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Reviving Afternoon Skies with Photoshop Multiply Mode

June 8, 2012

Dealing with overly bright skies is a challenge photographers of all stripes must deal with on a regular basis. We've all been there: on vacation, in a great spot, just a few hours to photograph but sunrise and sunset are not an option. So we photograph our subjects when the sun is overhead, showering everything in blue light. Skies suffer the worst sometimes, with areas that are partially blue and others partially blown out or too bright. The shot below exemplifies this. [More]

Fixing Blown-out Skies With Photoshop

October 29, 2011

I must admit, when it comes to skies… I’m not above cheating. In this tutorial, I’ll show you a technique from my book Understanding Adobe Photoshop CS5. Be sure to also click here to download [More]

Making a Moody Sky even Moodier with Photoshop

January 20, 2011

On my own blog recently I posted a photograph I’d taken of a guy riding a Harley Davidson motorcycle and went on to explain that on the day of the shoot there wasn’t a single cloud in the sky. In [More]