Affinity Photo: Serif unveils free Photoshop alternative

Affinity Photo: Serif unveils free Photoshop alternative

Serif has unveiled its new professional photo editing app, Affinity Photo, which is now available as a free download for public beta testing.

How to watermark photos in Lightroom

How to watermark photos in Lightroom

In this photo editing tutorial we’ll show you how to watermark photos in Lightroom using the Print module’s Page panel to add your bespoke watermark or an identity plate. How to watermark photos in Lightroom: 01 Add an Identity Plate In this tutorial we’ll add watermarks to the photos in our custom layout. Toggle open… Continue reading

Black and white photography: how to make monochrome stunning

5 creative photo editing tricks for Adobe Camera Raw: black and white

In this black and white photography tutorial, we’ll show you how to choose your subjects, set up your camera and how simple but effective adjustments in Photoshop can make your images stand out.

Open Thread: How do you feel about Adobe’s subscription plan for Photoshop CC and Lightroom? Let us know!

Create a book in Lightroom

There’s been some debate going on in the office. Now that it has been made permanent rather than a time-limited offer, how do you feel about the subscription model for Adobe’s Photography plan? The Photography Plan gives you Photoshop CC and Lightroom for £8.78/$9.99 per month – is this good value? Anyone taken it up?… Continue reading

Lightroom Tips: how to use the Tone Curve panel to fine tune tone values

Lightroom Tips: how to use the Tone Curve panel to fine tune tone values

In this quick Adobe Lightroom tutorial we’ll show you how to take more precise control over the tones in your photographs by tweaking specific values using Lightroom’s powerful Tone Curve panel.

Lightroom Mobile now compatible with Android phones

How to use Lightroom Mobile: step 6

Lightroom Mobile is now available for Android phones, Adobe has announced. The companion app to Adobe’s Lightroom 5 desktop software was previously available only to iOS users.

7 ways to make precise selections in Photoshop

How to make precise selections in Photoshop: step 2

Follow these seven expert tips for making better, faster, more precise selections in Photoshop, no matter what you want to select.

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.

Wedding portraits: how to shoot with confidence and get your best-ever images

Wedding portraits: how to shoot with confidence and get your best-ever images

In this wedding portraits tutorial we’ll show you how to shoot the Big Day with confidence and capture those magic moments with our top portrait photography techniques, plus fast Photoshop fixes to quickly make the most of your set of Raw images.