Sometimes a simple thing like a color gel can drastically change the mood of a photo. Gels can also come in handy when you need to give a very specific look to your photos— something that would otherwise take a lot of effort to achieve. The best thing is these gels are inexpensive. Read more →
Whether you want to supercharge your colours or change them completely, find out how with our guide to the best colour controls in Photoshop.
Best Photoshop colour tools: 01 Hue/Saturation and Vibrance
On the face of it, Hue/Saturation and Vibrance are two of the easiest colour tools to master, but they have hidden depths. Each can be applied as an adjustment layer.
You can use Hue/Saturation to either change the shade and intensity of all the colours in an image, or choose different colour ranges from the menu at the top.
You don’t need to buy colored contact lenses to transform your subject’s eye color into a mutant fire-eyed monster… or simply a blue-eyed beauty. Aaron Nace shows us how to achieve this transformation in Photoshop and make realistic adjustments to an eye or even make a crazy fantasy eye. Read more →
Converting color images into black and white is a fun process, especially if you know what you’re doing. But most photographers are shy of getting their hands wet because of the sheer complexity and workload. Hopefully this video by Andrew S. Gibson will clear the air around the process Read more →
The entire collection had a painfully obvious green color cast to it. This is easy to do when you have no idea what you’re doing. It’s very easy to avoid when you are skilled. Read more →
Today, for the Fourth Day of Christmas, here is a mini-bundle of color for Photoshop and Photoshop Elements!
This free download includes Christmas Colors for the 12 Days of Christmas, colors sampled from the most beautiful blue waters of the Caribbean Ocean, and a collection of Christmas Gradients Read more →
While there are many different tools in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements to enhance your image, there are really only a handful of tools that you will use on just about every image; one of those is the levels tool. Read more →
don’t worry; you’re not alone. Advertising is a $200 billion a year business . . . and most of it relies on photographs that have emotional impact. Read more →
It can be extremely hard to predict when and where the peak colors of falls will hit. If you’ve ever been a week or two early you’ll know the frustration of seeing little splattering of color when you were hoping for full on peak color. Well, using a little bit of post-production magic, you can add some life to those early fall shots and get it closer to the vision you’d hoped mother nature would’ve given you in the first place. Read more →
In this video, Bryan O’Neil Hughes explains how to use selective coloring in your photos using Photoshop:
Most people who have a bit of knowledge of using Photoshop know about the Hue/Saturation tool and might think selective color is easy. But try doing this quickly on a selective area of the photo and you might realize that it’s not so simple after all.Read more