Raya Pro 3.0 Preview – Out February 28th

Raya Pro 3.0 will be out by February 28th. Watch the video above to see the new design and features. The update is free for all existing Raya Pro users. I will email you with a link to the download when it is ready.  

By | January 17th, 2018|Digital Blending, Tutorials|4 Comments

Tutorial – How (And Why) To Make 16 bit Saturation Masks in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre It has been a while since I have posted any tutorials. I'm in the process of updating Raya Pro and InstaMask. This will be available by February 28th. Remember that all users get free updates for life. So if you purchase it now, you will still get 3.0 for free. [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|1 Comment

Tutorial – Complex Luminosity Masks Made Easy With InstaMask in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In this latest InstaMask tutorial, I show you two ways of using luminosity masks - one simple method for exposure blending, and another, more complex method for targeting a very narrow range of tones. As you'll see, luminosity mask functions are extremely simple in InstaMask. We just create a mask, [...]

By | December 15th, 2017|Digital Blending, Luminosity Masks Tutorials, Tutorials|1 Comment

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|13 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

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|8 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|Comments Off on Blend ANY Exposures With This Tip in Photoshop Including Interior Photos

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|8 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|21 Comments