Tutorial – Exporting to WordPress directly from Lightroom

Now I am all for saving time... and if I can upload images to Social Media and my blog without having to first save the image on my computer ... all the better.  Now to be able to publish directly to WordPress from Lightroom you must have a WordPress.com account and of course a blog.  [...]

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Photoshop – Layer Blending Modes

One of the things that frightened the death out of me in Photoshop was blending modes... and how to use them... For ages I couldn't get to grips with what they did until I read this blog post called Photoshop Blend Modes Explained, which gives a very detailed look into blending modes... As you can [...]

Bland sky… Use Topaz Texture Effects 2..

Then no worries.. just use a texture Do you have a photograph, with excellent fall colours, or stunning architecture but the sky lets you down?  Well no fear.. by using Topaz Texture Effects 2 you can give your sky the boost it needs... to take it from a bland boring sky.. to a sky with [...]

Friday Quick Tip – Lightroom – Basic Panel

Well today's quick tip.. well it isn't that quick, 20 minutes to be exact, but it is very informative.   And it comes from a video created by Laura Shoe from LauraShoe.com that covers the fundamentals of the Basic Panel in Lightroom.     Sit back and enjoy and have a good weekend everyone xx

My favourite tool – the crop tool

I don't know about you but there are times when you think you have taken the perfect shot, only to find when you are back home and importing your photos into Lightroom that the image you've just imported it is not what you envisaged when taking the original shot.  The composition is all wrong and you have not taken [...]

Watermarking Your Photographs in Lightroom

Lightroom Edits I thought I would create this tutorial, simply because a friend of mine had asked for advice on how to watermark and export their photographs in Lightroom and what I do when I export my photographs.  First of all I start in the Lightroom Library panel and the first thing I look at [...]

It’s snowing… again

Yesterday I produced a photograph of a snowy landscape and added an effect to the photograph to make it look like it was snowing... Today I wondered if there was a way I could take a photograph I took ages ago of Scotney Castle and turn it into a winter scene. I love this picture [...]