In this tutorial we'll look at how you can create a replica 35mm transparency slide frame to add as a border around a photo. The process is pretty much the same in Photoshop CC, CS, or Photoshop Elements. I'll also cover how to add text to the frame, which allows you to add branding or information to the image without covering up any of the actual photo.Read the rest of this entry »
Posts Tagged ‘Photoshop CS’
Clean white backgrounds can work well for some images, particularly product photography. There are two different ways that a white background is normally achieved:
- Aiming a light at the background so the bright light bounces back off the background.
- Using a semi-transparent background, and placing a light behind the background to shoot through it.
However, there can be a bit of a problem if you only have one light to work with. If you use your light to blow out the background to pure white, then how are you going to light your subject? And vice versa if you use the light to light your subject.
Thankfully Photoshop (or most other image editing programs) can come to the rescue.Read the rest of this entry »
Recently I was asked to create a poster to advertise an event. As a background image for the poster, I decided I wanted a nice sunset image with sunbeams emanating from the clouds.
Looking at my (rather meager) stock library of cloud photos, I couldn't find anything that looked like what I wanted. But I knew that with a little help from Photoshop I could get the image I was looking for.
So, I thought I'd share how I created the background image for the poster. Hopefully you will find it helpful.Read the rest of this entry »
In this tutorial I'll show you an easy way to add a dreamy glowing effect to a portrait photo. As usual, I'll demonstrate the process using Photoshop Elements, but the process is the same in the full version of Photoshop CS, and should be similar in other image editing software.Read the rest of this entry »