Simulating a tilt-shift lens in Photoshop

Here’s the video tutorial on how to simulate a tilt-shift lens in photoshop and make the subject(s) look like miniatures. And here are the notes if you want to have a printed reference. Lightroom Start by finding your file in Lightroom Crop and frame to your liking Clip the whites and blacks to taste Bring the Clarity way up Bring the Vibrance way up Bring … Continue reading Simulating a tilt-shift lens in Photoshop

Getting the rough, grungy look in portraits

Here’s the latest video tutorial on my YouTube channel: And here are some quick notes to accompany the video: Create two copies of the background layer Name one: Noise Name the other: High Pass Turn off the High Pass layer Select the Noise layer Select Filter > Noise > Add Noise Set the amount to 10%, Gaussian and Monochromatic (to avoid random lit pixels with … Continue reading Getting the rough, grungy look in portraits