Hints & Tips

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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 [...]

Black and White Photography – Shoot in Camera or Convert in Post?

I would say every single digital camera is capable of black and white photography in camera. Well, maybe with one exception. The question I get asked a lot regarding black and white photography is, should I shoot in black and white in the camera or should I shoot in colour and convert to black and [...]

Guest Posts About Photography Related Articles Being Accepted

As our site has grown, along with our training and writing commitments, we wanted to remind everyone that we accept guest posts about photography related articles. Guest posts are open to professional photographers, enthusiast photographers, photography gurus and anyone who has a photography related article that they would like us to publish. We realise that lots of [...]

Apply Develop Settings to Photos When Importing into Lightroom

This is a simple trick to save you a lot of time when importing photos into Lightroom. This technique will show you how to apply develop settings to photos as you import them into Lightroom. Firstly, let me explain what the terminology here means. What Are Develop Settings in Lightroom? Develop settings in Lightroom [...]

Orton Effect – Try This Quick Photoshop Tutorial

The Orton effect is a method of post processing that gives a dreamy soft focus look to a photograph. The Orton effect is named after its creator, Michael Orton. He originally created the effect by stacking two separate images on top of each other; one in sharp focus and the other was shot slightly out of focus. Originally, [...]

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