Photoshop CC One-on-One: Advanced

10/2.14

Today I started the Photoshop CC One-on-One Advanced course on Lynda.com. I worked on chapter 24.

Before:

File number: 2336590

After:

File number: 2336590

I copy and pasted the “tattoo” from Illustrator. I opened Adobe Illustrator, opened the Tiger tattoo image, I went to the select menu and chose ‘all’. Then I went to the edit menu and chose the copy command. I switched to photoshop and went to the edit menu and chose paste. I selected smart object and chose OK. I turned on the link icon in the options panel, changed the width to 50% and pressed enter a few times.

File number: 2336590

I selected the smart object layer, went to the layer panel fly out panel and selected convert to smart object. I went to the edit pull down menu and chose free transform. I changed the width to 64%, the height to 82%, and the angle value to 18 degrees. I clicked the warp icon in the options panel and chose custom. I adjusted the tiger so that it looked like it was contouring to the arm. I warped it several times until I got it how I liked it. I pressed enter a few times.

File number: 2336590

I double clicked in an empty portion of the tiger tattoo layer to open the layer style dialogue box. I pressed the option+drag the underlying layer slider to a value of 100/250. I changed the blend mode to multiply and clicked OK.  This blended the artwork into the skin.

File number: 2336590

I double clicked on the tiger tattoo thumbnail, went to the filter menu, chose gaussian blur and changed the radius to 4px. I double clicked on the little slider icon located in the  smart filter layer in the layers panel. I changed the mode to multiply and the opacity to 75%. I went to the image menu, chose the canvas size, and changed the width to 20px, the height to 20px and clicked OK. I clicked the save button, went to the edit menu and chose transform then warp and dragged the top of the flames up just a little. I pressed enter.

 

Today I worked on chapter 24 of the Photoshop CC One-on-One: Advanced course on Lynda.com.

Before:

File number: 2336590

First I clicked on the photos by Floyd layer then I pressed cmd +r to bring up the rulers. I elected the background layer in the layers panel and pressed cmd +a then cmd+t. I dragged down the horizontal guideline then the vertical guideline until they snapped into alignment with the little target icon. I pressed cmd+ ; and then I pressed the escape key. I pressed cmd+d and selected the text layer. I pressed cmd+ , to turn it into a smart object. I pressed cmd+ j a couple of times then I clicked on the middle one to select it and I pressed cmd+ t. I made sure the triangle (delta) icon is turned off. I changed the y value to 0 then pressed enter a few times to align the text. I clicked on the lowest of the photos by Floyd layer and pressed cmd+t. I changed the y value from – to +. I pressed enter a few times.

After:

File number: 2336590

 

 

Today I finished chapter 24 of the Photoshop CC One-on-One: Advanced course on Lynda.com.

File number: 2336590

First I selected all the photos by floyd smart object layers went to the layers panel and choose new group from mayors. I pressed cmd+j to make a copy. I pressed cmd+t then moved the little target to the center of the guidelines until it snapped into place. I right clicked inside the image window and chose flip horizontal. I pressed enter. I pressed cmd+T  and right clicked inside the image again and chose flip horizontal.

File number: 2336590

I went to the layer panel and expanded the right group and selected the top layer to make it active. I renamed that layer file numbers then moved the layer out of the group. I pressed cmd+j to create a clone. I clicked the lower of the two file number layers. I pressed cmd+t, went to the options bar, changed the y value to change it to 0 and pressed enter. I shift+clicked on the other layer to select it. I went to the layers panel fly out menu and chose new group from layers and named it middle and pressed enter. I pressed cmd+T and dragged the bounding box snaps into alignment with the target.

File number: 2336590

First I pressed cmd+ ; to hide the guidelines. I took the left middle and right groups and grouped them into another group by selecting one, then I shift+ clicked on the right group an right clicked in the image window and chose group from layers. I named the new group all type. I went to the layers panel and changed the fill value to 20%. I dropped down to the fx icon and chose bevel and emboss. I raised the highlights mode’s opacity to 100%, then clicked ok.

