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Tutorial-Using Photoshop to Enhance Photos Part 1
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This tutorial takes a photo that needs help in three areas - 1) the sky is too light, 2) the colors looked washed out and unsaturated, 3) the darkest darks look muddy and grey, - and uses Photoshop to fix those problems. Hope you find this helpful. Please feel free to leave comments or ask questions in the discussion below. If you ask questions, be sure to subscribe to the discussion so you can see when I've answered it. Have a great day! Has this been helpful to you?

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kodo34
08/31/05 7:12 PM GMT
Well done Nathan , to the point and easy steps.
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have a nice day and read more fantasy.
::Morwyn
08/31/05 7:20 PM GMT
Thank you, Nathan.. I do appreciate this..
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One bead at a time..
::verenabloo
08/31/05 8:44 PM GMT
This is just GRAND...gosh how I needed this(as you know) heh Thank you so much for posting this...everyone will really benefit..It's people like you who made caedes such a kewl place to be in...Very nice Nahan...thankies!!
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To love what you do and feel that it matters---how could anything be more fun??!!
::nmsmith
09/01/05 1:14 AM GMT
PLEASE NOTE: If you're a Macintosh user, substitute Command-Keypress (Command is your Apple key next to the spacebar) where I've put CTRL-Keypress commands for Windows. So where I say press CTRL-U to bring up the Hue/Saturation dialog, you press COMMAND-U.
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::verenabloo
09/01/05 6:10 AM GMT
Ok I got thru the whole thing..except ONE...where it put a dotted line around the sky...I cant get that line to go away..where do I go to do that?
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To love what you do and feel that it matters---how could anything be more fun??!!
::verenabloo
09/01/05 6:15 AM GMT
Actually I SAVED the photo and then it showed the improvements..except for one thing...sheesh....there were TONS of little evergreen trees on top of the hills, and so I didnt paint every tip...and so that stayed as a white line..OH MY..well, at least I went thru the whole thing. it worked all except for that..thats not too bad eh?
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To love what you do and feel that it matters---how could anything be more fun??!!
::nmsmith
09/01/05 12:32 AM GMT
Hi Verena, if the dotted line (marching ants) which show your selection bother you, you can hide them by pressing CTRL-H. Doing CTRL-H will show them again. It's like an on-off switch. When you want to drop the selection (you don't need it anymore) - press CTRL-D.
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::dreamer100
09/03/05 12:53 AM GMT
Wonderful, I've got several things with that blank, washed out sky that I've kept in hopes of saving the shot. This could come in handy.
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::jeenie11
03/24/06 3:12 PM GMT
I think the tutorial is excellent. as a matter of fact i was just working on a photo and came back to use it. thanks jen
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::nmsmith
03/24/06 3:23 PM GMT
Glad you found it useful. Thanks!
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