Curves adjustment layers in Photoshop are super-powerful. When it comes to adjusting brightness, contrast, and color, there is no more powerful tool. But they can appear complicated and somewhat intimidating. Let me walk you though a few ways to dip your toe into the waters of Curves through this video: If you’d rather read about […]
I find that many times when people look at a photo and think that they want to take a sharp, detailed picture like the one they are looking at, what they are really seeing is a picture that has been enhanced by adding texture and clarity in post-processing. Often they do not know how to do […]
What if I told you there was only one tool you needed to affect the lightness and darkness values of your picture? And what if I told you that the same tool was the only thing you would need for all color correction in your picture? Would you be interested in learning that tool? No […]
Mastering the Clone Stamp tool. We all confront the situation where there are people you don’t want in your picture. Or phone poles and power lines. Or imperfections in the picture. We want to get rid of them. The best way is usually the Clone Stamp tool. In the video below, I will walk you […]
In a sense, there is nothing simpler than removing unwanted spots or small items from your photos using Photoshop. You just select the Spot Healing Brush, click on the spot, and presto – no more spot. It couldn’t be simpler. But when you are shooting outdoors things can be messy and you will sometimes find […]
If you are new to Lightroom or photo editing software in general, please check out this video. It will show you how easy it is to use.
You have probably seen a chart like the ones below before. These charts may appear on your camera LCD after you have taken a photo, like the one on the left. If you have done any post-processing at all it is commonly displayed there as well. The chart to the right was displayed in Photoshop. You may have ignored […]