Posts Tagged ‘photoshop’

Selective brightening

Posted: 13th November 2011 by Jacky Yong in Photography
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This is going to be very similar to the screen layer method that I posted earlier. The objective is the same, to brighten up otherwise very dark and contrasty pictures. The earlier screen method does work, but it involves a lot of mouse pushing, brushing, painting and a lot of eye work. Not usable for […]

Don’t throw that picture away yet!

Posted: 7th January 2010 by Jacky Yong in Computers, Photography
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How many of you remember taking a photo, only to find out that the photo turned out bad due to incorrect exposure? (It could be due to underexpose (picture turning out too dark) or overexpose (picture turning too bright).) Even though in the world of digital photography where the camera decides everything for you, things […]

How to add Lomography using Photoshop

Posted: 17th October 2009 by Jacky Yong in Photography
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Disclaimer: This is just my noobi-ish experience trying to come up with my own workflow to create this effect. This is by no mean complete and final. Its sole purpose is to remind myself how I do it again, in case I want to reproduce it again. However you are welcomed to copy and try […]

Restoring Dull Sky

Posted: 15th July 2008 by Jacky Yong in Photography
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I have a big problem while shooting the Bagan Lalang project a while back. Most of the sky were of dull grey, with no noticeable details like clouds etc. (There is a lot of dust though, but that’s because my sensor is dirty! :P) Have a look at this picture:

Photoshop Task : Open up my eyes!

Posted: 24th January 2008 by Jacky Yong in Computers, Photography, Silly me
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I have got a strange request from my colleague. She just came back from Hong Kong and she has taken lots of pictures in Disneyland. However to her dismay, in some important pictures her eyes were closed! She asked me, can I make her eyes open again? Have a look at this: