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.

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|3 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|5 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|57 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|6 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

Preview Raya Pro 2.0 (New Exposure Blending Tools and more..) – Out on February 23rd

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Welcome to the newest version of Raya Pro, 2.0! the panel includes new exposure blending tools, precise contrast adjustments, dodge & burn tools, sharpening tools, and much more. Remember, all users of Raya Pro get updates for life. So if you are an existing user, you will be emailed the [...]

By | January 12th, 2017|Tutorials|19 Comments

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 Nik HDR Efex years [...]

By | December 1st, 2016|Photo Talk|3 Comments

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|4 Comments
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