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Retouching Snow in Photoshop

August 12, 2016

My favourite place on this incredible planet is Iceland, and in my capacity as a travel photographer and big Iceland fan I’ve perfected the way I deal with snow in my photos. In this tutorial [More]

The Lightroom J Trick

November 27, 2015

There are various versions of this quick and easy contrast fix for Lightroom doing the rounds on the internet (I got the inspiration from Mastin Labs’ post) and its about Tip Squirrel had their very own version of it! This contrast fix isn’t for every image but is really helpful on those tricky flat images that don’t want to play ball. And, secondly, this “fix” works best with RAW images. [More]

Photoshop Dramatic Contrast Technique

April 30, 2013

This simple but effective technique can take you way beyond simple brightness and contrast adjustments, with precise control over each color independently, using the most unlikely tool for adjusting colors – the black and white adjustment layer. [More]

Using The Histogram and Curves in Photoshop

November 26, 2010

In this tutorial, we’ll take a look at one of my favourite tricks for improving photographic contrast more quickly and more accurately, using the Histogram sliders in Curves. This technique [More]

Creative Luminosity Techniques

April 2, 2010

Last week, we saw several ways in which we could introduce the Luminosity blend mode into our Photoshop sharpening workflow. Today, it’s all about creative application of this technique. Since the [More]

Blend Mode Basics – Part 1

January 4, 2010

First and foremost, I’d like to thank TipSquirrel.com for asking me to come back and present another series of tutorials for you!  [Welcome back Mike! (TS)]   For the next several weeks, [More]