Posts Tagged ‘Photography’

Color Grading vs Color Correction

While most photographers agree that exposure correction and luminosity adjustments are the first steps to take during photo editing workflow, color grading is perceived by many as “mysterious land”. It is a high time to demistify color adjustments! Quite frequently I am getting requests from my students to provide feedback on their work. Many of…

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Evaluate Your Image For HDR – Histogram Tool Explained

Have you ever got lost in some complex photo editing technique to find out in the end that exactly the same effect could have been achieved with much simpler tool? In today’s video we will take a closer look at High Dynamic Range photography and discuss when your photos will benefit from it and when…

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Create Actions in Photoshop

Today I have a fun practice exercise for you – how about creating your very own set of Photoshop Actions? Watch the “Create Actions in Photoshop CC – full tutorial” video and learn how in a few minutes record an Action. The best thing is that what started as fun will be a massive time…

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How to Transform Your Images with Photoshop Luminosity Masks

  If you always wanted to start working with Photoshop Luminosity Masks (LM) but felt overwhelmed – watch this short playlist of 3 videos. You will quickly learn:   what LM are how to use them in your workflow what are the benefits of working with LM how to perform advanced Photoshop adjustments with LM…

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Transform Your Photos with Curves in Photoshop

Watch the  free video and learn how to incorporate Curves into a full photo edit. In the video the Curves along with Dodge & Burn retouching technique were used to correct light and shadow levels in the portrait. If you are curious how to get from the original image to the final edit – feel…

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Human Eye vs DSLR – How Do They See The World

Every aspiring photographer sooner or later will face a truly breathtaking scene that despite his efforts will be close to impossible to capture. Why? Watch the “Human Eye vs DSLR – How Do They See The World” free video and learn about two different worlds – your DSLR’s and the one seen through your eyes.…

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Open Class: “Photographic Exposure Best Practices”

Do you want to take better photos and finally get comfortable with your camera’s manual settings? If yes, this is a course for you – I have designed it for anyone who wants to learn how to improve their images by mastering the most fundamental aspect of photography – exposure. What Will I Learn?  …

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What is Chromatic Aberration and how to correct it in Adobe Camera RAW

1. What is Chromatic Aberration Chromatic aberration or color fringing is a common issue caused by camera’s lens distortion. It is a failure of the lens to focus all the colors to the same convergence point. Less sophisticated lenses and wide angle lenses are more prone to produce color fringing. Chromatic aberration is visible in photos…

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Exposure Triangle

1. Exposure Triangle What is photographic exposure? It is the amount of light that hits image sensor in the camera. If the amount of light was too small – the image captured by the camera will be too dark – underexposed. On a contrary – if we allowed too much light – we will see…

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