Post Processing

Random Thoughts on Post-Processing | Waterdog Photography – Underwater Photography Article

Random Thoughts on Post-Processing | Waterdog Photography Sometimes we have an image that needs just a little punch to give it that edge we are looking for. Maybe it needs a punch to color, or sharpness, or maybe it needs a complete tonal makeover. Here I have compiled a few of my favorite tips for finishing an image. Quick Color Adjustments in Lightroom Occasionally I have an image that just doesn’t have the color saturation that I want. Usually, this…

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Best Lightroom Export Settings To Use – Photography Article

If you want the highest quality final photo for any purpose, you need to be familiar with your post-processing software’s output settings. For many photographers, this means using Lightroom’s “Export” dialog to get the best results. But not all of these settings are completely intuitive, and you certainly don’t want to make a mistake in the final step of the imaging process. So, this article covers everything you need to know about the best Lightroom export settings to use. First,…

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Landscape Photography Case Study [Video] – Photography Article

A couple weeks ago, I wanted to film a tutorial on photographing the Milky Way – but as you may have seen, that didn’t quite work out. Our video series took a further hiatus when I lost my voice the following week, but we’re back again! Since I still sound like a potato, I went through the Photography Life archives for the following case study – from composition to post-processing – of two Grand Tetons photos from our Landscape Tutorial. Lightroom…

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DxO Nik Collection 2 Announcement is Underwhelming – Photography Article

Today DxO released its first major version of its Nik Collection suite that it acquired from Google last year. The new version of the software, Nik Collection 2 comes with over 40 brand new presets and support for high-resolution monitors. While the support for high-resolution monitors is great to finally see in Nik Collection, it seems like nothing else has really changed as far as the tools are concerned. In fact, I personally don’t think that this release even deserves…

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A Guide to Black and White Conversion Using Photoshop – Photography Article

In this Guide to Black and White Conversion using Photoshop, we will look into the pros and cons of different options Photoshop offers to turn an image into monochrome. Practically, there is not one single method that suits everyone or more precisely, not one method that suits every single image shot by the same photographer. But certainly, some methods are more powerful than the others and give us more control over the output. Before you go through this article, please…

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