Adding a vignette goes hand-in-hand with softening the edge of a photo, exactly what the FocalPoint plug-in for Photoshop can help you to do. Learn how to use the vignette controls in FocalPoint 1.0 to add a dark or light edge around your Photoshop image to focus the viewers e ...more
Vignette Edges Photoshop
With vintage-inspired, indie Etsy pictures being all the rage, isn't it about time you jumped on board the retro picture wagon? Whether you desire making that vignette of schoolbooks from the 1920's topped with mini celluloid deer look more aged and sophisticated or you simply ...more
Vignette effect is an effect where the edges of the image shade off gradually. In this video tutorial you will learn to create simple vignette effect in Photoshop. Learn to use the marquee tool and adjust the feather radius tool to create the effect change the background color ...more
Learn how to change the focal plane of images and check out tips on creating custom edges! Whether you're new to computer graphics, new to Adobe Photoshop CS4 or a seasoned design professional just looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're certain to like this free ...more
Adobe Photoshop Creative Suite 3, or CS3, is the industry-standard application for digital photo manipulation. It is ideal for professional photographers, serious amateur photographers, and graphic designers. Having the software, however, isn't enough; you'll need to know how ...more
This tutorial shows you how to create a vignette (oval border) around an image in Photoshop. Text is blurry but you should get the idea from the verbal instruction. Part 1 of 2 - How to Create a vignette effect in Photoshop. Part 2 of 2 - How to Create a vignette effect in Ph ...more
Creating a soft fade around your favorite photo adds a lovely touch. Learn how to make a vignette effect in Photoshop Elements.
Do you need to create graphics for video editing systems like Final Cut Pro, Avid, or Adobe Premiere? Are you looking to get more from Apple Motion or Adobe After Effects? Then you need to learn Adobe Photoshop. Instructor Richard Harrington shows you how to use the refine ed ...more
This simple video tutorial shows how you can smooth out the edges of shapes that would otherwise have jagged edges. The trick is very useful for your own drawings, or for making website designs look better. It involves the use of gassian blur. Watch this video tutorial and lea ...more
In this video tutorial you will learn to use the lasso tool to create a non-uniform vignette on your images. Learn to set the feather radius and the Hue/Saturation tool. Knowledge of layers is essential to fully understand the tutorial.
Learn how to create a vignette effect within Adobe Photoshop CS4 or CS5 with this handy video guide. 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
You know that special faded, blurred edge effect you get when you take glamour shots at a photo studio? While it looks all professional and difficult to pull off, all it really takes is some basic Photoshop tweaking. Don't believe us? Then check out this Photoshop tutorial to ...more
Want to add a border to your digital image? With Photoshop, it's an easy process. 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 the folks at Britec ...more
Have you taken a photo that's perfect in just about every sense other than one? Like, for instance, that picture of you and your newly minted husband dancing at your wedding reception with your husband's drunken brother getting freaky with one of the waitresses on the side? O ...more
Looking for a general introduction to Photoshop CS5's single-shot sharpener tools? Well, you're in luck, as this clip presents just that. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editor or a seasoned designer looking to better acquaint yourself with the new featur ...more
If only we could fade bad memories of bad exes as easily as we could fade photos. But we digress. If you have a special photo memory you'd like to visually enhance and preserve for posterity, then one of the best tricks you can do is to fade the photo edges using Photoshop. T ...more
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
Known for its easily recognizable filters—and coining the hashtag #nofilter—Instagram has long been an app that focused more on photo posting rather than photo editing. Yet today, Instagram released an upgrade for both Android and iOS users that edges the app towards becoming ...more
There are many different ways and many different apps that allow you to censor a racy photo and then share it to Instagram or Facebook. If you're in a time crunch and don't have the time or the patience to deal with something like Photoshop, then Snapseed is a great and easy a ...more
We don't know why exactly, but somehow fading the edges of a photograph makes it look more sentimental. Maybe it's because faded edges remind us of old timey photographs that have yellowed and softened with age, or maybe it's because faded eges endow a sort of dream-like atmos ...more
Aperture 2 includes new vignette and devignette adjustments that allow you to add soft, shadowed edges to your images for an artistic effect or to correct for unwanted darkened edges of images.
