Photo by: Derek Doar
Nottingham and Notts Photographic Society
 
Photoshop Tutorials
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Photoshop Tutorial 1
USING A THRESHOLD LAYER

How to find the darkest and lightest parts of an image and set them as the black point and white point.
This technique can be used to get rid of colour casts and also to extend the dynamic range of some images.

Photoshop Tutorial 2
HOW TO SELECTIVELY, APPLY A FILTER EFFECT TO AN IMAGE

In this tutorial we will be applying filters to an image with the help of a layer mask.
You will also be shown how a simple Layer mask works.

Photoshop Tutorial 3
AN IMPROVED WAY TO DODGE AND BURN

In this tutorial I will discuss the dodge and burn tools and their weakness.
I will then show you how to use a different method of dodging and burning to get the same effect that you would get if you dodged and burnt in a darkroom.

Photoshop Tutorial 4
AN ALTERNATIVE METHOD OF IMAGE SHARPENING

This method of sharpening is done using the HIGH PASS FILTER and doesn't give the obvious haloes that unsharp mask does.

Photoshop Tutorial 5
HOW TO LEVEL HORIZONS

We have all taken images with tilted horizons and this Tutorial will show you how to make them level.

Photoshop Tutorial 6
HOW TO SELECTIVELY DIFFUSE THE BLACK TONES OF AN IMAGE.

 
Photoshop Tutorial 7
The DEREK DOAR METHOD of Converting a colour image to B&W

This tutorial will show you how to convert your colour images to Black & White using RGB Channel mixer and then to modify the tones within the image.
This method will give you control over the whole tonal range of your image.

Photoshop Tutorial 8
HOW TO TONE B&W IMAGES

This tutorial will show you a simple way to add a tone to a B&W image.

Photoshop Tutorial 9
HOW TO SPLIT-TONE A BLACK & WHITE IMAGE.

This tutorial will show you how to split-tone a B&W image.
Two Adjustment layers are used for this so that you can re-visit the image and change the split-toning any time you wish.

Photoshop Tutorial 10
HOW TO CREATE A DIGITAL GRADUATED NEUTRAL DENSITY FILTER EFFECT

This tutorial will show you how apply a graduated neutral density effect on an image where you should have used a graduated neutral density filter to correct the exposure for the sky at the time of taking the image.

Photoshop Tutorial 14
HOW RE-SIZE AN IMAGE FOR PROJECTION

This tutorial will show you how to re-size a digital image for projection in understandable steps.