About Jimmy McIntyre

On the road for 4 years now, Jimmy McIntyre is an experienced travel photographer, trainer, language learner and writer. He has written for some of the biggest photography sites in the world and taught photography on four continents.

Edit A Stunning Sunset/Sunrise in Photoshop with Luminosity Masks

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In today's video we look specifically at luminosity masks and exposure blending a beautiful sunset. We look at some more advanced techniques here, learning how to create a realistic, natural blend. A big thank you to Hermann Forster for the images. If you're new to masking, a technique I teach [...]

By | August 17th, 2017|Challenge Jimmy|8 Comments

BTS: Composing Milky Way & Golden Hour Shots At The Lavender Fields

Article By Jimmy McIntyre All images in the video were editing with Raya Pro/InstaMask I've just wrapped up a 10-day visit to Valensole, France, to capture the famous lavender fields there. My aim was to come out with 4 or 5 workable images, including a mixture of Milky Way and golden hour shots. In [...]

By | June 28th, 2017|behing the scenes, Photography Tips, Shooting|3 Comments

Raya Pro vs InstaMask – What is the Difference?

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Since the release of InstaMask, I've receive a few email asking about the differences between InstaMask and Raya Pro. In this video I demonstrate the main strengths of each panel and how they differ. Essentially, Raya Pro is a total workflow panel. It has everything for every step of our [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 Comments

BTS: Follow Me on My Photography Trip to The Isle of Skye

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Welcome to my first Behind The Scenes video. I recorded a recent trip to the Isle of Skye, off the coast of Scotland. It is a beautiful part of the UK which has notoriously challenging weather. I managed to capture a few images that I was happy with, despite the [...]

By | May 22nd, 2017|behing the scenes|41 Comments

InstaMask Tutorial (full workflow) – How To Blend Exposures In Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Get InstaMask & Raya Pro Now Download Here: http://www.shutterevolve.com/raya-pro-the-ultimate-digital-blending-workflow-panel-for-photoshop/ Existing users download InstaMask here:  http://www.shutterevolve.com/raya-pro-user/ This is the first tutorial showing you some of the fantastic new techniques InstaMask has to offer. We look at different ways of making accurate, yet easy selections that allow us to make very precise [...]

By | April 21st, 2017|Tutorials|7 Comments

Blend ANY Exposures With This Tip in Photoshop Including Interior Photos

Article By Jimmy McIntyre A big thank you to Hamish Niven for sending in his beautiful images for Challenge Jimmy. If you would like to take part in Challenge Jimmy, please send your initial jpegs (no RAWs please), to [email protected] Hey guys, if you like this video, please could you go onto the video [...]

By | April 13th, 2017|Challenge Jimmy, Digital Blending, Tutorials|0 Comments

Introducing InstaMask – A Powerful Luminosity Mask Panel

Download the panels here: http://www.shutterevolve.com/raya-pro-the-ultimate-digital-blending-workflow-panel-for-photoshop/ ________________ I'm delighted to announce that we will be releasing a fantastic new panel that will make luminosity masks and exposure blending easier than ever. InstaMask will allow you to create and craft any mask to suit your needs with just a few clicks. And the great news [...]

By | April 10th, 2017|Raya Pro Intro, RP Exposure Blending|59 Comments

How To Cleanly Blend 3 Exposures in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre A big thank you to Lin Dong for sending in his beautiful images for Challenge Jimmy. If you would like to take part in Challenge Jimmy, please send your initial jpegs (no RAWs please), to [email protected] In today's tutorial we look at how to naturally blend 3 exposures in Photoshop [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Challenge Jimmy, Tutorials|7 Comments

Surface Pro 4 Review For Photographers

Article By Jimmy McIntyre See which machine I have here: Surface Pro 4 I decided to get the surface pro 4 ahead of any other laptop because it was really light, so I could take it on location with me without too much extra weight. And it looked powerful enough for photo editing in [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Reviews|5 Comments

Why Photographers SHOULD Shoot Into The Sun – Including Some Tips

Article By Jimmy McIntyre I recently received a comment on one of my YouTube videos from a photographer who had shared an image of his on a photography forum. His photo included the sun in the frame. It received a little bit of criticism from other members, who advised against shooting into the sun. [...]

By | January 19th, 2017|Tutorials|3 Comments
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