Like many, the first tool I learnt to use for exposure control were levels. However, I soon started to delve into the wonders of the curve tool and I have never looked back since. Today we are going to look at why curves in Photoshop can improve all your photos.
Perhaps the standout feature that Photoshop has over Lightroom is layers. The problem is that, for many, Photoshop’s layer tools can be a daunting and confusing prospect. Here we look at Layers, Adjustment Layers, and Layer Masks. Along the way, we will also make a pit stop at Blending and Opacity
Colour in our images can be a tricky thing to get spot on. We can try to give ourselves a head-start when shooting by picking an appropriate white balance or shooting in RAW. Sometimes. however, no matter what we do, we get an unwanted cast in an element of the picture. There are various ways […]
While Lightroom in itself is an incredibly powerful tool, there are some things that Photoshop does better. Today we are going to take a look at three Photoshop tools that trump their equivalents in Lightroom.
While it is not the perfect replacement for a wide aperture lens, with a little careful selection work in Photoshop and some patience, it is possible to create a pretty convincing Bokeh look. Here is a step by step guide to faking Bokeh in Photoshop
Every portrait photographer knows that dealing with stray hairs in post-processing can be a hassle. Of all the tasks under the retouching umbrella, I most often hear that stray hair removal is among the most frustrating. I’m sure you’ve encountered numerous suggestions about how to tackle this, and hopefully, you have found a method that […]