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Dreamy Glamour

This is a discussion on Dreamy Glamour within the Technical Photography Discussion forums, part of the Orchid Photography category; Photoshop Tut: Intermediate Level First you open the picture below: Press Ctrl+J to duplicate the ...

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    Wink Dreamy Glamour

    Photoshop Tut: Intermediate Level

    First you open the picture below:



    Press Ctrl+J to duplicate the background

    Select layer background, go to Filter -> Blur -> Gaussian blur



    Select layer 1, use Free Transform to reduce the size of picture:



    Press Ctrl+U to open Hue/Saturation



    Then go to Levels (Ctrl+L)



    You will get the result like this:



    Duplicate layer 1, you will have layer 1 copy.
    Select layer 1 copy, go to Filter -> Blue -> Lens Blur



    At layer 1 copy, you click "add layer mask" icon



    Hit D key to reset Background color and Foreground color to default (black and white). Choose soft brush 450px, apply this brush to the lady and some parts the result like this:



    Go to Image -> Adjustments -> Photo Filter



    Continue to go to Image -> Adjustments -> Brightness/Contrast



    You will get the result like this:



    Open Brush tool then choose this brush (download brush: MEGAUPLOAD - The leading online storage and file delivery service )



    Apply this brush to the picture like this:



    Go to Layer -> New adjustments layer -> Gradient map



    Click Ok and a gradient map window will appear, you choose the color range like this:



    Set opacity of brush layer: 70%
    You will get:



    Go to Layer Style of layer 1, set Drop Shadow like this:



    You will get the result:



    Press Ctrl+Shift+E to merge all layers, then press Ctrl+L to open Levels:



    Add some texts to the picture and you will get the final result like this:



    Congratulation you did it! Enjoys

    follow this tut you will have the result like mine

    credit to : photoshop garden
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    Last edited by PurpleLotus; July 8th, 2009 at 08:28 PM.

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    Wow! That is so cool, Darren. I know how much effort it must take to create a tutorial like this. Thank you so much! I am going to have to save up and update my photoshop program. I am still using CS2 lol! (And it was a gift!)

    Cheers,
    BD

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    you're welcome Bruce! my pleasure, I enjoy doing this, I hope this tut will help some of photographer in this forum to retouch their pics or for fun to practices

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    yeah, nice stuff!

    but how to remove her sarong?

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    Quote Originally Posted by walingwaling View Post
    yeah, nice stuff!

    but how to remove her sarong?
    LOL haha .. how to remove a sarong, then who will sacrifice to be the model for next tut? how to her remove her sarong

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    Default Glowing Bubble Effect



    another retouch glowing & blending

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