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Ron Leach  |  Jul 18, 2022  |  0 comments

Unless you’ve been living in a cave recently the amazing images from NASA’s James Webb Space Telescope (JWST) have likely blown your mind. But did you know they’re available as a free download on a NASA website?

Ron Leach  |  Jul 18, 2022  |  0 comments

A common mistake made by beginning Lightroom users is going a bit overboard when processing images. Sometime this involves over-sharpening, while other times it’s a heavy-handed approach to enhancing color.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 15, 2022  |  1 comments

Not long ago we featured a very popular tutorial, explaining the importance of choosing the proper focal point if precise focus is your goal. Today‘s follow-up episode, with another instructor, provides more important tips you won’t want to miss.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 13, 2022  |  0 comments

Today’s Photoshop primer is designed to broaden your editing skills by demonstrating how to use simple selection tools that can make a big difference in your photos. Whether you’re creating a fun special effect or engaged in a more “serious” task, the video below explains everything you need to know.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 12, 2022  |  0 comments

Photoshop’s Neural Filters are so amazing that it’s tempting to reach for them first whenever editing images that need work. Despite the magic, however, sometimes a more “traditional" approach is almost as easy and delivers more faithful results.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 11, 2022  |  0 comments

Adobe is constantly upgrading Lightroom with impressive new features and a host of artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities that make image processing faster and more effective than ever. While this rapid evolution is great for all of us, it does mean we have to occasionally rethink how we use this powerful software.

Henry Anderson  |  Jul 07, 2022  |  0 comments

Photographer Benjamin Jaworskyj has a message for beginner photographers: sometimes what you do after you snap the shutter during image processing can be half the battle.

Henry Anderson  |  Jul 06, 2022  |  0 comments

Pro photographer Mark Denney is an expert at uncovering all the best secret tricks in Lightroom and in his latest video he says he’s found the program’s “most hidden editing secret” yet. Best of all, this overlooked tool in Lightroom is incredibly useful.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 06, 2022  |  0 comments

One of the most difficult challenges when photographing landscapes is balancing the wide range of tones from deep shadows to bright highlights that often occur in outdoor scenes. In fact, sometimes the density range is so great that’s it’s impossible to precisely exposure the image.

Ron Leach  |  Jul 05, 2022  |  0 comments

Sunset scenes are a favorite of most photographers, and they are wildly popular among “civilians” who appreciate beautiful imagery. Photos captured at this time typically have warm vibrant tones, provide a feeling of serenity, and may even affect a viewer’s mood.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 30, 2022  |  0 comments

We’ve all inadvertently shot cockeyed photos, and it’s usually because we weren’t paying attention. The most common example is a horizontal landscape image with a tilted horizon, but this problem can also occur with vertical lines when shooting in portrait orientation.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 28, 2022  |  0 comments

So what exactly is an “Adjustment Layer” in Photoshop, and what does it enable you to do? According to Adobe it’s “a layer that lets you apply color and tonal values to your image without permanently changing pixel values.” In basic terms, you can use various layers to experiment with color, tones, and more.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 27, 2022  |  0 comments

What if we told you that by watching a five-minute video you can prevent Photoshop disaster—or at least save hours of frustration rebuilding an image you messed up by mistake?

Ron Leach  |  Jun 23, 2022  |  0 comments

Background removal used to be an arduous task requiring somewhat advanced editing skills. Thanks to recent developments in Photoshop, however, this task is now so easy that anyone can quickly get the job done.

Henry Anderson  |  Jun 22, 2022  |  0 comments

Adobe is constantly adding new features to Lightroom so it’s easy to miss some of the coolest fresh stuff. That’s why we like to highlight cool new Lightroom tools that you may have missed.

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