-

In Adjustment Gradient Map choose third Gradient (B/W) for bright black and white image.

Step 6 :-

Select layer mask on gradient map layer, apply brush tool on those parts that you forget to select and want to color (make sure foreground color is black). Apply brush tool on those part of image that you don’t want in color (make sure foregrougnd color is white)

For more tutorials, sign up on PhotoshopSociety.org.
Your own virtual help desk of must-have techniques, tutorials, and how-to articles.
Wednesday, September 21st, 2011 | Author: admin

This time we’ve managed to ‘think out of the box’ and managed to come up with this Spiderman tutorial – where our superhero manages to emerge ‘out of the box’ – literally – and play the role of the savior. This tutorial will help you create this 3D-like image of Spiderman emerging from a television set, with flames all around and saving the little boy’s life.

Main component(s) used: Pen Tool, Smudge Tool, Burn Tool, Layer Blending Option etc.

These steps will help you weave ‘Spiderman’ magic on your images.

Step 1 :-

Take an image which you found suitable for this tutorial and open it in Photoshop. Please respect copyright laws.

Step 2 :-

In your image use Pen Tool and make path around your image as I did on Spiderman.

Step 3 :-

Make a selection on TV screen with Lasso Tool and fill black color.

Step 4 :-

Put Spiderman image in such a way that it looks coming out from Television. Use Transform (Ctrl+T) to adjust it.

Step 5 :-

Bring down the opacity of Spiderman layer and select the child layer to make a path of his hand and bring up the current layer to show the right position.

Step 6 :-

Right click on Spiderman layer and go to Blending option > Outer Glow.

Step 7 :-

Choose Pen Tool and draw a path on a new layer and right click on work path and go to Stroke Path to create waves as shown in the screenshot.

Step 8 :-

Right click on waves layer and go to Blending option > Outer Glow, inner Glow as shown in the screenshot.

For rest of the steps, sign up on PhotoshopSociety.org.
Your own virtual help desk of must-have techniques, tutorials, and how-to articles.
Thursday, August 04th, 2011 | Author: admin

A bumble bee sitting on a rose makes for a wonderful sight. Here, we have taken the help of Photoshop and worked our creativity around a bumble bee and made it more intriguing and interesting. This step by step tutorial will show you the exact transformation – how a bumble bee turns into a winged baby bee. What makes it all the more fascinating is the celestial-like black background with different hues of honeycomb. Notice the bee stings too!

The main components used in this tutorial are Pen Tool, Brush Tool, Layer Style and Filters.

So just follow these 30 Photoshop steps and see how you transform your bumble bee into a real human baby! :-

Step 1 :-

Take the image of any flower; here I picked the image of a rose.

Step 2 :-

Choose Pen Tool and make a path around the flower.

Step 3 :-

To change the color of the flower, go to Layer > Adjustment Layer > Hue and Saturation.

Step 4 :-

Apply History Tool to get back the original color of the flower’s leaves.

Step 5 :-

Take the image of a little baby and make a path around him with the help of Pen Tool to remove the background.

Step 6 :-

Position the baby’s image on the flower with Transform (Ctrl+T).

more…