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            Since we're publishing our art everywhere on web and can't control who can use it, and no one like to see his/her photo being claimed as others work. 
Watermark or copyrights help a little to prevent others from stealing your efforts, or at least make it difficult for them to erase your name. 
I found many ways to add a watermark and I'll list few for you to try them out !

Method 1 : Text tool Watermark in Photoshop 
Method 2 : Brush Watermark in Photoshop
Method 3 :  Plug-in Watermark in Photoshop
 



DETAILS 

Method 1 : Text Tool 

Step 1 : 
Choose Text Tool ( T ) 



Step 2 : 
Pick your favorite font 
and start typing your watermark 





Step 3 :
 You can re-position and re-size your mark by the Move tool 



Step 4 :
 Decrease Opacity to make a transparent watermark




Method 2 : Brush Watermark

 
Step 1 : 
Open Photoshop then go to " File > New " 



Step 2 : 
Select the below setting for your new project then click "OK": 
Width: 1000 Pixels
Height: 1000 Pixels
Res : 300 Pixel/Inch
Background : Transparent



Step 3 :
With text tool ( T ) and after choosing your font write down your text



For adding another text below or somewhere first click on the check mark [✓]



Then while you still using the text tool click where you want to type another text.



after you're done click on the check mark again [✓]

Step 4 : 
Choose the crop tool 



Select your text 



Then click the check mark [✓] or press " Enter " on keyboard 



Step 5 : 
Go to " Edit > Define Brush Preset "



Then name your watermark and click OK 



Now your Bush is ready to use !

Step 6 : 
Open your image then click on brush tool

 

Right click anywhere on your photo and go down to the end of your brushes you will find your new brush, click on 



Change opacity by the slider above the image



Or by the Opacity slider above layers, while you're selecting the watermark layer.


And you can change the color of the watermark 



resize your brush and click on the image where you want your watermark to be 




Method 3 : Watermark Plug-in 


I recently found a helpful watermark plug-in from Russell Brown. [ Download Link ] 
ٍScroll down into Russell Brown site you'll find a link of tutorial video beside " Adobe Watermark Panel 2.2.2 "
I still didn't use it but it's easy, download it and and start discovering. :love: BTW it's FREE la in love  


Examples of pretty watermarks

The gold ear by XeniaChowaniec
 Cosmo by PuppetSan
_ by migdalek



Assignment

- Use one of the methods above and show us the result by commenting with a link of your image.
- OR share with us the method you use to add your watermark, and provide your comment with an image of yours contain a watermark.



 

Thanks For Reading 
Little Pixel Heart 


:iconsupport-beginners:

Photoshop Lightroom
is a great program which gives you a plenty of editing tools, it's a great starting point to turn your image from a pale, flat one to a beautifully touched photo.

Get your Lightroom ready and start doing these few steps with me !

Into the " Develop " section you gonna find " Basic " Panel, then do the following ;



Rose Bullet - F2U! by Drache-Lehre Step 1 : Exposure 

increase to give your image more light. for below photo i preferred +1.26  



ٍRose Bullet - F2U! by Drache-Lehre Step 2 : Contrast 

Increase a bit, for me I don't like the black areas to be so black but I like the photo to be well contrasted. +22



Rose Bullet - F2U! by Drache-Lehre Step 3 : Highlights

For the highlighted area. sometimes highlights kills details, so my settings is -13 .



Rose Bullet - F2U! by Drache-Lehre Step 4 : Temp (temperature )

To add warmness (yellowish) or coldness (bluish ). I added warm tune +16



Rose Bullet - F2U! by Drache-Lehre Step 5 : Tent

When ever I add warmness to the image I increase tent a bit because I feel it turns a bit greenish so increasing tent add a bit red tone. +24



And that's it ! We're done !




Assignment 


Use the above listed basic tools on your image ! 
Or use one of the stock images below

1. Foggy Wood 2 by Jantiff-Stocks  2.Mountains 12 by cemacStock 

Comment below with your result !


*if you used a stock image please do the following
1- credit owner into the photo's caption
2- link back the edited photo under the original photo
3- favorite the original 
4- each owner have his/her own rules, read before post.

*stock images credits
1- :iconjantiff-stocks: Read his rules
2- :iconcemacstock: Read her rules

Tutorial used Photo by SaRaH-22 {Me}




If you have any topic would like to see as a lesson, please comment !
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:iconmilanvopalensky:
MilanVopalensky Featured By Owner May 7, 2014  Student Photographer
Hi everybody! :)
I've founded my facebook page for my photos. Could you support me and become a fan? Thank you so much! Link is here:
www.facebook.com/PortfolioMV
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RobertRobledo Featured By Owner May 5, 2014  Student Photographer
Thank you very much for the feature on these photos

11 by RobertRobledo     Rocky lake by RobertRobledo
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SaRaH-22 Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Hobbyist Photographer
You're more than welcome your photos are amazing  
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RobertRobledo Featured By Owner May 6, 2014  Student Photographer
That means a lot to me :aww:
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theresahelmer Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013  Professional Photographer
I submitted my photo, but I can't see it in the contest folder???
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SaRaH-22 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Hi dear, 
you submitted your photo to the favorites Folder, and I accidentally accept it there.
can you please resubmit it to this Folder
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:icontheresahelmer:
theresahelmer Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013  Professional Photographer
Ps. If you cannot for whatever reasons, I understand also....
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theresahelmer Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013  Professional Photographer
Is there anyway you can place my submission into the correct folder? I'm unable to submit to the right folder for some reason!!! Thanks in advance
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:iconsarah-22:
SaRaH-22 Featured By Owner Dec 26, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
dear, I sent you a request of your photo to be included to the Contest folder 
:rose:
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OliverBPhotography Featured By Owner Dec 17, 2013  Hobbyist Photographer
Thanks a lot for the request! :)
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