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…

New Photography Training for 2023
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New Photography Training for 2023

Happy New Year everyone! I love the New Year because it’s a time for new beginnings, an opportunity to reset for the New Year and assess what’s worked (photography training) and perhaps more importantly, what hasn’t worked so well in the previous twelve months! Every year I go through my Notes and I’m amazed and…

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…

Catalog Management with Lightroom Classic
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Catalog Management with Lightroom Classic

In this guide, we will be focusing on Catalog Management with Lightroom Classic. Adobe Lightroom Classic is the tool preferred by most professional photographers. Let’s take a closer look and figure out why that is. Adobe Lightroom Classic vs. Adobe Lightroom Adobe Lightroom Classic is the freestanding version of Lightroom that is still favoured by…

The Ultimate 360 Photography Guide
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The Ultimate 360 Photography Guide

360 Photography Guide I started to play with 360° Photography around five years ago when I created a project called Funky Frankwell to promote small businesses in the Frankwell district of Shrewsbury. To differentiate the project I created 360° images and in some cases virtual tours of each business so that viewers could take a…