Editing Photos to make them Awesome Part 1

Taking great photos is an art, but in the modern era knowing how to edit to make them better is an essential skill. For a beginner and a person who does not like computer it is a big challenge. It was indeed a challenge for me. However slowly I learned some techniques which were different and it made my photos look better. Here are some tips you can use too in Photoshop to make the images great.

RAW vs JPEG image quality

Shoot and open in RAW format – As I mentioned in earlier posts shooting in RAW format gives you the great advantage of more editing options. It will let you fine tune the photo. Even if you have not shot in RAW you can still open in RAW format in Photoshop to edit. Set the highlight between -40 to -70 to start with. Photoshop gives the right tone automatically when you do this.

Healing Brush effects

Using the Healing Brush in PhotoshopHealing brush is a great way to remove inconsistency in the photos. You can remove blemishes and acne from skin and make the photo look beautiful. It also can be used to remove background noise in photos.

Normal Vs Sharpened Image

Sharpening the image – Photoshop has another great feature sharpening the image which helps to recover photos you thought were to be deleted and reshot. Such is the power of Photoshop. You can clearly see what difference sharpening makes in the above image. Just use the feature and enjoy the difference it makes.