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How To : Sharpen images with Photoshop's Luminosity filter

In this video tutorial you will learn to sharpen an image with Luminosity and Unsharp Mask filter in Photoshop. Remember to zoom in to your images at 100% view before beginning the process. You will learn that the Unsharp Mask filter gives you good control on the overall resul ...more

How To : Use the high pass sharpening filter in Photoshop

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to sharpen photos in Adobe Photoshop CS3. Begin by opening the image in the program and duplicate the image layer. To duplicate, press the control and J button. With that images, go to Filter, choose Other and select High Pass. The ima ...more

How To : Sharpen a photograph in Adobe Photoshop CS4 or CS5

Photo a little dull around the edges? Sharpen it with a little help from Adobe Photoshop CS4 or CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various feat ...more

How To : Sharpen an image three different ways in Photoshop

Photoshop doesn't sharpen focus, it sharpens detail using any of three remarkable filters: Unsharp Mask, Smart Sharpen, and High Pass. Apply them as smart filters, and you're ready for any output scenario. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software ...more

How To : Sharpen blurry images using Photoshop

In this Software video tutorial you will learn how to sharpen blurry images using Photoshop. Open the image and duplicate the original layer. Then go to filter > other > high pass. In the window that pops up, enter a value of 4 – 6 pixels. Now simply change the blending mode ...more

How To : Sharpen your images using Photoshop

Howard demonstrates how to control sharpening on your image in Photoshop. First, you want to copy your layer by dragging to down to the new layer icon at the bottom of the box. Next, go up to the menu bar at the top of the screen and click Filter, select Sharpen, and go to Uns ...more

How To : Fix Blurry Photos in Photoshop

It's very easy to get a slightly blurry photograph due to a moving subject, camera shake, or just an incorrect auto-focus, but you don’t have to let that ruin an otherwise terrific picture. All it takes is a little finesse in Photoshop or another photo editing software. This g ...more

How To : Add dramatic color to images in Photoshop

Tutvid shows you how to add flare and dramatic color to your raw camera images (usually the format of a DSLR). In a step-by-step guide with narration, Tutvid takes you through the process of using CameraRaw (used as an extension of Photoshop but never really brings it in photo ...more

News : Making Art on Your iOS Device, Part 5: Photography

There are seemingly endless photography apps for the iPhone—it is perhaps one of the most popular arenas for application developers. We've covered a few in Giveaway Tuesdays, but nothing comprehensive. We would be remiss to omit the two most popular frontrunners—Hipstamatic ( ...more

News : So You Just Bought Photoshop. Now What?

Photoshop. It’s like a mountain to climb. You can chug up to the top, working hard, never letting up, or you can just go part way up and scoot around the side of the mountain and still get to the other side. Not everyone needs to be a Photoshop guru, or ninja pixel punisher. T ...more

How To : Create a mosaic look in Photoshop

This tutorial teaches you how to create a mosaic photo made up of many smaller photos in Photoshop. It explains the use of the crop tool, image resizing, use of sharpen filters and of fading command. It also handles creation of custom patterns with the use of the define patter ...more

How To : Use Photoshop to create an exploding planet

Planet are cool and explosions are awesome so what could be better than an exploding planet. This tutorial will how you how you can create an exciting and adrenaline invoking exploding planet in Adobe Photoshop without too much work. First, start Photoshop and open this textu ...more

Camera Plus Pro : The iPhone Camera App That Does it All

Even with Apple's forthcoming iOS 5 updates to its default camera application, those upcoming features can't match what already exists in Global Delight's Camera Plus Pro. For $1.99, Camera Plus Pro provides users with over 100 tools for every part of the picture taking proces ...more

How To : Swap faces using Photoshop CS4

In this how to video, you will learn how to swap faces using Photoshop. First, find two images that you want to swap. Select the lasso tool and trace around the face in the first image. Copy and paste it into the second image. From here, line up the eyes to the face. Next, you ...more

How To : Remove camera flash hotspots in Photoshop

This video gives detailed instructions for removing a hotspot or flash reflection in a photo by using layers and masks. Start by adding a new blank layer and naming it something like Flash Suppress. You will use a special blending mode for this layer called darken. With your p ...more

