Photoshop How To

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Ron Leach  |  Dec 01, 2020  |  0 comments

Most outdoor photographers have had the unfortunate experience of planning a trip to a spot full of great opportunities, only to confront disappointing dull light when arriving at the destination. So what to do? One option is to accept defeat and plan a return trip. But another is to get the gear out, make some images, and use the following Lightroom trick to salvage the day.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 25, 2020  |  0 comments

What if there was one software tool that could take your photos from "bleh" to "heck yeah!" in just a few minutes of editing? Well, according to Lightroom expert Alex Armitage there is, and it's called the "tone curve" feature.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 24, 2020  |  0 comments

One way to capture dramatic portraits is to shoot under low light. The catch is that there’s a lot of complexity involved in getting the image right. But with the proper shooting and editing techniques it’s easy to make some truly awesome images.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 18, 2020  |  0 comments

One sure way to ruin an otherwise great photo is to miss the exposure and end up with ugly blown-out highlights. The problem typically occurs with landscape images when the sun peaks out from behind the clouds. But this unsightly mistake also happens with other types of images—both indoors and out—and doesn’t necessarily mean you have to blow off the shot.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 17, 2020  |  0 comments

There’s no better way to pick up time-proven image-editing tips than to watch what an accomplished pro does to give his images that little something extra. And in the video below, British landscape photographer Nigel Danson reveals seven powerful Lightroom tricks he says every photographer should know.

Dan Havlik  |  Nov 12, 2020  |  0 comments

Even Lightroom experts probably don't use half of this powerful imaging software's tools and features. Indeed, Adobe has packed so much editing firepower into Lightroom, most of us barely scratch the surface of what it can do.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 11, 2020  |  0 comments

Regardless of the type of photography you enjoy most, it’s a good bet you’d rather be out shooting than sitting behind a computer editing your work. And it’s an even better bet that the video below will save you more processing time than any other tutorial you’ve watched recently.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 11, 2020  |  0 comments

We’re going to start this one with a question on a rather controversial topic: What’s your opinion on using Photoshop to replace a boring sky in landscape photos?

Ron Leach  |  Nov 10, 2020  |  0 comments

Most photographers are familiar with the popular narrative that shooting in Manual Mode delivers better, or at least more predictable, results. Unfortunately, many folks hesitate to turn their camera’s mode dial to “M” because they think Manual Mode is too complicated.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 06, 2020  |  0 comments

If you want to refine your Lightroom skills this tutorial is for you. That’s because in just 18 minutes you’ll receive what's essentially a free master class, covering all the basics to edit photos like a pro.

Henry Anderson  |  Nov 05, 2020  |  0 comments

Even seasoned pros use Photoshop to add some pizazz to their portraits so why shouldn't you? That's the gist of the below Photoshop tutorial from Pixielx titled "How to Make Professional Portraits."

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 28, 2020  |  0 comments

Like many photographers recently, landscape pro Mark Denney has been playing around with the new settings in Adobe's recent Lightroom 10 update and what he's discovered has left his mind slightly blown. According to Denney, there's a new tool in Lightroom 10 that "will forever change how you develop color in your landscape photos."

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 26, 2020  |  0 comments

When someone says a portrait "pops," they usually mean that the subject stands out from the background, drawing the viewer's attention to the person you've photographed. If you can achieve this in your image, it's usually one indication you've captured a successful portrait.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 20, 2020  |  0 comments

It's happened. Adobe introduced a new version of its ground-breaking image editor today: Photoshop 2021. And, as usual, there's a lot to unpack in this feature-loaded imaging editing software from Adobe.

Dan Havlik  |  Oct 16, 2020  |  0 comments

Here's a common photo dilemma you may have encountered. You want to photograph something but it's behind a fence. 

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