Photo Post Processing Tips

Taking the photo is only half the battle. Elevate the impact of your images with tips and tricks that will make you a master of processing. Learn how to crop for impact, add drama with color adjustments, make corrections to contrast issues, and more, so that your final image is on par with your creative vision.

Use These Photoshop Hacks to Create Better Photos

Use These Photoshop Hacks to Create Better Photos photo by andresr via iStock Melbourne photographer and filmmaker Tom Noske recently did a video for Canon Australia outlining his best Photoshop hacks. You can view this video below.  It’s legitimately one of the best Photoshop tutorials I’ve ever watched and after seeing it, I knew...

3 Tools You Don’t Use Enough in Photoshop

3 Tools You Don’t Use Enough in Photoshop photo by scyther5 via iStock Do you think you know Photoshop as well as you should?   Photo Manipulation’s Abbey Esparza doesn’t think you do, because she recently made a YouTube video outlining some really important Photoshop tools she thinks are underused.  After watching...

Portrait Post-Processing Tips

Portrait Post-Processing Tips  photo by FG Trade via iStock The portrait job isn’t done until the portrait post-processing is finished. Generally speaking, when I talk about how to process a portrait, I like to emphasize remaining as true as possible to the original subject. But there’s nothing wrong with...

How to Recapture Details in Blown-Out Highlights

How to Recapture Details in Blown-Out Highlights photo by jacoblund via iStock Blown-out highlights are just part of photography, right? Wrong! There are measures you can take to protect against blown-out highlights. When shooting landscapes, you can expose for the highlights in the first place, shoot in HDR, or use a graduated neutral...

An Easy Way to Correct Lens Distortion and Vignetting

An Easy Way to Correct Lens Distortion and Vignetting photo by AndreyPopov via iStock Lens Distortion and Vignetting All lenses - even professional ones that cost thousands of dollars - can create defects in photos that diminish their overall quality and visual appeal.  This includes distortion, in which lines that are straight appear...

Luminar 4 First Impressions

Luminar 4 First Impressions Those of you that follow us here at PhotographyTalk know that we’ve been impressed with past versions of Luminar in addition to other Skylum products, like the venerable AuroraHDR. But Skylum, never wanting to miss an opportunity to wow us with advanced editing tools, is about to drop Luminar...

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