Photoshop Guide 3.3: Improve skintones in Photoshop Elements using 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 learn how to enhance the skin tones in [...]
Photoshop Guide 3.2: How to recover detail with the shadows/highlights commands in Photoshop Elements In this video you’ll learn how to improve the detail in your photographs using the shadows/highlights command, allowing you to recover lost detail in high contrast scenes and landscape photographs. To watch more videos in this series, click the links on [...]
Photoshop Guide 3.1: How to improve exposure using Adobe Camera Raw In this video you’ll learn how to improve exposure in raw format images to reveal detail in shadows, and to ensure you have a good range of midtones, shadows and highlights to create texture, detail and colour in your landscape photographs in the camera raw [...]
What is a histogram and why do I need to use one? Histograms can be your biggest asset once you get your head round what they are. In this primer we explain how to use your camera histogram to get the best exposure
Your camera histogram is a much more accurate way of judging whether a shot needs a bit more, or less, exposure. But it’s not just used for judging exposure: the shape and position of the histogram’s graph can also tell you about the contrast of the lighting in a scene. Below we’ve tackled some of the frequently asked questions about histograms to get you started using these helpful graphs to avoid poor exposures.
A photo of a running stream, a babbling brook or a cascading waterfall can be transformed from a mere snap into an atmospheric masterpiece.