This three part tutorial shows you how to create artistic images that look like watercolor and ink drawings. Part 1 covers overlaying scanned texture and edges to give a photo an artistic flair in Photoshop. Part 2 covers adding the ink to this digital watercolor. Part 3 cover ...more
Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those dig ...more
This image editing software tutorial shows you how to extract a green screen background from behind a spock-like monster in Photoshop CS3. Learn how to remove the green spill of light that appears around the edges of images, that are shot against a green screen backdrop. This ...more
When creating an aesthetically pleasing image, sometimes more is more. Blending images together and blurring the edges is a great method for creating desktops featuring multiple photos of hottie Sam Worthington, or simply for creating a pretty website background. Whatever you ...more
Want to grab some great shots at your friend or family member's wedding? Create a glowing, diffused, soft focus wedding photo effect through the power of Adobe Photoshop CS4. Add a whole lot of "mood" to an image by softening and increasing contrast, that also features a vigne ...more
Learn how to create a sepia effect for your images in Photoshop using both adjustment layers and using a duotone image. You will also learn how to add some dirt specks and a dark vignetting around the edges.
Have you ever wondered how to successfully create a panorama with your camera? What is a Panorama? A Panorama is a big image that has a very wide field of view, a Panorama is created by merging a sequence of photos taken adjacent to each other from the same origin, simulatin ...more
In this video tutorial, CreativeCOW contributing editor, Nelson Fernandes demonstrates a method to obtain a quick and dirty mask using the find edges effect combined with the auto-trace feature. Creative Cow is a support community for digital video, video editing, and media p ...more
Add a little extra touch of realism to your project or image in Adobe Photoshop CS5. If you're building a digital scrapbook or photo album, you can Photoshop in a few pieces of tape at the edges, and this short tutorial demonstrates a few separate techniques to achieve this ef ...more
Professional photographer Chris Alvanas explores Photoshop CS3's new Quick Selection tool and the Refine Edge command. In part 2 of this tutorial, we use the power of the Refine Edges command to make better, cleaner selections. It's also great for modifying your layer masks. U ...more
This video in the Fine Art category will show you how to use the refine edge in Photoshop. This video tutorial is from Yanik Photo School. This feature is available in Photoshop CS3. If you are shooting objects in isolated background and you want to cut that object out and put ...more
This tutorial shows you how to use the Cut it Out tool in the Essentials 2 plug-in for Photoshop Elements. Learn how use the magic pen tool in Cut it Out to quickly cut out hard edged subjects or objects. The Essentials 2 interface makes cutting out with hard edges a snap in P ...more
This tutorial shows you how to correct converging vertical lines (extreme perspective) or surface edges on photos using Photoshop tools.
Learn how to use Photoshop CS5's new Refine Mask tool with this free video lesson. Whether you're new to Adobe's Creative Suite or a seasoned graphic design professional after a general overview of Photoshop CS5's most vital new features, you're sure to be well served by this ...more
Resize your images and photograps in Adobe Photoshop Elements without losing content, having to crop the edges or ending up with a distorted image. There are several tools you can use in PSE which will let you resize the images, and this tutorial demonstrates how.
This Photoshop software tutorial demonstrates how to combine the refined edges of the Pen Tool and the soft transparent qualities of the Extract Tool to create monster masking effects. The results are well worth the effort. Learn how to use advanced masking techniques to make ...more
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
In this video tutorial you will learn to make your color images look like hand colored black and white images in Photoshop. Learn to use the Poster Edges filter to enhance the effect. This trick renders a specific area of your image to stand out. Create "hand-colored" effects ...more
Put your character or subject in a new picture by changing the background in Photoshop. Not sure how to do this? Watch this tutorial and learn how to remove or delete the background from an image in Photoshop CS3. You will also learn how to feather the edges of your subject sl ...more
This tutorial is for those looking to get an understanding of Photoshop CS4. It's a beginner video and shows you the best way to create a vignette with curves easily. It's a great way to add a little something to your photos without making it look fake. So sit back and enjoy!
