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

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

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

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|18 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 Color Efex's Pro Contrast [...]

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
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