Achieving Beautiful Blue Water in Photoshop

Have you ever taken a photo where the water just did not turn out as blue or vibrant in the photograph as it was in “real life?”  Sometimes when we shoot, if the light from the sun hits the water a certain way, it can wash it out.  Other times water near the shore of certain beaches may take on a more chocolate brown color.  I love brown, but not so much brown water.  This video will teach you a technique in Photoshop for making your waters more vibrant, bluer, and you can say “bye” to muddy water.

Jodi Friedman, MCP Actions

Jodi Friedman is the founder of MCP Actions. She designs popular Photoshop actions and Lightroom presets that make editing faster, easier and more fun.

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    Wow! Thank you so much! I’ve looked through lots of your video tutorials over the past day and I’ve learned a lot of new ways to do things. Thanks again!


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    Janete says

    great tutorial! :) i’ve always wanted to know how to photograph fireworks…my past attempts have been horrible. *side note* i have twins too :) :) boy/girl though :)


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