Non-destructive editing: how to use adjustment layers to fine-tune images

Non-destructive editing: how to use adjustment layers to fine-tune images

In this photo editing tutorial we’ll show you how to make non-destructive edits to your photos using versatile adjustment layers to selectively target and tweak the colours and tones of an image.

How to sharpen JPEG images: download our image and follow along!

Step-by-step how to sharpen your JPEG images: step 4

In this photo editing tutorial we’ll show you how to sharpen JPEG images to reveal delicate details without adding artefacts like haloes and noise.

How to enhance a sunset in Photoshop: download our start file and follow along

How to enhance a sunset in Adobe Camera Raw

In this photo editing tutorial we’ll show you how to use the Adobe Camera Raw editor’s sliders to target and boost the saturation of the sunrise colours, to help them look as vivid in print as they did in real life. We’ll also show you how to use the Vibrance slider to boost the weaker colours without oversaturating stronger ones.

Autumn color: saturate golden tones more precisely with this simple workflow

Autumn color: better saturate those golden tones with this simple workflow

In this photo editing tutorial we’ll show you how to ditch the Hue/Saturation tool and use the Color Variations dialog feature to better saturate your autumn colors. Autumn is the perfect time of year to get out and about with your DSLR, with the changing colours of trees and other foliage making for wonderful landscape… Continue reading

How to edit a raw file twice for superb detail: download our file and follow along!

How to edit a raw file twice for superb detail: download our file and follow along!

In this photo editing tutorial we show you how to edit a raw file twice and blend the two images for better, striking results.

How to enhance a sky to mimic a graduated neutral density filter

How to enhance a sky to mimic a graduated neutral density filter

In this advanced photo editing tutorial we’ll show you how to use an adjustment layer and the Gradient tool to mimic the effect of a graduated neutral density filter.

Surreal portraits: how to shoot and combine images into a Dali-inspired selfie

Surreal portraits: how to shoot and combine images into a Dali-inspired selfie

Discover how to shoot and combine a series of frames to create a seamless mid-air self-portrait inspired by the master of surreal portraits, Salvador Dali.

6 essential Lightroom edits you can apply to every image

6 essential Lightroom edits you can apply to every image

In this Adobe Lightroom tutorial we’ll show you six fundamental edits that you can apply to any picture you take.

How to cut out people like a professional using the Refine Edge tool

How to cut out people like a professional using the Refine Edge tool

Knowing how to cut out people can be one of the most challenging photo editing techniques you can learn. In this tutorial we show you how to cut out people in just six easy steps using the Refine Edge tool.

7 tips and tricks for using blend modes like a pro

Blend mode tips: 02 Add texture with Blend modes

Blend modes offer the quickest and easiest way to combine images creatively. Discover our 7 best tips for using them to create professional-looking images.