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73. Intermediate PSE

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You can take any picture and make it better.  Images from the newer phone cameras are worthy for postproduction editing.  Instagram has introduced many new photographers to the world of filters and how that can take an image and change … Continue reading

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72. PSE 12 – Adjust Midtones with Color Cures

Although the name implies a change in color it is really more about affecting the tones.  In the fly out window you will have parametric sliders that affect specific parameters: Adjust Highlights, Midtone Brightness, Midtone Contrast and Adjust Shadows. Select … Continue reading

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71. PSE 12 – Adjusting to Pure Blacks and Pure Whites

Adjusting the image for pure black and whites was at the forefront of the work done by Ansel Adams.  This adjustment is subjective and cannot always be achieved as in photographs on a grey day or a strong color picture. … Continue reading

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70. PSE 12 – Red Eye Removal

With most of the new cameras red eyes don’t happen as frequently as it used to.  Sometimes though it is necessary to know this quick fix. In the Organizer, you can click on a picture to select it.  Then click on the … Continue reading

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69. PSE 12 – Clone Tool

I understand that you, as the photographer, were busy capturing a moment, and now have a lovely expression on the subject only to notice the distracting sign just off the left shoulder.  Problem? No, not with the ever so wonderful … Continue reading

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68. PSE 12 – Zoom Tool and Move Tool

Let’s get close up with the Zoom tool.  You will need this tool frequently.  It especially comes in handy when using the Clone tool.  (You are in the Expert Mode of the Editor Workspace). There are many ways to zoom, … Continue reading

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67. PSE 12 – Palettes in Editor

Here is the power of Photoshop and all its possibilities. You have selected an image in the Organizer, clicked the Editor Icon at the bottom and at the top of this new section you are in the Expert Mode/Tab. To … Continue reading

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