Editing vs. processing in Lightroom and Photoshop

The Difference Between “Editing” and “Processing” in Photoshop

When I first began exploring the wondrous world of Photoshop, my “workflow” was a convoluted mess. Although I was learning different tools and techniques, steadily expanding my creative processing tool belt through my own trial and errors…each processing session became longer and more frustrating. Here’s a typical scenario during my early days in Photoshop that …

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Why it's better to auto bracket a landscape when exposure blending

Why you Should Always Auto Bracket a Landscape for Exposure Blending

Have you ever photographed a beautiful landscape only to find that your images rarely represent the stunning scene you witnessed? Most likely, the amount of light you photographed was too much for your camera to reign in with just one shutter speed. Don’t worry though…there’s a very easy fix for this (and it doesn’t require any …

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Enhanced Processing with the Range Mask in Lightroom

Download this video lesson (.mp4) [s3mm type=”file” files=”practice-files/range-masking-practice-files.zip”]Download the practice files (.zip)[/s3mm] Tutorial: Layer Masks Tutorial: Luminosity Masks Adobe recently came out with the range mask tool for Lightroom, and this is a huge leap forward…especially for landscape photographers. This simple refinement tool allows you to tailor any adjustment to the unique colors and tones …

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Exposure Blending in Lightroom

Download this video lesson (.mp4) [s3mm type=”file” files=”practice-files/exposure-blending-Lr-practice-files.zip”]Download the practice files (.zip)[/s3mm] Download the HDR Field Guide (.pdf) Article: Why you (still) need to bracket your landscapes Article: How to avoid the “HDR Look” when exposure blending In this Lightroom Classic lesson, we’re going to take a comprehensive look at how to blend exposures in …

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