Tag Archive: CS5

Jan 18 2013

Shadows/Highlights Adjustment Tool


The Shadows/Highlights Adjustment Tool in Photoshop CS 5 & 6 is a very powerful asset.  It is tucked away pretty deep in the menus and not found in the normal adjustment layer section.  It is very similar to that of the shadow and highlight adjustments in Adobe Camera Raw or Lightroom, however, it gives you …

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May 11 2012

Dodging and Burning With a Purpose: Photoshop CS5

  If you are a long time EverydayHDR follower, you know that I did a dodging and burning tutorial in the past.  However, I did not have a sweet microphone at the time.  As a matter of fact, it sounded like I was talking into a tin can!  I really felt the need to redo …

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Mar 30 2012

Photoshop CS 6: New Features, Iris Blur and Oil Paint Filter

I recently downloaded the Adobe Photoshop CS 6 Beta and I have to say I am loving it.  At first the interface took some time to get used to due to it’s dark nature, but after about 20 minutes of poking around, I felt just as at home as CS5.  Now, how will this darker interface …

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Dec 09 2011

Quick Tip: Auto Align Layers

Auto aliging layers in Photoshop is an invaluable tool for any HDRtist.  It is very common to create a tone mapped file and use elements from the original exposures to enhance local areas.  Photoshop CS 5 has a very simple feature for making image alignment a breeze! To set yourself up, open your tone mapped …

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Dec 02 2011

Dodging and Burning

Today’s video tutorial shows you how to successfully dodge and burn your HDR images without destroying them with permanent modifications.  It is a really simple method of making a %50 gray layer over the image you would like to dodge and burn.  You then set the layer to Overlay and start dodging and burning all …

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