New Photo Editing Mini-Series

Peak District hills at sunset.

Finished example image from my latest YouTube Photo Editing Mini-Series. Peak District Millstones. Click the image to enlarge. Due to the popularity of my first photo editing mini-series on YouTube, I’m doing a second. This time I’m processing the image you see above. I’ve already published the first two videos: Image Assessment https://youtu.be/NCvT71cgxO8RAW Conversion (using … Continue reading New Photo Editing Mini-Series

Friday Image No.212

Heswall marina at sunset

Heswall. Olympus EM5, 9-18mm Olympus lens, ISO200, f/8.0, 1/25". Today I’m returning to an image that I’ve probably shown before. It may not be the same identical file but it’s possible you’ve already seen this. I’m doing this because I’ve been back through my image library and reprocessed quite a few of the RAW files. … Continue reading Friday Image No.212

Mastering Photoshop Luminosity Masks Course

Misty morning in the Peak District

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 … Continue reading Mastering Photoshop Luminosity Masks Course

Friday Image No.172

Blackpool pier and beach

On Monday, just before the arrival of the snow and arctic winds in the UK, I visited Blackpool. I have already shared one of the images from that trip, where the performance of the Fuji 18-55 lens quite literally amazed me. This post shows another image from the trip, also shot with the same lens. … Continue reading Friday Image No.172

Why I use Nik from Photoshop

Views at Mesa Arch, Canyonlands National Park, Utah, USA

Recently I posted a video on You Tube explaining why I like to use the Nik Plugin’s from Photoshop rather than Lightroom. This came about because in all my Nik videos I start with a RAW file in Lightroom This is then converted to an image that I edit in Photoshop. A couple of people … Continue reading Why I use Nik from Photoshop

Installing Camera Profiles in Lightroom

My latest video is now live on You Tube. You can subscribe to my channel using the link below https://www.youtube.com/user/rnwhalley/featured or watch the video here (please note the video doesn't show up in email, only on the blog). http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2_qZWGjtMY If you’re a Lightroom user and aren’t familiar with changing your Camera Profile, be sure to … Continue reading Installing Camera Profiles in Lightroom

Friday Image No.101

Here’s one for all you fans of Black and White. If you’re wondering what the colour image looked like at the start or the processing I used, it’s all covered in a short You Tube video. View You Tube Channel You might find it rather surprising if you haven’t seen it before. Have a great … Continue reading Friday Image No.101

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 … Continue reading You Tube Video: Nik Color Efex Essential Landsape Filters