Category Archives: Editing Tutorials

So you will have likely seen all the banter from me about how I’m quitting blogging and merging my blog with the all new place for photographers: The Photographer’s Element. In my video announcement, I introduced you to Sarah Grace and told you over and over again that “…this is going to be something completely…

Here are some quick pull back shots from this recent session. The pullbacks were taken by me because I was shooting without an assistant and they were really just taken for my own record but I thought I’d share them with you fine people! Edited with Florabella Colorplay actions for Photoshop Pin It

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I posted on my Facebook page about 6 weeks ago that I couldn’t wait to get releases back from the parents at a recent preschool gig because I was dying to show you the results of my first foray into clamshell lighting for little’uns. Well they’ve come back and so now I have something to…

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I had an amazing question from a reader this week. She asked about using Lightroom’s ‘edit in Photoshop’ tool. If you don’t know about how to do this, check out that video here. What she was wondering was about the bit depth difference between Lightroom and Photoshop Elements. You see, Lightroom edits in 16 bit…

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Yesterday, my Canon G1 X came in the mail. It was difficult to make the choice to buy such a pricey compact camera when there weren’t any reviews about it yet, but I put my faith in Canon and bought it anyway. You see, I’m always late at making commitments on technology. I bought my…

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Frustrated with shaky images? Check out this post I wrote on DPS. And read down to the comments, too, some more interesting tips in there especially about focal length and shutter speed. I didn’t know about that! For more about focus and the two camera settings involved, I wrote another post just to discuss those…

If you poke around in Photoshop, you may have run across the filter > correct camera distortion area. You can use this to correct unintentional distortion, enhance intentional distortion or create distortion in the first place. Not all lenses are meant for the same things. Wide angles aren’t good for portraits, especially not up close….