Raya Pro vs InstaMask – What is the Difference?

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Since the release of InstaMask, I've receive a few email asking about the differences between InstaMask and Raya Pro. In this video I demonstrate the main strengths of each panel and how they differ. Essentially, Raya Pro is a total workflow panel. It has everything for every step of our [...]

By | May 26th, 2017|Uncategorized|2 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

Understanding The 3 Primary Metering Modes

Article By Jimmy McIntyre The guys at SLR Lounge have created a very concise guide to understanding and using the three most common metering modes: Spot, Average and Matrix (they may be called something else on your camera). For simple scenes, Matrix or Average metering will suffice, especially if you're [...]

By | May 11th, 2016|Uncategorized|6 Comments

Recover Under Exposed Image – Landscape Photography RAW Editing Tutorial

  Andrei Oprinca, takes us through the Lightroom workflow he uses to rescue an under exposed landscape image. What he comes out with is a balanced image with no under under exposed or over exposed areas. This video is mainly for beginners to lightroom. And, as always, I highly recommend that you bracket [...]

By | November 6th, 2015|Landscapes, Tutorials, Uncategorized|0 Comments

How to Edit the Milky Way in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Michael Woloszynowicz, apart from being an all-round-nice guy, is known for his beautifully frank portrait work. However, his skills are not limited to portraits. He has some beautiful cityscapes and landscapes too.  In this video, Michael shows us some of the steps he uses [...]

By | November 6th, 2015|Landscapes, Tutorials, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Create A Beautiful Sunset Glow In Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Our second Glyn Dewis tutorial in two weeks shows us a wonderfully innovative way to create a beautiful sunset glow in our images. This technique isn't limited to composites. It can be used to enhance any sunset/sunrise image. In my opinion, this technique is [...]

By | November 6th, 2015|Composite, Tutorials, Uncategorized|8 Comments

Your Ideas – The New Raya Pro Panel

Photography friends, something exciting is happening! 6 weeks ago I asked myself, if I could have the ideal Photoshop panel, what would it include? I set about documenting various workflows I use with the goal of creating for myself this ideal panel. I have now arrived at the final stages of development for this wonderful [...]

By | June 25th, 2015|Uncategorized|93 Comments

Perspective & Panoramic Blending for Landscape Photography

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Dave Morrow has created a great video tutorial for us this week on perspective and panorama blending for landscapes. A combination of shooting and post-processing techniques, there are a few things photographers of any level can pick up here. I particularly love his use of the Clone Stamp in creating [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|Landscapes, Tutorials, Uncategorized|6 Comments

Digital Blending Using Apply Image to Create Beautifully Natural Images

Article By Jimmy McIntyre On Shutter...Evolve I've had the pleasure of writing tutorials on 3 different exposure blending methods, The Rapid Blend If Technique, Gradient Masking, and of course, the Daddy of them all, Luminosity Masks. However, another superb way of blending exposures is through using the Apply Image function in Photoshop. We can use [...]

By | September 4th, 2014|Digital Blending, Tutorials, Uncategorized|4 Comments

Tutorial on How to Blend Exposures in Interior Photography

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In this tutorial you will learn how to quickly and easily blend multiple exposures in Photoshop to create a balanced interior image. Using the Rapid Blend If technique, you can control highlights in other types of photography, too. Experiment with landscapes and cityscapes, as well as interiors, to see how effective [...]

By | April 28th, 2014|Digital Blending, Uncategorized|5 Comments
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