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How to Fake a ‘Past Vs. Present’ Picture-in-Picture Photo

In this post, Arman shares a fun Photoshop challenge for this weekend: fake a ‘past vs present’ picture-in-picture photo in Photoshop using two different photos of the same spot. Find out how to do it and then go give it a try! Read more →


Digital camera effects from A-Z

26 digital camera effects and techniques to help you get more creative with your DSLR. From abstracts to zoom bursts, there’s sure to be an in-camera effect you’ll want to try.

Photoshop is great for enhancing and adding effects to your images, but nothing beats capturing it all in-camera in the first place. With that in mind, here’s our A-Z of 26 fantastic digital camera effects and tricks you can try today.

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Get Creative with Displacement Maps in Photoshop

Creating a film noir look with a displacement map in Photoshop.

Creating a film noir look with a displacement map in Photoshop.

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Applying a Texture Overlay to Your Images to Create an Antique Look

There are numerous reasons for adding textures to your photos, and one of the best is to give your work an old or antique look. Lots of old photos have marks on them or the emulsion has stained. Photos were often not treated with preservation in mind and they have started to look textured.

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Five Easy Photo Retouching Tips and Tricks

Here’s a useful video on five photo retouching tips and tricks. You’ll learn how to fix blown-out details, use the healing and clone tools on a separate layer, reduce haze, paint in a blue sky, and utilize Photoshop actions to use Photoshop in ways you couldn’t before. Read more →

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Neutral Density Filter Simulator & FilterSim – 25% off deal

If you add Graduated Neutral Density Filter Actions & FilterSim to your cart, you get an automatic 25% off the Neutral Density Filters, and a free Sampler thrown in for good measure Read more →

Graffi's Action Effects for Photoshop Elements Sampler Pack - 7 effects from the most popular sets in the Graffishop

Natural Looking HDR in Photoshop and Lightroom in 5 Easy Steps

HDR (High Dynamic Range) photography was developed out of necessity to overcome limitations of photography equipment, mostly in digital cameras’ sensors. From the beginning, the technology was intended to make photographs as close as possible to human experience by bridging the gap between what the human eye perceives, and what the digital camera can actually capture.

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Photoshop Tutorial: How I made “Rainy Sidewalk”

Photoshop Tutorial: How I made “Rainy Sidewalk”. This Photoshop tutorial will show you how to create a realistic rainy sidewalk photo manipulation effect Read more →