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Easy Photoshop Tutorial For Brighter Looking Photos

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Quick and easy Photoshop tutorial for brighter looking photos

Do you get frustrated when you take a picture for your next blog post and it appears underexposed? Not really flattering, right? In today’s post I will be sharing very quick and easy Photoshop tutorial to help you improve your blog photography…

I am a person who try to expand my knowledge about photography daily. This is my favourite part of blogging and taking/editing photos is making me really passionate about being a blogger.

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This Photoshop tip for making your photos appear brighter is great and so easy. After following these few steps ( which takes less than a minute ) you can instantly see a huge difference in your photography. I have learned this trick from a lovely blogger Chaitra. Her blog is amazing – www.itspinkpot.com !

I am using Photoshop CS6 and if you are not familiar with Photoshop yet you can always download their one month free trial version here.

Let’s get started, shell we…

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Step 1: Open your photo by clicking on File –> Open –> Select an image

Step 2: Left click on Background and drag it down to the symbol shown with a red arrow. This way you will create a New Layer ( duplicate to your original image )

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Step 3: Keep the cursor on the Background copy  that you have just created. Than, above it, click on the drop down menu that says Normal and select Soft Light from the menu. And this is it! Is that simple… The pictures instantly become brighter, sharper and saturated.

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Step 4: If the photo looks over saturated, you can always control the Opacity and Fill untill you are satisfied with the final result.

This was it 🙂 ! I told you, super easy Photoshop tutorial but the results are pretty awesome, right? Photoshop might sounds complicated but some of the tools are so easy to manage and they really make a difference in your images.

Check out my How to create sharper images for your blog (click here ). Again… very simple and easy and you would love the results.

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