Create a Horror Movie-Themed Photo Composition in Photoshop

 

 

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Creating a horror movie-themed photo composition in Photoshop can be a lot of fun. Choosing the right photos is an important step in the process, but it is also important to blend those photos together in a realistic and believable way. In this tutorial we will show you how to do this using the appropriate light balance, use of midtones, depth of field, blending, and more. Let’s get started!

 

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Realistic Makeup Application in Photoshop

 

 

 

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It’s true. Women spend a lot of time getting ready. That is because the makeup application process is quite tedious and time-consuming. The physical process of applying makeup involves concealing blemishes and painting the face with rich colors. In many ways, the process mirrors that of digital retouching techniques. In this tutorial, we will explain how to apply makeup digitally using many of the same techniques that women use to apply physical makeup to their own faces. Let’s get started!

 

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Quick Tip: Create a Neon Text Effect in Photoshop

 

 

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In this tutorial we will show you how to make a neon text effect in Photoshop using layer styles and textures.
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Quick Tip: Create a Bloody Text Effect in Photoshop Using Layer Styles

 

 

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In this quick tip tutorial we will show you how to create a bloody text effect using layer styles in Photoshop. Let’s get started!

 

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Create a “Two-Faced” Digital Painting in Photoshop

 

 

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Creating a nice character painting in Photoshop can be a difficult but rewarding task. In this tutorial, we will explain how to create a classic Batman villain in Photoshop. Let’s get started!

 

 

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Quick Tip: Create a Crisp Metallic Text Effect in Photoshop

 

 

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In this quick tip tutorial, we will explain how to create a crisp, metallic text effect using just a couple of layer styles in Photoshop. Let’s get started!

 

 

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Create a Stitched Denim Text Effect in Photoshop

 

 

 

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In this tutorial, we will explain how to combine Photoshop filters, brushes, and vector shapes to create a stitched denim text effect using Photoshop CS6. Let’s get started!

 

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Tips for Macro Photography Beginners

 

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Being curious about how digital cameras can capture macro so easily I investigated the subject. Here are my findings, gained by chatting to the tech expert at a major camera company.

Engage macro mode on a digicam and the system adjusts the lens elements to re-arrange them into an array that best suits close focusing. Quite a feat, as even simple camera lenses have a surprising number of lens elements to juggle.

 

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What is Macro Photography?

 

 

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First, an explanatory note for all those with a modicum of photo history and tech basics: the term macro used to refer to the capture of an insect or whatever, that resulted in an image on the 35mm film frame (24x36mm) that ranged from 1:10 to 1:1 the size of the original subject. For its part, the term micro referred to a film image that was larger than 1:1 life size; micro photography could easily give you a 35mm film image of an ant that was itself larger than the original ant.

 

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