The Calibration Panel in Lightroom Develop module

Let me start by saying that is one panel I never play with. Well, that was until today. Today I read an article on Photo Focus written by Serge Ramelli about things he wished he knew when he started to processing Landscape photos in Lightroom. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZUhZ_pZci6c In the video at 5.34, he started to talk … Continue reading The Calibration Panel in Lightroom Develop module

GRFX Studio Serge

https://www.facebook.com/sergeramelli/videos/10216613805272088/ Serge Ramelli, is one photographer I do follow and I've just downloaded the free software. And boy does it make good of your images. So I thought I would try an image I took with my phone back when I was on holiday in San Francisco. Below is the original image. GRFX Studio Serge … Continue reading GRFX Studio Serge

Sheffield Park Gardens

Friday Quick Tip – Photoshop – Using Colour

You know how you want to intensify colours... and wish certain parts of an image were different layers...  well yes you can use a Hue/Saturation Adjustment Layer or Levels and Curves... but I use the following method... Create a new layer Select Brush Tool Choose Colour Paint over areas with colour Set blending mode to … Continue reading Friday Quick Tip – Photoshop – Using Colour

Stranger on the Shore

  On Friday we went to Seven Sister and Birling Gap in East Sussex... I have to say the drive down there was beautiful as we headed through the Kent and East Sussex countryside... and the views from Birling Gap are astounding. For the above image I wanted to create a dark image... with a … Continue reading Stranger on the Shore

Soft and Beautiful

When we visited San Francisco last years, we went to the Conservatory of Flowers in the Golden Gate Park... I have never seen such beautiful flowers... truly exquisite and delicate looking petals. As you can see from the picture on the right...which is SOOC there is a dark mark and a very distracting background.  So … Continue reading Soft and Beautiful

Yosemite National Park

On the trail

One of my favourite photographers has to be Serge Ramelli and just recently he has been doing tutorials of photographs he has taken at Yosemite National Park and has called them, his "On the trail of Ansel Adams" series. I can't believe it was nearly a year ago that we were at Yosemite and after … Continue reading On the trail

Bodiam Castle

One of the very first places we visited when we started to take up photography was Bodiam Castle in East Sussex. It is a lovely place to visit and the steam train leaves Bodiam for Tenterden very regular... so whilst visiting Bodiam you can also have a nice train ride. When processing a photo, I … Continue reading Bodiam Castle