HDR Photoshop Effect Tutorial

This HDR Photoshop tutorial shows quite easy way to fake HDR photos in Photoshop. You don’t need to shoot into RAW or take multiple photos – one JPEG file is enough. HDR Photoshop effect gives a cool painterly style to your photos. The most important is first step, it is a base of HDR Photoshop effect. Use command image > adjustment > shadow/highlight and set up values: shadows amount: 50%, tonal width 45%, radius 41 px; High-light amount 83%, tonal width 76%, radius 1120px; Duplicate layer “base” and set up its...

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Photoshop Layer Styles

Basics Layer Styles are a set of commonly used effects that can be applied to a layer without affecting the data of the layer itself. Before Layer Styles were introduced, these effects had to be created manually using numerous layers and adjustments. This often resulted in a mess of layers just to create one simple effect. Now with a few clicks, we can easily create, duplicate, modify and remove styles. Learning when and how to use Layer Styles can greatly increase a designer’s productivity. The Layer Styles dialog box is not readily...

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