Create Fog Techique With Adobe Photoshop
Photography and Text By Bill Richardson © All rights reserved.


Fog Digital Photography © Bill Richardson

Sometimes you might want to add a little fog to your photograph to give your photograph a totally different look. The following instructions describe how to add fog to your photograph using Adobe Photoshop.
 
1. Open the file. Choose File --> Open --> Enter the image name to be fixed.
2. Hold the Ctrl Key down and hit the + key a few times to zoom in the image to a size you need to work with.
3. Using the Lasso Tool on the toolbar, outline an area that you want to be fogged with zero (0) feathering)
4. Put the selected area on its own layer by either (Ctrl+J) or Choose Layer --> New --> Layer Via Copy.

Tools Digital Photography © Outdoor Eyes Tools Digital Photography © Outdoor Eyes

6. On the layers palette, click the Layer 1 Thumbnail while at the same time holding the Ctrl key down (Figure 2 - C). This will create a selection outline around layer.
7. Use Quick Mask by clicking the "Select Edit In Quick Mask Mode Button located at the bottom right of the toolbox (Figure 1 - A).
8. Choose Filter --> Blur --> Gaussian Blur to blur the Quick Mask (start with 95 pixels and change to suit your taste).
9. Exit Quick Mask by clicking on the "Edit In Standard Mode Button" located at the bottom left of the toolbox (Figure 1 - B).
10. Deselect the selected area by either (Ctrl+D) or Choose Select --> Deselect.
11. Click on Layer 1 Thumbnail (Figure 2 - C). From the pull down layer types, change the layer from Normal to Lighten (Figure 2 - D).
12. On the Layer 1 Thumbnail change the opacity from 100% to a lower percent to suit your taste (Figure 2 - E).
13. Save the image with a new file name.




My Outdoor Eyes Photography Blog

Pretty White Watercress At Fort Hill On Cape Cod

There is a lot of Watercress wildflowers starting to bloom along the trails at Fort Hill, especially down by the water.  Watercress have tiny white flowers with 4 petals. They are so delicate and pretty. Have you ever seen a Watercress wildflower?

Red-Winged Blackbird At Fort Hill On Cape Cod

You can always hear the distinct “Cu-ca-ree” call of the Red-Winged Blackbird as you hike around Fort Hill. They are everywhere and so pretty. This guy was high in the Eastern Cedar tree along Nauset Marsh just singing away. Love his coloring… so bright and vibrant!

Pretty Purple Ground Ivy Along The Trails At Fort Hill On Cape Cod

Ground Ivy is part of the mint family and grows to about 6″ tall with 3/4″ blue-violet flowers which are tubular. They grow from April to June and you can see them all along the trails at Fort Hill in Eastham.


 
Photography Outdoor Adventure Outdoor Eyes Crafts 7522 Radio Home

© 2000-2018 ImageNNetwork  All rights reserved.