In this Photoshop tutorial, we will learn how to create imitations of grit, like in a photo from a film. Any version of Photoshop will do, but if you are working with Photoshop CS3 or a later version (we have Photoshop CS5), thanks to the smart filters that first appeared in Photoshop CS3, you will have the opportunity to adjust any special effect parameter at any time. If you have a version of Photoshop CS2 or earlier, just skip the steps related to smart filters, and you will succeed. Continue reading
Sometimes it happens that the conceived frame does not want to enter even the most wide-angle lens. For example, it is impossible to move away from the subject further, or perhaps it is possible, but the author’s idea requires an emphasis in the foreground, which cannot be achieved without gluing several vertical frames into one horizontal frame.
There are many different situations. But sometimes the need for panorama is aggravated by the fact that the difference in brightness in the scene is so big that it doesn’t want to enter the dynamic range of the camera matrix, and we start shooting with bracketing in the hope that then from all these braces and pieces of the panorama we will collect a masterpiece. Continue reading
Many people know how to use frequency decomposition, but not everyone gets a quality result. Perhaps the point here is in the settings of the brushes.
Mixer Brush is the main tool for working with frequency decomposition, which allows you to soften the lower frequency, thereby aligning color and tone. For retouching of the portrait at the lower frequencies, a Mixer Brush with soft edges is used, therefore Hardness 0%, Spacing 25%. Continue reading