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.

Quick Photoshop Secrets 15: Paint a Beautiful Sunset/Sunrise

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Carrying from last week's Light Bleeding tutorial, we look at another technique that will help us create a more impacting sunrise/sunset in Photoshop. We are literally painting colours into the sky. We do this on a new layer, with its Blend Mode set to Multiply and [...]

By | January 28th, 2016|Photoshop Secrets|4 Comments

Quick Photoshop Secrets 14: Light Bleeding For Warmer Images

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Light bleeding can work wonders for your images. It can help you add more vibrancy and warmth to your scene. There are many different ways to achieve a similar effect, but one thing we must keep in mind is that light bleeding is most effective when [...]

By | January 22nd, 2016|Photoshop Secrets|1 Comment

How To Fix Dark Shadows in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre There are many different ways for us to recover the shadows in our images in Photoshop. Having a  good working knowledge of as many as possible will help you come out with the best possible image. Here, the wonderful people at Phlearn, introduce us [...]

By | January 15th, 2016|General, Tutorials|1 Comment

Why Is The Golden Hour So Important To Landscape Photographers?

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Twice a day, at sunrise and sunset, the life-giving sun, as it moves towards, and past, the horizon, promises photographers around the world something special. Appropriately named the 'golden hour', these times of day are treated almost with reverence by photographers. We camera-wielding folk [...]

By | January 14th, 2016|Talk|2 Comments

Quick Photoshop Secrets 13: Add Awesome Colours In Your Photos

Article By Jimmy McIntyre There are some great techniques for instantly adding interesting colours to your images in Photoshop. In this week's Photoshop Secrets, I show you a little method I stumbled across a couple of years ago which will add awesome colours to your photos, and make sure that [...]

By | January 7th, 2016|Photoshop Secrets|8 Comments

Raya Pro 1.1 Update Coming Soon

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Coming in the last week of January, we have some superb new features in the latest update for Raya Pro. This update is free for all Raya Pro users. You will be emailed at the end of January to the email address you used [...]

By | January 5th, 2016|General|28 Comments

Challenge Jimmy 2: Perfect Exposure Blending by Combining 3 methods in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre This episode's image comes from Jamen Long, who found it difficult to cleanly blend the exposures where the tree and sky meet, which ended up with dark edging. In this video, we will learn how to smoothly blend the two exposures using 3 different exposure blending [...]

Tutorial – How to Photograph Waterfalls

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In this short and to-the-point video, Tony Northrup gives us some great shooting advice for capturing dynamic waterfalls. He uses some great visuals to explain his points. His main focus is discussing various shutter speeds and available light. If you've never shot a waterfall [...]

By | December 16th, 2015|Photography Tips, Shooting|Comments Off on Tutorial – How to Photograph Waterfalls

Photoshop Secrets 12: Awesome Frequency Separation for Landscape/Cityscape Photos

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Frequency separation is an immensely useful tool in Photoshop, which portrait photographs have been enjoying for a long time. But we can also use frequency separation to drastically clean up our images, giving our photos a beautiful finishing touch. In this video I show you how [...]

By | December 14th, 2015|Most Popular Tutorials, Photoshop Secrets|8 Comments

On1 Effects 10 Tutorial and Review

  Blake Rudis, in today's tutorial, takes us on a journey with On1 Effects 10. He takes us through a seascape workflow, prepared first in Adobe Camera RAW, cleaned in Photoshop and finished with On1 Effects 10. Some readers have asked for tutorials using other software, outside of Photoshop and Lightroom. I've included [...]

By | December 10th, 2015|On1, Tutorials|2 Comments