Photoshop How To

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Ron Leach  |  Mar 26, 2018  |  0 comments

Here’s a quick one for those of you who’d rather be out shooting photographs than sitting behind a computer messing around with Photoshop. While we’d all prefer to get the shot in the camera, the quick video below provides nine great hacks that will speed up your workflow and deliver superb results.

Ron Leach  |  Oct 02, 2023  |  0 comments

There are a variety of techniques for sharpening photos during the editing process, some more effective than others, but none are quite like the method you'll learn in today's tutorial that photographer Jethro Stebbings developed himself for bringing images to life.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 30, 2024  |  0 comments

We're always a bit wary about so-called editing hacks, tips, and tricks that promise great results, especially when they're of the 10-second variety. But the quick Lightroom technique you'll today really pays off on the promise to easily transform any landscape photo in a hurry.

Ron Leach  |  Jan 17, 2024  |  0 comments

If you're struggling to capture impressive images of beautiful winter landscape scenes, you've come to the right place. The following video from the Light Meets Lens YouTube channel reveals a three-step Lightroom process that will bring out the beauty of what you saw through the viewfinder.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 23, 2021  |  0 comments

It’s not unusual to end up with underexposed photos when shooting outdoors under difficult light with a wide range of tones. Some photographers try to rehabilitate dark images with HDR editing, but that’s often tricky and may yield unsatisfactory results.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 20, 2023  |  0 comments

Most of us strive to achieve sharp and precise focus in the camera when shooting in the field, yet every so often a bit of editing is required to rehabilitate soft areas within a shot. But here's the catch: sometimes the conventional approach can do more damage than good.

Ron Leach  |  Jun 29, 2023  |  0 comments

If you're familiar with Lightroom's frequently ignored Dehaze tool, there's more to it than adjusting a slider if you want the best possible results. And if you've never used this powerful and easy-to-use tool, now is the time to start.

Ron Leach  |  Nov 09, 2023  |  0 comments

Object removal is one of the staples of editing images for simplicity and maximum impact. Maybe you want to eliminate the proverbial fence post emanating from a subject's head, or get rid of other equally distracting elements that detract from a shot.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 28, 2023  |  0 comments

Sorry to spoil your afternoon with what one imaging expert calls a “huge” problem for those who process photos in Lightroom. But don’t despair because you’ll learn about this dilemma and how to fix it in barely five minutes.

Ron Leach  |  Feb 24, 2023  |  0 comments

There are numerous methods for upscaling images using Photoshop, Lightroom, or third-party plugins and apps. Unfortunately, the results you achieve may barely be acceptable or less, depending on the technique employed.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 04, 2021  |  0 comments

Everyone loves quick-and-easy editing tips, especially when they speed up the process and get you back out shooting as soon as possible. And thanks to one of our favorite post-processing experts, you’ll learn a simple trick for doing just that.

Ron Leach  |  Dec 08, 2022  |  0 comments

As the great Ansel Adams once said, “Dodging and burning are steps to take care of mistakes God made in establishing tonal relationship.” And that holds true whether you’re working with film in the darkroom or editing digital images on the computer.

Ron Leach  |  May 20, 2021  |  0 comments

There’s a promising new feature in Photoshop that you may want to add to your bag of editing tricks. Called “Depth Blur,” it’s a component of Photoshop’s Neural Filters and it works with just one slider.

Ron Leach  |  Aug 31, 2023  |  0 comments

Adobe is constantly at work updating Photoshop and Lightroom with effective new features. Some familiar tools may fall by the wayside, but as you'll see in today's tutorial from the Photoshop Café YouTube channel, these are usually replaced with more powerful options.

Ron Leach  |  Apr 06, 2023  |  0 comments

One of the most common image-editing tasks is cleaning up a photo by eliminating distracting elements. Until recently the standard approach involved turning to Photoshop’s Object Selection tool, and using or one or more time-consuming options to vaporize and fill the mess.