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<b>What Is Dynamic Range of A Camera?</b><p>According to Imatest, dynamic range is the range of exposure, i.e. scene brightness, over which a camera responds …

Landscape Photography

Marina Bay, Singapore: Luminosity Mask In Composite Workflow

Marina Bay, Singapore in an effect inspired by the movie Tron<p>This is one of my favourite images to date. Although, strictly speaking, it’s a …

Landscape Photography

The 4-Step Framework To Creative Image Post-Processing

I once read:<p>Photography is 25% camera, 70% post-processing and 5% of luck.<p>Whether or not you’re familiar with image editing software or like to spend …

Tutorials

Photoshop Video Library For Photographers

This video library is created with those that find Photoshop challenging to learn in mind. Each video is kept to byte-size to not overwhelm you with …

Tutorials

6 Features That Suggest You Have A Grungy HDR Image (+ how to fix it)

Grungy HDR images are becoming less favorable nowadays. Although the internet is still full of these images, people are becoming more aware and …

This Is What Happens When You Reprocess An Old Image

Single exposure, dodged and burned, and light accentuated.<p>This is one of the earlier "HDR" images I’ve created. Also, one of my all time …

5 Reasons Why You Should Use Photoshop Keyboard Shortcuts

I’m a Mac person (high five if you are too ;p). But like many others, I started using PC first.<p>The first PC I have used was an Intel 386 computer (I …

Mariposa Grove - The Double Infinity Mask Technique

Morning mist at Mariposa Grove<p>Did you ever go through your old files and find something that make you think:<p>“How did I miss it?”<p>Strangely, it happens …

Image Composition: What I Learned From The LCU Framework

What makes a good photograph?<p>Is it the light, exposure or the subject?<p>National Geographic photographer Frans Lanting explains the six secrets to …

Photo-shooting Bluebells at Middleton Woods In The Yorkshire Dales

Focus stacking, light accentuation and dodge/burn to the tree trunks<p>Bluebell, or <i>Hyacinthoides non-scripta</i> is a species of flower that is very common …

Raw Files - Why You Should Care To Know More

Assuming I’m a complete beginner, how would you explain to me if I were to ask you what a Raw file is?<p><i>(You have 10 seconds...)</i><p>Blank?<p>That's ok because …

Kirkjufell: Challenges of Shooting An Iconic Landmark

HDR image stylized with light bleed and light painting<p>Have seen images of Kirkjufellsfoss (the waterfall) or Kirkjufell (the mountain) before?<p>Maybe …

What You Think You Know About HDR Photography Is Wrong

Everyone knows what HDR stands for. The term has become increasingly popular everyday that it confuses people who don’t understand it well. For …

Night Cityscape Photography: Why Is HDR Necessary

There is something magical about urban landscape at night when it transforms the concrete jungle into a different world. Flooded by millions of …

The Defining Moment That Changed My Path In Photography

I still remember that time when I was traveling in Scotland, I was sight-seeing in Inverness (a town in the North of Scotland). One of my itinerary …

12 HDR Mistakes That Will Make You A Better Photographer

“What on earth can I possibly learn from grungy HDR images?”<p>I can’t read your mind but I can guess what you’re thinking! =)<p>I’ve had my fair share of …

How I Escaped The HDR Hole To Become A Photographer Again

A couple of years later, my enthusiasm for photography hit a plateau. I felt everything I did was repetitive. Bracketing exposures had become a …

Square Filters vs Screw On Filters: What Do Experts Say About ND Filters

<i>​</i>​​​​When it comes to buying a filter, one of the biggest debate is square filters vs screw on filters. Both allow you to achieve the same result and …

Review: The Art of Digital Blending by Jimmy McIntyre

• Concise videos dive straight to the point<br>• Crystal clear explanations<br>• Exercise image files to practice as you learn<br>• Demonstration of workflow in …

Demonstration

Plotagraph Your Still Images To Life In Photoshop [On Budget]

I came across something really cool and I just wanted to share with you.<p>​It’s called Plotagraph.<p>​Kind of reminds me of the movie Harry Potter where …

When To Do HDR Photography: Deep Dive Into Histogram

Because in most cameras, this is the first histogram that appears when you press a button. Some cameras can only display this histogram.<p>The luminance …

How To Use Photomatix Pro To Create HDR Images

Someone has asked me about creating HDR using Photomatix in the past. So today I’m going to show you how to do that using bracketed images in …

Tutorials

The Ultimate List of Image Editing Software For Photographers

Your one and only ultimate guide to the list of free and premium image editing software available on the market (March 2017).

Tutorials

HOW TO create a panorama | POST-PROCESSING TIPS

What You Need To Know<p>Panorama is a way of creating images in an <b>elongated view</b>. This is commonly done by taking multiple images and stitch them …

Mobile Photography

How To Remove With Lens Flare Effortlessly Using 5 Simple Techniques

What Is Lens Flare?<p>Lens flare is a <b>non-image forming light</b> that is <b>scattered in the lens system</b>.<p>It is commonly caused by <b>bright light traveling the</b> …

Tutorials

6 Ways On How To Enhance Sky Color In Photoshop

There are many ways you can enhance sky color in Photoshop. Different methods create a slightly different result, so try them all to see which one …

How To Dodge and Burn The Smart Way With Luminosity Masks

Have you ever seen images with incredibly smooth and balanced tone? I always thought you have to be really lucky to get an impossibly near perfect …