Create Your Own LUT’s for Photoshop with 3D LUT Creator

Create Your Own LUT’s for Photoshop with 3D LUT Creator

Recently I have been discussing LUT’s as a way of enhancing photography in Photoshop and Lightroom. But where can you find these powerful LUTs from? Well, you can create your own by combining and tweaking the LUT’s that come with Photoshop and then exporting these. Unfortunately, that’s quite limiting in the range of effects. Another [...]

Can Affinity Photo Replace Photoshop?

Can Affinity Photo Replace Photoshop?

It appears a lot of people are looking for a Photoshop alternative at present. One question that comes up increasingly is, can Affinity Photo replace Photoshop. Only the other day a book cover designer emailed me with this very question. Now the features needed for that work are a little different to photo editing, but [...]

Best Fuji Profile for Green

Best Fuji Profile for Green

If you’re a Fuji shooter who uses Lightroom to process your RAW files, I’m sure you will appreciate the excellent Fuji Colour Profiles. Although Lightroom provides a default Adobe Standard profile, it’s often worth experimenting with some of the other Fuji profiles found in the Camera Calibration tab. In the past, I have tended to [...]

And the Next Book is…

And the Next Book is…

On Friday, I shared a fairly traditional image of the Elizabeth Tower in London. Some people also know this as Big Ben, although Big Ben is the bell inside the clock-tower. Then over the weekend I was working on my next book (“Mastering Photoshop Masks”) and decided to use the image for one of the [...]

New Affinity Photo

New Affinity Photo

I’m sat here playing around with this photo. Nothing new I suspect your saying to yourself. This difference though is this is on my iPad. And even better, it’s not Adobe Photoshop Express, its Affinity Photo for iPad. When I opened my emails this morning I found one from Serif that I had been waiting [...]

Alternatives to The Creative Cloud 4

Alternatives to The Creative Cloud 4

Today, I’m going to continue my series looking at alternatives to Adobe’s Creative Cloud subscription. I do this because not everyone is happy to rent their software on subscription. Personally, I quite like the renting arrangement as it gives me access to the latest versions of Lightroom and Photoshop. Despite being a big fan of [...]

Alternatives to the Creative Cloud 3

Alternatives to the Creative Cloud 3

Today I would like to share a further idea about an alternative to the Adobe Creative Cloud that you may not have considered.  Or, perhaps you have considered it but ruled it out for possibly several reasons. That alternative is Adobe Elements. Now please don’t dismiss this suggestion immediately. Elements is a good package, it’s [...]