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How I do my black edge

As many of you may have gathered, lately I have been doing a lot of photographs of flowers we have taken and added a black background to them.  Yes you could use Photoshop, create a black background and then mask…

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Adding layers of dimension..

You can read the full tutorial about Using the Lightroom Adjustment Brush to add Dimension to a Landscape Photo by clicking here

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Reverse Processing

Taken by Bren Ryan

I had read a post about reverse processing on another blog…. and thought I would give it another go. The reverse processing image came out pretty good except for the sky… It was dismal and had no drama to it…..

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Twinkle

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Twinkle.”

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Working with smart previews

Now I don’t know about you, but I have to keep my original photos on an external drive, due to the size of my photograph library…  Lightroom is great for this because you can build smart previews of your original images and Lightroom allows…

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Texture

  As part of the Weekly Photo Challenge: Texture, I have used the above picture as the texture of the brickwork gives a nice backdrop to this sole yellow flower amongst a mass of purple flowers.

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Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers

Entered as part of the Weekly Photo Challenge: Containers – Taken at Upnor Castle, Near Rochester in Kent.

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Weekly Photo Challenge – Relic

Reculver Entered as part of the Weekly Photo Challenge – Relic

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Graduated Filter Tip…

Another tool in Lightroom I use regularly is the graduated filter… again you have many options with this tool, including exposure, contrast, tint, temperature and you can even add colour. But one thing I found with the graduated filter tool…

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My favourite Lightroom tool….

Has to be the Radial Filter The radial filter wasn’t introduced into Lightroom until Adobe released their Version 5 of Lightroom.  And how I am glad they did bring us this feature.  I use it regularly… in fact I think…

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Layers in Photoshop for Beginners – PLP #127 – YouTube

Layers in Photoshop for Beginners – PLP #127 – YouTube. http://photoserge.com  

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How to Retouch Monuments in Lightroom & Photoshop – PLP #126 by Serge Ramelli – YouTube

How to Retouch Monuments in Lightroom & Photoshop – PLP #126 by Serge Ramelli – YouTube. http://photoserge.com  

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Graduated Filter – Matt’s tip

Graduated Filter – Matt’s tip One of the blogs I follow religiously is Lightroomkillertips, and I would recommend following this blog if you use Lightroom..  Apart from Matt giving you free presets to work with, he also gives some great…

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