N.S.L: WEEK 126 – ACR Photoshop CC: “Auto Lens Correction”

New feature for Adobe Camera RAW in Photoshop CC. It actually works like it’s supposed to RIGHT OFF THE BAT!!!

Adobe Camera RAW in Photoshop

Hereford Cathedral December 2013

I’ve seen it demoed a couple of times by Terry White

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N.S.L: WEEK 119 – Adobe Camera RAW CC: “Interactive Histogram and Radial Filter”

New Feature that I REALLY wanted in Adobe Camera Raw 8.2 in Photoshop CC (v14.1).

Frog Picture in Adobe Camera Raw Adobe Photoshop CC
Roof Frog

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N.S.L: WEEK 74 – Adobe Photoshop 13.1 CS6: “New Features” Non-Destructive Blur Gallery, Bokeh, Smart Object, Gradient Map, etc.

Adobe’s timing was perfect for me with this Photoshop upgrade. Photoshop 13.1 has the ability to apply a blur effect on Smart Objects. I recently started using the new Blur Gallery and I would wish that it wasn’t a distructive effect. NOW IT ISN’T!!! =D

Photo by Sebastian Bleak- Night City

Applied Field Blur, Bokeh, Gradient Map, Photographic Toning, Crop Tool, Text Effects, and it’s all FULLY editable/ Non-Destructive on a Smart Object!!!

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N.S.L: WEEK 72 – Adobe Photoshop CS6: Merge to HDR Pro

This is one I’ve been itching to try out for MONTHS!!! High Dynamic Range is gaining popularity especially with Faux HDR or HDR Toning Apps/Filters. I wanted to learn the real way by merging multiple exposures in Adobe Photoshop CS6 to get more detail and a true High Dynamic Range.
(Below) Gas Mask by: Freehand Profit

HDR Photo Edits by Sebastian Bleak art piece by Freehand Profit

My first crack at HDR under really great circumstances. With a Normal Dynamic Range, you would not get all that detail in the “nose” or canister area. I also had some fun with the new blur gallery =D

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N.S.L: WEEK 64 – Adobe ACR7: Optimize Kelby Training

With Adobe CameraRAW 7.1 having a new update, I figured I could focus my studies on ACR and see what I pick up:

Space Ship

Optimized using Kelby’s 7 Point System
Photo by Freehand Profit
Edits by Sebastian Bleak

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N.S.L: WEEK 45 – #Adobe #Photoshop #CameraRAW Dodging and Burning

Whenever I show the homie Kyle some of my projects, his first question is “Did you dodge and burn this?” I would always answer “No” but then I started wondering what Dodging and Burning was =D
Now I know… and knowing is half the battle!

Musical Beard- Started in Camera RAW, brought into Photoshop CS5 for Highpass Sharpening and a lot of dodging and burning.

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N.S.L: WEEK 43 – #Photoshop #CS6 #CameraRAW 7.0

I was Tweeting all week how mad I was that NOBODY told me how AWESOME Camera Raw 7 for Adobe Photoshop CS6 was =D I also checked out CR 6.1. Very powerful tool but MAN did they step it up for 7:

First concentrated attempt as making… SOMETHING cool. I focused on the Histogram, alerts on and all, up to a point where I thought I had great color and temp. Then I turned those off and Bleaked it out using the Adjustment Brush with multiple pins.

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