Category Archives: Post Production

Improving your photos in the darkroom and on the desktop.

3 Extremely Useful Photoshop Techniques you Should Know

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We all know how immensely powerful Photoshop is. From a simple contrast tweak to advance photo composites, we can do it all within the confines of this amazing software. Sometimes the array of options and techniques can seem bewildering and today we are going do a step by step walk through of four useful techniques that […]

What You Didn’t Know About the Story of HDR Photography

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There are few techniques that divide the photographic community as much as HDR or High Dynamic Range photography. One person’s hyperrealism is another’s garish monstrosity. Some photographers use it to enhance tricky lighting situations, others to make striking shots from compositionally naive images. Either way, mention HDR and there is a good chance you will […]

How to Make Photo Books With the Lightroom Books Module

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One of the often, under valued aspects of digital photography is the ability to create photo books. Back in the day, a photography book a was a huge, expensive but exquisitely printed tomb that adorned coffee tables in living rooms around the world. More often than not the books would contain the best images of […]

How to Use the Adjustment Brush to Emphasise Your Subject

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The Adjustment Brush is the localized editing tool that is freeform. This tool has the ability to select small and large areas for specific adjustments. We explored the other two Lightroom localized adjustment tools, the Radial and Graduated Filter in two previous articles: How to Use Lightroom’s Radial Filter to Enhance Your Subject and How […]

Fun With Selective Color Adjustments In Lightroom

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Playing with selective color is one of those things that everyone tries in photography at least once or twice. While “the establishment” often frowns on the practice, it’s really up to the individual and their client if it’s something they want to do or offer. For that reason alone it’s worth taking a look at […]