Photo Effects: Shadding of the Photography

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On this tutorial i will show you one interesting effect i’ve got by experimenting with Photoshop filters.

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Photo Effects: Shadding of the Photography

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Step 1

Start by opening photo and then go to Image > Image Size to update it´s width to 600px and height to 800px.

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Step 2

Background is too white so we need to reduce brightness of whole photo by going to Image > Adjustments > Levels.

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Step 3

We need to increase contrast by going to Image > Adjustments > Brightness/Contrast.

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Step 4

Go to Window > Channels and create a new channel there. This new channel will be filled with black color on channels thumbnails. Make sure you have all channels visible and your photo will look like mine.

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Select Elliptical Marquee Tool to make selection similar to mine.

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After that feather selection with Select > Modify > Feather Selection.

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Select Paint Bucket Tool to fill selected area on newly created channel with white color (#ffffff). Deselect selection with Ctrl+D.

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Step 5

Go to Filter > Noise > Add Noise.

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Step 6

Apply Filter > Brush Strokes > Angled Strokes.

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Step 7

Hold Ctrl button and click on Alpha 1 channel thumbnail on Channels palette to load selection of this channel.

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Apply Select > Inverse to invert selection.

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Create a new layer above photo layer and fill selected area with white color.

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Final Image

Remove selection with Select > Deselect and this tutorial is complete.

Photo Effects: Shadding of the Photography
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  • http://www.mojowebdesign.com.au Damian

    simple yet effective

  • Arsalan azarmi

    This tutorial is quite workable,’cause introduces channels more and also works on filters for a final ambience

  • Abdul Mannan Asif

    Very Easy , Tanks Sheare With us

  • myla tuvera

    Thank you for sharing your knowledge… may God bless You!

  • AbdOooO

    simple and Beautiful
    Thank you ^_^

  • Som

    Thanks for sharing the knowledge

  • Suresh Khaire

    The steps are very easy and simple but the effect it creates is really very much attractive and fantabulous. Well done indeed.

    With warm regards,
    Suresh Khaire

  • http://rf nemo

    thank for sharing

  • joan

    nice!
    But it took me hours to get it perfect.
    Al the same,thanks

  • Gishan

    This is a good tutoral my friend…thank you so much

  • http://facebook satish pawar

    good effect

  • ste4ve

    This can be a great effect..Thanks!