File number: 2336590

I twirled open the right group and double clicked the middle layer.  I double clicked the T icon in the layers panel. Then I changed the text to Fotolia.com/deke . I pressed cmd+a then cmd+shift+k to select the text then to turn off the all caps. I pressed cmd+shift+. a few times to take the type size up to 28pts and pressed enter. I went to the image pull down menu and chose reveal all. I closed the file and chose the save option. I went to the layer panel and chose the middle folder. I clicked on the thumbnail and double clicked on the little T icon. I typed file numbers: 2336590, 38913031 then pressed cmd+ a, then cmd+shift+k. I pressed cmd+shift+. to bring the text size to 28pts. Then I pressed enter and returned to the image pull down menu and chose reveal all. I closed the image and chose the save option.

File number: 2336590

 

I also worked on chapter 25 of the Photoshop CC One-on-One: Advanced course on Lynda.com

Before:

File number: 14332871

I went to the layers pull down menu and chose convert to smart object. I went tot he filter menu and chose lens correction. I made sure the camera make was set to Canon and changed the model to Canon EOS 5D Mark II. I chose the EF 28mm f/1.8 USM lens. I turned on all the check boxes in the correction options. I switched to the custom tab. I took the remove distortion value to +10. I selected the straighten tool and dragged it along the horizon. I applied a value of -.8 degree. I turned on the show grid check box and went to the move grid tool and i dragged the grid down until one of the lines matches the horizon. Then I clicked OK.

File number: 14332871

With the ‘dude’ layer selected, I went to the layers panel fly out and chose convert to smart object. I went up to the image menu, adjustments, and shadows/highlights. I moved the shadows down to 10% and the highlights to 45%.

File number: 14332871

I double clicked the words shadows/highlights smart filter. I clicked show more options. I changed the radius of the shadows to 200px and the radius of the highlights to 100px. Then I clicked OK.

File number: 14332871

I double clicked the shadows highlights smart filter. I changed the color correction slider to 0 and the midtone contrast to 40. I changed the black clip and white clips value to 0, then pressed OK.

File number: 14332871

I went to the filter menu, chose blur, then Gaussian blur. I changed the value to 15 px and clicked OK. I double clicked on the sliders icon next to the words Gaussian blur in the layers panel. I clicked on the guys face and zoomed out a little. I changed the mode to overlay and clicked OK.  I double clicked on shadows highlights. I clicked OK. I went down to the color correction slider and changed it to -100 and pressed OK.

File number: 14332871

I went to the filter menu, chose other, then high pass. I changed the radius to 5 then clicked OK. I double clicked on the slider icon next to the words high pass. I changed the mode to Linear light and clicked OK. I double clicked on the words high pass in the layer panel and brought the radius down to 3px.

File number: 14332871

I turned off the eye on the eye icon for the smart filters. I went to the channels panel and pressed the cmd key while I clicked on the red channel. I turned the smart filter set back on. I right clicked on the smart filter mask and chose delete filter mask. I right clicked on the words smart filter and chose add filter mask.

File number: 14332871

I double clicked on the filter mask thumbnail in the layers panel. I changed the density value to 80%. I went to the black white icon, chose brightness/contrast, and changed the contrast to -30%.

Final result:

File number: 14332871

 

Today I started chapter 26 of the Photoshop CC One-on-One: Advanced course on Lynda.com.

Before:

File number: 7501186

 

After:

File number: 7501186

I went to the image pull down menu, chose the duplicate command and renamed it layers. I went to the black white icon and chose the levels command. I changed the black value to 10 and the middle value to 0.7.  All this did was darken the image a little.

 

Today I worked on chapter 26 of the Photoshop CC One-on-One: Advanced course on Lynda.com. I finished this post and somehow managed to delete it before posting it so I had to retype all of it.

Snowy old barn

First I went to the image menu and chose adjustments, then chose curves. I called it reduce contrast. I pressed the K key to select the target adjustment tool. I zoomed in to the barn, clicked a dark place on it, then dragged up.  I clicked in the snow the dragged the cursor down to make the snow have a little more contrast. I pressed cmd zero. I pressed the alt key then clicked on the black white icon and chose vibrance. I renamed it. I changed the saturation value to 40 and the vibrance to 100.

