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How to Create a Panorama in Photoshop

How to Create a Panorama in Photoshop

A panorama is the unbroken view of a space or scene surrounding a person, and in photography, it can be described as a wide-angle, full-length view of an area. Though these images are mainly used for landscape photography, even wedding photographers take panoramic shots to capture the whole scene. They help the photographer capture the mood, beauty, and essence of the moment in a single shot. Panoramas can be a 360 degree horizontal or vertical representation of an activity, event, or just the scenery. For example, a vertical panoramic image of the couple under the sky or a horizontal panorama of the couple and their guests on the dance floor. These can easily be created in Photoshop, and if you want to learn, this blog will teach you how to create a panorama in Photoshop. 

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How to Use the Refine Edge Tool In Photoshop

How to Use the Refine Edge Tool In Photoshop

Photoshop has many selection tools, and all of them have unique features that help make the process of selection fast and straightforward. However, when it comes to selecting complex subjects such as fringes, hair, fur, etc., and busy backgrounds, achieving finesse is hardly a one-step process. The Refine Edge tool in Photoshop makes that job quicker and slightly less complex than it would have been without it. In this blog, we take you through the steps of learning how to use the Refine Edge tool to make complex selections in Photoshop.

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How to Batch Edit in Photoshop: The Step-By-Step Guide

How to Batch Edit in Photoshop: The Step-By-Step Guide

Whether it’s the first look photographs or the father-daughter dance, as a wedding photographer, you are always on the lookout for all the special moments that make up a wedding. And not just that, you strive to get the perfect photo from every activity too! The result? Multiple photos of the same scene. And even after culling, you are still left with hundreds of photos in a similar setting that need to be edited in the same way but individually. This is where batch editing, also known as batch processing, comes into play. The batch editing feature in Photoshop allows you to apply a particular set of editing actions to a group of files with just a click – helping you save a lot of time in the post-production workflow. In this blog, we will walk you through the steps of how to batch edit in Photoshop to speed up your workflow.

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How to Easily Create Vignette in Photoshop

How to Easily Create Vignette in Photoshop

Have you been wondering how you can add a subtle dark or shadowy effect to the corners of your wedding images? If yes, then we are here to tell you how you can do that using Photoshop. This effect is called the vignette effect and is used to enhance images and draw the viewer’s attention to the center, where the subject is placed. It is a classic yet timeless photography effect, and the proof is its popularity among wedding photographers even now. There are many ways to create vignettes in Photoshop, and in this blog, we share some of the easiest ways to do that. Pick the one that suits you the best and enhance the visual appeal of your images. 

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3 Ways to Use Content-Aware Fill in Photoshop

3 Ways to Use Content Aware Fill in Photoshop

The Content-Aware Fill in Photoshop is an amazing tool that can help you repair, improve, or edit your wedding images and turn them into masterpieces. This tool may seem similar to the Spot Healing Tool or the Patch Tool in Photoshop, but in reality, it is very different. While the Spot Healing Tool helps you remove small distractions or spots from your images, the Content-Aware Fill Tool is useful for removing bigger objects from your images. The Patch Tool allows you to select and replace pixels from one part of the image to the other, while the Content-Aware Fill in Photoshop gives you more control and flexibility when replacing the pixels. It uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) and is more sensitive and subtle than the Patch tool. It can also be used to move objects within an image or to another image. As you can clearly see, the Content-Aware Fill in Photoshop can impress you in many ways. To learn more about what it can do, read further!

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How to Edit Portraits in Photoshop

How to Edit Portraits in Photoshop

As a wedding photographer, a part of your job also requires you to edit portraits. And knowing how to edit portraits in Photoshop, which is one of the best ways to perfect your image after you have already shot it, is a skill you will need throughout your career. You can do so much to improve your wedding portraits in Photoshop – adjust exposure, color, remove unwanted spots from the skin, and even whiten teeth. This skill comes especially handy when you have a couple who has requested you for specific edits. Rather than outsourcing it to someone else, you can deliver exactly what your couple requires from you with just a few clicks and tweaks. 

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How To Add Bokeh Effect In Photoshop

How To Add Bokeh Effect In Photoshop

Derived from the Japanese word ‘boke,’ meaning ‘blur,’ bokeh is a photography jargon commonly known to the world as a photography effect. Many photographers use this technique to create a soft out-of-focus blur in their photographs. It enhances the visual appeal of any image by making it appear dreamy and aesthetically pleasing. Often achieved by using fast prime lenses while photographing, it can also be created during the post-processing stage. Moreover, many photographers find that adding bokeh using Photoshop gives the most realistic effect. So, here’s an amazing tutorial that will take you through the step-by-step process of learning how to create the bokeh effect in Photoshop for any image.

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How to Blur the Background in Photoshop in 7 Easy Steps

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Imagine this: You capture an amazing portrait of the bride and the groom at a wedding. You are excited about that one epic photograph you can’t wait to share on your social media and website. So, when it’s time to finally view the picture on your computer, something in the image’s background distracts you instantly. As a wedding photographer, you already know that no matter how perfectly timed or focused your image, backgrounds can often ruin an otherwise perfect wedding photo. This is quite common when you are photographing in a crowd. However, whether it’s a distracting element or an unpleasant background in general, a little bit of work on Photoshop could fix your photograph. To help you make even your rejected pictures make it to the list of final deliverables, we offer you tips and tricks to blur background in Photoshop in this blog. 

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How to Use The Patch Tool in Photoshop

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The Patch Tool in Photoshop can completely transform your images by removing unwanted or distracting spots or objects from them. Therefore, making it one of the most helpful tools for photo editing. Even with several years of experience, you could still accidentally include something unflattering or distracting in a photograph. And once you have taken the image, the chances of recreating it are relatively low. In such cases, the Patch Tool, which belongs to the family of Healing Brush Tools, can become a life-saver. Moreover, just like a magic trick (which needs some practice, of course), this feature can also help you add or copy objects to further enhance your image. It may be a little confusing at first, but in this blog, we offer you some ways to successfully use this tool for your future edits.

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How to Add, Change, and Remove a Background in Photoshop

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Here at ShootDotEdit, we provide wedding photography edit services to pro photographers. We also love to provide you with valuable information to help fine-tune your skills and speed up your workflow. Today, we will cover how to add background in Photoshop. Plus, we will also discuss how to remove a background to ensure you have the skills necessary.

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