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Happy 5 For $5.00 Friday!!!! This week it is all about Spring Light! These five Actions handle your Spring Light needs beautifully with gorgeous added effects. Whether you are looking for bright, creamy light, warmth, a midtone boost or hazy light flare, this set has you covered. This time, we have grouped the layers for added manageability, but each layer is still fully masked and editable. For Elements users, we have given you two files. One with the grouped layers, and one with editable layers. Please remember Spring IV is the fourth set in our Spring Collection that is being released one week at a time to save you money. By the end of the season you will have a beautifully comprehensive set of Actions and Overlays. The existing weekly sets will be converted in one set and will no longer be purchasable individually. Find the other Spring sets here.
Spring IV: Spring Light
For use with Adobe Photoshop CS 4-6, Creative Cloud, and Adobe Photoshop Elements 11+
Rose Gold: Designed to give your image a light, rosy, warmth. This Action contains 6 layers and is grouped for added manageability.
Pastel Light: Designed to give your image an airy pastel vibe. This Action contains 7 layers and is grouped for added manageability.
Cool Warmth: Designed to give your image a warm nostalgic vibe with cool undertones. This Action contains 4 layers and is grouped for added manageability.
Bright & Creamy: Designed to give your image a light, airy, brightness. This Action contains 6 layers and is grouped for added manageability.
Brush-able Flare: Designed to allow you to selectively brush on a variety of shades of sun flare. This Action contains 7 layers of colors including: silver, brown, yellow, pink, orange, gold, and white.
*These actions can be played on a clean image or a RAW image (just remember you will need some contrast-coming next week in the Spring V set). If you need help with cleaning your image up, please use Spring Base from the Spring I set ($5.00), available here.
Before & After:
Pastellerator (Spring I) + Pastel Light
Brush-able Flare in white
Bright & Creamy
Vintage Bluebells (Spring III)
Brush-able Flare in orange
Cool Warmth (Spring IV) + Color Pop Brush (Spring I) + Magic Eyes + Magic Skin (Portrait Magic)
SPRING III: 5 Tones Of Spring Action Set
It's officially here! Enjoy the longer days, warmer temperatures, and baby animals.
And white fluffy clouds.
Because they are all coming your way this Spring in the form of Overlays!
What spring would be complete without rainbows, butterflies, and sweet fluffy clouds to brighten our days...and images!
Magic & Light Collection
Spring Clean Base
Spring Clean Base will help you achieve a clean edit. A clean base on which to play your Actions or place your Overlays. This comprehensive Action boasts 9 layers and is our go-to tool for a clean edit all year.
A dreamy contrast Action designed to boost your colors, add contrast, and dreamy light all at the same time. This is one of our most used tools (all year).
Have you ever wondered how photographers convert colors to sweet, light, airy, pastels?
Here you go! Our Pastel-erator will do the work for you. Instant pastels this Spring!
Sweet Cream Haze
No Spring edit is complete with a sweet creamy haze. Our Sweet Cream Haze Action will give you instant soft, dreamy, vintage-like haze.
All Actions in this sweet little set are powerful tools that have full layer-masking capability and offer full control over each layer.
Choose Image>Canvas Size from the Menu at the top of the screen.
For my purposes, I want to extend my canvas to the right, I click on the left side of the Anchor box to push the canvas extension to the right. Make sure you click on the opposite of what you want to do. If you want to extend down, click the top of the box. If you want to extend left, make sure you click the right side of the box.
I want to change my dimensions to be double the original width. I multiplied the existing pixels by two, and typed the numbers in the box. Click Ok, and the canvas will expand.
This is the original size of my image. It is displayed in inches, but I want to see the dimensions in pixels.
Change your dimensions to pixels by clicking the box to the right of the height and width field and selecting pixels.
Pictured, Quick Selection Tool
Using the Quick Selection Tool (pictured left) with the + selected at the top of the screen, begin to select the area you would like to keep by clicking the area and dragging the mouse. If you have gone too far, select the - at the top of the screen and repeat the same clicking and dragging motion. Continue to use the + and - until the area you have selected is correct.
As promised...an iPhone pic of ME!
I used Magic Eyes and Magic Smile. I even used the lash definer on my hair. I needed a last minute picture for one of my blogs and these two Magic Mini's really helped me take a quick pic and get it done.
Now stop laughing. I'm thinking it's time for a real headshot. -Amy
This is an example of one of my images taken using Manual Focus and is complete Bokeh. In comparing to the image on the right, you can see that the qualities are much different. When you look closely, you can see the points of light of rendered in much different way.
This image was taken in focus with a Gaussian Blur filter applied in Adobe Photoshop. The beautiful points of light achieved in the image to left are non-existent in this image.
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