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    Make HDR images from 2 exposures

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 06/03/2012 07:00am
    HDR Tutorial: make HDR images from 2 exposures

    Exposure blending enables you to mix images to get perfectly exposed skies, not always from the same scene. It’s not only a simple way of making HDR images, but it’s also a way of making more realistic-looking HDR images.

    The process when shooting is simple and most cameras have a built-in Bracketing feature to aid you further. It’s crucial that one image captures the detail of the sky and the other that of the foreground – then you use Layers and Masks to blend the two.

    Photo tutorial: how to take a light reading using grey card

    | Photography Tutorials, Tutorials | 16/02/2012 11:44am
    Photo tutorial: how to take a light reading using grey card

    Everyone, of any ability, who has taken a picture with a digital camera knows that getting the tones right will make or break your image. Choosing the right part of a scene to meter from is crucial, but how do you which part of the scene is best?

    When taking a light reading you want to find a midtone somewhere in the scene, or even just out of the frame. This could be light-coloured foliage, or even a Caucasian face. However, sometimes there won’t be anything around that’s the right tone for you to take a light reading. In these instances, using grey card can help you achieve perfect tones.

    Get to know your camera

    | Photography for Beginners | 08/12/2011 11:17am
    Get to know your camera

    Got a new camera for Christmas or just upgraded? Master it quickly with our easy guide to camera settings, exposure, aperture, shutter speed, focus modes, lens choice, flash modes, image editing, printing, camera accessories, camera care, and more…

    Get better exposures

    | Photography for Beginners | 08/12/2011 11:12am
    Get better exposures

    Reduce the time you spend trying to rescue under- and over-exposed photos in Photoshop by getting the shots right first time in-camera

    Boost colour in Photoshop Elements

    | Photoshop Tutorials | 06/05/2011 10:39am

    Use Colour Curves to improve the colour and enhance tone in your photographs Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this video you’ll find out how to give [...]

    Improve exposure in Photoshop Elements

    | Photoshop Tutorials | 06/05/2011 10:30am

    How to use Elements to improve the contrast, colour and exposure for improved photographs Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this tutorial, you’ll discover how to use [...]

    How to correct white balance in Adobe Camera Raw

    | Photoshop Tutorials | 06/05/2011 10:15am

    Use the ACR editor to tweak your photos for improved white balance, tones and exposure Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this video you’ll discover how to [...]

    Add drama to landscapes in Photoshop

    | Photoshop Tutorials | 11/01/2011 12:06pm

    How to use the Photoshop curves command to improve the contrast and adjust levels Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this video you’ll find out how to [...]

    How to avoid noise in your photos

    | Photoshop Tutorials | 11/01/2011 11:29am

    Photoshop Guide 3.5: How to remove noise from your photographs in Photoshop Elements Digital Camera’s 10-part series ‘Teach Yourself Photoshop’ builds into a complete video reference library. These easy-to-follow video guides will take you on a start-to-finish journey through perfecting your photos in the digital darkroom. In this video you’ll find out how to remove [...]

    Boost image colours with Curves

    | Photoshop Tutorials | 11/01/2011 11:19am

    Photoshop Guide 3.4: How to improve colour and exposure in Photoshop Elements using colour curves In this video you’ll learn how to improve the colour, tones and exposure using the colour curves command in Photoshop Elements. Find out how to darken shadows and brighten highlights to improve contrast with presets, as well as learning how [...]