Tuesday, February 22, 2011

Create a Front page Magazine Image

Learn how to change a photo to a front page magazine image in Photoshop. Give your photographs a beautiful sheen or glazed effect!

                                                        Before                                                                               After

To give a Front page magazine image effect:
Follow the following steps:

  1. Open a new file by clicking onFile>Open.
  2. Open a photo by clicking onFile>Open.
  3. Drag the photo to your new file canvas. Adjust the size of your photo to your canvas size. Click onCTRL+T to get Transform Tool. Adjust the size of the photo. Click Ok. Your photo is ready to work on.
  4. Go to Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur. Click on ok. 

5. A screen named Gaussian Blur will appear. Click 7 pixels on Radius. Click OK.
      6. Press Ctrl+shift+F to get Fade Option.

      7.   A screen named Fade will appear. Change from Mode Normal to Mode to Screen.
      8.   Again go to Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur. Click on ok .
      9.  Click 8 pixels on Radius. Click Ok.
     10.  Press Ctrl+shift+F to get Fade Option.
     11. A screen named Fade will appear. Change from Mode Normal to Mode to Soft Light.

Congratulations! You have created your Front Page Magazine image special effect.

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