Using Luminosity Masks Effectively in Landscape Photography
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Using Luminosity Masks Effectively in Landscape Photography

Using Luminosity Masks effectively has been a game changer for many photographers, myself included, and I’m delighted to see them arrive in DxO PhotoLab 7 courtesy of DxO FilmPack 7. (You need to have both products installed for Luminosity Masks to become active in PhotoLab). Before PhotoLab 7, Photoshop was the only option for Luminosity…

Colour Grading in Lightroom Classic
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Colour Grading in Lightroom Classic

Mastering colour grading is key to creating your own style in photography. This article explores the options available for Colour grading in Lightroom Classic, describing the available tools and explaining what they are for and why you would use them. What does Colour Grading Achieve? Why is the colour straight out of the camera not…

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…

Infrared Photography Processing
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Infrared Photography Processing

Infrared Photography Processing can be broken down into three techniques. Channel swapping, faux colour and monochrome. I use Adobe Lightroom and Photoshop in combination. Before we dive into that, I’m going to recommend you visit the earlier post with instructions on how to create a custom colour profile for Lightroom which you will need to get rid…