How To : Use high-pass sharpening in Adobe Photoshop CS5

In this video tutorial, we learn how to use the high-pass sharpening tool in Adobe Photoshop CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned designer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new features and functions of the latest iteration ...more

How To : Sharpen and smooth skin in Photoshop CS4

Touch up your digital photographs for studio-quality images. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from Tutvid. For more information, and to get ...more

How To : Sharpen knives with serrated edges

Having trouble with sharpening your serrated knives? Wayne Dolik, an expert sharpener from www.sandiegocutlery.com tells you how. In this video tutorial, Wayne explains the essential tools of serrated knife sharpening and where to get them. Wayne also offers great tips and adv ...more

How To : Sharpen images in Photoshop CS3

There are many different approaches to sharpening images in Photoshop. This tutorial demonstrates multiple options in order to optimize the final presentation of your photographs. Part 1 of 2 - How to Sharpen images in Photoshop CS3. Part 2 of 2 - How to Sharpen images in Pho ...more

How To : Use a machete modified with a "scandi" edge

On this video from Bushcraft Machete, he explains the purpose of a scandi edge and how to use it. He uses the machete as a planer, stripping the bark from a log by holding the machete almost flat against the log and tapping the back of the blade with a stick. He explains that ...more

How To : Sharpen knives with a sharpening steel

Every true chef knows that with every use of a knife the edge begins to curl. This how-to video demonstrates how to use a sharpening steel to keep your knives sharp all the time. Sharpen the knife with a steel after every use to re-align and remove the curled edge from the knife.

How To : Sharpen a hatchet

Is your hatchet in need of a quick tuning? Doesn't quite get the job done anymore? It's time to sharpen it. This also applies to sharpening an axe. Watch to see how to sharpen a hatchet. See how to make the hatchet's blade hold its edge. It's simple, and you only need a file ...more

How To : Remove braces with Photoshop

Learn how to remove braces with Photoshop. First find a photo with some visible teeth; you don’t want a picture with no visible teeth because you would need to redraw an entire set of teeth. Now select the first layer and duplicate it (command control J). Grab the patch tool f ...more

How To : Sharpen images in Aperture

Aperture provides two sophisticated sharpening tools, edge sharpen and sharpen. Both help you improve the fine details in your images. Most images from digital cameras need a little sharpening, especially RAW files.

How To : Work with camera raw files in Photoshop

In this two part Photoshop tutorial, Richard Harrington takes a look at the camera raw files and the camera raw interface. Many video professionals do not know much about the camera raw interface because it is a technology mainly used by digital photographers. The key advantag ...more

How To : Use Rembrandt lighting for images in Photoshop

This Photoshop video series is going to explain how to create a chiaroscuro lighting effect on an image. This art form was made famous by the Italian artist Rembrandt. Part one covers the origin of terms and how to create chiaroscuro dramatic lighting. Part two has instruction ...more

How To : Clean and sharpen garden tools

John White shows how to clean and sharpen your tools by using a file and WD40. He also advises to repair the wooden handles of your tools to prevent injury. Run the file along the back and sides of the shovel. Leave the front part smooth. Make sure you remove any mud to preven ...more

How To : Sharpen an axe or knife with the Boy Scouts

You never know when you may need to sharpen an axe... and who better to learn from than the Boy Scouts? Brace the axe head on the ground between a log about 6" in diameter and two woooden pegs or tent stakes. Sharpen your axe with an 8-10 inch mill bastard file. Be sure to wea ...more

How To : Give someone a headache in Photoshop

Use two photos, a main image and a photo of a cracked egg which will be your source of the headache. Drag the egg into the main image by holding down the shift key. Resize the egg. Change the opacity down to 50%. Zoom out. Command T flips the image. Hold option and right click ...more

How To : Maintain a sharp edge on your knife

When you use your knife, you want it to be sharp. When you first buy your knife it has a factory edge, which is the sharpest it will ever be. To maintain a sharp edge on the knife you are going to need to invest in a sharpening steel. To sharpen the knife, take the sharpening ...more

How To : Install composite decking with This Old House

Watch this video with This Old House to learn how to build a composite deck. Steps: 1 Measure the deck for the first decking plank. 2 Cut the plank to length with a circular saw or power miter saw. 3 If necessary, use a jigsaw to cut a hole in the plank for the downspout. 4 S ...more

