21 Superb Tips That Will Transform Your Cityscape Photos

Article By Jimmy McIntyre I've been shooting cityscapes for a few years now. Every time you leave the door of your house or hotel, you have no idea what adventure lies ahead and what new locations you might uncover. From New York to Dubai, and Paris to Hong [...]

How To Create A Realistic Fake Long Exposure Effect In Photoshop

Nothing looks quite as good as using an ND filter when it comes to long exposures. But if you don't have one, there are wonderful ways of producing the effect in post-processing. I created this video tutorial to show you how to create a realistic fake long exposure in Photoshop. You will learn to use [...]

By | January 23rd, 2015|Cityscapes, Digital Blending, Tutorials|2 Comments

Photography Tutorials On 500px

Over the last 6 months I've had the pleasure of being a regular contributor to the 500px blog. I've written articles ranging from post-processing, digital blending, shooting, and even gaining more followers. For convenience, I've published links to my last 6 articles here, so that you may find them all in one place. Please click [...]

By | December 29th, 2014|Cityscapes, Digital Blending, Tutorials|Comments Off on Photography Tutorials On 500px

Tutorials – Shooting & Processing Night Cityscapes

We can capture some truly energetic and dynamic moments within our concrete jungles. There are often a lot of factors to take into consideration when shooting cityscapes, like moving objects, light trails, city lights, low light, tripod allowance... But with the right equipment and planning, we can often come away with our desired photos. I've [...]

By | November 17th, 2014|Cityscapes, Tutorials|Comments Off on Tutorials – Shooting & Processing Night Cityscapes

How To Add Dramatic Car Trails To Your Photos In Photoshop

Using the same example image as we used in our last tutorial on How To Add Clouds To A Sky In Photoshop, this time we're looking at how to add dramatic car trails to your photos in Photoshop in just a few steps. Making sure you shoot multiple long exposures (you can extended exposure time [...]

By | June 24th, 2014|Cityscapes, Digital Blending, Tutorials|1 Comment

How to make vibrant cityscapes in Photoshop

Cityscape photography is my true passion. I love landscapes, too, but there's a special energy in cities that really excites my imagination. Most of the time I shoot at night or during blue hour. When those city lights come on, the whole dynamic of the scene changes. But, as photographers, we lovvvvve golden hour - [...]

By | March 4th, 2014|Cityscapes, Tutorials|1 Comment

Tutorial – How to create a cityscape reflection in Photoshop

Download Free Luminosity Masks here: Free Luminosity Mask Actions Every now and then we have the good fortune of capturing a beautiful cityscape scene with tall buildings reflected crisply in a river. Sometimes, however, things don't go our way and we choose to become somewhat creative. This article will show you how to create a [...]

By | March 4th, 2014|Cityscapes, Composites|1 Comment

Tutorial – How to use light trails in HDR photography

Light trails in HDR photography can bring a wonderfully dynamic element to an image. Yet, for users of Photomatix, of which there are many, light trails can sometimes be challenging to work with. The software, for some reason or another, leaves us with what looks like some sort of sinister tear in the space-time continuum [...]

By | March 3rd, 2014|Cityscapes|1 Comment