Adjustment Luminosity Photoshop Tip – Woody Walters


Today I received another great tip from Woody Walters… You can view his tip here

Woody Walters Adjustment Luminosity Photoshop Tip

Basically, it’s about making your colours pop in an image, by adding a black and white adjustment layer and then changing the blend mode to Luminosity and playing around with the colour sliders.


Before and After Adjustment Layer

Camera Settings

Camera: Canon EOS 70D
Lens: Canon EF-S18-200mm f/3.5-5.6 IS
F/Number: f/8
ISO: 100

Focal Distance: 18 mm
Shutter Speed: 1/30 sec
Software: Adobe Lightroom Classic and Photoshop
Photographer: Ash Ryan


With Powder Paint Effect

A powder paint effect of photograph of water cascading over the rocks at Aria Force in Cumbria.

With Painterly Effect

A painterly effect of photograph of water cascading over the rocks at Aria Force in Cumbria.


About the Author

Bren is a female amateur photographer, fibromyalgia sufferer and blogger at Bacardigirl.UK who along with her husband, Ashley, have created a photography blog called Brashley Photography which showcases the places they’ve visited on their photography journey. Bren and Ashley primarily concentrate their photographic skills on landscape, architecture and floral subjects. Based in the South East of England they hope to give their readers an insight into the wonderful and beautiful landscapes, buildings and places that the South of England has to offer.

2 responses to “Adjustment Luminosity Photoshop Tip – Woody Walters”

  1. They do look good I must say, it’s quite an expensive app though

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    1. I pay just under £10 a month for Photoshop, Lightroom Classic, Lightroom, and Rush as well as Fresco. That’s for the Photography plan.

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