HowTo: Make Your New Year's Cell Phone Pictures Look Like They Were Taken With a Good Camera

Make Your New Year's Cell Phone Pictures Look Like They Were Taken With a Good Camera

If you missed our tips on taking top-notch photos New Year's Eve, you may want to tune in for Lifehacker's tutorial on making your smartphone pictures look like they were taken with a quality camera. Below, learn how to:

  • Create a more shallow depth of field to make the subject of the photo pop.
  • Enhance the color of the photo with the gradient tool and blending modes.
  • Add a spotlight with the gradient tool.
  • Remove unwanted parts of the photo with the clone stamp, healing brush, or content-aware fill feature (new to Photoshop CS5).

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awesome tutorial, and so simple. Thanks for sharing!

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