Photoshop or Lightroom: What’s Best for Photographers?

Have you ever felt that your images don't resemble the beauty you experienced while capturing them? Do you feel like you've failed to eternalize...

Two Ways to Enhance Sunsets in Photoshop

Have you ever photographed a great sunrise or sunset but found that the colors captured in your camera weren't nearly as impressive as what...

How to Quickly Fix Edge Halos in Photoshop

Have you ever noticed white lines or haloes along edges in your photographs? Perhaps you didn't even notice before making an enlargement of it?...

8 Crucial Steps to Prepare Images for Printing

Seeing a finished image displayed online is always a nice feeling but actually holding a physical print gives a completely different type of satisfaction. It's...

How to Blend Images Using Luminosity Masks in Photoshop

Though digital cameras are constantly improving Dynamic Range, they still struggle when dealing with scenes portraying extreme contrasts such as scenarios where the sky...

My Best Practices for Printing Drone Images

I have been a photographer since the 1970s and I have been a printer of my work from the beginning. In that era, a...

How to Create Luminosity Masks in Photoshop

Luminosity Masks have become a popular type of selections in Photoshop used by both professionals and beginners alike. However, unlike many other types of...

Dodging & Burning Through Luminosity Masks

Dodging & Burning has been around since the beginning of photography and the fact that it’s still being used in the digital darkroom is...

3 Effective Methods to Select and Apply Luminosity Masks

Luminosity Masks are considered an advanced technique but with a little bit of basic Photoshop knowledge, you'll be surprised to see just how easy...

The Orton Effect Explained

There are countless techniques and tools to make your image stand out but few have become as popular as the Orton Effect. The Orton Effect is...