Photoshop Tutorial – Sharpening Filters

As we'd expect from a Lynda.com tutorial, this video is clear, concise and contains an excellent breakdown of different sharpening filters. Aimed more at beginners to Photoshop, you'll learn how to use the Unsharp Mask tool, Smart Sharpen, and even how to sharpen your images in Adobe Camera RAW!

By | May 11th, 2015|Photoshop For Beginners, Tutorials|Comments Off on Photoshop Tutorial – Sharpening Filters

Quick Photoshop Secrets 4: Easily Remove Chromatic Aberration in Photoshop (Free Action)

In this week's Photoshop Secrets tutorials, we learn how to very quickly and easily remove stubborn Chromatic Aberration in Photoshop. If you find that Adobe Camera RAW or Lightroom couldn't remove CA in your images, simply duplicate your image, go to Filter>Blur>Gaussian Blur, choose a radius of around 20, and press OK. Change [...]

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 | April 21st, 2015|Digital Blending, Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|8 Comments

Quick Photoshop Secrets 2: How To Make Precise Adjustments Based On Colour

In the second video in this series of Photoshop Secrets, we look at how to make very precise changes to your image based solely on colour. Surprisingly we do this by using a Black & White adjustment layer. This allows us to break our image down to primary colours, so that we can [...]

By | April 14th, 2015|Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|15 Comments

How To Capture Star Trails At Night

Shooting and processing star trails is a lot of fun. But it's also a touch more complicated that shooting general landscapes. In this video tutorial, Tony Northrup, goes through the preparation and techniques necessary for capturing star trails as cleanly as possible.

By | April 8th, 2015|Shooting, Tutorials|2 Comments

Quick Photoshop Secrets 1: A Fast And Easy Method To Correct Colour

This is the first in a series of quick and easy tutorials, showing you some of the lesser-known useful techniques in Photoshop. In today's tutorial, we look at an extremely powerful, but very easy method for quickly correcting colour/removing colour cast in Photoshop. All you need to do, while in Photoshop, is go [...]

By | April 8th, 2015|Photoshop Secrets, Tutorials|3 Comments

Landscape Astrophotography Noise Reduction with Image Stacking

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.

By | April 1st, 2015|Landscapes, Tutorials|2 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 | March 25th, 2015|Digital Blending|8 Comments

Beginner Photoshop Tutorial – 10 Things Beginners Want to Know How To Do

We often publish intermediate to advanced Photoshop tutorials on Shutter Evolve, assuming our readers have been long-time PS users. To compensate for this, and give beginners to Photoshop some valuable starting points, we present to you this excellent tutorial from Terry White. There's some very useful information in here for those who've been putting off [...]

By | March 19th, 2015|Photoshop For Beginners, Tutorials|1 Comment

How to Shoot and Retouch a Photo Taken Straight into the Sun

Golden Hour is the holy grail of lighting for photographers. Catching a beautiful sunrise or sunset, is our adrenaline rush, as geeky as that sounds. In the first video below, Serge Ramelli shows us some very useful tips for processing a single Golden Hour RAW file in Lightroom (and also offers some shooting hints). In [...]

By | March 10th, 2015|Lightroom|Comments Off on How to Shoot and Retouch a Photo Taken Straight into the Sun