Learn how to use my FAVORITE—and most underrated—tool inside of Adobe® Lightroom®, the "Guided Upright" tool. This tool is perfect for helping align and level the straight lines in an image when the crop tool [...]
The curves adjustment is an extremely versatile tool when it comes to photo editing. In this video I show three different ways you can use curves using Adobe® Photoshop®: adding contrast, reducing contrast, and also [...]
In this video I walk through all of the steps to show how to create a macro focus-stacked image using Lightroom and Photoshop. I also show the focus-bracket menu settings for FUJIFILM users to set [...]
Lately I've seen several comments and videos from photographers discussing why pro and prime lenses are better than kit lenses. I won't discount these arguments, because in many cases they have valid points. However, kit [...]
Have you ever wanted to travel and leave the laptop at home? I did ... and it was great! I used Lightroom CC and the iPad Pro to import/edit my travel photos, and they even synced to Lr Classic when I got home. Read more to learn how to do this.
In this tutorial I demonstrate using the Blur Gallery in Adobe® Photoshop®, along with adjustment layers and blending modes, to add a "miniature effect" to your photographs. This technique works well with photos created from a [...]
Last updated: November 19, 2018 | This article contains affiliate links Today, ON1 released its newest version of their software: ON1 Photo RAW 2019. This program is typically on a yearly update cycle, and it's always [...]
Manually editing the contrast in a photo can add an enormous amount of depth beyond what you can achieve using sliders and curves. In this tutorial I demonstrate a simple and practical method to dodge [...]
Please note: This article contains affiliate links. Today Skylum has started taking pre-orders for the upcoming Aurora HDR 2019 (release date scheduled for October 4, 2018). They also have a pre-order special with a lot [...]
Nicole S. Young is a professional photographer and published author whose love of photography and teaching has grown into an online photography business. Nicole is best known for her books on food photography, but is widely versed in a variety of photographic genres, including landscape, travel, lifestyle, and even underwater photography.