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Heavy use of dodge and burn tool

Burning and dodging are terms used in the process of finishing digital images in Photoshop and similar image processing software. In the context of film and print processing, where the terms originated, dodging means withholding light from an over-exposed part of an image projected onto on photo paper under an enlarger, and burning means just… Read more

8 New Features In Adobe Photoshop CS6 For Photographers

Adobe Photoshop CS6 loads several new features for photographers and graphic designers. The very first thing you’ll notice is its dark grey interface; which gives the feel of Adobe Lightroom 4. The crop functionality has been improved to enhance the cropping speed. Now moving the crop tool while cropping, moves the background image and not… Read more

How To Correct Lens Distortions For True To Life Pictures

Lens correction is a tool in various photo editing software tools that majorly corrects lens induced distortions like vignetting, barrel distortion and chromatic aberration. Lets see what do these terms mean, why do these distortions occur and how we can fix or reduce them. Lens distortion occurs in every lens. There’s no lens which has… Read more

Getting accurate and flattering skin tones is a challenge that every photographer faces; especially wedding & fashion photographers. It is quite tricky to control these subtle details while taking the shot, thus these finer details are better controlled during post-processing. Little bit of overexposure, blown out highlights and soft skin tones are some of the… Read more

Many a times we discard our photos just because they fail to impress us — might be because of colors, clarity or sharpness. Especially with landscape photographs, dull skies and flat tones completely break the aesthetics of an image. And we end up putting these images in the trash. But wait! How about adding some punch… Read more

How To Create Beautiful Duotone Images In Photoshop

Black and white photography is classic. And toning and tinting the black and white images; sometimes for archival and other times for creative effects has been there right from traditional times. Just like Sepia, duotone has also gained a firm ground for itself among the classic photographers. But that’s not it. The twist to the… Read more

Top 5 Post-Production Software. Which One Do You Use?

Most of us spend a lot of time reading & learning about fundamentals of lighting, exposure & composition to get that perfect image. Then there are others who spend hours on giving the final look and feel to the image in post production. If you have ever being through the wedding photographers’ workflow, you will… Read more

Post processing adds the magical dust to your images. Simple sliders, easy to use interface and great image effects make the Lightroom standout for us photographers. Of late, I have become the fan of Split Toning. Split Toning is an amazing image effect used to re-create the mood of the photograph. While most of you… Read more

10 Killer Adobe Photoshop Lightroom Tutorials For Beginners

Post-processing is the digital bliss for adding professional touch to the images. Just like traditional photographers enhanced the photographs in darkroom, digital photographers have an option to use Lightroom for rendering finshing touches to their captures. Adobe Photoshop Lightroom offers comprehensive options for developing the digital negatives (and images) to add the professional finish. If… Read more