Tag: photoshop

Adobe Creative Cloud Price Hike

Like many people in the UK last week I received this email from Adobe informing me that my Adobe Creative Cloud Photography plan (i.e. for for Lightroom and Photoshop) was to increase to £120.64 per year from 17th January 2018 (as I subscribe yearly) due to “recent changes in exchange rates in your

Photoshop – How Much is Too Much?

In a couple of earlier posts (here and here) I’ve ruminated on the importance of developing you own style of photography and also experimented with various styles myself (the above picture of which is an example). Having recently entered a photographic competition where photographers were asked to submit up to 10

Jamming with Photoshop

I normally do my black and white conversions in Lightroom but for this post thought I would just experiment with Photoshop. A kind of jamming session but using Photoshop rather than a musical instrument. Here’s the image I’m starting with. All I’ve done with it at this stage (in Lightroom)

Lightroom and Photoshop – Workflow (Revised)

Following on from last weeks post on my updated approach to Lightroom catalogues here is my updated guide to Lightroom and Photoshop workflow. I do all of this on a 13″ Macbook Pro so if you’re using a Windows machine there will be a few minor differences when talking about files and directories.

Lightroom and Photoshop – Organising Catalogs (Revised)

It’s been around 18 months since I switched to using Lightroom and Photoshop for my workflow and editing. In January 2015 I wrote a post about how I intended to organise my catalogue in Lightroom and in December documented my workflow. Having worked with both of these tools for over a year

Lightroom and Photoshop – Whitening and Brightening Eyes

One of the major things to get right when making a portrait of a person is the eyes. Tradition has it that it is the eyes you should focus on primarily and getting these sharp and in focus is most important of all. The classic case in point is the

Lightroom and Photoshop – Simple Shadow Removal

Here’s a simple technique for getting rid of an annoying background shadow using Photoshop. This is an image of the Birmingham entrepreneur Joel Blake I am hoping to use for an exhibition I am helping to organise and also submitting some prints to. The exhibition is called Smarter Lives and is part of

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