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Dodge and Burn Confusion

Posted 12-05-2007 at 12:15 PM by cricket1961 (Chris Tarantino's Blog)

D+B works with shading not texture. There is a big difference. Yes it can work with texture, but I think that one of the reasons that people are confused with the way the technique works is because of the definition given.

D+B, or softlight retouching is used to preserve texture in ways that the stamp tool and /or the healing brush can not possibly achieve. Some will say that if you use the mentioned tools set to lighten or darken only it will achieve the same effect.

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The Nodal Point - part 2

Posted 01-11-2008 at 09:36 PM by Frank Lopes (Panorama Mania)

In part one, I explained that many panorama photos never align regardless how careful you were shooting the sequence.

It happened to me many times and after some research, I found that those pictures were not aligning because I wasn't pivoting the camera on its lens nodal point.

So, if the answer is to pivot the camera on the nodal point, the answer is simple, correct?

Well not quite...

The first problem is that, in reality, there are two nodal...
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Turning Day Into Night!

Posted 08-03-2011 at 11:23 AM by gholmes1936

I needed to find a hopefully easy tutorial for turning day into night. I waded thru a Google search and found two that fit the requirement.

I'll list the URL's next:
http://www.adidap.com/2007/12/10/pho...ay-into-night/

This one might be a bit more detailed and the results show it I think, still easy tho. It's on dpreview.com:
http://forums.dpreview.com/forums/re...hread=18581140

Have as much...
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The Reality of Models and their Skin

Posted 03-26-2008 at 12:28 PM by cricket1961 (Chris Tarantino's Blog)

At my seminar in Vegas last January, a lot of the attendees sort of gasped really loud at the before shots of some of the images I have worked.

Loud and very audible from at least 50 feet away.

Quite amusing really and at the same time quite a eye opener for me. You see, most of the class were already involved with what they called "Hi End Beauty Retouching" or were Photographers in the industry. Their response took me by as much surprise s the images did...
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fire explosion brush

Posted 08-08-2011 at 05:08 AM by palms

I made this brush using a tut by corey baker

use on a separate layer then
add layer styles

outer glow > red > 100% opacity > blendmode hard light

inner glow > orange yellow > 100% opacity > blendmode > hard light
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