Mastering Photoshop Luminosity Masks Course

Mastering Photoshop Luminosity Masks Course

Something that always seems to cause confusion amongst photographers, is Luminosity Masks. I think a lot of the confusion is down to people hyping the technique. There seems to be a lot of photographers that for whatever reason, want to make the subject confusing. Why does this appear to be the norm with many people [...]

On1 Photo RAW 2018 Masking

On1 Photo RAW 2018 Masking

Following my video demonstrating how to use On1 Photo RAW 2018 to edit a landscape image, I received a few queries about how I used the masks. How do they work and what are all the sliders for? To help answer these questions, I put together another video. This time, rather than concentrating on the [...]

The Future of this Blog

The Future of this Blog

The mist is clearing and I’m beginning to see the future of this blog. It will continue but in a slightly different form. I will be using to share thoughts, finding, news and ramblings about all things photographic, together with photos. I will also continue with the Friday Image posts, hopefully weekly. What you won’t [...]

Masters of Landscape Photography

Masters of Landscape Photography

Over the Christmas break I bought a new book “Masters of Landscape Photography”. I would love to say I was featured, but alas I have been overlooked once more. Ordinarily I wouldn’t have bothered with a book such as this, but Amazon was offering a heavy discount. I took a chance and I think I [...]

This Blog is at a Crossroads

This Blog is at a Crossroads

Happy New Year. Like most at New Year, I sat back and assess a few things. One of these was the success of this blog. When I started almost 6 years ago I had a clear vision. I wanted to help people create better photography using lightweight cameras, equipment and image editing. After 627 posts [...]

It Snowed

It Snowed

The weather forecasters managed to get it right (almost) and it snowed at the weekend. What they didn’t quite get right was the volume of snow. The 10-20cm of predicted was more like 5cm. And if your reading this from Buffalo or NYC, 5cm is sufficient to bring the UK to a halt. Despite the [...]

Will Fuji Image Quality Make the Grade

Will Fuji Image Quality Make the Grade

Some years back, I posted a work to Stock Libraries quite regularly. It’s always been my intention to return to this activity when time allowed. Most of the work I posted at that time was shot using a Canon 5D MkII with L series lenses and I hardly ever had a problem with images being [...]