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First, open up your picture,
and then duplicate your layer. (ctrl+J)
then set the second layer to "hard light"

then go to your tool bar and select
the dodge/burn/sponge tool.
right click it, and select the sponge tool.

Now draw with it over your picture where ever you want the colors to become more vibrant.

Tutorial Comments

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grr I don't have the sponge tool on mine.
That's a cool tutorial anyways tho. :)

By Janess on Jan 20, 2009 11:31 pm

YAY. Lol, love it;
Very easy && I really can't do much with Photoshop.
This was gr8!!

By Z0MGsz on Oct 28, 2008 10:56 pm

I like it. Gives it more contrast.

By dinosauria on Apr 6, 2008 3:32 pm

how do u change the
setting of the sponge
to saturate
instaed of desaturate!?


By retromunky on Apr 2, 2008 6:12 pm

i dont like that it looks like you have red eye. other than that its a good tutorial

By carolannexbh on Mar 30, 2008 8:11 pm

i need help with my pikks n what to do can somebdy HELP ME!!! PLZ

By JESUS08 on Mar 30, 2008 12:22 am


THis us such a useful tutorial!

By vogueXdirge on Mar 25, 2008 3:02 pm

Okay, that last comment made more sense. Thank you. & thank for the tutorial. : )

By FreakItsRoselynn on Mar 22, 2008 12:21 am

you should make sure people have their sponge tool set to saturate and not desaturate...otherwise they really won't get brighter colors, haha.

By takle_monster on Mar 21, 2008 11:37 am

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Author RAWRdinosaurs View profile
Submitted on Mar 20, 2008
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Approved on Mar 21, 2008

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