Infrared Simulation Using Nik


I have seen many articles and videos over the years suggesting ways to create infrared simulations using regular colour photographs. Most of these fall short, possibly because the authors don’t appreciate the true characteristics of infrared. One example I read simply suggested using the channel mixer in Photoshop and using it to turn a blue [...]

New Nik Color Efex Video Post


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s8AHbUyD6b4 If you have been following my series of video posts on the Essential Landscape filters found in the Nik Color Efex software, I have uploaded the fourth in the series. This is possibly the last of these so if anyone has a particular request relating to Nik filters or other aspects of image editing [...]

You Tube Video: Nik Color Efex Essential Landsape Filters


For those of you who are Nik users, you might be interested in a new video I uploaded to You Tube. I’ve had a lot of correspondence in the past where people have struggled with how to use Nik Color Efex and why it’s different from Viveza. Generally speaking, Color Efex is all about adding [...]

Photography with an open mind


Yesterday was time for a walk in that it wasn't raining hard; at least not when I headed out. As is usually the case I picked up a camera to take with me but this time it was a hard decision. Was it worth actually bothering? You see the walk I was intending to do [...]