How To : Use stone to sharpen a knife

In this instructional video, the host will give you detailed instructions on how to sharpen your blades primarily using coarse, medium, and fine Arkansas sharpening stones. How to oil your stones, how many strokes on either side, and the different angles that can be used are j ...more

How To : Sharpen a knife using a sharpening stone

How to sharpen a knife using a sharpening stoneIn this video we are about to see how to sharpen a knife using a sharpening stone. First of all we need to know the faults and the damages on the edges of the knife where it is to be repaired. Then get a sharpening stone to make a ...more

How To : Wax your snowboard to maximize your speed

Scott Todd demonstrates waxing a snowboard, which is basic maintenance that assures good speed for a snowboarder. He starts by applying a thick, even layer of wax on the base of the snowboard using an old iron to melt it down. He sweeps the board with the iron to spread out th ...more

How To : Sharpen a knife using a whetstone

Sharpening a knife can bring a dull edge back to life. This video tutorial shows how to sharpen a knife using a whetstone. Soak the whetstone in cold water for about 5-10 minutes and set it on a clean towel. Starting with the coarser side, push the knife against the stone whil ...more

How To : Sharpen a knife with a diamond stone

Did you know that you can use a diamond stone to sharpen up your knives? Straight edge blades have a tendency to get dull unlike serrated knives. Diamond stones are better than the typical sharpeners because they can put a nice even edge on your blade and not leave burrs. Afte ...more

How To : Restore black and white photo in Photoshop

In this video tutorial you will learn to perform black and white photo restoration using Photoshop. A quick trick is to use the curves tool to add contrast. Another way is to use sharpen tool to enhance the detail of your photos. Restore black and white photo in Photoshop. Cli ...more

How To : Maintain an edge on your woodcarving knife

The first step needed to maintain an edge on your woodcarving knife is to test the knife each time before use. One sign of a woodcarving knife becoming dull is for the cuts to come off in small splinters instead of curled shavings. One of the easiest ways to sharpen your knife ...more

How To : Origami a 120 degree tessellation inverted pleat

Even expert piano players have to practice in order to consistently bring their game to concert hall performances. Practice does indeed make perfect, and in origami practice makes neat - neat folds, crisp edges, and a better overall finished product. Sharpen your origami fold ...more

How To : Make a leather strop to sharpen tools and knives

Strops aren't just for barbers; they're a simple and easy way of gently sharpening any blade edge from the toolbox to the kitchen or bathroom. Learn how to make a leather strop at home by following along with this informative video tutorial.

How To : Retouch photos in Photoshop CS2

This video gives another iteration of a digital makeover, using Mama's Powder w/sharpen action. This series will highlight some advanced masking techniques; rubilith and quick mask modes, and adjust makeup colors using Levels Adjustments rather than Curves. Hopefully this will ...more

How To : Use non-destructive editing with Camera Raw

This video shows you how to non-destructively edit camera raw, JPEG, or TIFF files using Camera Raw in Photoshop. You learn how to manage basic settings, as well as manage settings for curves, sharpening, HSL, grayscale, and split toning. Check out this video created by Katrin ...more

How To : Modify your machete for the bush

In this video, we learn how to modify your machete for the bush. First, you can sharpen your blade on a piece of wood. You will produce wood shavings that will produce fire as well. Push down on the sides of the knife as well as base and on the tip and middle. Make sure you sl ...more

How To : Use the Stanley utility knife

In this tutorial, we learn how to use the Stanley utility knife. This is a razor straight edge knife that has a very sharp point on it. The little slices in the bottom will help it go back into place and will help you sharpen it when it becomes dull. You can break off the poin ...more

How To : Reduce noise in RAW Therapee

In this tutorial, we learn how to reduce noise in RAW Therapee. First, open up your photo in the software that you want to reduce the noise on. Then, open up the detailed view of the photo and click on then click on the detail button. Through here, you can sharpen the image or ...more

How To : Draw a tree using pencil

This video demonstrates how this artist draws a tree using a pencil and paper. After creating the outline of your tree trunk, darken the line and add shading as necessary throughout the tree to add dimension to your drawing. The darker shading is focused on the outside edges o ...more

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