6 Tips to Make Your Photos Pop

Editing your photographs can make a huge difference between a so-so photo and a spectacular shot.

In some cases, you can spruce up your “just okay” pictures with a little bit of post-processing magic.

Sometimes, all you need is just a little TLC and some Adobe PhotoShop.

With a few basic tools and a little bit of your time, let’s see if we can make your photos pop!

We’re going to go over a few popular tricks, including the following:

  • Straighten the image
  • Adjust the exposure
  • Adjust the white balance
  • Increase the saturation
  • Play with the contrast
  • Sharpen the image
  • Remove any unwanted objects
  • Fix any lens distortion

Straighten the Image

Using bounced light can be tricky, but this article by LightStalking offers some helpful hints.

Their article on making photos pop teaches you how to use bounced light to your advantage.

They also include beautiful examples of using their on-camera flash to create beautiful images.

Retouch Photos in Adobe Photoshop CC

Brighten up any photograph with a little retouching in Adobe Photoshop CC.

This easy tutorial shows step-by-step instructions and vivid pictures.

How to Retouch Skin and Eyes in PhotoShop

This wonderful tutorial will teach you how to make your friends look more beautiful than they already are.

Use PhotoShop to retouch their skin and eyes, as well as fix undereye circles. Visit this helpful how-to article.

How to Brighten Photos in Photoshop

This post-production tutorial promises help fast.

Using Photoshop, Melyssa shows you how to brighten your photos.

She has a quick photoshop tutorial that is easy to follow. And it’s successful, too. Give it a try!

Photography Lighting

This great tutorial teaches you how to set up your lighting before you take your photos.

It shows you how to set up your studio.

And, it even shows examples of how your photos could turn out.

This has been a great tool for my photography, and I highly recommend it.

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