Fixer upper

I pressed the control key and clicked on the blue channel. I pressed cmd+shift+M  and renamed it darken snow. I went to the curves panel and changed the input to 165 and the output value to 85. I alt clicked on the darken snow layer mask thumbnail. I went to the image pull down menu, chose adjustments, then levels. I moved the white triangle to 200 and the black triangle to 90.I alt clicked in the layer mask again.

Purple sky

 

 

Today I finished chapter 26 of the Photoshop CC One-on-One: Advanced course on Lynda.com.

Before:

Purple sky

After:

Final barn edit

I double clicked on the thumbnail for darken snow layer. I zoomed in to a region of the purplish snow then chose the grey eyedropper and clicked again on the snow. I moved the darken snow layer underneath the superblaster layer so I can see the effects of this adjustment exaggerated. In the curves panel I selected the green channel, changed the input to 128 and the output to 130. I switched to the blue channel, changed the input to 128 and the output to 125. I switched to the red channel, changed the input to 128 and the output to 124. I moved the darken snow layer back up to above the superblaster layer. I double clicked on the darken snow thumbnail and changed the feather value to 5px. I option+dragged the layer mask thumbnail from darken snow to superblaster in order to duplicate the mask. With the layer mask thumbnail selected click on it then press cmd+I.

Before:

Sundial at Saint-Rémy

After:

Sundial at Saint-Rémy

First I went to the image pull down menu, chose duplicate and renamed it auto curves. I went to the black white icon and chose curves. and clicked on the auto button. I double clicked on the curves layer. I moved the white slider triangle until I reached an input of 194 and the output to 255 then I pressed the minus key to select a different point and changed its input to 170 and output to 220. I switched to the target adjustment tool and searched for a really dark color in the image where I found an input of 15. I dragged up until I saw an output value of 28. I moved the middle point in the curves panel to an input of 96 and an output of 115. I went to the black white icon and chose vibrance. I changed the vibrance value to 70. I alt clicked on the eye of the background layer. I cmd+clicked on the blu channel then switched back to the rgb image. I went to the layers panel and turned the other layers back on by option+clicking on the background layer’s eye. I option+clicked the layer mask icon. I option+clicked on the layer mask thumbnail. I pressed cmd+L,  brought the black triangle to a value of 60 and the white triangle to 195. I option+clicked on the layer mask thumbnail again.

 

Today I worked on Chapter 27 of the Photoshop CC One-on-One: Advanced course on Lynda.com.

I selected Browse in Bridge from the file menu inside Photoshop. I selected the 27_camera_raw folder inside the exercise folder. I clicked on Swim meet-1.dng and shift clicked on Swim meet-4.dng to select all four photos. I went up to the file pull down menu and chose open in camera raw.

 

Before:

Swim meet-1

Swim meet-2

Swim meet-3

 

 

 

Swim meet-4

I pressed the f key to enter full screen mode. I clicked on ‘select all’ in order to edit all the images at once. I went over to the opposite panel and selected auto. I selected all the images again then option+clicked on the last image (Swim meet-4.dng).  I shift+clicked on the synchronize option below the select all option.

After:

before and after_1

before and after_2

before and after_3

before and after_4

 

 

I reopen the original 4 photos in camera raw again. i select them all by pressing cmd+a. I go over to the basic panel and select the white balance option of custom then change the temperature to 4900 and the tint t0 -14. to neutralize the photo I select the white balance tool and click on the white stripe of the kid’s swim cap. Then I go back to the basic panel and bring the temperature value to 4550 and the tint to -16. I clicked done.

After:

before and after_5

before and after_6

before and after_7

before and after_8

 

 

Today I continued working on chapter 27 of the Photoshop CC One-on-One: Advanced course on Lynda.com

First I opened photoshop, went to the file pull down menu, and chose browse in bridge. I went to the camera raw folder and selected the two photos I needed then pressed cmd+r. This opened the two photos in camera raw.

Before:

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

After:

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

I went over to the sliders and moved the whites slider to 25. I moved the blacks slider to -30. I moved the exposure slider to a value of -0.70 and the contrast to -10. I moved the highlights slider to -80 and the shadows to 70. I moved the vibrance slider to 34 and this makes everything look good except the red sweatshirt so I click and hold the targeted adjustment tool and choose saturation. then, using the tool, I drag downward on the red sweatshirt until the reds value arches -30 and the oranges value reaches -6. I switch back to the basic panel and move the vibrance slider up to 50.

