Photoshop How To

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Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 25, 2019  |  0 comments

Sometimes the best photography hacks come to you by accident. This is often the case with Photoshop, which has so many layers (ahem, so to speak), that using it can sometimes feel like stumbling in the dark.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Jul 17, 2019  |  0 comments

Proper exposure can make or break a landscape photo. While you can't, always, be assured of nailing the exposure straight out of the camera, there are techniques to increase your odds significantly.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 09, 2019  |  0 comments

One of the best things about Photoshop is being able to cut out or extract the subject of a photo from its surroundings. Of course, some cutouts are harder than others and some are dang near impossible because of intricate edges such as flyaway hair or surrounding ornamentation.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Aug 16, 2019  |  0 comments

One of the hardest things to do in Photoshop is to cut out hair from a complex background in a portrait, fashion or beauty shot. In the below tutorial, Photoshop guru Nathaniel Dodson (aka tutvid) shows you how do it in a few easy steps.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Nov 08, 2019  |  0 comments

In the simple portrait editing how-to below, PiXimperfect's Unmesh Dinda shares "a powerful trick to get perfect skin tones with just one button in Photoshop."

Ron Leach  |  Dec 11, 2017  |  0 comments

The task of sharpening images is sort of a hit-or-miss proposition: Done properly, this enhancement can help rehabilitate slightly soft photographs. But if you’re not careful, you can ruin the image you’re working on.

Henry Anderson  |  Oct 22, 2019  |  0 comments

Want to give you photos a dramatic, black-and-white look similar to master landscape photographer Ansel Adams? Watch the below video from software expert Serge Ramelli who shows you how to create an Ansel-like style for your images in few clicks using Lightroom presets.

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 21, 2019  |  0 comments

Removing unwanted things from images is what photographers often turn to Photoshop for. And one of the "things" that are often at the top of the list for removing from a photo are people.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 01, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s a cool Lightroom trick for when you want to capture a wide-angle or even ultra-wide angle scene but don’t have a wide-angle lens. In the below video, photographer and YouTuber Chris Hau shows you how to go from narrow to wide in just a few simple steps.

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 16, 2018  |  0 comments

This Lightroom tutorial is so short and to the point, it doesn’t need much set up. In the video, Photoshop expert and photographer Benjamin Warde demonstrates that while Lightroom is a vast and complex piece of software, sometimes handy quick fixes are all you need.

Shutterbug Staff  |  May 17, 2019  |  0 comments

The perfect portrait can often be ruined by a bad color cast on your subject, which can turn skin tones a hazy shade of ugly. In the below video, software guru Unmesh Dinda shows you an easy way to fix color cast issues in Photoshop so your portraits shine.

Shutterbug Staff  |  Apr 25, 2018  |  0 comments

Phlearn is a great photography educational site that provides helpful tutorials on a range of topics, mainly centering around Photoshop and Lightroom tips. In Phlearn’s latest video below, the company’s founder Aaron Nace shows you what he calls “the best way to sharpen portaits in Photoshop.”

Dan Havlik  |  Aug 02, 2019  |  0 comments

Over the years, we've taught you a few ways to remove distracting objects in images using Photoshop. But what do you do when there's something really complicated in an image you want to erase?

Dan Havlik  |  Apr 20, 2018  |  0 comments

Curves might be one of the most important yet most misunderstood adjustment tools in all of Photoshop. Because Curves is so key to tweaking the tones in your images to make them pop, some users might even be intimidated by this tool.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 27, 2017  |  0 comments

Most Photoshop users have heard about the power of Luminosity Masks for bringing out the best in a photograph, yet some are afraid to try the technique because they fear it’s too complicated. As you’ll see below, the difficulty of employing this tool is vastly overstated, if you follow the simple and effective method described in this tutorial.

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