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Creating Effects with Photoshop Blending Modes

December 2nd, 2014

Tags: Photoshop

A great, simple way to adjust photos is with Photoshop layer blending modes. You can dramatically change the look of a photo in four steps.

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Creating a Photoshop Layer Mask

August 13th, 2014

Tags: Photoshop

There are so many different applications for Photoshop masks. Masks are a simple, non-destructive way to change the transparency of part of an image, allowing you to combine different photos into a collage or change the background without losing the data of the original image. You can easily change the settings for only the masked layer instead of adjusting the settings for the entire image. With Layer Masks, you use selection tools and brushes to achieve natural looking edges, as opposed to Vector Masks, which use the pen or shape tool for more defined edges.

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Pixelated Image in Photoshop

June 17th, 2014

Tags: Photoshop

Here's a fun and quick effect in Photoshop - it uses only three layers and takes no time at all. I like it because you can adjust the size of the pixels and get different results, depending on how much of the original image you want to remain when you're done.

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