What’s New in Lightroom 11.4 (Big! June 2022 Update)

Adobe just packed a bunch of useful features in to the latest (June 2022) update to Lightroom (and Adobe Camera Raw). A couple of those updates...

Start to Finish – Forest Glow

This week we're going to do another start to finish Photo Makeover using a great forest scene with some water running through it. Also, you can find...

Sometimes It’s a Waiting Game

I think many of you already know this but sometimes photography (and bird photography especially) is a waiting game mixed in with some luck. I'm...
Start to Finish – Forest Glow

Start to Finish – Forest Glow

This week we're going to do another start to finish Photo Makeover using a great forest scene with some water running through it. Also, you can find out more about my No Light? No Problem! course over at mattk.com/light (just click here) Enjoy!...

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Sometimes It’s a Waiting Game

Sometimes It’s a Waiting Game

I think many of you already know this but sometimes photography (and bird photography especially) is a waiting game mixed in with some luck. I'm sure I've talked about this before but I'll continue to talk about it because I think people miss the fact that so much of...

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Make Photoshop Simple (or at least… simpler)

Make Photoshop Simple (or at least… simpler)

Here's a quick exercise that should be interesting. There are over 70 tools in the toolbox in Photoshop. But  take a moment to think about how many of them you actually use? For me, it's about 10. How about you? (Find out more about The Photoshop System) Why is this...

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Ruffled Feathers

Ruffled Feathers

I always try to talk to people about different moments to capture in their bird photography. To me, that's one of my favorite aspects of this genre - variety. We of course have perched photos and then photos of birds in flight. But there are so many more moments we...

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Birdscapes

Birdscapes

One day while photographing on the beach I wanted to do something different. I saw some birds near some tall grass and I realized it would make a nice foreground. So I walked over, sat down so that the grass was in front of me, and just waited. The point was so that I...

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Better Edge Lighting for Sky Replacement

Better Edge Lighting for Sky Replacement

Adobe recently added a new feature in the Sky Replacement window called "Edge Lighting". It helps blend the transition from sky to foreground and for certain sky replacements can really help out. In this week's tutorial we'll take a closer look.  Matt's No Sky?...

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Are You Asking the Right Questions?

I’m going to share something. It's probably going to ruffle a few feathers, but I feel it's important to say. I'd invite you to leave a comment at the end, because I want to see how many other people have a similar approach (or not). Here goes... My Lightroom catalog...

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Adding Light to a Scene

Adding Light to a Scene

In this tutorial we're going to use some creative techniques to re-light a very flat scene. I also wanted to thank Marcia Colucci for submitting this photo. It will be part of my upcoming No Light? No Problem (Volume 3) course coming out on Thursday April 7th. Enjoy!...

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Stuck!

Stuck!

Ever take photos that you didn't even know you had until you got back to the computer? That's what happened here. I was out shooting one morning and lately I've been using a shooting technique where I hand hold the camera really down low. Basically I'm kneeling on the...

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