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How To: Add extreme contrast in Photoshop

Oftentimes, a photo may not capture the true vibrancy of color in real life, but Photoshop can fix that. Photos with lots of color can be given even greater hue saturation by adding extreme contrast in Photoshop. By using multiple effects, including overlay blend modes and noise across multiple layers, a picture's color intensity can be made more bold with these techniques. By following the steps in this video, colors can be made more vibrant using extreme contrast with Photoshop software.

How To: Correct grass and sky color and contrast in Photoshop

Have a beautiful photo that needs some help? In this video learn how to correct grass and sky color and contrast with a little revolutionary software program called Adobe Photoshop. Transforming brown/yellow grass to bright saturated grass and converting a dull sky to a bright blue wonderfully vivid sky with help take your photo from "just okay" to "superb".

How To: Increase saturation without increasing contrast in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Want to increase the vividness of a photo without also adjusting its contrast? With Adobe Photoshop CS5, it's easy! And this clip will teach you what you need to know. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular raster graphics editing software or a seasoned professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the program and its various features and filters, you're sure to be well served by this video tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, watch this f...

How To: Adjust brightness and contrast in Adobe Photoshop CS5

Have a digital image that's a little bit too dark or otherwise lacking in depth? Your fix is just a few mouse clicks away. This free software tutorial will teach you how to use the new Brightness & Contrast tools within Adobe Photoshop CS5. Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or a seasoned graphic design professional just looking to better acquaint yourself with the unique features of Photoshop CS5, you're sure to find something of value in this free video tutorial.

How To: Use high contrast display settings in Windows 7

Windows 7 provides the high contrast display feature for the monitors. To use this feature go to the desktop. Right click and select 'Personalize' from the menu. This brings up the Personalization window of the 'Appearance and Personalization' option of the Control Panel. Here you can change the visuals and sounds of your computer. Scroll down in that window till you find high contrast themes. Choose one of those themes. When you select them Windows automatically applies the theme to your com...

How To: Begin drawing with contrast

Watch this instructional drawing video to begin drawing forms using contrast. Contrast is only the concept of things being different from each other. Creating an interesting composition is all about drawing creating a happy imbalance of. Play with this drawing concept using color, shadow, and quantity of objects.

How To: Increase screen contrast in Mac OS X

Mac OSX offers an easy solution to increasing the contrast of your display, and switching the screen from black on white to white on black. In the Universal Access section of System Preferences, under the large "Display" label, you will find a set of controls. Switching from black on white to white on black will invert the colors on the screen, making it easier to read for some people. There is a toggle to the right of that control which switches your display from color to grayscale. Below th...

How To: Fix brightness & contrast problems in Sony Vegas Pro 8

This clip presents a general introduction to the Sony Vegas Pro 8 brightness and contrast filter. Whether you're completely new to Sony's popular nonlinear editor (NLE) or are a seasoned digital video professional simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to be well served by this free video software tutorial. For more information, including detailed, step-by-step instructions, take a look.

How To: Wear a scarf by creating contrast and texture

In this video, we learn how to wear a scarf by creating contrast and texture. A squared shaped scarf with contrasting patterns will look great with anything that you are wearing. To wear this, make it into a triangle, then tie the ends together around the back of the neck. Then, you can let the scarf hang down on the front to add a texture to your look. A solid color scarf is also great if you are wearing a simple top to add a splash of color. You can tie this around the neck one, then let th...

How To: Create high contrast gritty mono photos in Photoshop

In this video, Highton Ridley shows you how to get artistic with HDR images and Photoshop. This tutorial covers how to use a mono conversion workflow to create high contrast, gritty, black and white images. You will need: RAW conversion software (this tutorial uses Pixmantec's Rawshooter Essentials 2006), High Dynamic Range imaging software (this tutorial uses DynamicPhoto HDR) and Photoshop CS3. Create high contrast gritty mono photos in Photoshop.

