IMAGE EDITING BLOG OF GRAFI OFFSHORE

Automating camera raw settings

Imagine you did 360 degree photo-shoot of a product and now you are not happy with the lightning, color, sharpness and size of your image. Will you work on 360 images individually to do same thing? Answer is a big “NO”, if you know about automating feature in camera raw settings available in Adobe bridge itself. Adobe bridge has a “Save Settings” feature that can copy settings applied to one image...

Blending modes in photoshop

Understanding blending modes in Photoshop is essential for image editing and manipulation. Blending modes in Photoshop CC determine how the pixels on one layer interact with pixels on lower layers and how painting tools interact with pixels already present on the active layer and layers below. It is one of the easiest and fastest ways to tweak and enhance photos.  Applying these blending modes is very easy,...

CS6 – Color look up adjustment tool

With CS6 color look up adjustment, changing the color effects of your photo is just a matter of seconds. This is a really helpful tool especially for photographers to quickly apply professional color effects to any images without any adjustment layers or actions. Open image in Adobe CS6 and go to Windows> Adjustments> Select Color Lookup Tool > Select the color profile as per your requirement. It wasn’t...

Easy skin tone selection

In our studio, we have to work most of the time with photos of people. Many times we are required to work on facial enhancements. This requires us to make selection of facial portion of the images. It was always manual process to select only the skin tone of such images for further retouch, color adjustments and facial enhancements. Quiet a tedious work!! Photoshop CS6 has come up with new option to ease this...

Quick steps to change hair color

If you are wondering about easy steps to change hair color in Photoshop, here are the rapid steps to get the desired result: Take already cutout model image and create a duplicate layer. Apply soft light blending option to the duplicate layer. Select a soft brush and apply required color only on the hair part of the model in the duplicate layer as in the sample shown below: Take the selection of the cutout model...

Recover the detail of the image

Direct images from camera misses the detail of the image in it. In Photoshop CS5, we can recover back those details of the image using the HDR Toning feature. This feature allows the user to apply HDR like tone mapping to single image. Steps to follow are pretty simple: After opening image in Photoshop, go to Image > Adjustment> HDR Toning. You can see the preview of the change in the image already when the...
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