Once a week I will be posting a tutorial or tip that I use or really like. I hope these video are helpful to you and if you have anything would like to see or a good idea, drop me an e-mail with your suggestion and I will see what I can do.
Travel Photography Talk
In this video I take a few travel photographs from “The Digital Photo Workshops” and discuss what I like about them and why I think they work as Photographs.
Using Photoshop & Lightroom for Landscape HDR
Trying to make an HDR image the realistic is actually easy when you use a combination of Photoshop and Lightroom. In this video you’ll see how to put together an HDR image in Photoshop and then bring it into Lightroom to create a very realistic photograph. You will see how to develop the image in Lightroom using the paintbrush tool, graduate filter and the belt mode to make your image really come alive.
Taking People Out of the Photograph
When you are taking photographs in any location that is popular you will be encountering large groups of tourist. There are a few ways to remove them from you image, one is to wait and hope you get a break from the hordes of people that are around. Another way is to be there when the tourist are not, this means late at night or before they are up in the mourning. The way I am going to show you is to use a tripod and photograph many photos and then remove the people in Photoshop.
If you want to get everything in focus, but you can’t in one shot this video will show how put together two or more images that are photographed at different focus planes to make one images with everything sharp from front to back. The first example was taken out west near Page, AZ and is a simple example to put together. The second example is from the bell tower in Florence, Italy and is a little more difficult with a few more steps to put together
This is a quick video that will show you how to retouch a landscape image using the Lasso Tool, Rubber Stamp Tool amd Layer Mask.
Blending Light Painting Together
In this video you we learn how to blend multiple Light Painting images together.
Realistic HDR Images with PhotoMatix Pro 4.2
This is part 1 of working with PhotoMatix Pro 4.2 to create photo realistic images.
Blending Mode Cool Effect
In this video you will see how adding a paper texture and adjusting the Blending Mode can create a very cool look.
Editing In Lightroom With Collections
Here is a fast and great way of editing and sorting your images in Lightroom using Collections.
Auto Staking with Adobe Lightroom
In this video you will learn to stack your photos in Lightroom using the Auto-Stacking Feature.
HDR with Photomatic Exposure Fusion
In this video you will learn how to create a photo realistic HDR image using Photomatix Pro’s Exposure Fusion and then finish the photo in Lightroom.
Double Process in Photomatix Pro
Double processing an HDR images is a great way to give it a Illustrative look and in this video I will show you how to double process in PhotoMatix Pro and then use some finishing touches in Lightroom.
Lightroom Part 6 – Exporting
Here is a video that will show you how to Export your photos from Lightroom.
Lightroom Part 5 – Metadata
In this video you will learn how to create a Metadata template in Lightroom and apply it to your photos.
Lightroom Part 4 – Keywording
Key-wording can save you a lot of time if you take a few minuets after importing your photos and this video will show you how.
Lightroom Part 3 – Stacking
In this video you will learn to group photo for easier viewing and how to Auto Stack so you can group them quickly.
Lightroom Part 2 – Importing
This next installment in our Lightroom series we show you how to import your images into Lightroom and then rename, renumber and keyword your images.
Lightroom – Getting Started
This video starts my new series on lightroom with talking about the most important part of Lightroom, Organization. This is the most confusing part of Lightroom for most people, but if you get it right when you start out it becomes one of the best part of it.
Lightroom HDR Adjustments
In this tutorial we will take three images that where processed in Photomatix Pro and adjust them in Lightroom to give the images a more finished look.
HDR Part 4 – Final Touches In Photoshop
In Part 4 of our HDR series we take our images into Photoshop and replace a window and complete some final touches to the photo.
HDR Part 3 – Processing In Lightroom
In part 3 of our HDR series we import the processed tiff images back into Lightroom and do final adjustments before bring them into Photoshop.
HDR Part 2 – Using Photomatix Pro
In part two of our HDR series we will convert a Radiance file into a 16bit Tiff file and give it an illustrative look.
Creating An Radiance
This is the first installment in a many part series on working with hdr images. In this video you will learn to convert your three raw photo into an Radiance 32bit file for processing in different HDR programs.
Dodge And Burn
Dodge And Burn On A Layer Instead of using the Dodge or Burn tool, here is a way to do the same thing on a layer that is non-destructive
Correcting color with six fast and simple steps. In this video you will learn how to find a neutral gray area fast and then use it to correct the color of your image.
Replacing Sky in an HDR Image
Image It is very easy to replace a sky using Photoshop CS5 and the Quick Select Tool with the Refined Edge option.
Curves Adjustment Layer
Curves Adjustment Layers are one of the most powerful tools in Photoshop. Learn how you can change the contrast of an image and how to selectively enhance the color and brightness in your image.
Blending Two Photos
In this video we are going to blend two images together to create one image with a good sky using the Layer Mask, Gradient Tool, Bush and a Curve Layer.
Using a Color Target with Architectural Photography
In this video I will show you how I us a color target and correct color for my architectural photography workflow.
Image Sharping with Lab
This is a simple video on how to sharpen your image without a third party plug-in. You can use this video to creates an action that let you sharpen an image with on click.
Nik Software HDR Efex Pro
In this video you will get a look on how to use Nik’s new program “HDR Efex Pro.”
Creating A Crop Tool Preset
In this video you will learn to create a preset with the crop tool and the use the crop tool to prepare a competition print.
B&W Conversion from Lightroom
This is an fast way of converting your color images to B&W inside Lightroom.
Using Adobe Pixel Bender
This tutorial will show you how to use a plug-in from Adobe called Pixel Bender. He will give you a step-by-step way to use it to enhance your photographs and images.
Black & White Conversion
In this class you will learn how to convert an RGB color photography to an Black & White photo. You will create an action that will give you a lot control afterwards. You will then add color back into the photograph to create a very cool effect.
Panoramic Crop Fix
In this Class you will learn how to crop an panoramic image after merging it in Photoshop without really cropping it.
Creating A Lighting Effect
In this class you will learn how to create lighting using photoshop and how add it to your image.