What To Do When You Can’t Crop

Every once in a while you may realize you can't crop a photo to the right size. Maybe it's for a print, or a certain aspect ratio for the web. This week's tutorial will help you out with a couple of ideas if that happens. Enjoy! https://youtu.be/x7r0dzzQ16M

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

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 center around the Masking tools and some much needed features that everyone wanted. Plus there is a great new feature when...

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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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Gear, Settings and the Edit (Eagle Photography)

Gear, Settings and the Edit (Eagle Photography)

This week I thought I'd do something a little different from just an editing tutorial. I thought it would be fun to share the gear I used, the settings I used, the sequence of photos and the one I picked, all the way to the editing process on one of my wildlife...

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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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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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Select Sky or Graduated Filter… Which one?

Select Sky or Graduated Filter… Which one?

This week we're going to take a look at two ways to adjust the sky. One, which is something we've used for a long time... the Graduated Filter seems to have fallen out of favor and the newer "Select Sky" feature has taken over. But is Select Sky always better? We'll...

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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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Creative Long(er) Shutter Speed Bird Photography

Creative Long(er) Shutter Speed Bird Photography

One morning when I was out shooting, there wasn't much happening. Not wanting to go home empty handed, I decided to take some really tight shots of a Snowy Egret. As I watched its feathers blow in the high winds I had an idea to experiment with some longer shutter...

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7 Must Have Photoshop Layer Tips

7 Must Have Photoshop Layer Tips

Layers are such an important part of Photoshop that I don't think you can ever learn enough tips and tricks around working with them. This week I've put together 7 of my favorite layer-related tips. Enjoy! For more about my Photoshop System course click here....

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Photo Makeover (Boat Docks)

It's time for another start to finish tutorial (Photo Makeover). This is where I start from scratch with a raw photo and show you my editing process and thoughts along the way. It's less of a in-depth tutorial teaching you features, and more about the overall thought...

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