Before:

Lighthouse-1

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

After:

Lighthouse-1after

First I opened the two images in camera raw and selected the first one. I took a screenshot of the before photo then went back to the basic panel. I went to the little exclamation mark at the right bottom of the screen and clicked it. I clicked default button. I increased the exposure to 0.50 and the whites value to 60. I take the contrast value to 60, the highlights to -100, the saturation to 20, and the vibrance to 30. I clicked the snapshots ice to see the before and after images.

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

I selected the second image in camera raw and took a screenshot. I switched back to the basic panel, clicked the little exclamation point at the bottom of the image, and clicked default. I move the contrast to a value of -1.0, contrast to -25, highlights to -50, shadows to 80, whites to 30, blacks to -80, saturation to 50, vibrance to 50, and clarity to 0. I clicked the snapshots icon to see the before and after.

 

 

Today I continued with chapter chapter 27 of the Photoshop CC One-on-One course on Lynda.com.

First I opened the photo in camera raw by going to the file pull own menu (while in photoshop), then chose browse in bridge. I chose the photo I wanted then pressed cmd+r.

Before:

Glanum ruins

After:

Glanum ruinsafter

I selected the gradient tool. I clicked inside the image which brought up a warning and I clicked okay. I changed the temperature value to 10. I dragged from the bottom of the center column to the top of the right column in the photo. I changed the exposure value to .50. I changed the clarity value to 100. I dragged down from the sky to the base of the sky. I changed the temperature value down to -50

Before:

Spanishtown dinosaurs

After:

Spanishtown dinosaursafter2

First I opened the image in camera raw. I selected the adjustment brush and changed the temperature to 0 and the exposure to 0.80. I scrolled down in the same panel and turned on the auto mask and show mask check boxes. I painted inside the two dinosaurs. I turned off show mask. I changed the shadows value to 30, the clarity to 20, and the temperature to 50. I switched to the graduated filter tool and I turned the show overlay check box back on. I dragged from up left to down right ( left corner and passed t-rex’s head). I changed the exposure value to -0.30, the contrast to 50, and the clarity to 30. I made another gradient on the opposite side (basically reflecting the first). I changed the exposure value to -0.70 and the contrast to 100. I selected the adjustment brush, clicked new and checked both the auto mask and show mask boxes. I painted over the t-rex’s head, in his teeth a little, and a bit on his back. I turned show mask off and changed the exposure to 0.45. I changed the shadows value to 30 and the clarity value to 0.

 

Today I continued working on chapter 27 of the Photoshop CC One-on-One course on Lynda.com.

The first thing I did was go to the file pull down menu and chose browse in bridge. I opened the photo in camera raw by pressing cmd+r. I went to the basic panel and clicked the panel fly out menu and chose camera raw defaults. This brought the image back to how it was originally capture.

Before:

Ventura harbor

After:

Ventura harborafter

After I got the photo back to its original look, I went to the basic panel and moved the exposure slider to reach a value of 2.00 ad the whites value to -100. I moved the blacks slider to a value to -10, the highlights to -100, and the shadows slider to 100. I selected the white balance tool and clicked the top white part of one of the boats in the image which gave me a temperature value of 2750 and a tint value of -17.

Before:

San Simeon pool

After:

San Simeon poolafter

First I opened the photo in camera raw. I went to the basic panel fly out menu, hovered over apply snapshot and chose current process 2012. I went to lens correction, chose manual, and moved the horizontal slider to a value of 8. I changed the vertical slider value to -2 and the distortion slider to a value of -2.

Before:

New York

I went to the basic panel fly out menu and chose apply snapshot, current process 2012. this brightens the image a little.

New Yorkasshot

I switched to the lens correction panel and turned on ‘enable lens profile corrections’.

New Yorkafter

Before:

Interior pool

After:

Interior poolafter

First I went to the basic panel fly out menu, chose apply snapshot, and chose current process 2012. I grabbed the straighten tool and dragged along the bottom of the walls. I pressed enter. I clicked on the lens correction icon. I clicked on manual, clicked the full perspective correction. I grabbed the straighten tool and dragged along the bottom of the wall and pressed enter. I returned to the zoom tool. I moved the horizontal slider value to -3.

