Color Grading with Styles in Adobe Lightroom

Color Grading with Styles in Adobe Lightroom

Color grading with styles is very different to processing using the basic settings, Contrast and Exposure. Watch and analyse movies for proof! What do I mean by Color grading with styles? Essentially it’s the process of producing a ‘look’ that can be transferred to other images. Colour grading takes time to get right, so saving…

Dodging and Burning Using Adobe Lightroom
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Dodging and Burning Using Adobe Lightroom

The art of dodging and burning using Adobe Lightroom has been made massively easier with the introduction of masking tools. In this post we’re going to cover dodging (lightening) and burning (darkening) using the tools available in Adobe Lightroom alone. There are other ways to go about this in Photoshop that I will write about…

Location Scouting for Landscape Photography

Location Scouting for Landscape Photography

Location Scouting for Landscape Photography is an activity that if done well, can save the photographer countless hours and helps to deliver outstanding images every time. I’m going to talk about my methods and probably ramble on a bit about the awesomeness of just being in the landscape! Perhaps it’s because I’m getting older. The…

The Ultimate Guide to Panoramic Photography
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The Ultimate Guide to Panoramic Photography

Practising large scale panoramic photography is a step up from creating a panorama with an iPhone or even a 360° image with a GoPro Max, Insta360 or Ricoh Theta. We’re going to be looking at panoramic landscape photography in particular where the scene has left, right, top and bottom edges. Many of the principles will…

Levelling Base for Panoramic Photography
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Levelling Base for Panoramic Photography

Some say Levelling, Others say leveling Until I started to research this article I had no idea there was a debate around the actual word! We will use the english version – levelling except where the product is actually named using the american leveling version. Which levelling base for panoramic photography? We take a look…

The Best Way to Use Adobe Lightroom Collections
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The Best Way to Use Adobe Lightroom Collections

In this post we’re taking a look at Adobe Lightroom Collections, how to create them, when to create them and where they sit in relation to the Catalog and keywords. Keywords or Collections? Adobe Lightroom offers a lot of choices when it comes to Catalog Management. Keywords, Keyword Sets, Collections, Collection Sets, Quick Collections, Smart…