Hints & Tips

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Cool Trick Using Selections In Photoshop and Adobe Camera Raw

This cool technique allows you to edit selections in Photoshop and Adobe Camera Raw. I am sure many photographers are unaware of this Photoshop feature. So let's have a look at what you can do with selections in Photoshop and Adobe Camera Raw. Before I explain the technique, let me outline what this technique does and why [...]

10 Common Photography Mistakes to Avoid

You own a new DSLR camera. Snap photos of everything that comes by. However, feel there’s something missing in your pictures. You are probably making some photography mistakes! Here are the 10 common photography mistakes that every amateur photographer makes and should avoid. Mistake 1: Using Auto mode Not shooting in manual mode is the [...]

Lens Profile Correction – What Is It and When Should You Use It?

All camera lenses are different and all camera lenses have their own optical characteristics and idiosyncrasies. The lens profile correction adjustment built into most Raw software packages will compensate and remove these idiosyncracies from camera lenses. This article will show you how to use the lens profile correction within Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Camera Raw and [...]

Create a Selective Colour Effect in Lightroom – Try This Easy Technique

Adding a selective colour effect in Lightroom is a lot easier than most photographers think. Some photographers may not even be aware that a selective colour effect can be applied in Lightroom. In this short tutorial, I'm going to show you how easy it is to add a selective colour effect in Lightroom only. What [...]

What Is The Difference Between Saturation and Vibrance?

Just about every photo editing software package contains the ability to adjust both the saturation and vibrancy of colours in an image. But, what is the difference between Saturation and Vibrance? This is a question I get asked a lot during my workshops and classes and to be honest, it's a difficult answer to put [...]

Culling in Lightroom – A Quick Tip to Speed Up Culling

Here is a quick tip to help you speed up your culling in Lightroom. First, let me explain what the term culling in Lightroom means. What is Culling in Lightroom? You know the scenario - you come back from an event, wedding or a two week holiday and you have hundreds or thousands of images [...]

Editing in Lightroom – A Walkthrough With an Image From Vagli Sotto in Tuscany

This is a walkthrough of how I took this image and its final editing in Lightroom. This image was taken during one of my many trips to Tuscany. It was shot late in the afternoon during the month of June. This is another example of why I always maintain that you can indeed take photographs [...]