Creating Kodak EIR / Aerochrome style digital photos

September 1st, 2014

How to create images with a similar look to Kodak EIR / Aerochrome Infrared film using a full spectrum (sensitive to infrared and visible light) digital camera . [...]

How to get a pure white background in ACR and PS

December 22nd, 2013

How to check whether the background of an image is pure white, and different methods you can use to blow out the background to pure white in ACR and Photoshop. [...]

Benvista PhotoZoom Pro 4 vs. onOne Perfect Resize 7 vs. Photoshop resize test

February 6th, 2012

A short review of how Benvista PhotoZoom Pro 4, onOne Perfect Resize 7, and the Bicubic Sharper method in Photoshop compare for uprezzing a photo. [...]

Painterly Scotland Photo with Topaz Adjust 5

November 11th, 2011

A bit of information about the soon to be released Topaz Adjust 5 and an example photo processed with it to give a painterly look. [...]

How to match colour temperature and tone in Photoshop

March 1st, 2011

How to match the tone and colour between 2 layers by using a curves adjustment layer in Photoshop. [...]

Masking a tree – Photoshop masking plugins comparison

January 5th, 2011

A comparison of Topaz Remask 3, onOne Mask Pro, and Vertus Fluid Mask 3 photoshop plugins in masking out a tree from the sky in a photo. [...]

Topaz Adjust, DeNoise, Bundle 20% discount

October 2nd, 2010

Discount code for 20% off any Topaz plugin or the bundle, along with info and examples of photos processed with the different Topaz plugins. [...]

Remove lens flare from a photo using Photoshop

September 21st, 2010

How to remove lens flare from an image using various techniques in Photoshop. [...]

How to calculate subject size from a macro photo

July 7th, 2010

How to work out the size of an insect or flower from your macro photograph - useful when requesting an ID. Also covers obtaining the Macro Magnification that is saved to the EXIF when using Canon's MP-E 65mm f/2.8 lens. [...]

Non Destructive Dodging & Burning in Photoshop and Capture NX

January 2nd, 2010

Dodging and burning is the process of selectively brightening and darking areas of an image. In this post I cover the basics of Dodging and Burning, and how to Dodge and Burn an image non-destructively, both in Adobe Photoshop and Nikon Capture NX. [...]