How to Create a Vignette in Photoshop

create a vignette in photoshop
Two Techniques to Create a Vignette in Photoshop Vignettes can be one of the most powerful adjustments to help enhance the composition and light in an image. In the previous article, you learned how to create a vignette in Lightroom but today we're raising the bar to see how to selectively create a vignette in Photoshop. Aside from the option to...

Processing Dark and Moody Images

processing moody images
The Power of Moody Images Moody processing is a way to process an image when the light isn't good by the standards. Meaning that there are no colorful skies but instead a dramatic atmosphere with to fog, rain, snow or thunderstorms. My idea of moody processing was born around 2013/2014 when I used to spend most of my weekends in the...

How to Prepare Images for Printing

Prepare images for print
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 not until the image is printed and hung on a wall that the entire process is finished. However, making a good print usually not as straightforward as one would think and most of us have...

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...

Capture the Full Dynamic Range by Taking Multiple Exposures

Use Multiple Exposures to Capture the Full Dynamic Range One of the biggest frustrations with landscape photography is capturing the entire dynamic range. Often, the sky turns out white while the landscape is correctly exposed and other times the landscape is black and the sky looks good. Unfortunately, capturing an over-all well-exposed image is at times not possible, therefore we have...

Efficient Processing with Photoshop Actions

Photoshop Actions
Speed Up Your Workflow with Photoshop Actions It's not without a reason that Adobe Photoshop is among the most trusted software by both photographers and designers. The possibilities seem endless and you're able to make great changes to your images. However, it's also more complicated than basic softwares such as Adobe Lightroom and achieving specific effects might be time consuming. Luckily,...

Two Ways to Enhance Sunsets in Photoshop

Two Simple Methods to Enhance Sunsets in Photoshop Have you ever photographed a great sunrise or sunset but the colors in your camera aren't as good as what you saw? Don't worry, this is actually quite normal. Luckily, there are many ways to pull out the details and colors that you witnessed. Some do it by using filters in the field, others do...

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...

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...

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