Photoshop Tutorial: Straightening the horizon

Yesterday we discussed 6 Tips to avoid tilted images, the 6th and last tip was in fact to “correct” and not to avoid them.
As promised here is a quick and effective way to straighten your images in Adobe Photoshop.
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A video worth 1000 tutorials

If, like me, you feel the urge/need to learn more and more of Adobe photoshop to be able to take this photos of yours to the next level, then what could be best than an ever growing source of free video photoshop tutorials?
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Photoshop Tutorial: from image to painting

Smudging a tool in Adobe Photoshop I long thought useless, but since quite some times now photoshop gurus have used this tool for highly artistic achievements like changing a photo into a painting. Well explaining how the end product will look might be time consuming, but they say that a picture worth a thousand words don’t they?
So here is a before/after picture taken and post processed by Scott Deardorff, it is on this very picture we are going to work in this tutorial.
Make sure to click on it for a bigger version

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Photoshop Tutorial: Portrait Retouching technique

This tutorial will outline a the basics of Ray Bayer portrait retouching technique. This is a “before/after” example of this adobe photoshop technique.

This picture was taken and post processed by Ray Bayer and originally posted on photosig by Ray
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Photoshop Tutorial: none destructive high pass sharpening

The Unsharp Mask (USM) filter in Adobe Photoshop is probably the most well known sharpening technique and the most widely used, however this techniqueas well as most other sharpening techniques suffers a major drawback, it cannot be undone.

In this tutorial I’ll try to explain a less popular, but more flexible, technique to sharpen your digital images using the high-pass filter of Adobe Photoshop
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