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Processing an image – My Way.

First and foremost I use Lightroom for as much of the editing as I can.  Very rarely do I go to Photoshop to process an image.. unless I want to create something that can’t be achieved in Lightroom. So how…

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Combining Presets in Topaz Studio – Penshurst Plance

One of the things I love about Topaz Studio is the ability to combine presets.  By combining various presets together it gives you a vast variety of options when editing images. My original image of Penshurst Place was first of…

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Lightroom CC on laptop/desktop

Oil Paint of Ashehank Woods

  I have been a stark advocate of Lightroom Classic, and would use Lightroom Mobile now and again on my phone or tablet.  But when it came to processing a photograph in Lightroom CC on my desktop or laptop… well…

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Topaz Texture Effects – Preinstalled Presets

For day 7 of my ‘test before you buy’ of Topaz Texture Effects 2 I thought I would take an image of Leeds Castle, with Lightroom Basic Edits and distractions (people) removed in Photoshop and apply 5 preinstalled Presets of…

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Friday Quick Tip – Photoshop – Using Colour

Sheffield Park Gardens

You know how you want to intensify colours… and wish certain parts of an image were different layers…  well yes you can use a Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer or Levels and Curves… but I use the following method… Create a new…

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Over the Gate and into the Distance

Woodland Walks

    The above photograph is a HDR composite taken at Northward Hill Nature Reserve… it was only a brief stop and this was taken at an off beaten track near the actual farm.  As it was in a dark…

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Surfer Girl

Tonight I thought I would try something completely different… I wanted to push the limits and process a photo in a totally different style to what I normally do. The first objective was to find a photo to use ……

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Creating Export Presets using your Watermarks for the web.

Now you have created your watermarks using this tutorial it is time to create your Export Presets. Go to one of your photos in the Library module and right click, Select Export and Export (as highlighted in blue) This will then…

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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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