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When To Use Vignetting In Photographs

Vignetting is one of those things that photographers either love or hate. While there is no right or wrong approach to this phenomenon, you should know what types of vignetting exist in photography... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Here’s How To Use The Power Of Lightroom’s Graduated Filter

Today we are going to have a little run through Lightroom's Graduated Filter and see just how powerful this tool can be.  The post Here’s How To Use The Power Of Lightroom’s Graduated... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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How to Construct Your Own Darkroom

Film photography came to my life after knowing several of the nuts and bolts of digital photography, at least at a serious level. When I was a kid I remember going with my parents to the lab and... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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How Learning To Grade Footage Can Help You Colour Correct Images

Once you have weaned yourself off Jpegs and in-camera colour profiles, you may find that the colours in your images are not quite what you expected or wanted. If you are shooting RAW, there is no... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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3 Ways To Remove Skin Blemishes In Photoshop

Removing skin blemishes is one of the most common editing procedures that portrait photographers do. There are a few different ways to do it and it's really useful to know all of them, since not... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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How To Read Your Histogram And Why It Matters For Landscape Photographers

The histogram is one of the most reliable tools in photography because it allows photographers to understand exposure and get it right every time. Histograms are extremely important because the... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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How To Replace And Fix Overblown Skies In Photoshop

Sometimes skies are washed out or flat due to overexposure or missing, or too many clouds. However, there is a way these images can be rescued. Here's how. The post How To Replace And Fix Overblown... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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How To Use The High Pass Filter

The High Pass filter might not be among the most popular Photoshop tools, but it can be quite useful when it comes to sharpening. This filter is not in the Sharpen menu – you can find it in Other... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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How To Use The Patch Tool In Adobe Photoshop

The Patch Tool is one of the most useful tools in Adobe Photoshop and it is part of the healing brush set of tools. All these tools are geared towards retouching and repairing images, but there are... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Here’s The Lowdown On Adobe’s Lightroom Classic And Lightroom CC Update 8.2

It’s that time of the year again. The time Adobe does an update to its photography apps. So here's the lowdown on Adobe's Lightroom Classic and Lightroom CC update 8.2 The post Here’s The... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Here Is A List Of The 21 Best Lightroom Plugins of 2019

Here we take a look at the best Lightroom plugins for 2019. We hope this helps you find a plugin that will enhance your post-process experience. The post Here Is A List Of The 21 Best Lightroom... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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5 Ways To Improve Your Post Processing With Masking

While layers are probably one of the most important functions in Photoshop, layer masks shouldn’t be ignored. Here are 5 tips to get you started The post 5 Ways To Improve Your Post Processing With... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Should You Saturate Your Images More?

Here we try and shed some light whether you should saturate your images more and give you some guidance on adding saturation to your images. The post Should You Saturate Your Images More? appeared... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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5 Image Editing Apps That Every Mobile Photographer Will Love

Most people use their phone to take fun, informal snaps. Others use it to do serious work. And then there are all the people who fall in the middle. In any case, it all adds up to a whole lot of... [[ This is a content summary only. Visit my website for full links, other content, and more! ]]
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Luminar 3 Review – Here’s What You Need To Know

Today I want to talk about a RAW development solution I got to test out, so here's a Luminar 3 review including what you need to know about this product.  For me, RAW development is one of the best things that happened to photography as it really corresponds to the logic of photography.  Photo by Annie Spratt In photography, it doesn't matter what camera you use (old or new, big or small, expensive or cheap) as long as you know about exposure. If you know how to handle light, then there a...
Tags: Photography, ISO, Fujifilm, Lightroom, Post Production, Don, Ergo, LUMINAR, Annie Spratt, Skylum


How Split Toning Can Add Character to Your Images

Split toning is one of Lightroom’s simplest yet often ignored options. Since it's a quick and effective way to give photos a more distinctive look, it’s definitely worth trying out. Split toning is a type of toning applied to different areas of a photo based on luminance values. This means that you can add one color at a certain saturation level to the highlights and another at a different saturation level to the shadows. This option is often useful for landscape photographers, because it allows...
Tags: Photography, Lightroom, Post Production, Janko Ferlič, Aleks Dahlberg, Valentin Farkash


