bokeh 2


Videos

Introduction

Introduction

This is a brief introduction to Bokeh 2. You’ll see beautiful examples of what the plug-in does and hear about some of its main features. To learn how to use Bokeh 2, watch the Getting Started video below.

Getting Started

Getting Started

This video covers the basics of the user interface and some of the most important controls. Whether you are new to Bokeh or not, this is the best place to start learning to use the plug-in.

Lightroom

Lightroom

Learn the basic setup and workflow for using Bokeh 2 in Adobe Lightroom. We cover techniques for batch processing and show how to filter our results.

Settings Management

Settings Management

Learn techniques for managing your own custom settings. This video will quickly teach you how to save, share and archive your own settings for Alien Skin products.

Motion

Motion

Learn what to look for to have successful applications of Bokeh’s new motion effects.

Creative Aperture

Creative Aperture

Here you’ll get advice for applying creative aperture shapes and using the highlight controls.

Vignettes

Vignettes

Learn the 3 different types of vignettes, and how to augment your image with the new desaturation feature.

Depth of Field 1

Selections in Photoshop (part 1)

Learn how to quickly make and manage your selection in Adobe Photoshop using the quick selection tool.

Depth of Field 2

Depth of Field (part 2)

Using the selection from the first video, we use Bokeh 2 to change our f-stop in post.

Grain Matching

Grain Matching

We take a grainy image, apply a bokeh effect and season the effect by putting the grain back in. This technique adds some additional realism to the simulation.

Multiple Regions

Multiple Regions

Learn some of the additional functionality of using multiple focus regions in Bokeh 2.

Toy Models

Toy Models

Learn how to make a successful toy model image with using Bokeh 2 and Exposure 3.

Enhancing Portraits

Enhancing Portraits

Watch how to use Bokeh and Exposure to enhance the mood in a portrait. Image provided by Robert Hamilton and Jillian Rabe.

Combining Effects

Combining Effects

Kick your customizations up a notch with creative effects combos featuring Bokeh and Exposure. Follow the workflow of editorial fashion and beauty photographer Chris Yates to learn how.

Photoshop Batch Actions

Navigation

Here is a video tutorial that will help perfect your navigation. It's a great subject to be an expert at. You can learn something from each one of the tips shared. They all relate to slightly different workflows.

Non-Destructive Editing

Non-Destructive Editing

Learn the basics behind successful non-destructive photo editing with Alien Skin products.

Photoshop Batch Actions

Photoshop Batch Actions

Learn how to create and run a batch action in Photoshop, as well as how to integrate Alien Skin Software's filters in with them too.

Video Workflow

Video Workflow

This tutorial demonstrates how to apply Alien Skin filters to video clips.


Other Tutorials

Jeff Butterworth's Fake model tutorial

Toy Models

Jeff Butterworth, the founder of Alien Skin Software, demonstrates one of his favorite uses of Bokeh – how to make a picture of a real scene look like it is a miniature model.