I am in Computer repair and photography is my hobby. I hold a Comptia A+ certification and I an a Microsoft certified Professional. My website is http://www.david-akers.com.
I use an Olympus E-510 DSLR with three lens…14-42mm,
40-150mm, and 70-300mm.
I also love Photoshop and post process my photos in that application.
To view my Bubblesite go here: http://netwolf56.redbubble.com

  • Joined: January 2009

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SHARPEN USING LAB MODE

This entry describes how to use LAB mode in Photoshop to sharpen just the luminosity of an image. Open your image in PS and convert the mode to LAB by clicking image/mode/LAB. You can switch back and forth between RGB and LAB without losing color information. In your layers palette go into channels and highlight the Lightness channel. Ctrl/click to create a selection of that channel. Since the s…
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Saturation Boost

Here’s a cool way to boost the Saturation of your photo. Open your photo in photoshop and convert it to LAB color mode. IMAGE/MODE/LAB COLOR. In the layers pallette click on “channels” and you will see : LAB-LIGHTNESS-A-B. Highlight the A channel only, LAB, LIGHTNESS & B are all turned off. Now navigate to IMAGE/APPLY IMAGE and set the blending to “soft light”. C…
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White Balance

This entry describes how to set your white balance in Photoshop. I would note here that Camera Raw has tools that do the same thing as well or better, but this entry is for editing inside photoshop. / Open the file you want to edit in Photoshop.Navigate to IMAGE/ADJUSTMENTS/THRESHOLD. Move the slider all the way to the right. This will totally blacken your photo. Now slowly move the slider back …
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