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Photo Effects

Gritty HDR

Give your photos a grunge look with this popular Photoshop effect. Although this Photoshop effect is commonly referred as HDR photo effect, it is it can be done with regular, non-HDR photos.

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Star Diffusion

Learn how to add a unique dreamy effect to your photos with this Star Diffusion Photoshop tutorial. This Photoshop effect creates diffusion in the shape of a four point star and is an ideal effect…

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Natural Film Grain

Learn how to use Photoshop to simulate natural film grain on digital photographs. This beginner Photoshop tutorial will show you how to add natural looking noise using a non-destructive process. If you use Photoshop CS3,…

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Dramatic Wrinkles

Everyone’s trying to mimic this popular Photography trend of grungy photos of old or homeless people. Find out the secret Photoshop technique that makes wrinkles look dramatic and sculptured.

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Soft Photo Effects

Find out how one Photoshop CS3’s smart filter can create a variety of soft photo effects. This easy beginner tutorial will teach you how apply many artistic photo effects to your photo using just one…

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Rain

Add drama to your photos with this photo-realistic rain effect. In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to combine several Photoshop filters to add rain to your photo.

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Retro Colors

Make photos look dated with this easy color effect. In this tutorial, you will learn how to use the Match Color tool to alter the color of a photo.

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Selective Sepia

Learn how to use Photoshop to create selectively add a dramatic sepia effect a photo. This Photoshop effect works best when used with Photoshop CS3 but will also work with Photoshop CS2 or older using…

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Fog

Learn how to use Photoshop to add a dreamy fog effect to any photo. This Photoshop tutorial will teach you how to use several layers to create a realistic fog effect that appears thicker in…

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Harsh Lighting

Learn how to add a high-contrast subculture look to any photo using Photoshop CS3’s Black & White adjustment layer. This photo effect mimics the harsh lighting effect commonly seen in urban portrait or fashion photography….

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Photo Cutout

Create this fun cutout effect that makes the subject look like it’s coming in or out of a printed photo. In this Photoshop tutorial, you will learn how to use Photoshop’s Extract tool, layer masks,…

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White Noise

Create a ghostly television distortion from any photo. In this Photoshop tutorial, you’ll learn how to use the Grain and Shear filter to create this ghostly effect. This tutorial uses the Smart Filter feature from…

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