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.
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.
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.
This tutorial will help you to slim faces in a photo, or adjust the angels, add lighting to make the photo more appealing.
Speaking of magazine ads, you can recreate an athletic ad look for your high schooler’s football pictures with this Photoshop portrait composite tutorial.
5# Lens Flare
Add a touch of drama and beauty to your sunny landscape scenes with this easy-to-follow Photoshop lens flare tutorial.
Turn any portrait into a realistic digital painting fast and easy with this Photoshop tutorial, then tell your colleagues you drew it from scratch!
7# Gritty Details
Give your subjecta dark, dirty, gritty, grungy look by adding shadows and details with this Photoshop tutorial.
Turn any image landscape or subject into a miniature model with this advanced Photoshop tutorial.
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.
This Photoshop tutorial walks you through the process of turning a portrait subject into a highly-detailed cartoon – in this case, the Mad Hatter.
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.