Editing

Advantage of taking Multiple Shots of Landscapes

Advantage of taking Multiple Shots of Landscapes

In this post, I wanted to explain why I like to shoot multiple images when capturing Landscapes. Of course the one main advantage is to create bracketed images but that means you are taking different exposure brackets. However, this is not what I mean. Its about...

Cinematic Crop for Greater Impact

Cinematic Crop for Greater Impact

As much as possible I want to shoot the image correctly in camera so that I don't have to crop the image later in Lightroom or Photoshop. But sometimes cropping creates greater impact for an image no matter how you have taken the original shot. We often have a few...

Editing Correcting Image Capture Time in Lightroom

Editing Correcting Image Capture Time in Lightroom

Remembering to set the correct date and time on my camera when I travel has always been a challenge for me. I get too excited and focused on capturing my planned images when I'm travelling that I don't remember to set the correct time on my camera. When I did remember...

When You Forget To Take ND Filter

When You Forget To Take ND Filter

ND filters (or Neutral Density filters) are used to capture time moving in your image by increasing the exposure time of your shot. This technique is called Long Exposure photography and I did talk about it in an earlier post The Black Glass where I talked about how...

Take Minutes off Your Lightroom Workflow with Solo Mode

Take Minutes off Your Lightroom Workflow with Solo Mode

Whatever your workflow is Lightroom knowing this technique will clean up and speed up your process. Both the Left and Right Module panels in Lightroom can be configured in this mode, its called the Solo Mode. When activated, Solo Mode only keep your current...

Photoshop turns 25. What was PS v1.0 like?

Adobe Photoshop celebrates its 25th Anniversary and what better way to celebrate then to ask (well CreativeLive did the asking) current Photoshop experts to have a go at using Photoshop v1.0. Check out this great fun video where industry leading photoshop experts such...

Must have plugins for Photoshop & Lightroom users

Must have plugins for Photoshop & Lightroom users

Wether you use Photoshop or Lightroom there are some plugins that are must have for editing your photos and giving them an extraordinary look and feel. You can own one of them or all of them but I can say for sure you won't be disappointed with either of them and nor...

Removing Haze from your Photos in Lightroom

Removing Haze from your Photos in Lightroom

What is Haze? Haze is a smoggy look your photo will get when you shoot in hot weather eg. summer, shoot into the sun or shoot in an area where is bad pollution. It also appears in photos when you shoot through a window or glass as it causes the catches some light and...

Do you need to Colour Calibrate your Screen?

Do you need to Colour Calibrate your Screen?

For the past 8 years, I've heard about Colour or Color (if you are in the US) Calibration of your screen to get optimised representation of the colours captured in your camera. Its something that Pros do and live by. I've resisted doing this as I don't consider myself...

Editing Capture time of your Photos in Lightroom

Editing Capture time of your Photos in Lightroom

Every time you take a picture, your camera embeds the date time into the photo. As we take vacation, and these days people travel more overseas than explore their backyard, which means they are in different time zones. If you are like me, you get so caught up in...

How to Rename Files in Lightroom

How to Rename Files in Lightroom

Renaming files in Lightroom Why would you want to rename your photos, you might be wondering? Well if you shoot as much as me you end up with 10s of thousands of photos per year in your computer, having the files named with appropriate names makes them easy to find in...

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