How To Perfectly Expose For Any Area When Using ND Filters

Article By Jimmy McIntyre ND (Neutral Density) filters can add wonderful dynamism to your images through capturing the beautiful movement of clouds and water, or any other interesting element. They can also help you come out with clean images, free from people or unwanted moving objects. B+W [...]

By | December 2nd, 2015|General, Photography Tips, Shooting, Tutorials|10 Comments

Recover Under Exposed Image – Landscape Photography RAW Editing Tutorial

  Andrei Oprinca, takes us through the Lightroom workflow he uses to rescue an under exposed landscape image. What he comes out with is a balanced image with no under under exposed or over exposed areas. This video is mainly for beginners to lightroom. And, as always, I highly recommend that you bracket [...]

By | November 6th, 2015|Landscapes, Tutorials, Uncategorized|Comments Off on Recover Under Exposed Image – Landscape Photography RAW Editing Tutorial

How to Edit the Milky Way in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Michael Woloszynowicz, apart from being an all-round-nice guy, is known for his beautifully frank portrait work. However, his skills are not limited to portraits. He has some beautiful cityscapes and landscapes too.  In this video, Michael shows us some of the steps he uses [...]

By | November 6th, 2015|Landscapes, Tutorials, Uncategorized|Comments Off on How to Edit the Milky Way in Photoshop

Create A Beautiful Sunset Glow In Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Our second Glyn Dewis tutorial in two weeks shows us a wonderfully innovative way to create a beautiful sunset glow in our images. This technique isn't limited to composites. It can be used to enhance any sunset/sunrise image. In my opinion, this technique is [...]

By | November 6th, 2015|Composite, Tutorials, Uncategorized|9 Comments

How to Retouch a Dramatic Male Headshot in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Although Shutter Evolve is more focused on the needs of landscape, cityscape and travel photographers, we receive lots of requests for more portraiture tutorials. Since we love Phlearn, it seemed fitting that we'd include a tutorial from their outstanding selection of portraiture and retouching [...]

By | October 23rd, 2015|Portraits|Comments Off on How to Retouch a Dramatic Male Headshot in Photoshop

How To Create Fake Real Horizon Lines in Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Glyn Dewis flashes his compositing skills once more as he combines different methods to create a realistic horizon.

By | October 23rd, 2015|Composite, Composites, Tutorials|1 Comment

How To Stretch Images Using Content Aware Scale

Article By Jimmy McIntyre This could be a truly powerful tool in Photoshop. Using Content Aware Scale we can stretch parts of our images, in a natural way, while protecting other parts of our image. While this tool can be extremely useful, it is still a long way [...]

By | September 25th, 2015|General, Photography Tips, Tutorials|1 Comment

Quick Photoshop Secrets 11: (Luminosity Masks) Smoothly Blend Sunsets & Blue Hour Scenes

Article By Jimmy McIntyre One very impacting way of deepening the mood of our blue hour images, is blending in a sunrise/sunset from the same scene, at preferably the same focal length. There are many ways to blend these two exposures naturally, but luminosity masks are possibly the cleanest [...]

By | September 2nd, 2015|Luminosity Masks Tutorials, Photoshop Secrets|Comments Off on Quick Photoshop Secrets 11: (Luminosity Masks) Smoothly Blend Sunsets & Blue Hour Scenes

Quick Photoshop Secrets 10: Easily Restore Shadows & Highlights in a Single JPEG

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Although we are greatly limited in what we can do with a single JPEG file in terms of recovering highlights and shadows, there are ways in which we can rescue some images in Photoshop. In today's tutorial, I present one such way. However, I urge [...]

By | August 19th, 2015|Photoshop Secrets|Comments Off on Quick Photoshop Secrets 10: Easily Restore Shadows & Highlights in a Single JPEG

The Difference Between Flow & Opacity In Photoshop

Article By Jimmy McIntyre Thank you to Phlearn for this concise tutorial, demonstrating the difference between Flow and Opacity in Photoshop. In digital blending I believe it is best to keep Flow at 100% while only changing the Opacity. Otherwise, if you're brushing through a luminosity mask selection and you go [...]

By | August 14th, 2015|Photoshop For Beginners, Tutorials|Comments Off on The Difference Between Flow & Opacity In Photoshop