How to Blend Images Using Luminosity Masks in Photoshop

Though digital cameras are constantly improving Dynamic Range, they still struggle when dealing with scenes portraying extreme contrasts in tonal values. Scenarios where the...

3 Effective Methods to Select and Apply Luminosity Masks

Luminosity Masks are considered an advanced technique but with a little bit of basic Photoshop knowledge, you'll be surprised to see just how easy...

The Best Aperture for Landscape Photography

What is the best aperture for landscape photography? This is a question I often receive via the CaptureLandscapes newsletter or from aspiring photographers in...

Top 25 Landscape Photographers of 2018

Landscape Photography is a genre with so many talented artists that the list could easily have been ten times as long so it's safe to...

The Ultimate Guide to Smartphone Photography

Only 3 or 4 years ago, smartphone photography was a joke. The photos were so bad that you couldn't even post them in low...

8 Crucial Steps to Prepare Images for Printing

Seeing a finished image displayed online is always a nice feeling but actually holding a physical print gives a completely different type of satisfaction. It's...

Advice from Full-Time Photographers on Turning Pro

Many aspiring (and seasoned) photographers dream of making their hobby into a full-time profession. Who doesn't want to make a sufficient living from traveling the world...

An Introduction to Luminosity Masks

Have you mastered your camera and become curious about post-processing? Do you already know the basics of Adobe Photoshop want to explore advanced techniques...

5 Different Tips to Improve Your Photography

A lot of us probably think that improvement always comes down to better compositions, better processing, better settings, better light, and better scenes, but...

A Comprehensive Guide to Landscape Photography

Landscape photography is one of the best ways to disconnect from an otherwise hectic day-to-day life and just enjoy spending time in the great...