Post-Processing

Either it’s making simple corrections to contrast and exposure, or it’s applying more advanced techniques such as focus stacking or exposure blending, there’s little doubt that photo editing is an important part of a photographer’s workflow. The posts found on this page are made to teach you the post-processing skills that will help take your photography to the next level.

Liven Up Your Photographs With Luminar 3

There have been many questions about the best alternatives to Adobe products and Luminar is one that's often mentioned. It's been on the market...

AirMagic: Edit Drone Images with One Click

I'm a natural sceptic when it comes to automating post-processing workflows but there's no secret that it can be extremely helpful in otherwise busy...

Image Averaging and Time Blending for High Quality Night Photos

My goal for my landscape photos has always been to have them printed large. That’s why I try to avoid noise and through use...

My Best Practices for Printing Drone Images

I have been a photographer since the 1970s and I have been a printer of my work from the beginning. In that era, a...

How to Create Luminosity Masks in Photoshop

Luminosity Masks have become a popular type of selections in Photoshop used by both professionals and beginners alike. However, unlike many other types of...

Dodging & Burning Through Luminosity Masks

Dodging & Burning has been around since the beginning of photography and the fact that it’s still being used in the digital darkroom is...

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 Orton Effect Explained

There are countless techniques and tools to make your image stand out but few have become as popular as the Orton Effect. The Orton Effect is...

5 Tips to Make Your Images Pop the Right Way

It's very easy to rush your post processing and crank those sliders too much and too early. You are better off starting slowly and...

5 Tips on How to Process Light in Landscape Photography

You are into photography. This means you are a light chaser by definition. Because we all know: light makes or breaks a photograph. So...