Learn how to use the extract command in Photoshop to remove parts of images. This is great for images with complicated edges like fur or hair that you can't get easily by hand with the selection tool. Use the extract filter tool in Photoshop. Click through to watch this video ...more
Ever wanted to combine two continuous images together? What if the two images' edges don't match? In this video tutorial you will learn to solve the problem by auto-aligning layers in Photoshop CS3. This is a new tool so it's not backwards compatable.
Very often you will need to rasterize your text in order to distort it. The problem is distorting rasterized text creates jagged edges. In this video tutorial you will learn to transform type text without rasterizing it. Distort text in Photoshop without rasterizing it. Click ...more
In this video, we learn how to add texture to a model house in 3D Studio Max. After you have created the model, press 7 on your keyboard. This will activate a new menu telling you how many polygons are in your model. Then, edit the edges and remove them so you have less polygo ...more
2012 has arrived! Time to get rid of that generic 2011 calendar that was gifted to you two Christmases ago and replace it with a new and updated calendar, personalized with your own photos. Thanks to the wonderful girls at Shutter Sisters, creating your own 2012 photo calendar ...more
Here is another cool photo manipulation you can do using Photoshop CS3. You can take a normal photo you’ve taken and really make it look unique by giving it harder edges and some more texture to the shot. Mix up your photos with this effect. To start, open a texture photo. Go ...more
Thanks to technology, art savvy users can visually edit pictures with the click of a button. This video tutorial demonstrates how to color hair in Adobe Photoshop CS. In Quick Mask Mode, color over the hair area with a fairly large brush. Under Filter, select the Blur category ...more
Here I'm going to show you the most easiest and quickest way to make a cartoon from your photos. the photo can be anything, but must be well focused. so let's start with it. Requirements: 1. Computer with Photoshop installed. 2. Well-focused photo to manipulate. Step by St ...more
If you're not much of a drawer, you can still get the look of a detailed drawing simply by taking a picture and using Photoshop's tools and filters to transform it into something that looks drawn by hand. Video: . There are actually many ways to do this, but in this how-to, we ...more
If you find yourself needing to quickly remove the background from an image in Photoshop, take a moment to play with the background eraser tool. The background eraser samples the color in the center of the brush. It deletes that color and softens the edges so that color halos ...more
Want to create a rough edge mask in Adobe Photoshop Elements? This clip will teach you what you need to know. 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 var ...more
Refining selections and creating masks are unglamorous but utterly essential Photoshop techniques—you've got to master both in order to perform tricky compositing tasks, such as extracting a person from an image and then adding a different background. In Photoshop CS5, the Re ...more
Photoshop offers lots of tools for automating selections, but two stand out from the pack: The first, Refine Edge, lets you modify your selection using five different parameters and preview the results in five different ways. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphi ...more
Adobe Photoshop CS5 brings a very welcome change to Refine Edge. Edge Detection will help with much more detailed selections such as hair or fur. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking to better acqua ...more
Take a look at some of the awesome new improvements to Refine Edge in Adobe Photoshop CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the unique features of Photoshop CS5, ...more
In this clip, you'll learn how to use the Refine Edge selection tool in Adobe Photoshop 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 features and ...more
Searching for a primer on how to create masks within Adobe PSE? This clip will teach you what you need to know. 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 v ...more
In this Adobe Photoshop tutorial the instructor shows how to make a torn image effect. He shows you a sample image of what it is going to look like after producing that effect. It basically looks like as if the photograph was torn to pieces and then put back together with the ...more
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