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Tips for Post-Processing Your Beach Photos

I would like to offer up a few quick and easy tips to help make your ocean/beach photography stand out.  I have spent the past week shooting a lot of beach and surf photography for a few different clients.  Some of this work was actually in an event setting, so there was a lot of feedback and response to the various …

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9 Post Processing Tricks To Improve & Correct Your Images

Post Processing your digital images is, in many ways, like problem solving. Actually, in photography, the entire process of image creation is pretty much an entire problem solving exercise from start to finish. When shooting, we have to get the exposure correct. “Are my highlights going to be clipped?” “Will I have detail in my shadows?” “Is the lighting correct …

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Photoshop Blend Modes – You’re not using them enough

Chances are, you  think that Photoshop blend modes are for blending images to create double exposure effects or to add a texture to your photos. After all, that is what the name seems to imply. Perhaps you’ve never noticed the blend modes tab and have no idea what I’m even talking about, in which case I am about to blow …

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Ten More Post Processing Tips & Tricks

Some Tips & Tricks To Improve Your Post Production Workflow Post processing digital images in Lightroom & Photoshop to many photographers is a great way to make our digital images as best as they can be. From a simple crop to complex luminosity masking techniques, there are always tips and tricks to be learned along the way that make it …

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Lightroom Users: 10 Reasons Why You Need Photoshop

Adobe Lightroom has become the most popular photography management and editing application over the last few years for many reasons. Not only is it a very powerful application that allows you to import your digial images, keyword them, rate them, sort them into collections, export them, etc – It is a also a VERY powerful editing software package as well. …

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Post-Wedding Workflow: The System That Won’t Make You Crazy Part 1

One of the things that was most difficult for me when I first started photographing weddings was finding a post-wedding workflow that worked well for me.  I tried following the advice of various photographers, attempting to implement their exact workflow into my unique business.  All of these attempts failed because I was replicating the practices of someone with a completely …