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

CJ8: How To Create Gorgeous Light Rays In Your Landscapes in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre This is the 8th episode of Challenge Jimmy, where you can send me your images and I can offer advice on processing them. If you'd like to take part, please email me your JPEGs at challengejimmymc (a) Thank you to Ryan Courreges for sending in [...]

By | July 2nd, 2016|Challenge Jimmy|3 Comments

CJ7: How To Edit A Foggy, Moody Landscape In Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Foggy landscapes are often inherently moody scenes. It isn't too difficult to edit these landscapes in Photoshop. In this case we started out with a beautifully composed image which was a little under exposed, with a strong blue colour cast. We finished with a softly-contrasting image, [...]

By | April 27th, 2016|Challenge Jimmy, Most Popular Tutorials|6 Comments

CJ6: How To Edit Fireworks Photos in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Capturing and editing fireworks exposures in Photoshop can be a bit challenging, and if you're using conventional masking to blend firework exposures, it can take a long time. In this tutorial we are going to see how to blend multiple firework exposures extremely quickly and cleanly [...]

By | March 30th, 2016|Challenge Jimmy|2 Comments

CJ5: How to Edit The Milky Way In Photoshop – Some Cool Techniques

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In today's Challenge Jimmy we'll look at a tutorial for editing Milky Way photos in Photoshop. Thank you to Larry Cox for sending me the RAW files. We're going to look at a couple of very useful techniques. Firstly, we'll instantly blend exposures that will illuminate [...]

By | March 2nd, 2016|Challenge Jimmy|2 Comments

CJ4: How To Edit A Beautiful Landscape in Photoshop & Use Luminosity Masks to Blend Exposures

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Today we'll go through a full workflow and edit a beautiful landscape photo in Photoshop. Thank you to Tom Leeson for sending me the exposures for this week's Challenge Jimmy. We'll cover a number of different techniques in this tutorial. We learn how to deepen our [...]

By | February 16th, 2016|Challenge Jimmy|15 Comments

The Importance of Triple/Double Processing in Photoshop & Exposure Blending

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Thank you to Heath Smith for this week's Challenge Jimmy. In this tutorial we look at how to make the most out of a single RAW file with double/triple processing in Adobe Camera RAW. This allows us to create multiple exposures from a single RAW file [...]

By | February 5th, 2016|Challenge Jimmy, Digital Blending, Tutorials|6 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 [...]

Challenge Jimmy 1: Exposure Blending Tutorial In Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Welcome to the first episode of Challenge Jimmy, where you, the subscriber, can send me your RAW files which you found difficult to process. I take up the challenge and try to offer you advice which may help you with future images. To take [...]

By | December 9th, 2015|Challenge Jimmy, Most Popular Tutorials|4 Comments
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