How To: Pull three fun computer pranks on n00bs, PC or Mac

The personal computer is a strange and powerful entity, capable of bringing great joy. Just as often, you probably want to chuck the damn thing at the wall because it doesn't work right. If you want to pull a prank on a friend that will really upset them, messing with their computer is one of the best ways to do it. This hilarious video will show you how to do three great PC pranks quickly and easily, including changing the contrast on the monitor and pretending to edit websites using Javascr...

How To: Apply four styles of lighting

This video tutorial will show you how to apply four styles of lighting. This video teaches you how to apply four styles of lighting, namely Rembrandt, Beauty, Cameo and filling in from the Key Side. You will learn about high contrast lighting schemes, dealing with the amount of contrast used to highlight a person's face, as well as spotlight effects, and how these tend to draw the viewer into the scene. You will be shown how the Rembrandt Lighting setup contains three steps, namely taking a K...

How To: Create black and white images in Photoshop

Need to convert a large number of images to rich, contrasty black & white using Photoshop? Whether you're new to Adobe's popular image editing software or simply looking to pick up a few new tips and tricks, you're sure to benefit from this free video tutorial from TutVids. For more information, including step-by-step instructions on how to batch convert color images to high-contrast black and white, watch this graphic designer's guide.

How To: Knit a valentine-worthy heart into your knitting projects

Valentine's Day is near, and Judy Topaz has the perfect project for you… a knitted heart. If you want to add a little bit of sweetness to your scarf, sweater or other knitting project, then this knitted heart will surely do the trick. Just make sure to choose a good yarn for good color contrast. Watch all four parts of this comprehensive Valentine's Day knitted heart!

How To: Use a Stila Jewel Palette to make a shimmery eye look

In this video, we learn how to use a Stila Jewel Palette to make a shimmery eye look. First, you will need to brush a nude color onto the lid, then grab a shimmer gray color and brush it onto the outer edge of the eye and into the inner corner of the eye. Next, grab a gold color and brush it onto the middle of the eye and nowhere else. Then, take the black color again and brush it into the crease of the eye and on the sides to create a contrast. After this, take the purple color and brush it ...

How To: Create a burnt burgundy contoured face and eye look

In this tutorial, we learn how to create a burnt burgundy contoured face and eye look. First, apply a primer to the entire eyelid as a base. Next, apply a shimmer pink eyeshadow with an eyeshadow brush. Next, line the lash line with black eyeliner, and then blend a burnt burgundy eyeshadow onto the outside corner of the eyelids. Circle the brush so the colors all blend into one but will still have the darker color on the outside. Next, take the same burnt burgundy color and pant it onto the b...

How To: Make soft focus wedding photo effects in Photoshop CS4

Want to grab some great shots at your friend or family member's wedding? Create a glowing, diffused, soft focus wedding photo effect through the power of Adobe Photoshop CS4. Add a whole lot of "mood" to an image by softening and increasing contrast, that also features a vignette around the focal point of your choosing. The beauty of this technique is that by using adjustment layers you can have full control over the final effect's strength and color. Create the perfect wedding photo and give...

How To: Vector an eyeball in Adobe Illustrator CS3

Increasing the contrast in Photoshop could help when performing this Illustrator technique. This subject: the eyeball. Watch this Illustrator video tutorial to learn how to vector an eyeball in CS3. Vector an aye of a model of your choice using simple techniques that will be useful, not only in vectoring eyes, but tracing techniques that are used for full face and body vectoring and vexeling.

How To: Use Photoshop to create more dramatic photos

Photo Focus] contributor Nicole Young shows how to use Photoshop to introduce drama in our pictures. It requires only a few simple steps. First thing done was to add a black and white layer adjustment. This can be done in two ways. First by going down to layers panel and select black and white or if we have Photoshop cs4, we can go down to adjustment panel and click on the black and white option. This adjustment can also be done by clicking auto mode. Now the next thing...

How To: Create a jellyfish environment in Photoshop

Pixel Perfect is the "perfect" show to help you with your Photoshop skills. Be amazed and learn as master digital artist Bert Monroy takes a stylus and a digital pad and treats it as Monet and Picasso do with oil and canvas. Learn the tips and tricks you need to whip those digital pictures into shape with Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator. In this episode, Ben shows you how to create a jellyfish environment in Photoshop.

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