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|Comments Off on 3 ways to Crush/Lift the Blacks in Photoshop (Easy film look)

7 Simple Photography Hacks

Article By Jimmy McIntyre I this video we look at 7 different photography hacks from COOPH. Even if you're happy to spend large amounts of money on photography gear, rather than finding a cheaper work-around, you might still enjoy some of the ideas in this video. While not perfect, the [...]

By | October 26th, 2016|General, Tutorials|1 Comment

How To Sharpen Cleanly in Photoshop Without White or Black Edging

Article By Jimmy McIntyre When we sharpen our images in Photoshop, the software looks for edges throughout our image, and attempts to exaggerate those edges. By doing so this gives the effect of sharpening. However, the downside of that is that we often end up with black or white edging [...]

By | October 21st, 2016|General, Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|19 Comments

5 Quick Tips For Better Landscape Photos

Article By Jimmy McIntyre In case you missed the huge article 32 Shooting & Planning Tips To Instantly Improve Your Landscape Photos, I've created a quick video with my 5 favourite tips for landscape photography. I'm afraid there are no great secrets in here, most of them are well known, but not [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|General, Tutorials|Comments Off on 5 Quick Tips For Better Landscape Photos

When Sunset is Disappointing – 14 Ways Blue Hour Can Save Your Images

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Recently we spoke about why shooting at the Golden Hour is so important when capturing a powerful mood in our photos (Why Is The Golden Hour So Important To Landscape Photographers?). Yet, more often than not, the Golden Hour doesn't provide us with a [...]

By | July 15th, 2016|General, Most Popular Articles, Tutorials|2 Comments

Save For Web Replaced by Export As in Photoshop CC 2015

Article By Jimmy McIntyre To the frustration of many users, Adobe are phasing out the 'Save for Web' function in Photoshop. They are replacing it with 'Export As'. The eventual disappearance of this function has led to users flooding the Adobe forums with complaints, and Adobe publishing an article, clarifying [...]

By | April 6th, 2016|General, Tutorials|Comments Off on Save For Web Replaced by Export As in Photoshop CC 2015

Making the Lens Flare Accurate and Adjustable in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Marty from Blue Lightning TV does a great of showing us how to create more natural lens flare effects in Photoshop. This isn't an easy thing to get right. Sometimes it is obvious to see when lens flare has been added in post. The flare tends [...]

By | March 30th, 2016|Composites, General, Tutorials|Comments Off on Making the Lens Flare Accurate and Adjustable in Photoshop

How To Create A Panorama With Hugin Software

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Hugin is a free panorama program that can very stitch fairly complex panoramas far more efficiently than Photoshop at times. If you've unsuccessfully tried stitching frames in Photoshop, then Hugin might be what you need to do the trick. And since it's free, you've got nothing [...]

By | February 22nd, 2016|General, Tutorials|Comments Off on How To Create A Panorama With Hugin Software

How To Fix Dark Shadows in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre There are many different ways for us to recover the shadows in our images in Photoshop. Having a  good working knowledge of as many as possible will help you come out with the best possible image. Here, the wonderful people at Phlearn, introduce us [...]

By | January 15th, 2016|General, Tutorials|1 Comment

Raya Pro 1.1 Update Coming Soon

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Coming in the last week of January, we have some superb new features in the latest update for Raya Pro. This update is free for all Raya Pro users. You will be emailed at the end of January to the email address you used [...]

By | January 5th, 2016|General|28 Comments