 

Today I continued working on chapter 27 of the Photoshop CC One-on-One: Advanced course on Lynda.com.

The first thing I did was open photoshop, then I went to the file pull down menu and selected browse in bridge. I selected the file named Canal boat.dng and pressed cmd+r to open it in camera raw.

Before:

Canal boat

I went to the panel fly out menu icon, chose apply snapshot, then current process 2012.

After:

Canal boatcp

I zoomed into the photo so I could have a close-up view of the face. I went to the lens corrections panel and selected the color tab, then turned on the remove chromatic aberration checkbox. I changed the purple amount slider’s value to 10.

After:

Canal boatca

I zoomed into to the left edge of the boat in the background. I clicked on the HSL/grayscale icon and made the Hue tab active. I selected the targeted adjustment tool and dragged to the left inside the blue until I got a blues value of -10 and a purple value of 0. I zoomed out a little and moved over so that the lady’s face was in view. With the targeted adjustment tool still selected I dragged down in the scarf until I reached a reds value of -10. I clicked on the luminance tab. I zoomed into the little blue boat in the background and dragged down until the blues value goes down to -20 and the auras value to 0.

Finished:

Canal boatafter

I selected the image named brandnewgloves.jpeg in bridge, then opened it in camera raw.

Before:

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

After:

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERA

The first thing I did was crop the image. I dragged the crop tool from a little above the building down to the crook of the lady’s arm. I pressed enter then went to the basic panel and clicked auto. I changed the exposure value to -0.65, the contrast tp 0, the highlights to -40, the shadows to 100, the whites to 20, the blacks to -50, the vibrance to 0, and the saturation to 15. I changed the temperature value to 5. I clicked the HSL/greyscale icon and made sure I was in the hue tab. I selected the targeted adjustment tool and moved to the right until I reached an aquas value of 100 and the blues value to 0. I clicked the luminance tab and dragged down on the sky in the image until the aquas value reached -35 and the blues value to 0.

 

Today I worked on Chapter 27 of the Photoshop CC One-on-One course on Lynda.com.

First I Opened photoshop, went to the file pull down menu and selected browse in bridge. I clicked on the photo I wanted, then pressed Cmd+r to open it in camera raw.

Before:

California coast

I went over to the basic panel, clicked the fly out menu, chose apply snapshot, and clicked pretty colors.

After:

California coastprettycolors

I switched to the HSL/grayscale panel. I turned on convert to grayscale. I left the reds value alone, changed the oranges value to 50, the yellows to 30, greens to 15, aquas to -35, blues to -100, purples to 20, and magentas to 4. I switched to the split toning panel. I changed the highlights saturation value to 30 and the hu to 45. I changed the shadows saturation to 5 and the hue to 240. I shift=clicked on the open image button. I zoomed in. I double clicked on the smart object thumbnail. I switched to the HSL grayscale panel and changed the auks value down to -40 and the blues value to -70 and the purples value to -40. I went down to the blue link down at the bottom of the window. I turned on the Sharpen for checkbox and selected glossy paper. I changed the amount value to high and clicked OK. I clicked the OK button again.

After:

ACR smart object

Before:

File number: 46674275

After:

File number: 46674275

I double clicked on the background. I named the layer woman. I right clicked inside the image window with my rectangular marquee tool and chose convert to smart object. I went to the filter menu and chose camera raw filter. I selected the radial filter tool. I started dragging from the center of her nose while pressing the shift key. I clicked the minus button beside tint to zero out all the other values. I changed the tint value to -5, exposure to -2.00, contrast to 30, highlights to -30, clarity to 100, saturation to -30. I changed the feather value to 50 and clicked OK. I clicked the new button. I dragged another circle by pressing the shift key while dragging out. I went down in the panel and turned the inside option on. I clicked on the green dot inside the image to turn it on. I scrolled back up the list and clicked on the minus sign next to temperature. The temperature value changed to -30, highlights to -30, shadows to 30, clarity to 50, saturation to 10.

 

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