Post Production

Post production photography tutorials by CaptureLandscapes.

An Introduction to Luminosity Masks

Luminosity Mask Tutorial
Luminosity Mask Tutorial Do you feel like you’ve learned how to use your camera and have become curious about post processing techniques? Have you already learned the basics of Adobe Photoshop and are ready to explore some more advanced and powerful techniques? If so, Luminosity Masks is where you should begin. Luminosity Masks have become one of the most popular techniques/tools...

Understanding Layers & Masks in Photoshop

Layers and Masks in Photoshop
Adobe Photoshop is a great tool for those who want more options when it comes to post-processing than what you get in Lightroom or other RAW-editors. With Photoshop the possibilities are almost endless so it's not strange that it seems slightly overwhelming in the beginning. Perhaps you're in that state right now; wanting to step up your processing but...

3 Mistakes Beginners Make in Lightroom and How to Fix Them

Keywording in Lightroom
Lightroom is by far one of the most popular tools amongst photographers. Since it has both a powerful RAW editor and an efficient library module, it's become a go-to software for both complete beginners and seasoned experts. However, there are many who aren't fully exploiting the powers of this software due to a few minor mistakes. These mistakes aren't necessarily...

Processing with Picktorial 3: An All-in-One RAW Editor?

Picktorial Review
Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop and Capture One are the most common softwares to be mentioned when talking about photography and post processing. However, in recent years, more softwares have been introduced and many of them are equally as powerful as those mentioned above. Picktorial is one of these editors and I've had the pleasure of testing their 3.0 Beta version (and...

A Comprehensive Introduction to Black and White Photography

Black & White Photography
Creating Compelling Black and White Photographs While a lot of photographers think of black and white as the “classical” form of photography, digital technology helps make black and white photography a dynamic and creatively fulfilling modern pursuit. With black and white photography, the constraints of conveying “reality” do not come into play since there is no reality conveyed in shades...

3 Ways to Remove Color Cast in Photoshop

Remove Color Cast in Nik Software
Remove Color Cast in Photoshop Within Minutes Even though modern cameras try to neutralize a fair portion of color cast and you've got the possibility to adjust the White Balance, color cast remains a common problem in the majority of the images we capture. It might not always be prominent but just a slight touch of color cast can be enough...

How to Optimize Images for Instagram

Optimize Images for Instagram
Instagram has become the go-to platform for photographers to market their work. It's not surprising as the image-sharing network has more than 600 million active users, making it the perfect platform to promote your art. Despite being a mobile photography platform, the majority of photographers use it to share their best images, which are normally captured with a DSLR. However,...

How to Create a Vignette in Photoshop

create a vignette in photoshop
Two Techniques to Create a Vignette in Photoshop Vignettes can be one of the most powerful adjustments to help enhance the composition and light in an image. In the previous article, you learned how to create a vignette in Lightroom but today we're raising the bar to see how to selectively create a vignette in Photoshop. Aside from the option to...

How to Create a Vignette in Lightroom

how to create vignette in Lightroom
Adding a vignette can be a powerful way to enhance both the mood and the composition of an image. By adjusting the light and selectively darkening certain areas of an image, you're able to guide the viewer's eye more easily through the image and towards the main subject. There are several ways to create...

What’s The Role of Visualization In Black & White Landscape Photography?

Black & White Landscape Photography
There are two different aspects to developing a black and white landscape photo in Lightroom. One is craft, where you use Lightroom’s sliders and tools to convert a color landscape to black and white, push sliders around and apply local adjustments. Craft skills are easy to learn. The other is visualization. To understand what visualization is let me ask you what...