Pierre Hardinge

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Noise Stacking – How to Shoot at High ISO Without the Noise

Shooting with a high ISO sensitivity naturally creates noisy images. We all know that. And removing that noise in post-production is difficult and …

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How to Sharpen a Really Noisy Image

Noise and sharpening, don't go together well. If you sharpen a noisy image, the noise is sharpened too, making it even noisier. And if you apply …

Tutorials

Here's How to Decide When a Photo Should be Black and White

Imagine this scenario: you've had a productive and enjoyable day out shooting — a couple of landscapes and cityscapes, some architecture shots, a bit …

Landscape Photography

Refine Edge – Your Best Friend in Photoshop

Being able to create precise selections of objects, even if they have fuzzy edges is of major importance in Photoshop. You're not only going to need …

Tutorials

How to Add More Depth to Your Images in Lightroom

Did you ever wonder why some images give you that feeling of being in the scene instead of just viewing it? There are many different techniques for …

Tutorials

How to Enhance Details in Photoshop

How to Stack Your Images in Lightroom to Clean up the Mess

If you're like me, you are bringing home all kinds of exposure series, panorama sources photos and macro images that you want to combine using focus …

Tutorials

Video: How to Clean Your Camera Sensor to Remove Dust Spots

When particles of dust and debris get on your camera sensors, they can cause frustrating spots in your shots that ruin entire batches of photographs. …

The Superresolution Trick – How to Quadruple the Resolution of Your Camera

Have you ever dreamed of shooting with a megapixel monster camera and get images upwards of 50 Megapixel? Of course, these cameras are really …

Tutorials

How to Bring Color Back Into Backlit Areas in Photoshop

When you photograph into the sun, you often have areas in your image that lack color and look washed out due to the sun overpowering those regions. …

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The Art of Digital Blending by Jimmy McIntyre – Full Review

Digital blending is the essence of working with Photoshop, and learning how to blend different layers into one coherent image may seem like a chore …

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How to Remove Anything from a Photo in Photoshop

In a perfect world, there would be nothing disturbing the flawless look of your subject and its beautiful surroundings. Nothing would distract the …

Tutorials

6 Methods to Create an HDR Image

Over the years, different software solutions for creating an HDR image from a set of source exposures have emerged. First, it was Photomatix and …

Tutorials

Advanced Color Correction in Lightroom Using the Color Tab

You probably know the Vibrance and Saturation sliders that let you control colors in Lightroom. These controls do a great job of equalizing the …

Tutorials

What to Do in Foggy Conditions

Some of us love to shoot dramatic light. But what happens when the dramatic light does not show up? This is exactly what we faced on our recent visit …

How to Create A Realistic HDR Panorama

HDR stands for “High Dynamic Range,” meaning that the method is supposed to increase the dynamic range that one image can have as if the sensor had …

How to Create a Perfect Sky Selection in Photoshop

In landscape photography, you often need to process the sky separately from the rest of your image, for example to give it more color and definition. …

Tutorials

Video: How to Use the Sun During Shoots at Sunrise, Noon, and Magic Hour

The sun can be a photographer’s best friend: it is a constant source of light that lasts all day and doesn’t require any power from your end to keep …

4 Digital Blending Techniques in Photoshop

Digital blending is a set of techniques that allow you to combine different versions of the same image (or different images) into one. The final …

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Essential Skills for Landscape Photography

When you first get started in photography, at the bare minimum, you need three pieces of equipment: a camera, a normal zoom lens (24-70mm), and a …

A Guide to Layers and Blending in Gimp

Unlike some free software, Gimp www.gimp.org is a powerful rival for its payware counterpart, Photoshop. Its depth and similarity to the Photoshop …

Tutorials

‘Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs of People’

Photographer and writer Henry Carroll has a great little book coming out simply titled “Read This If You Want To Take Great Photographs of People,” …

How Understanding Clarity and Vibrance in Lightroom Can Improve Your Images

Adobe Lightroom offers two excellent tools for increasing the apparent contrast and saturation of an image without resorting to taking everything to …

Reverse Lens Macro – Exploring Life at Full-Scale

As with any specialized area of photography, the art of <i>macro</i> photography – that is, making images of objects at a very close range – is in a creative …

Forget HDR Software! Start Creating Natural, Clean HDRs With Digital Blending

A few years ago I ran an HDR photography magazine. I regularly tone mapped my images for years, using just about every HDR program out there. Yet, …

People from 1900s Detroit Photos Photoshopped Into Modern Day Ruins

The city of Detroit, Michigan has gone through huge economic and demographic changes over the past century. Once a booming car-making city with 1.85 …

9 Helpful Apps for Photographers

Hopefully I’m not the only photographer in the world that tends to get quite excited when I discover a new app, or software that could definitely be …

5 Tips From Lindsay Adler To Help Your Subject Relax

Getting human subjects to feel comfortable and to emote in front of the camera is always a challenge. We deal with a variety of personalties which …

Photography