Thursday, November 15, 2018

Create a Precise Mask Based on Color Value with This Simple Technique

Precise Mask Based on Color Value
Have you ever wanted to make a selection of a specific color in Photoshop but not been quite sure how? Have you tried with Luminosity Masks or another type of selection but failed? Have you been so frustrated that you've just manually painted a mask instead? You're not alone. Luckily for you, though, creating a precise mask based on color...

Are HDR Softwares Dead?

Exposure Blending in Photoshop or HDR Software? There's no doubt that technology has evolved a lot during the last years. The quality of cameras have improved drastically, new softwares have entered the market and new techniques are constantly being developed. The term HDR is at times frowned upon and it's been characterized by over-saturated images. What many tend to forget is that HDR...

An Introduction to Luminosity Masks

Luminosity Mask Tutorial
Luminosity Mask Tutorial Do you feel like you’ve learned how to use your camera and have become curious about post processing techniques? Have you already learned the basics of Adobe Photoshop and are ready to explore some more advanced and powerful techniques? If so, Luminosity Masks is where you should begin. Luminosity Masks have become one of the most popular techniques/tools...

How to Optimize Images for Instagram

Optimize Images for Instagram
Instagram has become the go-to platform for photographers to market their work. It's not surprising as the image-sharing network has more than 600 million active users, making it the perfect platform to promote your art. Despite being a mobile photography platform, the majority of photographers use it to share their best images, which are normally captured with a DSLR. However,...

One Simple Way to Remove People From Images

Remove people from images
Imagine yourself walking along the most photogenic landscape you've ever seen. The sun is about to set and the light is as good as it gets. You've found the perfect composition and you might very well be about to capture your new favorite image. However, there's one major problem. A issue that might ruin your shot. People. They are everywhere. The...

3 Effective Methods to Select and Apply Luminosity Masks

How to 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 they are to create and apply to your images. There are a few different ways to apply Luminosity Masks and while they are pretty straightforward, it’s important to learn which method to use in various situations. #1...

Video: Essential Luminosity Mask Tutorial For Beginners

Post-processing is in many ways an important part of photography but it can be quite difficult to know where to begin and how to improve. In fact, it can be quite overwhelming as you start realizing just how much you're able to do in certain photo editors. Luminosity Masks is not a technique for complete beginners but once you've gained some basic...

How to Dodge and Burn in Photoshop

Palouse hills with dodge and burn technique
The Original Die-Hard Edit Dodging & Burning has been around since photography began and that is a long time ago, even before Facebook or Instagram. The fact that Dodge & Burn is still being used in the digital darkroom is testament to its effectiveness and a great reason why you could implement this editing style into your post-processing workflow. Originally, Dodging...

Photoshop or Lightroom?

Have you ever felt that the photograph you took doesn't resemble the beauty you while taking the picture? Is the amazing evening now turned into a rather boring image? For most photographers, both amateurs and professionals, post production is a important part of their workflow. Most of the time you don't need to do huge adjustments to a image, before...

The Orton Effect Explained

orton effect
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 both loved and hated but still applied to some degree by most landscape photographers. It's not hard to understand why it's become a popular technique when you see just how big of an impact it...

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