Shadowy Daisy

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You can always do it the old fashioned way: Put the clothes on a large pillow, drive over them with a wet, dirty tire and then put the clothes on yourself and take a picture. No Photoshop needed.


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According to the Adobe help on camera raw: To toggle visibility of the mask overlay, use the Show Mask option, press Y, or position the pointer over the pin icon. To customize the color of the mask overlay, click the color swatch next to the Show Mask option. Then, choose a new color from the Color Picker.


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I follow a process that I learned several years ago from some readings on the net. Here's what I learned: Start with a good, quality nylon paint brush, no larger than the sensor size. Having more than one brush is even better, as you can use one to clean the mirror box and one for the sensor. Nylon is used because it can be given a static charge which ...


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The Arctic Butterfly is more than bristles at the end of a brush. It contains a motor with batteries that spins the brush, and charges the bristles. This actually PULLS the dust off of your sensor, something that a brush from an art store is simply not going to do. It is so special in fact, that it is patented. Using a camel hair brush is not the same ...


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I don't have any experience with "PhotoImpact 8", but in Gimp this is relatively easy. Using Gimp the simplest method is to use the burn/dodge tool to paint over the area. It is best to do this using an overlay layer so that you can easily revert back if you make a mistake. There is a tutorial using this method on youtube. Another way is to use layer ...


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1) Alt + click On the layer mask to see the mask 2) Shift+ click on the layer mask to hide the mask 3) Ctrl + click on the layer mask to select the masked area


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Use compositing. Shoot yourself. Shoot tire tracks. Compose together. I'd probably start by wetting the tire and rolling it over a clean, dry garage floor. Shoot the track. I'd bracket the exposure so you can select one that pops.


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Several photoshop tools allow you to use simple patterns rather than a simple round dot as the brush shape. Many custom brush shapes are included with photoshop, but there are, as you have seen, many thousands more for sale or for free on the internet. They are used for numerous purposes, from fring graphics design styles to stylistic photographic touch up ...



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