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 methods. [...]

Quick Photoshop Secrets 8: How To Digitally Blend a Single RAW file

A question I receive regularly is how can we digitally blend a single RAW file in Photoshop. For best results, we should always aim to work with multiple exposures. But, if for whatever reason you're left with just one exposure to work with, there are many ways that we can use that exposure in a [...]

By |2019-11-01T17:13:11+00:00August 4th, 2015|Digital Blending, Photoshop Secrets|7 Comments

Quick Photoshop Secrets 3: Easy Exposure Blending

In the third episode of our Photoshop Secrets tutorials, we look at a very easy method for blending exposures in Photoshop, thus avoiding HDR programs which may leave us with less natural imagery. The process we look at in the video is masking selections using the Color Range tool, and we look at [...]

By |2019-11-01T17:13:14+00:00April 21st, 2015|Digital Blending, Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|8 Comments

Why You Will Never Need To Use HDR Software Again To Blend Exposures

The techniques I'm going to show you in this article are truly powerful to the photographer who wishes to take their post-processing into their own hands, and learn how to blend exposures for the cleanest, most natural results. I hope you enjoy the information. There are many more free tutorials like this to come. And [...]

By |2019-11-01T17:13:14+00:00March 25th, 2015|Digital Blending|8 Comments

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 |2019-11-01T17:13:14+00:00January 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 |2019-11-01T17:13:15+00:00December 29th, 2014|Cityscapes, Digital Blending, Tutorials|Comments Off on Photography Tutorials On 500px