How to Create a Mystical Effect in Your Landscapes with Photoshop

In case you were wondering how do landscape photographers create those surreal and misty scenes – look no further! The following easy and simple tips will help you create such mysterious landscapes. The suggested techniques are non-destructive, which means that you will be using adjustment layers and retouching everything on a separate layer. 1. Lower the blues and reduce saturation In order to give a certain spooky and grim vibe to your landscape, you have to make sure that there are no vibra...
Tags: Photography, Post Production, Unsplash, Artem Kovalev, Beata Ratuszniak, Lightroom Workflow Tips, Better Landscape Photography, Yellow Blue Slider, Alin Rusu, Marcus Rahm, Jace Afsoon, Brush Tip Shape


How to Adjust White Balance in Lightroom

White balance in photography if explained in simple terms means, adjusting the colours or setting colour balance in an image so that the image looks natural with natural colours. If the white balance is set right, white should look white with no colour cast. It is always best advised to get your white balance right in the camera, but there are times when it doesn’t work quite right. In these situations, white balance can be adjusted while post-processing as long as you shoot raw. By shooting raw...
Tags: Photography, Lightroom, Post Production, WB, White Balance, Erik Witsoe Lightroom, Lightroom White Balance, Alexander Shivchik


10 Post Production Tactics for Grunge Photos

The word grunge was coined by the writer Paul Ramball and it refers to the sub-genre of alternative rock originating in Seattle in the 80s. However, over time, the term grunge became intertwined with visual arts. Grunge has become a popular trend in graphic design and photography nowadays, probably because it provides a strong contrast to the simplistic and minimal look of the Web 2.0 and so-called Apple’s aesthetic.  Grunge is characterized by its organic, realistic and rugged look that feels w...
Tags: Apple, Photography, Seattle, Post Production, Jeremy Thomas, Jez Timms, Pineapple Supply Co, Dmitri Popov, Allef Viniciusa, Post Production Tactics for Grunge Photos, Paul Ramball, Didi Medina, Lightroom Great, Mikail Duran, Frankie Cordoba, Himanshu Singh Gurjar


7 Expert Editing Tricks for Portraits

As a portrait photographer in the digital era, you are expected to be very knowledgeable about Photoshop and Lightroom. This means that besides using basic edits you need to learn how to take your portraiture to a whole new level with more advanced editing tricks. There are many editing tools and procedures that take time to understand and use creatively, but they are definitely worth the effort because they can wow your clients. The following list of 7 advanced techniques will help you get the ...
Tags: Photography, Dodge, Post Production, Nick Karvounis, Christopher Campbell, Allef Viniciusa, Sorin Sirbu, Lydz Leow, Kevin Laminton Unsplash


3 Quick Photoshop Tips To Improve Any Landscape Photo

Photoshop is an extremely powerful piece of software for any photographer to have in their arsenal. It is really complex and allows photographers and retouchers to achieve gorgeous images, but it can require in-depth knowledge to be proficient at Photoshop. Here are 3 quick tips to some very useful tools in Photoshop and by mastering these you'll be well on your way to ensuring your landscape photographs are as amazing as your creativity imagined. Skeeze at Pexels Tip #1 – Master The Adjustme...
Tags: Photography, Post Production, Frank Winkler, Kent DuFault, Photzy, Skeeze, Zukiman Mohamad


Photoshop, Elements, Lightroom or Bridge – What’s The Difference?

Photography has been about capturing light and then processing the work later away from the camera since its early beginnings. Our digital world is very generous, and virtually anything that traditionally was done in a massive, complex and expensive dark room, can be now achieved on your laptop on your comfortable couch. Photography is heavily connected to post-processing, digital development or editing , and you can't really consider doing one without the other. Some photographers enjoy t...
Tags: Photography, Lightroom, Post Production, Kent DuFault, Photzy, Kari Shea, Better Than Lightroom, Lightroom So Lightroom


