Converting Images to Black and White Properly

by: David Wahlman of Wahlman Photography Recently I was asked about the process of converting images to black & white; namely when to know the image would be good for it. So in this post Im going t... See full article

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Lightroom 4 Virtual Copies 101

Introduction This tutorial has been transcribed from the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Workshop on DVD, a 14 hour Lightroom 4 A Z guide with over 130 tutorials for mastering Lightroom from start to finis... See full article

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How I shot and edited it: The Second Severn Crossing

The image above is a long exposure taken of the Second Severn Crossing, a motorway bridge that crosses the River Severn, just outside Bristol, England. I have been asked a number of times how this i... See full article

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Introduction to Lightroom

Do you have Lightroom but feel like you’re not using it to it’s potential? Have you heard about the power of Lightroom but are not sure if you’ll be able to learn it? The following v... See full article

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How I Got The Shot: Desert Road

Some exposure situations become difficult to handle in-camera without a little post processing later on. A perfect example is this shot of a desert road in Valley of Fire State Park, Nevada, that I ... See full article

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Acorn Version 3.5.1 Image Editing Software

Sometimes Photoshop is just too much. Just too much for your image editing skills and sometimes just too much for your needs. And that’s not to forget the demands on your pocket! As the company ... See full article

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How to Fix Timestamp Issues on Multi-Camera Shoots

Introduction This tutorial has been transcribed from the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Workshop on DVD, a 14 hour Lightroom 4 A Z guide with over 130 tutorials for mastering Lightroom from start to finis... See full article

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Tips for Objective Evaluation of Composition

Composition is one skill within photography that we can probably never master, but just continually develop. The composition we choose when taking a photograph, i.e. where we choose to place the bou... See full article

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OPINION: Why Photoshop is Ruining Landscape Photography

This opinion piece was contributed by Declan ONeill from www.newzealandscape.com. The winner of one of Britain’s most prestigious photographic competitions was stripped of his title recently ... See full article

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Improve Your Photography By Learning to Edit

A Guest Post By: John Davenport You might have read the title to this post and thought that I was going to talk about how editing your photographs can make you appear to be a better photographer, but ... See full article

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How to Match Exposures when Stitching Panoramas in Photoshop

Since the introduction of Photoshop CS2, Adobes image editing software has shipped with the ability to easily merge a series of photographs into a panorama. Often, it is incredibly simple: once y... See full article

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Using AutoPano Giga To Create Panoramas With Gigapan Heads Or Freehand Shooting Grids

I know, it’s a long title but I want to show how easy it can be to assemble panoramas with either a Gigapan head or by shooting freehand, gridded panoramas. AutoPano Giga has been my panorama pr... See full article

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Create an Image Watermark in Photoshop

In a recent post I talked about using an image watermark in Lightroom to apply to your images. This post I’ll show you how to create the watermark image to use. This watermark has two concentric... See full article

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Four Tips on Your Image Data Safety Procedures

Introduction The following is an excerpt from the SLR Lounge Lightroom Workflow System Workshop on DVD, a system designed to increase your post production speed by 5 to 10 times. Click here to learn m... See full article

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Create a Warm, Sunset Mood Image in Lightroom 4

Introduction This tutorial is a demonstration of the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Preset System. With over 200 presets, the LR4 Preset System has been critically acclaimed as the most powerful and intuitive... See full article

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4 Uses for Lightrooms Graduated Filter Tool

The Graduated Filter tool in Lightroom 4 allows you to apply edits across an even gradient. In this article I will explain 4 ways to use the Graduated Filter tool to enhance your photos. Adding a Grad... See full article

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3 Tips for Better Black and White Conversion using Lightroom

Ever wondered how the professional photographers get those dreamy black and white or sepia toned images? Wonder why yours come out looking dull and flat looking? I’m going to give you 3 tips t... See full article

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Creative Color Processing (Part 3/3 Tone Curve)

This is Part 3 of a 3-part series on creative color effects in Lightroom. In this article I will explain how to use the Tone Curve tool for creative color effects. In Part 1 of this series I covered w... See full article

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How To Create a Motion Blur Effect in Photoshop

Motion Blur Filter For the first technique I am going to start with this rather boring and cluttered image I made in a forest on Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada. Maybe it wouldn’t be ... See full article

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How I Shot & Edited The White Infinity Setup

In my last post about studio photography (the killer clamshell) I covered a simple two light setup for achieving a gorgeous soft beauty look. This time I thought it might be fun to cover something a... See full article

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Enhancing Blue Skies in Lightroom

The Color control in Lightroom is a powerful tool for selective color adjustments. This tool allows photographers to adjust the hue, saturation, and luminance of individual color tones. One applicatio... See full article

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How To Create A Multiple Exposure Effect In Post

Using this technique you can create a stippled effect common to impressionist painters by blending multiple layers of a single image. To do this technique, you will need to use a photo editor that sup... See full article

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Im a Typical Photographer and This Is How Much I Post Process

OK, Im going to come right out and say it there are a lot of lies in photography! Its out there now and I suggest we all take some time to let it sink in before we do anything rash. Of cours... See full article

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Creative Color Processing (Part 2/3 Split Toning)

This is Part 2 of a 3-part series on creative color effects using Lightroom 4. In Part 1 of the series, I discussed shifting White Balance either warmer or cooler for creative effect. In this article ... See full article

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Correcting For Under Exposure and Boosting Dynamic Range with an Environmental Portrait in Lightroom 4

Introduction This tutorial is a demonstration of the SLR Lounge Lightroom 4 Preset System. With over 200 presets, the LR4 Preset System has been critically acclaimed as the most powerful and intuitive... See full article

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