10 Unique Photo Editing Effects PhotoShop Tutorials


Just about anyone who has played around with Photoshop knows how to fix red eye and adjust image brightness, but how do you get a Lomo effect or apply a tilt shift to make images appear like miniature models? The answers to those and other questions can be found in the following 10 unique photo editing effects tutorials.

1# Turn Humdrum Photos Into Cinematic Portraits

Turn Humdrum Photos Into Cinematic Portraits 10 Unique Photo Editing Effects PhotoShop Tutorials

I’m always amazed at how wonderfully detailed movie poster and magazine ad photos look, and it’s often because designers incorporated the techniques used in this Photoshop tutorial.

2# Movie Photo Effect

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Movie Photo Effect Before 10 Unique Photo Editing Effects PhotoShop Tutorials

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Movie Photo Effect After 10 Unique Photo Editing Effects PhotoShop Tutorials

Want to really wow your friends with your photos of that “romantic Parisian atmosphere” you shot during your last vacation? Apply the filters and other effects taught in this Photoshop tutorial, and you’ll have movie-quality images that will make your trip even better than you remembered.

3# Athletic Advertisement

Athletic Advertisement 10 Unique Photo Editing Effects PhotoShop Tutorials

Speaking of magazine ads, you can recreate an athletic ad look for your high schooler’s football pictures with this Photoshop portrait composite tutorial.

4# Lens Flare

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Lens Flare Before 10 Unique Photo Editing Effects PhotoShop Tutorials

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Lens Flare After 10 Unique Photo Editing Effects PhotoShop Tutorials

Add a touch of drama and beauty to your sunny landscape scenes with this easy-to-follow Photoshop lens flare tutorial.

5# Easy Digital Painting

Easy Digital Painting 10 Unique Photo Editing Effects PhotoShop Tutorials

Turn any portrait into a realistic digital painting fast and easy with this Photoshop tutorial, then tell your colleagues you drew it from scratch!

6# Gritty Details

Gritty Details 10 Unique Photo Editing Effects PhotoShop Tutorials

Give your subjecta dark, dirty, gritty, grungy look by adding shadows and details with this Photoshop tutorial.

7# Tilt Shift Photoshop Tutorial

Tilt Shift Photoshop Tutorial 10 Unique Photo Editing Effects PhotoShop Tutorials

Turn any image landscape or subject into a miniature model with this advanced Photoshop tutorial.

8# Lomo Effect Tutorial

Lomo Effect Tutorial 10 Unique Photo Editing Effects PhotoShop Tutorials

Some Lomo effect tutorials promise to show you how to create a Lomo effect in three easy steps (or less!), but the final result is lacking. This tutorial is the real deal; pay attention, and you’ll have the ability to apply this creative effect on any photo, forever.

9# Turn Any Portrait Into A Cartoon

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Turn Any Portrait Into A Cartoon Before 10 Unique Photo Editing Effects PhotoShop Tutorials

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Turn Any Portrait Into A Cartoon After 10 Unique Photo Editing Effects PhotoShop Tutorials

This Photoshop tutorial walks you through the process of turning a portrait subject into a highly-detailed cartoon – in this case, the Mad Hatter.

10# Create an HDR Photo

Create an HDR Photo 10 Unique Photo Editing Effects PhotoShop Tutorials

HDR, or High Dynamic Range, photos capture a broad range of lights and darks, giving your photos more detail and bringing action to life. This Photoshop tutorial shows you how to give your photos an HDR makeover.

Author’s Bio: Brian Morris writes for the PsPrint Design & Printing Blog. PsPrint is an online commercial printing company. Follow PsPrint on Twitter @PsPrint and Facebook.


1 comment… add one

  • Hi Billal,
    It’s really a great collection of photo editing effects tutorials. I would be helpful to beginners as well as expert for photo editing.
    Thanks,
    James

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