Quick Tip – How To Straighten Your Crooked Photos

Have you ever noticed a slight sideways lean to your images? Or perhaps that they are not perfectly aligned with the horizon or a vertical line in the frame? Well, don't feel bad, that is a very common flaw in photography, and there are several ways of correcting it. Getting It Right First Time The best option is to get your photo straight inside the camera instead of adjusting it in post-production. The number 1 reason why is because once you start tweaking the angle with the cropping tool, y...
Tags: Photography, Lightroom, Post Production, Jason Row, Federico Alegria


Universal Audio just made their interfaces into a live vocoder, more

Why would you want near-zero latency on an effect? Well, maybe you want to run something like a vocoder – and that means the latest addition to Universal Audio’s offerings is a big deal. Universal Audio continues churning out software updates with new analog emulations and other add-ons to buy; 2018 has been a huge year for them. But those effects often don’t come cheap, and they are tied to UA’s own hardware. So one of the selling points of working that way has been that UA offers near-zero l...
Tags: Music, Hollywood, Mac, Windows, Modeling, Stories, Retro, Apollo, Unison, DSP, Plug-ins, Music Tech, UA, Neve, Softube, Post-Production


A Beginners Guide To Reducing Noise In Post Production

Sometimes we embrace it, sometimes we try to avoid it. Noise, it's ever-present in the photographer’s mind. Even in bright light, if we get the exposure wrong we are at risk of getting noise into our images.   Sometimes, no matter what we attempt in camera to reduce noise, there is still some present in the final image. Fortunately, in the digital era, we can make further attempts to reduce that noise in post-production.   Today we are going to look at the best practices when attempting to red...
Tags: Photography, ISO, Nikon, Lightroom, Post Production, Luminance Detail, Details and Sharpen Details


7 Common Photo Editing Mistakes

While editing photos can be rather fun and creative, it’s quite easy to make photo editing mistakes, especially if you’re an amateur. No matter your current level of knowledge, you probably want to make sure that your edited photos don’t look surreal in a bad way. The following 7 photo editing mistakes are quite common among amateur and semi-professional photographers but at the same time, they are easy to avoid or fix if you’re fully aware of them. 1. Too much skin smoothing This mistake is e...
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5 Reasons Why You Should Post-Process Your Photographs

The process of creating an image doesn’t have to end after you press the shutter button to take a photograph. In fact, that’s only the first half of the photography process for many photographers. The second part consists of post-processing the photos. We should always strive to get the best possible image right in the camera – exposure, composition, and lighting being some important considerations, as nothing can fix a truly bad capture. While getting great images straight out of the camera is ...
Tags: Post, Photography, Ansel Adams, Times, Post Processing, Post Production, Leonardo da Vinci, Giuseppe Milo, Kent DuFault, Alexander van Loon, Marco Nürnberger, Post Processing Limitations Post


Here’s Your Step By Step Guide To Printing Landscape Photographs

One of the best ways to enjoy the images that you photograph is through prints. With the rise in digital photography and social media sharing, most photographers do not have much experience with printing professional images or getting them ready for printing. There is tremendous joy and satisfaction when you get to see the images physically printed and hanging on the wall. Why? Looking at images digitally and physically is different. In a printed image, you get to enjoy all the details in the im...
Tags: Photography, Icc, Lightroom, Post Production, Jeff Schewe, Joanna Kosinska, Lightroom Ready for Printing


Preparing For Output: How To Get Your Images Out There From Lightroom

It all used to be so easy. Resize – Sharpen – Save as. The thing is though, there could be multiple end uses to an edited image. It may be printed large format, it may be for display in an online gallery or maybe for a book. The file, save as technique of older editing software is a little bit one cap fits all.   Adobe’s Lightroom, however, takes a different approach in getting your images out in the wild. Its called Export and today we are going to give you some hints and tips on how to get th...
Tags: Photography, Adobe, Lightroom, Post Production, Power Of Lightroom


5 Quick Lightroom Edits To Improve Any Landscape

Have you come across situations like these? Your landscape images look very dull and seem nothing like what you saw on location? The sky could be too bright with no details, the foreground too dark and the image as a whole looks boring with no colour or contrast? Well, if your answer is yes to all or some of the above questions, do not worry. There are ways to rectify these issues in Lightroom and in this article, we will look at some quick and basic Lightroom edits you can make to improve any ...
Tags: Photography, Lightroom, Post Production, Andrew Solomka