7 Examples of How Exposure Blending is Superior to HDR

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In today's video I give 7 reasons why I believe exposure blending in Photoshop is more important for your photography than HDR software. I don't want to be too harsh on HDR, but I feel it is a thing of the past. I used Photomatix and [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Photo Talk|1 Comment

Select and Mask vs. Refine Edge – Photoshop CC

Article By Jimmy McIntyre This video is less of a tutorial and more of a demonstration of the poor performance on the newly introduced Select & Mask in Photoshop CC. Nathaniel Dodson of tutvid initially demonstrates the shortcomings of this new tool with two different images. On each occasion the [...]

By | November 30th, 2016|Composite, Composites, Tutorials|3 Comments

3 ways to Crush/Lift the Blacks in Photoshop (Easy film look)

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Mathieu Stern shows us how to achieve that faded film look in Photoshop. This trendy style can be done via different ways, 3 of which Mathieu shows here. From raising the shadows of a curves layer, to selective colouring, to adding a Colour Fill layer, you [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|General, Tutorials, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Photo Talk – Lines & Light Make A Beautiful Combination

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Today we see the second episode of Photo Talk, where we talk about important aspects of shooting and composing. This episode is about lines and light. Most of us know the importance of using lines in our imagery. However, using lines to guide our viewers' eyes [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Photo Talk|2 Comments

7 Simple Photography Hacks

Article By Jimmy McIntyre I this video we look at 7 different photography hacks from COOPH. Even if you're happy to spend large amounts of money on photography gear, rather than finding a cheaper work-around, you might still enjoy some of the ideas in this video. While not perfect, the [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|General, Tutorials|1 Comment

How To Sharpen Cleanly in Photoshop Without White or Black Edging

Article By Jimmy McIntyre When we sharpen our images in Photoshop, the software looks for edges throughout our image, and attempts to exaggerate those edges. By doing so this gives the effect of sharpening. However, the downside of that is that we often end up with black or white edging [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|General, Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|16 Comments

PS Secrets 24: How To Dodge & Burn Effectively in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In this week's tutorial we will look at one amazing way to dodge and burn with precision in Photoshop, while maintaining a non-destructive workflow and without affecting the colours in our image. We'll also look at a great way to increase local contrast similar to Nik [...]

By | October 9th, 2016|Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|19 Comments

5 Ways To Perfectly Remove Chromatic Aberration in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In this week's tutorial I will show you 5 methods for removing all Chromatic Aberration in Photoshop. Shooting with a medium to large aperture (a smaller f number), usually reduces the chance of CA appearing in your images. But certain lenses have a tendency to produce noticeable [...]

By | July 30th, 2016|Photoshop Secrets|1 Comment

5 Quick Tips For Better Landscape Photos

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In case you missed the huge article 32 Shooting & Planning Tips To Instantly Improve Your Landscape Photos, I've created a quick video with my 5 favourite tips for landscape photography. I'm afraid there are no great secrets in here, most of them are well known, but not [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|General, Tutorials|0 Comments

When Sunset is Disappointing – 14 Ways Blue Hour Can Save Your Images

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Recently we spoke about why shooting at the Golden Hour is so important when capturing a powerful mood in our photos (Why Is The Golden Hour So Important To Landscape Photographers?). Yet, more often than not, the Golden Hour doesn't provide us with a [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|General, Most Popular Articles, Tutorials|1 Comment
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