This is a very cool, although slightly time-consuming method for controlling noise in your astro-photos. I use luminosity masks and Topaz DeNoise to reduce noise cleanly, but this seems to do an excellent job too. It involves stacking multiple images and using the Median function. Thank you to Ian Norman for the tutorial.
In this week’s Youtube video collection we bring you three videos which will help you shoot and process better landscape photos. The first two videos have some great information for shooting in the field. While the second video, from Aaron Nace at Phlearn, looks at colour correction and contrast adjustments, which are great for cutting […]
Photographing the Milky Way can be a challenging, yet truly magical experience. We’ve included 2 great videos here which offer some superb tips for shooting the Milky Way, and editing the images. Typically, to shoot the Milky Way effectively you need a camera that handles well in low light (e.g. Nikon D800, Canon 6D, Canon […]
How To Create The Orton Effect in Photoshop Sometimes you may want to create a dreamy, surreal effect in your images, almost like a Lord of The Rings style rendering. One easy way of doing this is by using the Orton Effect in Photoshop. This isn’t a built-in PS function – we have to do […]
Photography Tutorial – How to remove lens flare Lens flare can both enhance and destroy an image. Knowing how to control or avoid it is an essential skill for any photographer. Sometimes I choose to add lens flare in post-processing, like in this image of the Petronas Towers, but I always try to avoid it […]