Create a Magical Landscape With Luminosity Masks in Photoshop and Raya Pro 3.0

Article By Jimmy McIntyre  Download Raya Pro Today -  Find out more. In today's tutorial we look at how to blend two landscape exposures in Photoshop with luminosity masks. We take this a step further by using the dodge and burn tools to further refine our masks. This gives us the selection that [...]

By | April 13th, 2018|Luminosity Masks Tutorials, Tutorials|Comments Off on Create a Magical Landscape With Luminosity Masks in Photoshop and Raya Pro 3.0

3 Simple Ways To Blend Exposures With Raya Pro in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In this quick tutorial I demonstrate three methods for exposure blending with Raya Pro 3.0. RP3 is set up so that it has something for all levels of experience. For beginners we have Instant Auto Blending. For intermediates there are Precision Masks. And for advanced users we have InstaMask and [...]

By | February 13th, 2018|Digital Blending, Tutorials|Comments Off on 3 Simple Ways To Blend Exposures With Raya Pro in Photoshop

Raya Pro 3.0 Preview – Out Now

Raya Pro 3.0 is out now. Watch the video above to see the new design and features. The update is free for all existing Raya Pro users. Existing users can download it once logged into your account here: https://www.shutterevolve.com/raya-pro-user/  

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: https://www.shutterevolve.com/raya-pro-the-ultimate-digital-blending-workflow-panel-for-photoshop/ Existing users download InstaMask here:  https://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 challengejimmymc@gmail.com. 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 challengejimmymc@gmail.com. In today's tutorial we look at how to naturally blend 3 exposures in Photoshop [...]

By | February 16th, 2017|Challenge Jimmy, Tutorials|8 Comments